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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Automation Engineer
Rank 311 308 330
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 11 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.094% 0.093% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.100% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 9
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -13.58%
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
10849 11016 12091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.58% 93.16% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9130 9760 11056
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (84.21%) Selenium
4 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
5 14 (73.68%) Cucumber
6 13 (68.42%) BDD
6 13 (68.42%) Hudson
6 13 (68.42%) JIRA
6 13 (68.42%) JMeter
7 12 (63.16%) Finance
7 12 (63.16%) Regression Testing
7 12 (63.16%) Degree
7 12 (63.16%) Test Strategy
8 11 (57.89%) Gherkin
8 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
8 11 (57.89%) User Stories
8 11 (57.89%) Open Source
8 11 (57.89%) Subversion
8 11 (57.89%) Maven
8 11 (57.89%) QuickTest Pro
8 11 (57.89%) Linux
8 11 (57.89%) Tomcat
9 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
9 4 (21.05%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) JUnit
10 3 (15.79%) TDD
11 2 (10.53%) SQL
11 2 (10.53%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 11 (57.89%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Selenium
2 14 (73.68%) Cucumber
3 13 (68.42%) Hudson
3 13 (68.42%) JIRA
3 13 (68.42%) JMeter
4 11 (57.89%) Subversion
4 11 (57.89%) Maven
4 11 (57.89%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
6 3 (15.79%) JUnit
7 2 (10.53%) TestNG
7 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
8 1 (5.26%) Calabash
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Gherkin
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
3 13 (68.42%) BDD
4 12 (63.16%) Regression Testing
4 12 (63.16%) Test Strategy
5 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
5 11 (57.89%) User Stories
6 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 2 (10.53%) Compatibility Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Android Development
9 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
9 1 (5.26%) Agile Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Kanban
9 1 (5.26%) Scrum
9 1 (5.26%) Workflow
9 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center