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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Automation Engineer
Rank 838 778 811
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 46 110 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.10% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.11% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 44 99 43
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -41 25 £52,500 - 3
Yorkshire - 8 £42,500 - 1
North West +5 5 £40,000 +33.33% 1
East of England -3 4 £36,250 -14.70%
South East +5 3 £43,500 -5.94%
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
QA Automation Engineer
UK

QA Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 80 (100.00%) QA
2 60 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (73.75%) Selenium
4 43 (53.75%) Java
5 39 (48.75%) Test Automation
6 32 (40.00%) Scrum
7 28 (35.00%) C#
8 27 (33.75%) TDD
9 26 (32.50%) Cucumber
9 26 (32.50%) BDD
10 25 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (27.50%) Regression Testing
12 21 (26.25%) SQL
12 21 (26.25%) Finance
12 21 (26.25%) Automated Testing
12 21 (26.25%) Automation Testing
13 20 (25.00%) JIRA
14 19 (23.75%) Ruby
14 19 (23.75%) WebDriver
15 18 (22.50%) Degree
16 17 (21.25%) Test Scripting
17 16 (20.00%) Manual Testing
18 15 (18.75%) Linux
19 14 (17.50%) Jenkins
20 13 (16.25%) RSpec
20 13 (16.25%) Python
21 12 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
21 12 (15.00%) Software Testing
22 11 (13.75%) Windows
22 11 (13.75%) XML

QA Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
2 1 (1.25%) GitHub
2 1 (1.25%) IaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) LDAP
2 1 (1.25%) LAN
2 1 (1.25%) WAN
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) DNS
2 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) MySQL
2 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.75%) Big Data
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (73.75%) Selenium
2 26 (32.50%) Cucumber
3 20 (25.00%) JIRA
4 19 (23.75%) WebDriver
5 14 (17.50%) Jenkins
6 13 (16.25%) RSpec
7 10 (12.50%) SpecFlow
8 8 (10.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (10.00%) JMeter
9 7 (8.75%) HP UFT
10 6 (7.50%) Maven
10 6 (7.50%) WATIR
11 5 (6.25%) JUnit
11 5 (6.25%) NeoLoad
12 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
12 4 (5.00%) Bugzilla
13 3 (3.75%) NUnit
13 3 (3.75%) Capybara
13 3 (3.75%) Hudson
13 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Marketing
3 5 (6.25%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Front Office
5 1 (1.25%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) .NET
1 11 (13.75%) XML
2 10 (12.50%) Web Services
3 6 (7.50%) HTML
4 4 (5.00%) Apache Flex
5 3 (3.75%) jQuery
5 3 (3.75%) XHTML
5 3 (3.75%) ADO.NET
5 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.75%) RESTful
6 2 (2.50%) REST
6 2 (2.50%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.50%) CSS
6 2 (2.50%) SOAP
7 1 (1.25%) J2EE
7 1 (1.25%) Middleware
7 1 (1.25%) WinForms
7 1 (1.25%) OAuth
7 1 (1.25%) WPF
7 1 (1.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.50%) iPhone
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.25%) Wiki
5 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.25%) BBC
5 1 (1.25%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Linux
2 11 (13.75%) Windows
3 4 (5.00%) UNIX
4 2 (2.50%) Android
4 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (48.75%) Test Automation
3 32 (40.00%) Scrum
4 27 (33.75%) TDD
5 26 (32.50%) BDD
6 25 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (27.50%) Regression Testing
8 21 (26.25%) Automated Testing
8 21 (26.25%) Automation Testing
9 17 (21.25%) Test Scripting
10 16 (20.00%) Manual Testing
11 12 (15.00%) Software Testing
11 12 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (13.75%) E-Commerce
13 10 (12.50%) Kanban
13 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
14 9 (11.25%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (10.00%) CRM
16 7 (8.75%) Performance Testing
16 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.75%) Java
2 28 (35.00%) C#
3 21 (26.25%) SQL
4 19 (23.75%) Ruby
5 13 (16.25%) Python
6 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.25%) PHP
8 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.50%) VBA
9 2 (2.50%) Scala
9 2 (2.50%) VBScript
9 2 (2.50%) Perl
10 1 (1.25%) C++
10 1 (1.25%) VB
10 1 (1.25%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.25%) Korn
10 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Degree
2 9 (11.25%) ISEB
3 6 (7.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.75%) HND
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Puppet
1 5 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.25%) Ansible
2 4 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Oracle
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.25%) HP
4 3 (3.75%) Telerik
5 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
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