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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
England / London
Rank 179 214 227
Rank change year-on-year +35 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 633 668 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.88% 1.60% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.79% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 506 551 494
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 30321 37360 36768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.15% 89.62% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25414 31908 30653
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,913 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +23 89 £62,500 +4.16% 24
Chiswick - 12 £52,500 -
Hammersmith -4 11 £60,000 -
Croydon +9 4 - - 1
Westminster - 2 £51,250 -
West End of London - 2 £48,750 - 7
Mayfair - 1 £50,000 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 955 (75.97%) Agile Software Development
2 661 (52.59%) QA
3 630 (50.12%) Java
4 624 (49.64%) Selenium
5 413 (32.86%) BDD
6 401 (31.90%) TDD
7 391 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
8 345 (27.45%) SQL
9 328 (26.09%) JavaScript
10 320 (25.46%) C#
11 309 (24.58%) Cucumber
12 306 (24.34%) Scrum
13 283 (22.51%) Finance
14 263 (20.92%) WebDriver
15 254 (20.21%) Jenkins
16 203 (16.15%) .NET
17 201 (15.99%) Automation Testing
18 197 (15.67%) Web Services
19 196 (15.59%) E-Commerce
20 186 (14.80%) Python
20 186 (14.80%) Git (software)
21 177 (14.08%) DevOps
22 173 (13.76%) Test Strategy
22 173 (13.76%) Ruby
23 168 (13.37%) JUnit
24 162 (12.89%) OO
25 154 (12.25%) JIRA
26 152 (12.09%) Software Testing
27 151 (12.01%) Test Scripting
28 148 (11.77%) SDLC

Test Automation
Top Related 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 44 (3.50%) Confluence
2 35 (2.78%) Apache
3 24 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (1.59%) Apache Spark
5 18 (1.43%) WebLogic
6 14 (1.11%) OpenStack
6 14 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 12 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.40%) CMS
8 5 (0.40%) Documentum
8 5 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.32%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.32%) IIS
9 4 (0.32%) Jetty
10 3 (0.24%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (0.24%) JBoss
11 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.16%) nginx
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.080%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 57 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.39%) MS Visio
3 26 (2.07%) MS Project
4 25 (1.99%) MS Office
5 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.080%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.080%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.16%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.080%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.080%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.080%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 88 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (5.17%) SaaS
3 55 (4.38%) GitHub
4 40 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (1.83%) Trello
6 21 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.95%) PaaS
8 11 (0.88%) IaaS
9 10 (0.80%) TestFlight
10 9 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
11 8 (0.64%) Force.com
12 6 (0.48%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 4 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.32%) G Suite
14 4 (0.32%) Loggly
14 4 (0.32%) Office 365
14 4 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.78%) HTTP
2 27 (2.15%) FTP
3 23 (1.83%) Internet
4 16 (1.27%) HTTPS
5 14 (1.11%) SSL
6 10 (0.80%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.48%) Firewall
8 3 (0.24%) Network Security
8 3 (0.24%) VPN
9 1 (0.080%) LDAP
9 1 (0.080%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 82 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 78 (6.21%) MySQL
4 75 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 49 (3.90%) CouchDB
6 43 (3.42%) Big Data
7 38 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
8 36 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 31 (2.47%) Hadoop
11 30 (2.39%) Redis
12 29 (2.31%) MongoDB
13 28 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (1.99%) Oracle BI EE
15 24 (1.91%) HBase
16 14 (1.11%) RDBMS
17 13 (1.03%) Apache Hive
17 13 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
19 10 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 624 (49.64%) Selenium
2 309 (24.58%) Cucumber
3 263 (20.92%) WebDriver
4 254 (20.21%) Jenkins
5 186 (14.80%) Git (software)
6 168 (13.37%) JUnit
7 154 (12.25%) JIRA
8 126 (10.02%) SpecFlow
9 107 (8.51%) SoapUI
10 96 (7.64%) Subversion
11 91 (7.24%) JMeter
12 90 (7.16%) Maven
13 83 (6.60%) TeamCity
14 80 (6.36%) Appium
15 71 (5.65%) Protractor
16 70 (5.57%) HP UFT
17 69 (5.49%) TestNG
18 64 (5.09%) Jasmine
19 46 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 45 (3.58%) FitNesse
General
1 283 (22.51%) Finance
2 87 (6.92%) Banking
3 75 (5.97%) Retail
4 50 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 47 (3.74%) Games
6 46 (3.66%) Publishing
7 31 (2.47%) Marketing
8 24 (1.91%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.03%) Front Office
9 13 (1.03%) Online Betting
10 12 (0.95%) Automotive
10 12 (0.95%) Polish Language
11 10 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.56%) Advertising
12 7 (0.56%) Back Office
12 7 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.40%) Legal
14 4 (0.32%) Law
15 3 (0.24%) Electronics
16 2 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 353 (28.08%) Developer
2 226 (17.98%) Tester
3 199 (15.83%) QA Engineer
3 199 (15.83%) Test Engineer
4 154 (12.25%) Automation Tester
5 126 (10.02%) Analyst
6 116 (9.23%) Senior Developer
7 113 (8.99%) Test Automation Engineer
8 106 (8.43%) Java Developer
8 106 (8.43%) QA Tester
9 101 (8.04%) Developer in Test
10 90 (7.16%) Test Analyst
11 88 (7.00%) Selenium Tester
12 85 (6.76%) QA Automation Tester
13 81 (6.44%) Test Leader
14 80 (6.36%) QA Test Engineer
15 78 (6.21%) QA Automation Engineer
15 78 (6.21%) Selenium Automation Tester
16 61 (4.85%) Consultant
17 58 (4.61%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (16.15%) .NET
2 197 (15.67%) Web Services
3 138 (10.98%) HTML
4 128 (10.18%) REST
5 117 (9.31%) XML
6 113 (8.99%) CSS
7 105 (8.35%) AngularJS
8 95 (7.56%) Gherkin
9 89 (7.08%) SOAP
10 74 (5.89%) RESTful
11 72 (5.73%) Node.js
12 59 (4.69%) HTML5
13 43 (3.42%) React
14 39 (3.10%) JSON
15 38 (3.02%) CSS3
15 38 (3.02%) Ruby on Rails
16 35 (2.78%) JMS
17 33 (2.63%) jQuery
17 33 (2.63%) Spring
18 30 (2.39%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 120 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (9.15%) Mobile App
3 100 (7.96%) Computer Science
4 70 (5.57%) User Experience
5 40 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.63%) Fintech
7 29 (2.31%) Algorithms
8 26 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.67%) Data Structures
10 19 (1.51%) Client/Server
11 18 (1.43%) Animation
12 14 (1.11%) Derivative
12 14 (1.11%) Online Banking
12 14 (1.11%) Online Games
13 11 (0.88%) Equities
13 11 (0.88%) Fixed Income
14 9 (0.72%) BBC
14 9 (0.72%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.72%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 146 (11.61%) Linux
2 104 (8.27%) Apple iOS
3 89 (7.08%) Unix
4 81 (6.44%) Android
5 36 (2.86%) Windows
6 5 (0.40%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.40%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.32%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.24%) Debian
9 1 (0.080%) CentOS
9 1 (0.080%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.080%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 955 (75.97%) Agile Software Development
2 413 (32.86%) BDD
3 401 (31.90%) TDD
4 391 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
5 306 (24.34%) Scrum
6 201 (15.99%) Automation Testing
7 196 (15.59%) E-Commerce
8 177 (14.08%) DevOps
9 173 (13.76%) Test Strategy
10 162 (12.89%) OO
11 152 (12.09%) Software Testing
12 151 (12.01%) Test Scripting
13 148 (11.77%) SDLC
14 147 (11.69%) Automated Testing
15 144 (11.46%) Software Engineering
16 136 (10.82%) Functional Testing
17 131 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
18 130 (10.34%) Mentoring
18 130 (10.34%) Regression Testing
19 124 (9.86%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 630 (50.12%) Java
2 345 (27.45%) SQL
3 328 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 320 (25.46%) C#
5 186 (14.80%) Python
6 173 (13.76%) Ruby
7 50 (3.98%) C++
8 39 (3.10%) Objective-C
9 36 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 36 (2.86%) Perl
9 36 (2.86%) Scala
10 35 (2.78%) TypeScript
11 32 (2.55%) Apple Swift
12 31 (2.47%) PHP
13 29 (2.31%) C
14 27 (2.15%) Groovy
14 27 (2.15%) VB.NET
15 26 (2.07%) Shell Script
16 24 (1.91%) VBScript
17 19 (1.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 138 (10.98%) Degree
2 101 (8.04%) ISTQB
3 91 (7.24%) ISEB
4 27 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (1.83%) Security Cleared
6 11 (0.88%) DBS Check
7 8 (0.64%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.32%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.16%) PhD
11 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.080%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 661 (52.59%) QA
2 104 (8.27%) SDET
3 12 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.080%) Basel III
6 1 (0.080%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.080%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.080%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 60 (4.77%) Docker
2 6 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.32%) LXC
4 1 (0.080%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.080%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.080%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 75 (5.97%) Puppet
2 51 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
4 46 (3.66%) Ansible
5 6 (0.48%) Rancher
6 2 (0.16%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.080%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.080%) Kibana
7 1 (0.080%) Nagios
7 1 (0.080%) Oozie
7 1 (0.080%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.080%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 105 (8.35%) Oracle
2 91 (7.24%) Microsoft
3 59 (4.69%) HP
4 27 (2.15%) Google
5 26 (2.07%) Adobe
6 25 (1.99%) Siebel
6 25 (1.99%) Sun
7 22 (1.75%) Cognizant
8 19 (1.51%) Splunk
9 18 (1.43%) Atlassian
10 15 (1.19%) LexisNexis
10 15 (1.19%) SAP
10 15 (1.19%) Solace
11 13 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.03%) TOWER Software
12 12 (0.95%) Apigee
13 9 (0.72%) Apple
13 9 (0.72%) ION Trading
14 8 (0.64%) Intel Security
14 8 (0.64%) TIBCO
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
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Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus ,shares,Pension,health
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
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