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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation QA Engineer
Rank 246 314 320
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 19 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.039% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.040% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 1
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 27 (100.00%) QA
2 19 (70.37%) Selenium
3 15 (55.56%) Cucumber
4 14 (51.85%) BDD
4 14 (51.85%) Automated Testing
5 13 (48.15%) Java
5 13 (48.15%) Test Automation
5 13 (48.15%) WebDriver
5 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
5 13 (48.15%) API Testing
6 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (44.44%) Ruby
7 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (40.74%) TDD
7 11 (40.74%) User Stories
7 11 (40.74%) Test Strategy
8 10 (37.04%) Manual Testing
8 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
9 9 (33.33%) WATIR
9 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 9 (33.33%) Automation Testing
10 8 (29.63%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
10 8 (29.63%) ISEB
10 8 (29.63%) Finance
11 7 (25.93%) SAP
11 7 (25.93%) JIRA
11 7 (25.93%) JMeter
11 7 (25.93%) Fintech
11 7 (25.93%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 2 (7.41%) TorqueBox
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Selenium
2 15 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
3 13 (48.15%) WebDriver
4 9 (33.33%) WATIR
5 7 (25.93%) JIRA
5 7 (25.93%) JMeter
5 7 (25.93%) Mercurial
6 3 (11.11%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.70%) Android Studio
7 1 (3.70%) Bower
7 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.70%) Grunt
7 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.70%) Hudson
7 1 (3.70%) JUnit
7 1 (3.70%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (3.70%) RSpec
7 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.70%) Spock
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) JSON
2 2 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (3.70%) Java EE
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Fintech
1 7 (25.93%) iPad
2 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.41%) Grid Computing
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Android
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Automated Testing
1 14 (51.85%) BDD
2 13 (48.15%) API Testing
2 13 (48.15%) Test Automation
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) TDD
4 11 (40.74%) Test Strategy
4 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (40.74%) User Stories
5 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
5 10 (37.04%) Manual Testing
6 9 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 8 (29.63%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (25.93%) OWASP
8 7 (25.93%) QA Automation
8 7 (25.93%) SDLC
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (11.11%) CRM
9 3 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) Ruby
3 5 (18.52%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Groovy
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ISEB
1 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Rally
1 7 (25.93%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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