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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 253 301 335
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 13 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.26% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 9
Median salary £68,750 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £35,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
6735 10104 11869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.74% 95.11% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6074 8571 10011
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 £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
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% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 22 (75.86%) Test Automation
2 20 (68.97%) Java
3 18 (62.07%) QA
3 18 (62.07%) Test Strategy
4 15 (51.72%) Selenium
4 15 (51.72%) WebDriver
5 12 (41.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
6 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (37.93%) Automation Testing
6 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
7 10 (34.48%) API Testing
7 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
7 10 (34.48%) BDD
7 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
7 10 (34.48%) Linux
7 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
8 9 (31.03%) Python
8 9 (31.03%) Finance
8 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
8 9 (31.03%) Manual Testing
8 9 (31.03%) Build Automation
9 8 (27.59%) Ruby
9 8 (27.59%) TDD
10 7 (24.14%) ISEB
10 7 (24.14%) Solaris
10 7 (24.14%) JMeter
10 7 (24.14%) SAP
10 7 (24.14%) Unix
10 7 (24.14%) ISTQB

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Selenium
1 15 (51.72%) WebDriver
2 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
3 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
4 7 (24.14%) JIRA
4 7 (24.14%) JMeter
4 7 (24.14%) Mercurial
4 7 (24.14%) WATIR
5 4 (13.79%) SpecFlow
6 2 (6.90%) Hudson
6 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.45%) Appium
7 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Front Office
3 1 (3.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
2 2 (6.90%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) iPad
2 3 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Digital Media
3 2 (6.90%) Fintech
4 1 (3.45%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Solaris
2 7 (24.14%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Test Automation
2 18 (62.07%) Test Strategy
3 12 (41.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) Automation Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
5 10 (34.48%) API Testing
5 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
5 10 (34.48%) BDD
5 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
6 9 (31.03%) Build Automation
6 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
6 9 (31.03%) Manual Testing
7 8 (27.59%) TDD
8 7 (24.14%) Investment Management
8 7 (24.14%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (24.14%) OWASP
8 7 (24.14%) SDLC
8 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
8 7 (24.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) Ruby
4 6 (20.69%) C#
5 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ISEB
1 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
1 7 (24.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) QA
2 4 (13.79%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Rally
1 7 (24.14%) SAP
City, London
Orwell Group
Salary: Competitive salary + Equity (Share Options)
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago