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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Automation Engineer
Rank 841 819 830
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 27 82 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.074% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.078% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 24 72 35
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £35,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +18.05%
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
98006 104685 98144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.59% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80950 85693 82553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
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 27 April 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 27 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 18 £47,500 - 2
South East -5 7 £55,000 +15.78%
East of England +16 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 - 1
QA Automation Engineer
UK

QA Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 65 (100.00%) QA
2 55 (84.62%) Selenium
3 45 (69.23%) Test Automation
4 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (52.31%) WebDriver
6 33 (50.77%) Java
7 31 (47.69%) SQL
8 25 (38.46%) C#
8 25 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (32.31%) Cucumber
10 20 (30.77%) Finance
11 19 (29.23%) BDD
11 19 (29.23%) Ruby
11 19 (29.23%) Degree
11 19 (29.23%) Automation Testing
12 18 (27.69%) Scrum
13 17 (26.15%) .NET
13 17 (26.15%) XML
14 16 (24.62%) Python
14 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
14 16 (24.62%) Web Services
15 15 (23.08%) Visual Studio
15 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
15 15 (23.08%) Test Scripting
15 15 (23.08%) Jenkins
15 15 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (21.54%) TDD
17 13 (20.00%) Computer Science
18 12 (18.46%) Automated Testing
18 12 (18.46%) Games

QA Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (1.54%) CMS
1 1 (1.54%) uiautomator
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 55 (84.62%) Selenium
2 34 (52.31%) WebDriver
3 21 (32.31%) Cucumber
4 15 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 15 (23.08%) Visual Studio
5 11 (16.92%) JUnit
5 11 (16.92%) JIRA
6 10 (15.38%) Subversion
7 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
7 9 (13.85%) RSpec
8 8 (12.31%) JBehave
8 8 (12.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (12.31%) Firebug
9 7 (10.77%) SpecFlow
10 6 (9.23%) Fiddler
11 5 (7.69%) NUnit
11 5 (7.69%) TeamCity
11 5 (7.69%) Calabash
11 5 (7.69%) MbUnit
12 4 (6.15%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Games
3 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
4 6 (9.23%) Online Betting
4 6 (9.23%) Retail
5 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) Publishing
6 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) .NET
1 17 (26.15%) XML
2 16 (24.62%) Web Services
3 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
3 8 (12.31%) Gherkin
4 6 (9.23%) JSON
5 4 (6.15%) HTML
5 4 (6.15%) CSS
6 3 (4.62%) XSLT
6 3 (4.62%) LAMP
7 2 (3.08%) jQuery
7 2 (3.08%) J2EE
8 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.54%) SOAP
8 1 (1.54%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.54%) Middleware
8 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.54%) REST
8 1 (1.54%) WPF
8 1 (1.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) Social Media
4 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.08%) Social Network
6 1 (1.54%) Open Source
6 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Linux
2 8 (12.31%) UNIX
3 7 (10.77%) Windows
4 4 (6.15%) Android
4 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (29.23%) BDD
4 19 (29.23%) Automation Testing
5 18 (27.69%) Scrum
6 15 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 14 (21.54%) TDD
8 12 (18.46%) Automated Testing
9 10 (15.38%) Software Testing
10 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
11 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (10.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (9.23%) Compatibility Testing
12 6 (9.23%) B2C
12 6 (9.23%) Regression Testing
13 5 (7.69%) Manual Testing
13 5 (7.69%) Kanban
14 4 (6.15%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.77%) Java
2 31 (47.69%) SQL
3 25 (38.46%) C#
4 19 (29.23%) Ruby
5 16 (24.62%) Python
5 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.23%) Scala
7 4 (6.15%) Perl
7 4 (6.15%) C++
8 3 (4.62%) PHP
9 2 (3.08%) R
10 1 (1.54%) XQuery
10 1 (1.54%) XPath
10 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (29.23%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) ISEB
2 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) Sony
3 2 (3.08%) Google
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