The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had QA Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation QA Engineer
Rank 247 266 276
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 17 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 14
Median salary £43,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.42% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £47,300
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +15.85%
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
6682 7531 8384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.70% 97.59% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5498 6171 6963
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

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 1 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +25 11 £43,500 +24.28%
Cambridgeshire -6 5 £59,000 +24.21%
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -
QA Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, QA 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 East of England region featuring QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (63.64%) Selenium
3 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (50.00%) Scrum
4 22 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 21 (47.73%) Java
6 19 (43.18%) QA Automation
7 17 (38.64%) Degree
8 16 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 15 (34.09%) WebDriver
10 14 (31.82%) Python
11 12 (27.27%) XML
11 12 (27.27%) SQL
12 11 (25.00%) Web Services
13 10 (22.73%) JBehave
13 10 (22.73%) REST
13 10 (22.73%) BDD
13 10 (22.73%) JUnit
14 9 (20.45%) Internet
14 9 (20.45%) TDD
14 9 (20.45%) RESTful
14 9 (20.45%) RIA
15 8 (18.18%) Functional Testing
15 8 (18.18%) J2EE
16 7 (15.91%) JIRA
16 7 (15.91%) Automated Testing
16 7 (15.91%) SDLC
17 6 (13.64%) SDET
17 6 (13.64%) Defect Tracking
17 6 (13.64%) Mobile App

QA Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (63.64%) Selenium
2 15 (34.09%) WebDriver
3 10 (22.73%) JBehave
3 10 (22.73%) JUnit
4 7 (15.91%) JIRA
5 6 (13.64%) Bugzilla
6 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.55%) Subversion
8 1 (2.27%) Calabash
8 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.27%) JMeter
8 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) XML
2 11 (25.00%) Web Services
3 10 (22.73%) REST
4 9 (20.45%) RESTful
5 8 (18.18%) J2EE
6 3 (6.82%) HTML
7 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) RIA
2 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Android
1 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (50.00%) Scrum
2 22 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 19 (43.18%) QA Automation
4 16 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 10 (22.73%) BDD
6 9 (20.45%) TDD
7 8 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Automated Testing
8 7 (15.91%) SDLC
9 6 (13.64%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (13.64%) OO
10 5 (11.36%) Automation Testing
10 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (9.09%) Defect Management
11 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 4 (9.09%) Multithreading
11 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Project Planning
11 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) Python
3 12 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) Ruby
5 5 (11.36%) C#
6 4 (9.09%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (13.64%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Perforce