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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation Engineer
Rank 287 332 331
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 10 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.039% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.042% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 2
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
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
9096 11804 11089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.10% 92.44% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7803 9988 9542
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Java
3 14 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 14 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 13 (61.90%) Selenium
5 12 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (52.38%) QA
6 11 (52.38%) BDD
6 11 (52.38%) Python
7 10 (47.62%) Perl
8 9 (42.86%) Finance
9 8 (38.10%) SQL
10 7 (33.33%) TDD
11 6 (28.57%) Banking
11 6 (28.57%) UNIX
11 6 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
11 6 (28.57%) RESTful
11 6 (28.57%) Hudson
11 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
11 6 (28.57%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (23.81%) C#
12 5 (23.81%) FitNesse
13 4 (19.05%) Groovy
13 4 (19.05%) ATDD
13 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
13 4 (19.05%) GitHub
13 4 (19.05%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
1 4 (19.05%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 14 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 13 (61.90%) Selenium
3 6 (28.57%) Hudson
3 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 5 (23.81%) FitNesse
5 4 (19.05%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (19.05%) JUnit
5 4 (19.05%) NUnit
5 4 (19.05%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (28.57%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (52.38%) BDD
5 7 (33.33%) TDD
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (19.05%) ATDD
7 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
7 4 (19.05%) OO
8 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
9 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
9 2 (9.52%) Validation
9 2 (9.52%) OOP
9 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) Python
3 10 (47.62%) Perl
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 5 (23.81%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) Groovy
7 4 (19.05%) Tcl
8 3 (14.29%) Ruby
9 2 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday