The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had QA Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation QA Engineer
Rank 256 288 357
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 5 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.077% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 15
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £34,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £61,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
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
6232 9463 12226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.74% 94.81% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5696 8080 10335
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

QA Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, QA Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (95.24%) Selenium
3 14 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 12 (57.14%) BDD
4 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (52.38%) Java
5 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
6 10 (47.62%) TDD
6 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
6 10 (47.62%) Ruby
6 10 (47.62%) Test Automation
7 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
7 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
7 9 (42.86%) API Testing
8 8 (38.10%) QA Automation
8 8 (38.10%) User Stories
9 7 (33.33%) WATIR
9 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
10 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
10 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
10 6 (28.57%) Automation Testing
11 5 (23.81%) SDLC
11 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
11 5 (23.81%) C#
11 5 (23.81%) Web Services
11 5 (23.81%) ISEB
12 4 (19.05%) JMeter
12 4 (19.05%) Finance

QA Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Selenium
2 14 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
4 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 7 (33.33%) WATIR
6 4 (19.05%) JIRA
6 4 (19.05%) JMeter
6 4 (19.05%) Mercurial
7 3 (14.29%) Appium
7 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
8 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
9 1 (4.76%) Bower
9 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
9 1 (4.76%) Grunt
9 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
9 1 (4.76%) Hudson
9 1 (4.76%) JUnit
9 1 (4.76%) RSpec
9 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
9 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) Gherkin
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) RESTful
3 3 (14.29%) Swagger
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) iPad
2 3 (14.29%) Grid Computing
2 3 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
3 2 (9.52%) Fintech
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (57.14%) BDD
2 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
2 10 (47.62%) TDD
2 10 (47.62%) Test Automation
3 9 (42.86%) API Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 8 (38.10%) QA Automation
4 8 (38.10%) User Stories
5 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 5 (23.81%) SDLC
8 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (19.05%) OWASP
9 3 (14.29%) OO
10 2 (9.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) Ruby
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
1 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Rally
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft