The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Test Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 246 274 326
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 8 52 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.50% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.52% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 50 21
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
6014 9983 11796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.04% 95.14% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5479 8558 9850
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 30 July 2016.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (90.48%) Test Automation
2 18 (85.71%) Java
3 15 (71.43%) Python
4 14 (66.67%) Linux
4 14 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 14 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (61.90%) Test Strategy
5 13 (61.90%) Build Automation
6 10 (47.62%) Unix
7 9 (42.86%) Solaris
7 9 (42.86%) Test Planning
8 8 (38.10%) Finance
8 8 (38.10%) Investment Management
8 8 (38.10%) Integration Testing
9 7 (33.33%) QA
9 7 (33.33%) System Testing
9 7 (33.33%) Defect Management
10 6 (28.57%) Selenium
10 6 (28.57%) SQL
11 5 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
12 4 (19.05%) SDET
12 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (19.05%) C#
13 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
13 3 (14.29%) Market Risk
13 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
13 3 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing

Test 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Alfresco
1 1 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
3 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
3 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) Appium
4 1 (4.76%) Hudson
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) TestNG
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
1 2 (9.52%) REST
1 2 (9.52%) RESTful
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) iBATIS
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (14.29%) Market Risk
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Unix
3 9 (42.86%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Test Automation
2 14 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 14 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (61.90%) Build Automation
3 13 (61.90%) Test Strategy
4 9 (42.86%) Test Planning
5 8 (38.10%) Integration Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Investment Management
6 7 (33.33%) Defect Management
6 7 (33.33%) System Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
7 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Scrum
10 2 (9.52%) Open Source
10 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 2 (9.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (19.05%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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