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

Automated Testing
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 54 53
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2242 2095 2217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.17% 5.31% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.78% 5.86% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1648 1783 1842
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 £77,500 £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 33074 35742 39837
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.08% 90.56% 88.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26355 30960 33460
Median salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +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 25 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 25 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 +15 348 £60,000 -4.00% 79
Hammersmith -4 25 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Chiswick +8 19 £55,000 +12.24%
Croydon +4 11 £58,750 +34.28%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 8 £52,500 +27.27% 2
Wimbledon -5 7 £55,000 +29.41%
Canary Wharf -6 5 £57,500 +22.34%
Hackney - 5 - -
West End of London -1 4 £57,500 -8.36% 14
Docklands, London 0 3 £62,500 +8.69%
Hounslow -5 3 £55,000 +7.84% 1
Barnet -5 2 £32,500 -53.57%
Brentford -9 2 £57,500 +13.86%
Westminster -9 2 £44,891 -0.24%
Wembley - 2 £23,750 -
Ealing +3 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Uxbridge +2 1 £67,500 +25.58%
Heathrow +2 1 £72,500 +45.00%
Surbiton -1 1 £50,000 +37.93%
Beckenham - 1 £45,000 -
Enfield - 1 £32,500 -
Hayes - 1 - -
South Kensington - 1 £70,000 -
Test Automation
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 2785 (66.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1674 (40.17%) Java
3 1588 (38.11%) QA
4 1554 (37.29%) Selenium
5 1158 (27.79%) TDD
6 1107 (26.57%) JavaScript
7 1095 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
8 1061 (25.46%) Finance
9 1053 (25.27%) SQL
10 1004 (24.09%) BDD
11 966 (23.18%) C#
12 917 (22.01%) Scrum
13 768 (18.43%) Cucumber
14 720 (17.28%) HTML
15 708 (16.99%) .NET
16 676 (16.22%) Linux
17 668 (16.03%) Git (software)
18 647 (15.53%) Jenkins
19 615 (14.76%) WebDriver
20 611 (14.66%) DevOps
21 607 (14.57%) Python
22 600 (14.40%) CSS
23 555 (13.32%) Software Engineering
24 534 (12.81%) Web Services
25 533 (12.79%) Degree
26 508 (12.19%) Banking
27 490 (11.76%) JIRA
28 480 (11.52%) OO
29 474 (11.38%) Test Scripting
30 468 (11.23%) 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
1 137 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
2 120 (2.88%) Apache
3 119 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 104 (2.50%) Confluence
5 87 (2.09%) Apache Spark
6 79 (1.90%) CMS
7 53 (1.27%) Jetty
7 53 (1.27%) SharePoint
8 48 (1.15%) WebLogic
9 44 (1.06%) nginx
10 40 (0.96%) IIS
11 39 (0.94%) WebSphere
12 26 (0.62%) Apache Solr
12 26 (0.62%) JBoss
13 25 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 22 (0.53%) CoreMedia CMS
15 21 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
15 21 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
16 19 (0.46%) Drupal
17 18 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 71 (1.70%) 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 25 (0.60%) 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%) Endur
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.024%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 432 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
2 229 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 207 (4.97%) GitHub
4 94 (2.26%) SaaS
5 68 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
6 63 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 42 (1.01%) BrowserStack
8 39 (0.94%) Amazon S3
9 35 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 28 (0.67%) 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 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 147 (3.53%) HTTP
2 132 (3.17%) Internet
3 38 (0.91%) 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
1 452 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 315 (7.56%) MySQL
3 224 (5.38%) NoSQL
4 208 (4.99%) Big Data
5 202 (4.85%) Relational Database
6 140 (3.36%) MongoDB
7 113 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
8 97 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
9 76 (1.82%) Redis
10 72 (1.73%) Hadoop
11 70 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
12 63 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 61 (1.46%) RDBMS
14 56 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
15 41 (0.98%) CouchDB
16 40 (0.96%) Oracle Database
17 36 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 34 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 33 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
20 31 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1554 (37.29%) Selenium
2 768 (18.43%) Cucumber
3 668 (16.03%) Git (software)
4 647 (15.53%) Jenkins
5 615 (14.76%) WebDriver
6 490 (11.76%) JIRA
7 319 (7.66%) JUnit
8 287 (6.89%) Appium
9 239 (5.74%) HP UFT
10 230 (5.52%) TeamCity
11 223 (5.35%) SpecFlow
12 210 (5.04%) SoapUI
13 208 (4.99%) Maven
14 203 (4.87%) Subversion
15 198 (4.75%) JMeter
16 168 (4.03%) Calabash
17 164 (3.94%) Protractor
18 156 (3.74%) Visual Studio
19 152 (3.65%) TestNG
20 141 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1061 (25.46%) Finance
2 508 (12.19%) Banking
3 398 (9.55%) Retail
4 268 (6.43%) Investment Banking
5 160 (3.84%) Retail Banking
6 134 (3.22%) Games
7 97 (2.33%) Front Office
8 86 (2.06%) Marketing
9 72 (1.73%) Financial Institution
10 66 (1.58%) Telecoms
11 65 (1.56%) Legal
12 51 (1.22%) Advertising
13 41 (0.98%) Back Office
14 35 (0.84%) Manufacturing
15 31 (0.74%) Law
16 29 (0.70%) Publishing
17 24 (0.58%) Online Betting
18 22 (0.53%) Automotive
19 21 (0.50%) Polish Language
20 18 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1361 (32.66%) Developer
2 532 (12.77%) Tester
3 505 (12.12%) Analyst
4 431 (10.34%) QA Engineer
5 366 (8.78%) Test Engineer
6 348 (8.35%) Senior Developer
7 346 (8.30%) Java Developer
8 338 (8.11%) Automation Tester
9 323 (7.75%) Test Analyst
10 232 (5.57%) QA Tester
11 212 (5.09%) QA Analyst
12 204 (4.90%) Consultant
13 202 (4.85%) Test Leader
14 187 (4.49%) Test Automation Engineer
15 182 (4.37%) C# Developer
16 167 (4.01%) Java Engineer
17 157 (3.77%) QA Automation Engineer
18 154 (3.70%) Software Engineer
19 147 (3.53%) QA Automation Tester
20 141 (3.38%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 720 (17.28%) HTML
2 708 (16.99%) .NET
3 600 (14.40%) CSS
4 534 (12.81%) Web Services
5 468 (11.23%) AngularJS
6 467 (11.21%) REST
7 354 (8.50%) Node.js
8 330 (7.92%) HTML5
9 324 (7.78%) XML
10 302 (7.25%) RESTful
11 269 (6.46%) React
12 252 (6.05%) SOAP
13 247 (5.93%) Spring
14 242 (5.81%) JSON
15 224 (5.38%) jQuery
16 219 (5.26%) ASP.NET
17 211 (5.06%) Gherkin
18 189 (4.54%) CSS3
19 169 (4.06%) ASP.NET Web API
20 136 (3.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 401 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 364 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 304 (7.30%) Mobile App
4 272 (6.53%) User Experience
5 226 (5.42%) Fintech
6 179 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
7 153 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
8 130 (3.12%) Fixed Income
9 112 (2.69%) Management Information System
10 109 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 72 (1.73%) Equities
12 64 (1.54%) Client/Server
13 55 (1.32%) Derivative
14 45 (1.08%) Algorithms
15 44 (1.06%) Data Structures
16 37 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
17 36 (0.86%) N-Tier
17 36 (0.86%) Virtual Team
18 32 (0.77%) Online Games
19 27 (0.65%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 676 (16.22%) Linux
2 281 (6.74%) Android
3 267 (6.41%) Apple iOS
4 253 (6.07%) Unix
5 233 (5.59%) Windows
6 39 (0.94%) Mac OS X
7 32 (0.77%) 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 3 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.048%) CentOS
16 2 (0.048%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.048%) VMS
16 2 (0.048%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2785 (66.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1158 (27.79%) TDD
3 1095 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
4 1004 (24.09%) BDD
5 917 (22.01%) Scrum
6 611 (14.66%) DevOps
7 555 (13.32%) Software Engineering
8 480 (11.52%) OO
9 474 (11.38%) Test Scripting
10 468 (11.23%) E-Commerce
11 457 (10.97%) SDLC
12 424 (10.18%) Unit Testing
13 423 (10.15%) Test Strategy
14 408 (9.79%) Mentoring
15 394 (9.46%) Continuous Delivery
16 333 (7.99%) Kanban
17 332 (7.97%) Manual Testing
18 313 (7.51%) Regression Testing
19 290 (6.96%) Open Source
20 282 (6.77%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1674 (40.17%) Java
2 1107 (26.57%) JavaScript
3 1053 (25.27%) SQL
4 966 (23.18%) C#
5 607 (14.57%) Python
6 444 (10.66%) Ruby
7 213 (5.11%) PHP
8 198 (4.75%) C++
9 178 (4.27%) Scala
10 123 (2.95%) C
11 117 (2.81%) ES6
12 103 (2.47%) T-SQL
13 98 (2.35%) Groovy
14 97 (2.33%) Bash Shell
15 95 (2.28%) PL/SQL
16 84 (2.02%) Apple Swift
17 69 (1.66%) Objective-C
18 68 (1.63%) TypeScript
19 66 (1.58%) Go
20 65 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 533 (12.79%) Degree
2 273 (6.55%) ISTQB
3 252 (6.05%) ISEB
4 193 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 106 (2.54%) Security Cleared
6 63 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 38 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 26 (0.62%) SC Cleared
9 21 (0.50%) 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%) OCMJD
17 4 (0.096%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1588 (38.11%) QA
2 34 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 19 (0.46%) WCAG
4 15 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (0.36%) SLA
5 14 (0.34%) MiFID
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%) Basel III
11 1 (0.024%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.024%) WAI
System Software
1 254 (6.10%) Docker
2 21 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (0.36%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.24%) LXC
5 10 (0.24%) Shibboleth
5 10 (0.24%) Varnish
6 9 (0.22%) VirtualBox
7 8 (0.19%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.12%) etcd
8 5 (0.12%) flannel
9 4 (0.096%) Firmware
9 4 (0.096%) HDFS
9 4 (0.096%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.072%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.072%) vSphere
10 3 (0.072%) XenApp
11 2 (0.048%) Xen
12 1 (0.024%) iptables
Systems Management
1 210 (5.04%) Puppet
2 162 (3.89%) Ansible
3 119 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (1.49%) Kubernetes
5 55 (1.32%) 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 (0.26%) 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
1 357 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 318 (7.63%) Oracle
3 115 (2.76%) Google
4 74 (1.78%) Atlassian
5 73 (1.75%) HP
6 62 (1.49%) SAP
7 55 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 43 (1.03%) ION Trading
9 38 (0.91%) Cognizant
10 36 (0.86%) Sybase
11 31 (0.74%) Splunk
12 29 (0.70%) IBM
13 26 (0.62%) Murex
13 26 (0.62%) VMware
13 26 (0.62%) Zend
14 25 (0.60%) Solace
15 24 (0.58%) Tableau
16 21 (0.50%) Reuters
17 20 (0.48%) Borland
17 20 (0.48%) Facebook
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bens - Pension, Health
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + health
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 - £85000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Intec Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, Including Free
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 10% and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £47,000 per annum (plus shares)
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum +10% bonus and good corporate benefi
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + full corporate benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Intelletec
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum - can flex dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago