Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wimbledon 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 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Merton > Wimbledon
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 23 22
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 19 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wimbledon 7.06% 10.75% 9.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.25% 11.63% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 6
Wimbledon median annual salary £67,500 £47,500 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.11% -28.30% +76.67%
10th Percentile £48,125 £43,500 £48,125
90th Percentile £76,250 £55,125 £73,125
Merton median annual salary £67,500 £48,750 £66,250
% change year-on-year +38.46% -26.42% +76.67%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wimbledon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wimbledon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 262 172 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wimbledon 97.40% 92.47% 91.37%
Number of salaries quoted 200 139 118
Wimbledon median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,200 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,000 £72,500
Merton median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Wimbledon

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wimbledon.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Wimbledon

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Wimbledon

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Wimbledon

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Wimbledon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Wimbledon over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Wimbledon

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wimbledon region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 16 (84.21%) Scrum
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (84.21%) JIRA
2 15 (78.95%) Kanban
3 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (73.68%) TDD
3 14 (73.68%) User Stories
4 13 (68.42%) Mentoring
4 13 (68.42%) Java
4 13 (68.42%) Waterfall
4 13 (68.42%) Degree
5 10 (52.63%) BDD
5 10 (52.63%) DevOps
6 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (47.37%) Java 8
6 9 (47.37%) IBM
6 9 (47.37%) Finance
7 8 (42.11%) Oracle
8 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
8 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (36.84%) Performance Management
8 7 (36.84%) Spread Betting
8 7 (36.84%) React
8 7 (36.84%) Software Delivery
8 7 (36.84%) SDLC
8 7 (36.84%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (36.84%) Commercial Awareness
8 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wimbledon 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 2 (10.53%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) MSTest
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Development Team Leader
1 7 (36.84%) Team Leader
2 6 (31.58%) Scrum Master
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Node.js
1 7 (36.84%) React
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) DOM
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) Akka
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) iBATIS
3 1 (5.26%) JMS
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (36.84%) Spread Betting
3 2 (10.53%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (84.21%) Scrum
2 15 (78.95%) Kanban
3 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (73.68%) TDD
3 14 (73.68%) User Stories
4 13 (68.42%) Mentoring
4 13 (68.42%) Waterfall
5 10 (52.63%) BDD
5 10 (52.63%) DevOps
6 7 (36.84%) Commercial Awareness
6 7 (36.84%) Performance Management
6 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
6 7 (36.84%) SDLC
6 7 (36.84%) Software Delivery
6 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (31.58%) Burndown Charts
7 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
7 6 (31.58%) Decision-Making
7 6 (31.58%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) Java 8
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (31.58%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) IBM
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Telerik