The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the 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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation QA Engineer
Rank 757 797 792
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 125 140 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 112 134 157
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
85450 98627 102847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.26% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 72111 82982 83883
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 25 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
London +21 52 £48,750 -2.50% 9
South East +68 31 £52,500 +31.25% 1
East of England +11 14 £45,000 +5.88%
East Midlands +18 8 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Yorkshire +24 6 £40,000 -
North West +7 6 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North East - 4 - -
South West 0 2 £32,500 -16.12% 1
West Midlands -11 2 £35,000 +12.90%
QA Automation Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 England region featuring QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 234 (100.00%) QA
2 207 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (77.35%) Selenium
4 131 (55.98%) Java
5 110 (47.01%) BDD
6 107 (45.73%) Test Automation
7 96 (41.03%) Scrum
8 90 (38.46%) WebDriver
9 86 (36.75%) Cucumber
9 86 (36.75%) QA Automation
10 82 (35.04%) TDD
11 70 (29.91%) Ruby
12 61 (26.07%) Automation Testing
13 60 (25.64%) SQL
14 51 (21.79%) Finance
15 49 (20.94%) Automated Testing
15 49 (20.94%) C#
16 47 (20.09%) Web Services
16 47 (20.09%) Manual Testing
17 43 (18.38%) API Testing
18 41 (17.52%) Git (software)
18 41 (17.52%) Software Engineering
19 40 (17.09%) XML
19 40 (17.09%) JIRA
20 38 (16.24%) REST
20 38 (16.24%) Internet
21 37 (15.81%) JUnit
21 37 (15.81%) RESTful
22 36 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
23 35 (14.96%) Python

QA Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.99%) Confluence
2 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.99%) GitHub
2 3 (1.28%) SaaS
3 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.24%) Internet
2 8 (3.42%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.71%) HTTP
4 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.70%) MySQL
2 5 (2.14%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.71%) Big Data
3 4 (1.71%) HBase
3 4 (1.71%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 181 (77.35%) Selenium
2 90 (38.46%) WebDriver
3 86 (36.75%) Cucumber
4 41 (17.52%) Git (software)
5 40 (17.09%) JIRA
6 37 (15.81%) JUnit
7 28 (11.97%) JBehave
8 25 (10.68%) Jenkins
9 22 (9.40%) SpecFlow
10 20 (8.55%) HP UFT
11 18 (7.69%) Appium
11 18 (7.69%) SoapUI
12 15 (6.41%) RSpec
13 14 (5.98%) Calabash
13 14 (5.98%) JMeter
14 13 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (5.13%) Capybara
16 10 (4.27%) Hudson
17 9 (3.85%) LoadRunner
18 8 (3.42%) Subversion
General
1 51 (21.79%) Finance
2 11 (4.70%) Games
2 11 (4.70%) Retail
3 9 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.14%) Banking
4 5 (2.14%) Law
4 5 (2.14%) Marketing
5 4 (1.71%) Back Office
5 4 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.28%) Electronics
6 3 (1.28%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (20.09%) Web Services
2 40 (17.09%) XML
3 38 (16.24%) REST
4 37 (15.81%) RESTful
5 26 (11.11%) Gherkin
6 25 (10.68%) .NET
7 13 (5.56%) SOAP
8 10 (4.27%) HTML
9 9 (3.85%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.14%) React
10 5 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (1.71%) CSS
11 4 (1.71%) JSON
11 4 (1.71%) Node.js
12 3 (1.28%) Ajax
12 3 (1.28%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.28%) J2EE
13 2 (0.85%) Swagger
14 1 (0.43%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.39%) RIA
2 17 (7.26%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.99%) Online Games
4 5 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.14%) Fintech
4 5 (2.14%) Social Network
5 4 (1.71%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.71%) Mobile Games
6 3 (1.28%) iPad
6 3 (1.28%) Wiki
7 2 (0.85%) Social Media
7 2 (0.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.43%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.43%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.54%) Linux
2 23 (9.83%) Android
2 23 (9.83%) Apple iOS
3 18 (7.69%) Windows
4 7 (2.99%) Unix
5 4 (1.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (47.01%) BDD
3 107 (45.73%) Test Automation
4 96 (41.03%) Scrum
5 86 (36.75%) QA Automation
6 82 (35.04%) TDD
7 61 (26.07%) Automation Testing
8 49 (20.94%) Automated Testing
9 47 (20.09%) Manual Testing
10 43 (18.38%) API Testing
11 41 (17.52%) Software Engineering
12 36 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (11.97%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (10.68%) Functional Testing
14 25 (10.68%) Regression Testing
15 20 (8.55%) Kanban
16 19 (8.12%) E-Commerce
17 18 (7.69%) Test Strategy
18 17 (7.26%) OO
18 17 (7.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 131 (55.98%) Java
2 70 (29.91%) Ruby
3 60 (25.64%) SQL
4 49 (20.94%) C#
5 35 (14.96%) Python
6 21 (8.97%) PHP
7 13 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.85%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.42%) VB
10 7 (2.99%) VBScript
11 5 (2.14%) C
11 5 (2.14%) C++
11 5 (2.14%) Perl
12 2 (0.85%) Groovy
12 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.85%) Scala
13 1 (0.43%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.43%) Clojure
13 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (12.82%) ISEB
2 25 (10.68%) ISTQB
3 15 (6.41%) Degree
4 6 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (100.00%) QA
2 29 (12.39%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (6.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.56%) HP
3 5 (2.14%) Oracle
4 4 (1.71%) Sun
4 4 (1.71%) VMware
5 3 (1.28%) SAP
6 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.43%) hybris
7 1 (0.43%) Rally
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
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