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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Automation Engineer
Rank 303 329 311
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 3 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.028% 0.068% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.073% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 14
Average salary £65,500 £55,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.55% +10.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
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
10205 11027 11046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 93.06% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8935 9469 10030
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 10 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) Selenium
4 7 (70.00%) JIRA
5 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (50.00%) Subversion
5 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) User Stories
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) Python
6 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (40.00%) BDD
6 4 (40.00%) Open Source
7 3 (30.00%) Social Media
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Hudson
7 3 (30.00%) Maven
7 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
7 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (30.00%) JMeter
7 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (30.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) Ruby
7 3 (30.00%) UNIX
7 3 (30.00%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) Subversion
3 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (30.00%) Hudson
4 3 (30.00%) Maven
4 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (30.00%) JMeter
4 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (20.00%) SilkTest
5 2 (20.00%) Calabash
6 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Social Media
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Product Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Android Development
6 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
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