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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation QA Engineer
Rank 775 813 763
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 121 119 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 109 115 175
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 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
88174 98447 103358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.35% 96.21% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 74876 82625 84143
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -7 48 £47,500 -9.52% 8
South East +46 30 £43,750 +12.90% 2
East of England +21 17 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Midlands - 8 £35,000 -
North West +9 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North East - 4 - -
Yorkshire +8 3 - - 1
West Midlands -10 3 £37,500 -6.25%
South West -6 2 £32,500 -25.71%
QA Automation Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 231 (100.00%) QA
2 203 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (77.06%) Selenium
4 136 (58.87%) Java
5 110 (47.62%) BDD
6 103 (44.59%) Test Automation
7 96 (41.56%) WebDriver
7 96 (41.56%) Scrum
8 90 (38.96%) QA Automation
9 84 (36.36%) Cucumber
10 81 (35.06%) TDD
11 65 (28.14%) Automation Testing
12 63 (27.27%) Ruby
13 61 (26.41%) Finance
14 55 (23.81%) SQL
15 48 (20.78%) Web Services
16 45 (19.48%) API Testing
17 43 (18.61%) C#
17 43 (18.61%) JIRA
18 42 (18.18%) Software Engineering
19 41 (17.75%) Automated Testing
20 39 (16.88%) REST
20 39 (16.88%) XML
21 38 (16.45%) JUnit
21 38 (16.45%) RESTful
22 37 (16.02%) Git (software)
22 37 (16.02%) Manual Testing
23 36 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
24 35 (15.15%) Internet
25 31 (13.42%) Gherkin

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 6 (2.60%) Confluence
2 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.60%) GitHub
2 3 (1.30%) SaaS
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.15%) Internet
2 6 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.30%) HTTP
4 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.03%) MySQL
2 5 (2.16%) Big Data
2 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.16%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.73%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.30%) HBase
5 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 178 (77.06%) Selenium
2 96 (41.56%) WebDriver
3 84 (36.36%) Cucumber
4 43 (18.61%) JIRA
5 38 (16.45%) JUnit
6 37 (16.02%) Git (software)
7 28 (12.12%) Jenkins
8 27 (11.69%) JBehave
9 20 (8.66%) SpecFlow
10 19 (8.23%) RSpec
10 19 (8.23%) SoapUI
11 16 (6.93%) Appium
11 16 (6.93%) HP UFT
11 16 (6.93%) JMeter
12 13 (5.63%) Calabash
13 12 (5.19%) Capybara
13 12 (5.19%) LoadRunner
14 11 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (4.33%) Hudson
16 9 (3.90%) WATIR
General
1 61 (26.41%) Finance
2 16 (6.93%) Games
3 12 (5.19%) Retail
4 11 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.16%) Banking
5 5 (2.16%) Law
5 5 (2.16%) Marketing
5 5 (2.16%) Online Betting
6 4 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (20.78%) Web Services
2 39 (16.88%) REST
2 39 (16.88%) XML
3 38 (16.45%) RESTful
4 31 (13.42%) Gherkin
5 24 (10.39%) .NET
6 14 (6.06%) SOAP
7 9 (3.90%) .NET Framework
7 9 (3.90%) HTML
8 5 (2.16%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.16%) React
9 4 (1.73%) CSS
9 4 (1.73%) J2EE
9 4 (1.73%) JSON
9 4 (1.73%) Node.js
9 4 (1.73%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (1.30%) Ajax
10 3 (1.30%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.87%) Swagger
12 1 (0.43%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.69%) RIA
2 11 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.33%) Online Games
4 9 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.46%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.60%) Fintech
7 5 (2.16%) Social Network
8 4 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.73%) Mobile Games
9 3 (1.30%) User Experience
9 3 (1.30%) Wiki
10 2 (0.87%) Social Media
11 1 (0.43%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.43%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.43%) iPad
11 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.69%) Linux
2 21 (9.09%) Android
2 21 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 18 (7.79%) Windows
4 6 (2.60%) Unix
5 4 (1.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (47.62%) BDD
3 103 (44.59%) Test Automation
4 96 (41.56%) Scrum
5 90 (38.96%) QA Automation
6 81 (35.06%) TDD
7 65 (28.14%) Automation Testing
8 45 (19.48%) API Testing
9 42 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 41 (17.75%) Automated Testing
11 37 (16.02%) Manual Testing
12 36 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (12.55%) Kanban
14 25 (10.82%) Regression Testing
14 25 (10.82%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (9.96%) Functional Testing
16 22 (9.52%) Defect Management
16 22 (9.52%) E-Commerce
17 20 (8.66%) OO
18 19 (8.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 136 (58.87%) Java
2 63 (27.27%) Ruby
3 55 (23.81%) SQL
4 43 (18.61%) C#
5 30 (12.99%) Python
6 19 (8.23%) PHP
7 11 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.46%) VB
9 7 (3.03%) VBScript
10 6 (2.60%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.60%) Perl
11 4 (1.73%) C
11 4 (1.73%) C++
12 3 (1.30%) Groovy
13 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.87%) Scala
14 1 (0.43%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.43%) Korn
14 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (12.99%) ISEB
2 23 (9.96%) ISTQB
3 20 (8.66%) Degree
4 8 (3.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.87%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (12.12%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Firmware
1 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (7.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.19%) HP
3 5 (2.16%) Oracle
4 4 (1.73%) Sun
5 3 (1.30%) SAP
6 2 (0.87%) Apple
7 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.43%) Rally
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.43%) VMware
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