The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 55 51
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2234 2112 2192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.09% 5.27% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.69% 5.82% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1628 1801 1817
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £73,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 33417 36295 39390
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.06% 90.56% 89.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26592 31466 33072
Median salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in London

Test Automation
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in London.

Salary trend for Test Automation in London

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in London

Test Automation
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +15 342 £60,000 -4.00% 71
Hammersmith -5 25 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Chiswick +9 19 £55,000 +12.24%
Croydon +8 10 £55,000 +25.71%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 8 £52,500 +27.27% 2
Wimbledon -7 8 £55,000 +29.41%
Canary Wharf -5 5 £57,500 +22.34%
Hackney - 5 - -
Docklands, London +1 4 £62,500 +8.69%
West End of London -1 4 £57,500 -8.36% 14
Hounslow -6 3 £55,000 +7.84%
Barnet -4 2 £32,500 -53.57%
Brentford -10 2 £57,500 +13.86%
Wembley - 2 £23,750 -
Ealing +4 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Heathrow 0 1 £72,500 +45.00%
Surbiton -1 1 £50,000 +37.93%
Westminster -10 1 £47,500 +5.55%
South Kensington - 1 £70,000 -
Beckenham - 1 £45,000 - 1
Enfield - 1 £32,500 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Test Automation
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 2794 (66.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1682 (40.26%) Java
3 1591 (38.08%) QA
4 1551 (37.12%) Selenium
5 1154 (27.62%) TDD
6 1114 (26.66%) JavaScript
7 1089 (26.07%) Continuous Integration
8 1073 (25.68%) Finance
9 1062 (25.42%) SQL
10 1011 (24.20%) BDD
11 970 (23.22%) C#
12 919 (22.00%) Scrum
13 776 (18.57%) Cucumber
14 730 (17.47%) HTML
15 715 (17.11%) .NET
16 680 (16.28%) Git (software)
17 671 (16.06%) Linux
18 649 (15.53%) Jenkins
19 618 (14.79%) WebDriver
20 613 (14.67%) DevOps
21 606 (14.50%) CSS
22 605 (14.48%) Python
23 557 (13.33%) Software Engineering
24 538 (12.88%) Degree
25 534 (12.78%) Web Services
26 515 (12.33%) Banking
27 494 (11.82%) JIRA
28 479 (11.46%) OO
29 471 (11.27%) REST
30 470 (11.25%) AngularJS

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 139 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 119 (2.85%) Apache
2 119 (2.85%) Tomcat
3 106 (2.54%) Confluence
4 89 (2.13%) Apache Spark
5 79 (1.89%) CMS
6 56 (1.34%) SharePoint
7 52 (1.24%) Jetty
8 48 (1.15%) WebLogic
9 45 (1.08%) nginx
10 44 (1.05%) IIS
11 39 (0.93%) WebSphere
12 26 (0.62%) Apache Solr
12 26 (0.62%) JBoss
12 26 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 22 (0.53%) CoreMedia CMS
14 21 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
14 21 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
15 19 (0.45%) Drupal
15 19 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 72 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.17%) Campfire
5 6 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.14%) SPSS
6 3 (0.072%) SPSS Modeler
7 2 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.024%) Avid Media Composer
8 1 (0.024%) Revit
Business Applications
1 26 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.17%) Magento
4 5 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.096%) HFM
5 4 (0.096%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 4 (0.096%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.096%) Unica
6 3 (0.072%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.072%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.072%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.048%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.048%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.048%) RMDS
7 2 (0.048%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.048%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.024%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.024%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.024%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 437 (10.46%) Amazon AWS
2 233 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 212 (5.07%) GitHub
4 92 (2.20%) SaaS
5 69 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
6 63 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 43 (1.03%) BrowserStack
8 39 (0.93%) Amazon S3
9 35 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 28 (0.67%) PaaS
11 27 (0.65%) Force.com
11 27 (0.65%) Slack
12 24 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
13 19 (0.45%) Office 365
14 18 (0.43%) G Suite
14 18 (0.43%) TestFlight
14 18 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 17 (0.41%) IaaS
16 16 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 152 (3.64%) HTTP
2 131 (3.14%) Internet
3 41 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.53%) FTP
5 17 (0.41%) Firewall
6 11 (0.26%) VPN
7 10 (0.24%) Broadband
7 10 (0.24%) DNS
7 10 (0.24%) IPsec
8 9 (0.22%) SSL
9 8 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.17%) Value-Added Service
11 6 (0.14%) Network Security
11 6 (0.14%) SMTP
12 5 (0.12%) IPv4
13 4 (0.096%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.096%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.096%) Wireless
14 3 (0.072%) DHCP
14 3 (0.072%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 316 (7.56%) MySQL
3 226 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 210 (5.03%) Big Data
5 199 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 140 (3.35%) MongoDB
7 111 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
8 97 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
9 76 (1.82%) Redis
10 74 (1.77%) Hadoop
11 71 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 63 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 61 (1.46%) RDBMS
14 57 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
15 40 (0.96%) CouchDB
16 39 (0.93%) Oracle Database
17 36 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 34 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 33 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
20 31 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1551 (37.12%) Selenium
2 776 (18.57%) Cucumber
3 680 (16.28%) Git (software)
4 649 (15.53%) Jenkins
5 618 (14.79%) WebDriver
6 494 (11.82%) JIRA
7 322 (7.71%) JUnit
8 288 (6.89%) Appium
9 239 (5.72%) HP UFT
10 233 (5.58%) TeamCity
11 223 (5.34%) SpecFlow
12 208 (4.98%) SoapUI
13 206 (4.93%) Maven
13 206 (4.93%) Subversion
14 197 (4.72%) JMeter
15 171 (4.09%) Calabash
16 166 (3.97%) Protractor
17 159 (3.81%) Visual Studio
18 153 (3.66%) TestNG
19 139 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1073 (25.68%) Finance
2 515 (12.33%) Banking
3 399 (9.55%) Retail
4 267 (6.39%) Investment Banking
5 162 (3.88%) Retail Banking
6 133 (3.18%) Games
7 98 (2.35%) Front Office
8 84 (2.01%) Marketing
9 76 (1.82%) Financial Institution
10 66 (1.58%) Telecoms
11 63 (1.51%) Legal
12 51 (1.22%) Advertising
13 41 (0.98%) Back Office
14 34 (0.81%) Manufacturing
15 30 (0.72%) Law
16 29 (0.69%) Publishing
17 24 (0.57%) Online Betting
18 21 (0.50%) Automotive
18 21 (0.50%) Polish Language
19 17 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1368 (32.74%) Developer
2 528 (12.64%) Tester
3 507 (12.13%) Analyst
4 431 (10.32%) QA Engineer
5 364 (8.71%) Test Engineer
6 349 (8.35%) Java Developer
6 349 (8.35%) Senior Developer
7 336 (8.04%) Automation Tester
8 328 (7.85%) Test Analyst
9 232 (5.55%) QA Tester
10 213 (5.10%) QA Analyst
11 203 (4.86%) Consultant
12 196 (4.69%) Test Leader
13 187 (4.48%) Test Automation Engineer
14 182 (4.36%) C# Developer
15 167 (4.00%) Java Engineer
16 157 (3.76%) QA Automation Engineer
17 156 (3.73%) Software Engineer
18 146 (3.49%) QA Automation Tester
19 141 (3.37%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 730 (17.47%) HTML
2 715 (17.11%) .NET
3 606 (14.50%) CSS
4 534 (12.78%) Web Services
5 471 (11.27%) REST
6 470 (11.25%) AngularJS
7 359 (8.59%) Node.js
8 330 (7.90%) HTML5
9 329 (7.87%) XML
10 307 (7.35%) RESTful
11 270 (6.46%) React
12 258 (6.18%) SOAP
13 252 (6.03%) Spring
14 248 (5.94%) JSON
15 225 (5.39%) jQuery
16 220 (5.27%) ASP.NET
17 214 (5.12%) Gherkin
18 184 (4.40%) CSS3
19 170 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
20 138 (3.30%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 405 (9.69%) Computer Science
2 371 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
3 305 (7.30%) Mobile App
4 278 (6.65%) User Experience
5 230 (5.51%) Fintech
6 180 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
7 154 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
8 130 (3.11%) Fixed Income
9 111 (2.66%) Management Information System
10 109 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 73 (1.75%) Equities
12 65 (1.56%) Client/Server
13 56 (1.34%) Derivative
14 48 (1.15%) Algorithms
14 48 (1.15%) Data Structures
15 39 (0.93%) Virtual Team
16 36 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
16 36 (0.86%) N-Tier
17 31 (0.74%) Online Games
18 27 (0.65%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 671 (16.06%) Linux
2 289 (6.92%) Android
3 275 (6.58%) Apple iOS
4 254 (6.08%) Unix
5 234 (5.60%) Windows
6 39 (0.93%) Mac OS X
7 32 (0.77%) Windows Server
8 23 (0.55%) Solaris
9 20 (0.48%) Mac OS
10 19 (0.45%) AIX
10 19 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 14 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.19%) Debian
13 5 (0.12%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.048%) CentOS
15 2 (0.048%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.048%) VMS
15 2 (0.048%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2794 (66.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1154 (27.62%) TDD
3 1089 (26.07%) Continuous Integration
4 1011 (24.20%) BDD
5 919 (22.00%) Scrum
6 613 (14.67%) DevOps
7 557 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 479 (11.46%) OO
9 467 (11.18%) E-Commerce
9 467 (11.18%) Test Scripting
10 453 (10.84%) SDLC
11 428 (10.24%) Unit Testing
12 420 (10.05%) Test Strategy
13 413 (9.89%) Mentoring
14 397 (9.50%) Continuous Delivery
15 336 (8.04%) Kanban
16 332 (7.95%) Manual Testing
17 310 (7.42%) Regression Testing
18 293 (7.01%) Open Source
19 282 (6.75%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1682 (40.26%) Java
2 1114 (26.66%) JavaScript
3 1062 (25.42%) SQL
4 970 (23.22%) C#
5 605 (14.48%) Python
6 445 (10.65%) Ruby
7 211 (5.05%) PHP
8 199 (4.76%) C++
9 178 (4.26%) Scala
10 123 (2.94%) C
11 118 (2.82%) ES6
12 103 (2.47%) T-SQL
13 100 (2.39%) Groovy
14 99 (2.37%) Bash Shell
15 94 (2.25%) PL/SQL
16 86 (2.06%) Apple Swift
17 73 (1.75%) Objective-C
18 69 (1.65%) TypeScript
19 66 (1.58%) Go
19 66 (1.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 538 (12.88%) Degree
2 272 (6.51%) ISTQB
3 253 (6.06%) ISEB
4 193 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 106 (2.54%) Security Cleared
6 65 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 39 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 26 (0.62%) SC Cleared
9 22 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (0.41%) Master's Degree
11 15 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 14 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
13 12 (0.29%) PhD
14 10 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.22%) MCSA
15 9 (0.22%) MCSE
16 7 (0.17%) CCNA
17 6 (0.14%) DBS Check
18 4 (0.096%) MCP
18 4 (0.096%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1591 (38.08%) QA
2 34 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 20 (0.48%) WCAG
4 15 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.36%) SLA
5 14 (0.34%) MiFID
5 14 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.17%) PMO
8 6 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.096%) SEPA
10 2 (0.048%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.048%) COBIT
10 2 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.048%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.048%) UCITS
11 1 (0.024%) GCP
11 1 (0.024%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.024%) WAI
System Software
1 255 (6.10%) Docker
2 22 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.24%) LXC
5 10 (0.24%) Shibboleth
5 10 (0.24%) Varnish
5 10 (0.24%) VirtualBox
6 9 (0.22%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.12%) etcd
7 5 (0.12%) flannel
7 5 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.096%) Firmware
8 4 (0.096%) HDFS
9 3 (0.072%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.072%) vSphere
9 3 (0.072%) XenApp
10 2 (0.048%) Xen
11 1 (0.024%) iptables
Systems Management
1 210 (5.03%) Puppet
2 163 (3.90%) Ansible
3 120 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (1.51%) Kubernetes
5 55 (1.32%) Terraform
6 47 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
7 30 (0.72%) Kibana
8 14 (0.34%) logstash
9 12 (0.29%) SCCM
9 12 (0.29%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.22%) Grafana
10 9 (0.22%) HockeyApp
10 9 (0.22%) Nagios
10 9 (0.22%) Rancher
11 7 (0.17%) Mesos
12 6 (0.14%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.12%) rkt
13 5 (0.12%) Salt
13 5 (0.12%) StatsD
13 5 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 362 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 318 (7.61%) Oracle
3 114 (2.73%) Google
4 73 (1.75%) HP
5 72 (1.72%) Atlassian
6 59 (1.41%) SAP
7 55 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 44 (1.05%) ION Trading
9 38 (0.91%) Cognizant
10 36 (0.86%) Sybase
11 31 (0.74%) Splunk
12 29 (0.69%) IBM
13 27 (0.65%) VMware
14 26 (0.62%) Murex
14 26 (0.62%) Zend
15 25 (0.60%) Solace
16 24 (0.57%) Tableau
17 21 (0.50%) Reuters
18 20 (0.48%) Borland
18 20 (0.48%) Facebook
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: Yesterday
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £38k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
flatraterecruiting
Salary: Excellent package on offer
Posted: 56 minutes ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +10% bonus and good corporate benef
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + healthcare + pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Sanderson
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Send
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus pension and health insurance
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - please contact for details
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bens - Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + health
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Source Coders
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Healthcare, pension, remote working
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago