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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 278 335 328
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 30 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.063% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.068% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 3
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+24.28% +7.69%
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
9562 11707 11254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.52% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8248 9892 9769
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 35 (72.92%) Test Automation
2 32 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 30 (62.50%) Java
4 28 (58.33%) Selenium
5 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (47.92%) Cucumber
7 22 (45.83%) QA
7 22 (45.83%) Python
8 19 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (39.58%) BDD
9 18 (37.50%) Finance
10 17 (35.42%) C#
11 16 (33.33%) SQL
12 14 (29.17%) OO
12 14 (29.17%) Ruby
13 12 (25.00%) JUnit
14 11 (22.92%) Open Source
15 10 (20.83%) Automation Testing
15 10 (20.83%) TDD
15 10 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (18.75%) NUnit
16 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
16 9 (18.75%) RESTful
16 9 (18.75%) Groovy
16 9 (18.75%) FitNesse
17 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
17 8 (16.67%) ATDD
17 8 (16.67%) Asset Management
17 8 (16.67%) Perl
18 7 (14.58%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (6.25%) Apache
1 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) Drupal
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) Node.js
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQLite
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 28 (58.33%) Selenium
3 23 (47.92%) Cucumber
4 12 (25.00%) JUnit
5 9 (18.75%) NUnit
5 9 (18.75%) FitNesse
5 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 6 (12.50%) Hudson
7 4 (8.33%) JIRA
8 3 (6.25%) HP UFT
8 3 (6.25%) Bugzilla
8 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
8 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (6.25%) RSpec
9 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
9 2 (4.17%) Capybara
10 1 (2.08%) Mocha
10 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.08%) Calabash
10 1 (2.08%) Spock
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Law
3 5 (10.42%) Games
3 5 (10.42%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) RESTful
2 4 (8.33%) JSON
3 3 (6.25%) jQuery
3 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) Spring
4 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.17%) HTML
4 2 (4.17%) XML
4 2 (4.17%) HTML5
4 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.08%) Express
5 1 (2.08%) CSS3
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.08%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (10.42%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) UNIX
3 3 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Test Automation
2 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (39.58%) BDD
4 14 (29.17%) OO
5 11 (22.92%) Open Source
6 10 (20.83%) TDD
6 10 (20.83%) Automation Testing
6 10 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 8 (16.67%) ATDD
7 8 (16.67%) Asset Management
8 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 4 (8.33%) OOP
10 3 (6.25%) Investment Management
10 3 (6.25%) Build Automation
10 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) Java
2 22 (45.83%) Python
3 17 (35.42%) C#
4 16 (33.33%) SQL
5 14 (29.17%) Ruby
6 9 (18.75%) Groovy
7 8 (16.67%) Perl
8 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
9 4 (8.33%) PHP
10 3 (6.25%) Tcl
11 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (45.83%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) HP