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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Automation Engineer
Rank 785 787 816
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 95 59 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.059% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.063% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 83 52 62
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.40%
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
99334 94125 105556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81237 79015 90798
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 +22 65 £52,500 +5.00% 3
South East -4 13 £48,750 +39.28% 2
South West -22 6 £35,000 -6.66%
East of England - 6 £42,500 -
East Midlands -5 3 £38,750 +3.33%
North West - 2 £30,000 -
QA Automation Engineer
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QA Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 208 (100.00%) QA
2 171 (82.21%) Selenium
3 168 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (55.77%) Java
5 115 (55.29%) Test Automation
6 102 (49.04%) BDD
7 83 (39.90%) Cucumber
8 69 (33.17%) Degree
9 67 (32.21%) C#
9 67 (32.21%) Scrum
10 66 (31.73%) Test Scripting
11 65 (31.25%) WebDriver
12 64 (30.77%) Software Engineering
13 61 (29.33%) TDD
14 58 (27.88%) Analytical Skills
15 54 (25.96%) Finance
16 52 (25.00%) SQL
17 49 (23.56%) Test Strategy
18 47 (22.60%) JavaScript
19 46 (22.12%) User Stories
20 44 (21.15%) JUnit
21 41 (19.71%) .NET
21 41 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
21 41 (19.71%) Automation Testing
22 39 (18.75%) Open Source
23 37 (17.79%) JBehave
24 36 (17.31%) PHP
24 36 (17.31%) Ruby
25 35 (16.83%) Mathematics
26 34 (16.35%) JIRA

QA Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 13 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.40%) Apache
3 3 (1.44%) Confluence
3 3 (1.44%) Node.js
4 2 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.96%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) Drupal
5 1 (0.48%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (6.73%) Magento
2 2 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.25%) SaaS
3 12 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.48%) DNS
2 1 (0.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.88%) MySQL
3 3 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.44%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.44%) Redis
3 3 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 171 (82.21%) Selenium
2 83 (39.90%) Cucumber
3 65 (31.25%) WebDriver
4 44 (21.15%) JUnit
5 37 (17.79%) JBehave
6 34 (16.35%) JIRA
7 32 (15.38%) WinRunner
8 26 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
9 25 (12.02%) JMeter
10 24 (11.54%) SpecFlow
11 19 (9.13%) Jenkins
12 18 (8.65%) Maven
12 18 (8.65%) Hudson
13 16 (7.69%) PHPUnit
14 15 (7.21%) Subversion
14 15 (7.21%) Visual Studio
15 13 (6.25%) jMock
15 13 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (6.25%) TestComplete
16 10 (4.81%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 54 (25.96%) Finance
2 5 (2.40%) Publishing
3 4 (1.92%) Games
4 2 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.48%) Back Office
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) German Language
5 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.48%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.71%) .NET
2 30 (14.42%) Web Services
3 28 (13.46%) Gherkin
4 21 (10.10%) J2EE
5 19 (9.13%) HTML
6 18 (8.65%) HTML5
7 16 (7.69%) RESTful
8 15 (7.21%) .NET Framework
9 14 (6.73%) JSON
9 14 (6.73%) XML
9 14 (6.73%) CSS
10 13 (6.25%) SOAP
10 13 (6.25%) Spring
11 10 (4.81%) CSS3
12 8 (3.85%) LAMP
13 4 (1.92%) Django
14 3 (1.44%) Natural Language Processing
14 3 (1.44%) FFmpeg
14 3 (1.44%) Backbone.js
14 3 (1.44%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 58 (27.88%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (18.75%) Open Source
3 35 (16.83%) Mathematics
4 19 (9.13%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.81%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.44%) iPhone
8 3 (1.44%) iPad
9 2 (0.96%) User Experience
10 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.48%) Social Network
10 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.48%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.90%) Linux
2 15 (7.21%) UNIX
3 6 (2.88%) Android
3 6 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.44%) Windows
5 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (55.29%) Test Automation
3 102 (49.04%) BDD
4 67 (32.21%) Scrum
5 66 (31.73%) Test Scripting
6 64 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 61 (29.33%) TDD
8 49 (23.56%) Test Strategy
9 46 (22.12%) User Stories
10 41 (19.71%) Automation Testing
10 41 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (14.90%) Regression Testing
12 28 (13.46%) Automated Testing
13 25 (12.02%) Analytics
14 21 (10.10%) Performance Testing
15 19 (9.13%) Software Testing
15 19 (9.13%) E-Commerce
16 16 (7.69%) OO
16 16 (7.69%) Workflow
17 14 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 116 (55.77%) Java
2 67 (32.21%) C#
3 52 (25.00%) SQL
4 47 (22.60%) JavaScript
5 36 (17.31%) PHP
5 36 (17.31%) Ruby
6 32 (15.38%) C++
7 29 (13.94%) Python
8 12 (5.77%) Delphi
9 8 (3.85%) Perl
10 5 (2.40%) C
11 4 (1.92%) Scala
12 2 (0.96%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.48%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.48%) XPath
13 1 (0.48%) Lua
13 1 (0.48%) Groovy
13 1 (0.48%) VBScript
13 1 (0.48%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 69 (33.17%) Degree
2 10 (4.81%) ISEB
3 6 (2.88%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.40%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.48%) PhD
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.44%) Gluster
2 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (6.73%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.48%) Ansible
3 1 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.88%) Oracle
3 2 (0.96%) JBoss
3 2 (0.96%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.48%) VMware
4 1 (0.48%) Zend
4 1 (0.48%) Facebook
4 1 (0.48%) HP
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