The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation QA Engineer
Rank 265 310 341
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 6 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.085% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.090% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 11
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £47,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +13.77%
QA Automation Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6744 10027 11832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.74% 95.13% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6077 8498 9965
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer across the City of London region.

QA Automation Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

QA Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

QA Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited QA Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) QA
2 21 (80.77%) Selenium
3 17 (65.38%) WebDriver
4 16 (61.54%) BDD
5 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
6 14 (53.85%) Automated Testing
6 14 (53.85%) Java
7 13 (50.00%) Ruby
7 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (50.00%) User Stories
8 12 (46.15%) Test Strategy
8 12 (46.15%) Cucumber
8 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
8 12 (46.15%) API Testing
8 12 (46.15%) TDD
9 11 (42.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (38.46%) QA Automation
10 10 (38.46%) WATIR
11 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
11 9 (34.62%) Automation Testing
11 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
12 8 (30.77%) ISEB
12 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
12 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
13 7 (26.92%) JIRA
13 7 (26.92%) JMeter
13 7 (26.92%) SAP
13 7 (26.92%) Rally
13 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 7 (26.92%) SDLC

QA Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited QA Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) Selenium
2 17 (65.38%) WebDriver
3 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
4 12 (46.15%) Cucumber
5 10 (38.46%) WATIR
6 7 (26.92%) JIRA
6 7 (26.92%) JMeter
6 7 (26.92%) Mercurial
7 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
8 2 (7.69%) Appium
8 2 (7.69%) Hudson
8 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.85%) Bower
9 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
9 1 (3.85%) Grunt
9 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
9 1 (3.85%) JUnit
9 1 (3.85%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (3.85%) RSpec
9 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 4 (15.38%) RESTful
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) Swagger
4 2 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) iPad
2 4 (15.38%) Fintech
3 3 (11.54%) Grid Computing
3 3 (11.54%) User Experience
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.85%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) BDD
2 14 (53.85%) Automated Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) User Stories
4 12 (46.15%) API Testing
4 12 (46.15%) TDD
4 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 12 (46.15%) Test Strategy
5 11 (42.31%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (38.46%) QA Automation
7 9 (34.62%) Automation Testing
7 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
7 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
8 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (26.92%) OWASP
9 7 (26.92%) SDLC
10 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (23.08%) OO
11 4 (15.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) Ruby
3 5 (19.23%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) ISEB
1 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Rally
1 7 (26.92%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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