The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation QA Engineer
Rank 239 242 252
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 25 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.29% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.30% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 2
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £40,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
QA Automation Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6789 7083 6613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.64% 96.68% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5559 5746 5341
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer across the East of England region.

QA Automation Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

QA Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

QA Automation Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +8 14 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Hertfordshire +5 8 £42,500 -
Suffolk - 3 £34,000 -
QA Automation Engineer
England

QA Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited QA 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 QA Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 45 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 26 (57.78%) Selenium
5 24 (53.33%) Scrum
6 21 (46.67%) Python
6 21 (46.67%) QA Automation
7 20 (44.44%) Degree
8 16 (35.56%) JIRA
8 16 (35.56%) WebDriver
9 14 (31.11%) SDLC
9 14 (31.11%) Software Engineering
10 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
11 12 (26.67%) Ruby
11 12 (26.67%) XML
11 12 (26.67%) SQL
12 11 (24.44%) Java
12 11 (24.44%) Functional Testing
13 10 (22.22%) Automation Testing
14 9 (20.00%) Web Services
15 8 (17.78%) TDD
15 8 (17.78%) OO
15 8 (17.78%) HTML
15 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
15 8 (17.78%) JBehave
15 8 (17.78%) BDD
16 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
16 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (15.56%) Android
16 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing

QA Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited QA 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 QA Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
Development Applications
1 26 (57.78%) Selenium
2 16 (35.56%) JIRA
2 16 (35.56%) WebDriver
3 8 (17.78%) JBehave
3 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
4 7 (15.56%) Bugzilla
4 7 (15.56%) JUnit
5 4 (8.89%) Subversion
6 2 (4.44%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.44%) JMeter
7 1 (2.22%) Calabash
7 1 (2.22%) Capybara
7 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.22%) RSpec
General
1 2 (4.44%) Banking
1 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Publishing
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) XML
2 9 (20.00%) Web Services
3 8 (17.78%) HTML
4 6 (13.33%) J2EE
5 5 (11.11%) REST
5 5 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.11%) RIA
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Android
1 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
1 7 (15.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 24 (53.33%) Scrum
4 21 (46.67%) QA Automation
5 14 (31.11%) SDLC
5 14 (31.11%) Software Engineering
6 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
7 11 (24.44%) Functional Testing
8 10 (22.22%) Automation Testing
9 8 (17.78%) BDD
9 8 (17.78%) OO
9 8 (17.78%) TDD
10 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (15.56%) Defect Management
10 7 (15.56%) Defect Tracking
10 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Project Planning
11 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
12 5 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
13 2 (4.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) Python
2 12 (26.67%) Ruby
2 12 (26.67%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) Java
4 7 (15.56%) Perl
5 4 (8.89%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Perforce
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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