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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 53 53
Rank change year-on-year +15 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2249 2145 2233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.16% 5.34% 4.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.77% 5.89% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 1826 1850
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 £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 33220 36437 40017
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.04% 90.64% 89.02%
Number of salaries quoted 26532 31546 33589
Median salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +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 22 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 22 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 +13 355 £60,000 - 73
Hammersmith -6 24 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Chiswick +10 20 £55,000 +12.24%
Croydon +7 12 £62,500 +52.43% 1
Wimbledon -4 9 £55,000 +29.41%
Kingston Upon Thames -5 8 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Canary Wharf -9 5 £57,500 +22.34%
Hackney - 5 - -
West End of London 0 4 £57,500 -8.36% 16
Docklands, London +2 3 £62,500 +8.69%
Hounslow -5 3 £55,000 +7.84%
Barnet -5 2 £32,500 -53.57%
Westminster -12 2 £44,891 -0.24%
Wembley - 2 £23,750 -
Ealing +5 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Heathrow +2 1 £72,500 +45.00%
Uxbridge 0 1 £67,500 +25.58%
Surbiton -2 1 £50,000 +37.93%
Brentford -11 1 £57,500 +13.86% 1
Chessington - 1 £30,000 -
Enfield - 1 £32,500 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Beckenham - 1 £45,000 -
South Kensington - 1 £70,000 -
Test Automation
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 2775 (66.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1670 (40.26%) Java
3 1584 (38.19%) QA
4 1550 (37.37%) Selenium
5 1151 (27.75%) TDD
6 1102 (26.57%) JavaScript
7 1090 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
8 1056 (25.46%) Finance
9 1052 (25.36%) SQL
10 1000 (24.11%) BDD
11 965 (23.26%) C#
12 916 (22.08%) Scrum
13 759 (18.30%) Cucumber
14 714 (17.21%) HTML
15 703 (16.95%) .NET
16 671 (16.18%) Linux
17 661 (15.94%) Git (software)
18 638 (15.38%) Jenkins
19 619 (14.92%) WebDriver
20 609 (14.68%) DevOps
21 603 (14.54%) Python
22 596 (14.37%) CSS
23 558 (13.45%) Software Engineering
24 535 (12.90%) Web Services
25 529 (12.75%) Degree
26 505 (12.17%) Banking
27 483 (11.64%) OO
27 483 (11.64%) JIRA
28 468 (11.28%) Test Scripting
28 468 (11.28%) E-Commerce

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
1 134 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 123 (2.97%) Tomcat
3 122 (2.94%) Apache
4 102 (2.46%) Confluence
5 84 (2.03%) Apache Spark
6 79 (1.90%) CMS
7 53 (1.28%) SharePoint
8 52 (1.25%) Jetty
9 49 (1.18%) WebLogic
10 43 (1.04%) nginx
11 39 (0.94%) WebSphere
12 38 (0.92%) IIS
13 27 (0.65%) JBoss
14 26 (0.63%) Apache Solr
15 25 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 22 (0.53%) CoreMedia CMS
17 21 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
17 21 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
18 19 (0.46%) Drupal
19 17 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 71 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.17%) Campfire
4 7 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
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%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.024%) Revit
Business Applications
1 24 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.31%) 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
1 432 (10.41%) Amazon AWS
2 231 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 203 (4.89%) GitHub
4 94 (2.27%) SaaS
5 68 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 62 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (0.99%) BrowserStack
8 39 (0.94%) Amazon S3
9 36 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 28 (0.68%) Slack
11 27 (0.65%) Force.com
11 27 (0.65%) PaaS
12 24 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
13 20 (0.48%) Office 365
14 19 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
14 19 (0.46%) G Suite
15 18 (0.43%) TestFlight
15 18 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (0.41%) IaaS
17 16 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 146 (3.52%) HTTP
2 130 (3.13%) Internet
3 38 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.53%) FTP
5 18 (0.43%) Firewall
6 11 (0.27%) VPN
7 10 (0.24%) Broadband
7 10 (0.24%) SSL
8 9 (0.22%) DNS
8 9 (0.22%) IPsec
9 8 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.17%) Network Security
10 7 (0.17%) Value-Added Service
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%) LDAP
14 3 (0.072%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 311 (7.50%) MySQL
3 219 (5.28%) NoSQL
4 207 (4.99%) Big Data
5 203 (4.89%) Relational Database
6 138 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 112 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
8 96 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
9 74 (1.78%) Redis
10 70 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 67 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 63 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 61 (1.47%) RDBMS
14 55 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
15 41 (0.99%) Oracle Database
16 40 (0.96%) CouchDB
17 35 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 34 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 33 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
20 30 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1550 (37.37%) Selenium
2 759 (18.30%) Cucumber
3 661 (15.94%) Git (software)
4 638 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 619 (14.92%) WebDriver
6 483 (11.64%) JIRA
7 322 (7.76%) JUnit
8 286 (6.89%) Appium
9 239 (5.76%) HP UFT
10 226 (5.45%) TeamCity
11 224 (5.40%) SpecFlow
12 209 (5.04%) Maven
13 208 (5.01%) SoapUI
14 198 (4.77%) JMeter
14 198 (4.77%) Subversion
15 169 (4.07%) Calabash
16 164 (3.95%) Protractor
17 154 (3.71%) Visual Studio
18 152 (3.66%) TestNG
19 139 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1056 (25.46%) Finance
2 505 (12.17%) Banking
3 391 (9.43%) Retail
4 265 (6.39%) Investment Banking
5 155 (3.74%) Retail Banking
6 136 (3.28%) Games
7 96 (2.31%) Front Office
8 88 (2.12%) Marketing
9 72 (1.74%) Financial Institution
10 66 (1.59%) Telecoms
11 64 (1.54%) Legal
12 53 (1.28%) Advertising
13 40 (0.96%) Back Office
14 35 (0.84%) Manufacturing
15 33 (0.80%) Law
16 30 (0.72%) Publishing
17 24 (0.58%) Online Betting
18 22 (0.53%) Automotive
19 21 (0.51%) Polish Language
20 18 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1351 (32.57%) Developer
2 529 (12.75%) Tester
3 508 (12.25%) Analyst
4 429 (10.34%) QA Engineer
5 367 (8.85%) Test Engineer
6 346 (8.34%) Senior Developer
7 341 (8.22%) Java Developer
8 335 (8.08%) Automation Tester
9 323 (7.79%) Test Analyst
10 230 (5.54%) QA Tester
11 213 (5.14%) QA Analyst
12 204 (4.92%) Consultant
13 200 (4.82%) Test Leader
14 187 (4.51%) Test Automation Engineer
15 185 (4.46%) C# Developer
16 167 (4.03%) Java Engineer
17 157 (3.78%) Software Engineer
18 156 (3.76%) QA Automation Engineer
19 147 (3.54%) QA Automation Tester
20 142 (3.42%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 714 (17.21%) HTML
2 703 (16.95%) .NET
3 596 (14.37%) CSS
4 535 (12.90%) Web Services
5 467 (11.26%) AngularJS
6 462 (11.14%) REST
7 354 (8.53%) Node.js
8 327 (7.88%) HTML5
9 319 (7.69%) XML
10 303 (7.30%) RESTful
11 267 (6.44%) React
12 249 (6.00%) SOAP
13 244 (5.88%) Spring
14 236 (5.69%) JSON
15 224 (5.40%) jQuery
16 220 (5.30%) ASP.NET
17 211 (5.09%) Gherkin
18 187 (4.51%) CSS3
19 167 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web API
20 133 (3.21%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 398 (9.59%) Computer Science
2 362 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 303 (7.30%) Mobile App
4 265 (6.39%) User Experience
5 226 (5.45%) Fintech
6 178 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
7 151 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
8 128 (3.09%) Fixed Income
9 110 (2.65%) Management Information System
10 106 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 71 (1.71%) Equities
12 64 (1.54%) Client/Server
13 53 (1.28%) Derivative
14 45 (1.08%) Algorithms
15 43 (1.04%) Data Structures
16 37 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
16 37 (0.89%) Virtual Team
17 36 (0.87%) N-Tier
18 32 (0.77%) Online Games
19 27 (0.65%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 671 (16.18%) Linux
2 279 (6.73%) Android
3 266 (6.41%) Apple iOS
4 250 (6.03%) Unix
5 231 (5.57%) Windows
6 39 (0.94%) Mac OS X
7 31 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 23 (0.55%) Solaris
9 20 (0.48%) Mac OS
10 19 (0.46%) AIX
11 18 (0.43%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.19%) Debian
14 5 (0.12%) Windows 10
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
15 2 (0.048%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2775 (66.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1151 (27.75%) TDD
3 1090 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
4 1000 (24.11%) BDD
5 916 (22.08%) Scrum
6 609 (14.68%) DevOps
7 558 (13.45%) Software Engineering
8 483 (11.64%) OO
9 468 (11.28%) E-Commerce
9 468 (11.28%) Test Scripting
10 457 (11.02%) SDLC
11 421 (10.15%) Test Strategy
12 419 (10.10%) Unit Testing
13 402 (9.69%) Mentoring
14 390 (9.40%) Continuous Delivery
15 331 (7.98%) Kanban
16 327 (7.88%) Manual Testing
17 312 (7.52%) Regression Testing
18 291 (7.02%) Open Source
19 280 (6.75%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1670 (40.26%) Java
2 1102 (26.57%) JavaScript
3 1052 (25.36%) SQL
4 965 (23.26%) C#
5 603 (14.54%) Python
6 442 (10.66%) Ruby
7 216 (5.21%) PHP
8 196 (4.73%) C++
9 177 (4.27%) Scala
10 120 (2.89%) C
11 118 (2.84%) ES6
12 101 (2.43%) T-SQL
13 97 (2.34%) Groovy
14 96 (2.31%) PL/SQL
15 95 (2.29%) Bash Shell
16 84 (2.03%) Apple Swift
17 69 (1.66%) Objective-C
18 68 (1.64%) TypeScript
19 65 (1.57%) Go
20 63 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 529 (12.75%) Degree
2 275 (6.63%) ISTQB
3 257 (6.20%) ISEB
4 192 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 106 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 63 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 37 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 26 (0.63%) SC Cleared
9 21 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (0.41%) Master's Degree
11 14 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
11 14 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 12 (0.29%) PhD
13 10 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (0.19%) MCSA
14 8 (0.19%) MCSE
15 7 (0.17%) CCNA
16 6 (0.14%) DBS Check
17 4 (0.096%) MCP
17 4 (0.096%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1584 (38.19%) QA
2 34 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 18 (0.43%) WCAG
4 15 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (0.36%) SLA
5 14 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.34%) MiFID
6 11 (0.27%) 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 3 (0.072%) COBIT
11 2 (0.048%) AIFMD
11 2 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.048%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.048%) UCITS
12 1 (0.024%) Basel III
12 1 (0.024%) EMIR
12 1 (0.024%) ISO 15022
System Software
1 257 (6.20%) Docker
2 21 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.24%) LXC
4 10 (0.24%) Shibboleth
4 10 (0.24%) Varnish
5 9 (0.22%) VirtualBox
6 8 (0.19%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.12%) etcd
7 5 (0.12%) flannel
8 4 (0.096%) Firmware
8 4 (0.096%) HDFS
8 4 (0.096%) Hyper-V
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
1 209 (5.04%) Puppet
2 162 (3.91%) Ansible
3 118 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (1.49%) Kubernetes
5 53 (1.28%) Terraform
6 47 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
7 30 (0.72%) Kibana
8 15 (0.36%) logstash
9 12 (0.29%) ZABBIX
10 11 (0.27%) SCCM
11 9 (0.22%) Grafana
11 9 (0.22%) HockeyApp
11 9 (0.22%) Nagios
11 9 (0.22%) Rancher
12 7 (0.17%) Mesos
13 6 (0.14%) Prometheus
14 5 (0.12%) rkt
14 5 (0.12%) Salt
14 5 (0.12%) StatsD
15 4 (0.096%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 353 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 317 (7.64%) Oracle
3 116 (2.80%) Google
4 74 (1.78%) Atlassian
4 74 (1.78%) HP
5 62 (1.49%) SAP
6 55 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 43 (1.04%) ION Trading
8 37 (0.89%) Cognizant
9 35 (0.84%) Sybase
10 31 (0.75%) Splunk
11 29 (0.70%) IBM
12 26 (0.63%) VMware
12 26 (0.63%) Zend
13 25 (0.60%) Murex
13 25 (0.60%) Solace
14 24 (0.58%) Tableau
15 20 (0.48%) Borland
15 20 (0.48%) Facebook
15 20 (0.48%) Reuters
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + health
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Intelletec
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum - can flex dependant on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Holiday, Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £90000.00 - £120000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, LIfe, ETC
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Equity and Private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
keytree
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Health Insurance, Pension, Flexi t
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago