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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 242 262 284
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 5 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.084% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.42% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 31 28
Median salary £46,250 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.91% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
5713 8173 10920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.03% 95.76% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 7122 9180
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 14 (77.78%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) Python
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
5 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (50.00%) Linux
5 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
6 8 (44.44%) Build Automation
7 7 (38.89%) Automation Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Selenium
8 6 (33.33%) QA
8 6 (33.33%) System Testing
8 6 (33.33%) Finance
8 6 (33.33%) Defect Management
9 5 (27.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (27.78%) Unix
9 5 (27.78%) SQL
9 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
10 4 (22.22%) Investment Management
10 4 (22.22%) Solaris
10 4 (22.22%) C#
10 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
10 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
11 3 (16.67%) BDD
11 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
11 3 (16.67%) SDET
11 3 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

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 (5.56%) Alfresco
1 1 (5.56%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.11%) Appium
5 1 (5.56%) Calabash
5 1 (5.56%) Gatling
5 1 (5.56%) Hudson
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.56%) TestNG
5 1 (5.56%) The Grinder
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) Guice
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) iBATIS
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
2 1 (5.56%) Velocity
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (16.67%) Market Risk
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Home Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (44.44%) Build Automation
6 7 (38.89%) Automation Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Defect Management
7 6 (33.33%) System Testing
8 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
9 4 (22.22%) Investment Management
9 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
10 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 3 (16.67%) BDD
10 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (16.67%) Scrum
10 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 2 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (16.67%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (16.67%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
1 1 (5.56%) HP
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Xamarin
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