Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Merton > Wimbledon
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 14 29
Rank change year-on-year -11 +15 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 25 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wimbledon 10.00% 13.17% 5.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.12% 13.58% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 9
Wimbledon median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -20.00% +73.61%
10th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,250 £52,500 £72,750
Merton median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +30.00% -20.00% +73.61%

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 247 162 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wimbledon 98.80% 97.01% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 180 125 149
Wimbledon median annual salary £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.94% -3.64% +15.79%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,625 £80,000 £82,000
Merton median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +15.79%

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 21 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Wimbledon

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (64.00%) JIRA
3 16 (64.00%) Scrum
4 15 (60.00%) TDD
4 15 (60.00%) Degree
4 15 (60.00%) Kanban
4 15 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 15 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 15 (60.00%) User Stories
5 13 (52.00%) BDD
5 13 (52.00%) DevOps
6 11 (44.00%) Java
7 9 (36.00%) Oracle
7 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2
7 9 (36.00%) IBM
7 9 (36.00%) Finance
7 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (36.00%) Performance Management
7 9 (36.00%) Spread Betting
7 9 (36.00%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (36.00%) Node.js
7 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (36.00%) React
7 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
7 9 (36.00%) IBM Cloud
7 9 (36.00%) Software Delivery
7 9 (36.00%) SDLC

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:

Business Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (20.00%) SaaS
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) JIRA
2 6 (24.00%) Selenium
3 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.00%) MSTest
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Development Team Leader
1 9 (36.00%) Team Leader
2 7 (28.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Scrum Master
4 4 (16.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Node.js
1 9 (36.00%) React
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) DOM
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (36.00%) Spread Betting
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (64.00%) Scrum
4 15 (60.00%) Kanban
4 15 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 15 (60.00%) TDD
4 15 (60.00%) User Stories
4 15 (60.00%) Waterfall
5 13 (52.00%) BDD
5 13 (52.00%) DevOps
6 9 (36.00%) Commercial Awareness
6 9 (36.00%) Performance Management
6 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (36.00%) SDLC
6 9 (36.00%) Software Delivery
6 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (24.00%) Decision-Making
8 6 (24.00%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) Java 8
3 7 (28.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (24.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) IBM
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Telerik