The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Automation Engineer
Rank 822 793 831
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 32 96 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.088% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.093% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 30 86 24
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,900 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
QA Automation Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

QA Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

QA Automation Engineer Salary Trend in England

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

QA Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in England

QA Automation Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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
London +9 20 £50,000 +5.26% 3
South East -23 5 £55,000 +15.78%
East Midlands - 3 £37,500 -
East of England +9 2 £43,750 +9.37% 2
South West -20 1 £31,500 -10.00% 1
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
QA Automation Engineer
UK

QA Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 66 (100.00%) QA
2 58 (87.88%) Selenium
3 46 (69.70%) Test Automation
4 43 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (56.06%) Java
6 28 (42.42%) SQL
6 28 (42.42%) WebDriver
7 26 (39.39%) Scrum
7 26 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (37.88%) C#
9 23 (34.85%) Cucumber
10 22 (33.33%) Automation Testing
10 22 (33.33%) Finance
11 20 (30.30%) Ruby
12 16 (24.24%) Degree
12 16 (24.24%) Python
12 16 (24.24%) BDD
13 15 (22.73%) .NET
13 15 (22.73%) Automated Testing
14 14 (21.21%) XML
15 13 (19.70%) Visual Studio
15 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
15 13 (19.70%) TDD
15 13 (19.70%) Jenkins
16 12 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (18.18%) RSpec
16 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
16 12 (18.18%) Linux
16 12 (18.18%) Web Services
17 11 (16.67%) Games

QA Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.52%) uiautomator
1 1 (1.52%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) LAN
1 1 (1.52%) WAN
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.52%) DNS
1 1 (1.52%) Firewall
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
1 1 (1.52%) LDAP
1 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 58 (87.88%) Selenium
2 28 (42.42%) WebDriver
3 23 (34.85%) Cucumber
4 13 (19.70%) Visual Studio
4 13 (19.70%) Jenkins
5 12 (18.18%) RSpec
6 10 (15.15%) Subversion
6 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
7 9 (13.64%) JIRA
7 9 (13.64%) JUnit
8 8 (12.12%) Firebug
9 7 (10.61%) SpecFlow
9 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (9.09%) Fiddler
11 5 (7.58%) JBehave
11 5 (7.58%) MbUnit
11 5 (7.58%) Calabash
11 5 (7.58%) NUnit
12 4 (6.06%) TeamCity
13 3 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Games
3 7 (10.61%) Retail
3 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
4 6 (9.09%) Online Betting
5 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Publishing
6 1 (1.52%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) .NET
2 14 (21.21%) XML
3 12 (18.18%) Web Services
4 8 (12.12%) Gherkin
5 6 (9.09%) JSON
5 6 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.06%) HTML
7 3 (4.55%) CSS
8 2 (3.03%) XSLT
8 2 (3.03%) jQuery
9 1 (1.52%) HTML5
9 1 (1.52%) REST
9 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.52%) WPF
9 1 (1.52%) WinForms
9 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.52%) SOAP
9 1 (1.52%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.52%) LAMP
9 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) Social Network
5 2 (3.03%) Social Media
6 1 (1.52%) Open Source
6 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Linux
2 9 (13.64%) UNIX
3 8 (12.12%) Windows
4 4 (6.06%) Android
4 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (69.70%) Test Automation
2 43 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (39.39%) Scrum
3 26 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 16 (24.24%) BDD
6 15 (22.73%) Automated Testing
7 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
7 13 (19.70%) TDD
8 11 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 10 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (13.64%) Kanban
10 9 (13.64%) Regression Testing
11 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
11 8 (12.12%) Software Testing
12 6 (9.09%) B2C
12 6 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
12 6 (9.09%) Manual Testing
13 4 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) Java
2 28 (42.42%) SQL
3 25 (37.88%) C#
4 20 (30.30%) Ruby
5 16 (24.24%) Python
6 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.09%) Scala
8 4 (6.06%) Perl
8 4 (6.06%) C++
9 2 (3.03%) PHP
9 2 (3.03%) R
10 1 (1.52%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.52%) Korn
10 1 (1.52%) XPath
10 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.52%) VB
10 1 (1.52%) C
10 1 (1.52%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.58%) ISEB
3 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.55%) Puppet
1 3 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) Sony
3 2 (3.03%) Google
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