The table below looks at the statistics for the Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation Engineer
Rank 304 329 336
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 11 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.099% 0.025% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.027% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £38,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -28.37%
Test 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
10389 11129 11288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.52% 92.96% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8927 9662 10358
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +4.76%
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 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Test 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 Test Automation Engineer across the City of London region.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (85.71%) Finance
3 16 (76.19%) UNIX
3 16 (76.19%) QA
4 15 (71.43%) Automation Testing
4 15 (71.43%) Perl
5 13 (61.90%) Linux
5 13 (61.90%) Shell Script
6 12 (57.14%) ISEB
6 12 (57.14%) Tcl
6 12 (57.14%) Regression Testing
6 12 (57.14%) Degree
6 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
6 12 (57.14%) Test Strategy
7 8 (38.10%) Java
8 7 (33.33%) SQL
9 6 (28.57%) Hudson
9 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
10 4 (19.05%) Selenium
10 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
10 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
10 4 (19.05%) C#
10 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (14.29%) TDD
11 3 (14.29%) JIRA
11 3 (14.29%) Ruby
11 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
11 3 (14.29%) BDD
11 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Hudson
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
2 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.52%) Spread Betting
3 1 (4.76%) DTV
3 1 (4.76%) STB
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) UNIX
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (71.43%) Automation Testing
3 12 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 12 (57.14%) Regression Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) User Stories
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Kanban
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Perl
2 13 (61.90%) Shell Script
3 12 (57.14%) Tcl
4 8 (38.10%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) C#
7 3 (14.29%) Ruby
7 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 2 (9.52%) Python
9 1 (4.76%) C++
9 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) ISEB
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (76.19%) QA
City, London
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Salary: Competitive
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