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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 254 299 312
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 11 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.18% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.19% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 5
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 18 (81.82%) QA
2 16 (72.73%) Java
3 14 (63.64%) Selenium
4 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
4 13 (59.09%) Cucumber
5 12 (54.55%) WebDriver
5 12 (54.55%) Manual Testing
6 11 (50.00%) JIRA
6 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
7 10 (45.45%) BDD
7 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
8 9 (40.91%) Automation Testing
8 9 (40.91%) SDLC
8 9 (40.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
9 8 (36.36%) JMeter
9 8 (36.36%) Finance
9 8 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
10 7 (31.82%) iPad
10 7 (31.82%) Mercurial
10 7 (31.82%) User Stories
10 7 (31.82%) API Testing
10 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (31.82%) Rally
10 7 (31.82%) ISEB
10 7 (31.82%) SAP
10 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
10 7 (31.82%) WATIR
10 7 (31.82%) OWASP

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (9.09%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Selenium
2 13 (59.09%) Cucumber
3 12 (54.55%) WebDriver
4 11 (50.00%) JIRA
5 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 8 (36.36%) JMeter
7 7 (31.82%) Mercurial
7 7 (31.82%) WATIR
8 4 (18.18%) JUnit
9 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
10 2 (9.09%) Appium
10 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
10 2 (9.09%) FitNesse
10 2 (9.09%) jMock
11 1 (4.55%) Hudson
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Front Office
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) RESTful
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) iPad
2 3 (13.64%) Fintech
3 2 (9.09%) Semantic Web
3 2 (9.09%) Wiki
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
2 12 (54.55%) Manual Testing
3 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 10 (45.45%) BDD
5 9 (40.91%) Automation Testing
5 9 (40.91%) SDLC
5 9 (40.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
7 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (31.82%) API Testing
7 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
7 7 (31.82%) OWASP
7 7 (31.82%) TDD
7 7 (31.82%) User Stories
8 6 (27.27%) Scrum
9 5 (22.73%) Investment Management
10 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) Ruby
3 6 (27.27%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ISEB
1 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
1 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (81.82%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Rally
1 7 (31.82%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (4.55%) GoldenSource
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago