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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Automation Engineer
Rank 807 790 792
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 33 64 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.066% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.070% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 29 60 51
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
91484 91720 93604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.46% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 75958 74696 79606
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -4 22 £45,000 -5.26% 3
South East -25 7 £45,000 -5.26% 2
South West -23 3 £36,000 -4.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
QA Automation Engineer
UK

QA Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 43 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (64.62%) Test Automation
5 38 (58.46%) WebDriver
6 34 (52.31%) SQL
7 32 (49.23%) Java
8 28 (43.08%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (38.46%) C#
10 23 (35.38%) Web Services
10 23 (35.38%) Test Scripting
11 22 (33.85%) Cucumber
12 21 (32.31%) BDD
13 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
14 19 (29.23%) JIRA
15 18 (27.69%) Degree
15 18 (27.69%) Finance
15 18 (27.69%) .NET
15 18 (27.69%) Automation Testing
16 17 (26.15%) Jenkins
16 17 (26.15%) XML
17 16 (24.62%) Visual Studio
17 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
18 15 (23.08%) Ruby
18 15 (23.08%) Scrum
18 15 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
19 14 (21.54%) Games
20 13 (20.00%) Python
20 13 (20.00%) Computer Science
21 12 (18.46%) Automated Testing

QA Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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%) uiautomator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 55 (84.62%) Selenium
2 38 (58.46%) WebDriver
3 22 (33.85%) Cucumber
4 19 (29.23%) JIRA
5 17 (26.15%) Jenkins
6 16 (24.62%) Visual Studio
7 10 (15.38%) JUnit
7 10 (15.38%) Subversion
8 8 (12.31%) Firebug
8 8 (12.31%) JMeter
8 8 (12.31%) SpecFlow
8 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
8 8 (12.31%) JBehave
9 7 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (9.23%) RSpec
10 6 (9.23%) TeamCity
10 6 (9.23%) Calabash
10 6 (9.23%) Fiddler
11 5 (7.69%) NUnit
11 5 (7.69%) MbUnit
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Games
3 6 (9.23%) Retail
3 6 (9.23%) Online Betting
3 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.62%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.38%) Web Services
2 18 (27.69%) .NET
3 17 (26.15%) XML
4 8 (12.31%) LAMP
4 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
4 8 (12.31%) Gherkin
5 6 (9.23%) JSON
6 5 (7.69%) HTML
6 5 (7.69%) CSS
7 4 (6.15%) SOAP
8 3 (4.62%) XSLT
8 3 (4.62%) REST
9 2 (3.08%) jQuery
9 2 (3.08%) J2EE
10 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.54%) XML Schema
10 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Social Media
5 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.08%) Social Network
7 1 (1.54%) Open Source
7 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) UNIX
1 9 (13.85%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) Windows
3 3 (4.62%) Android
3 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (64.62%) Test Automation
3 28 (43.08%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (35.38%) Test Scripting
5 21 (32.31%) BDD
6 18 (27.69%) Automation Testing
7 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
8 15 (23.08%) Scrum
9 12 (18.46%) Automated Testing
10 11 (16.92%) TDD
11 10 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (15.38%) Software Testing
12 8 (12.31%) Workflow
12 8 (12.31%) Load Testing
12 8 (12.31%) Test Strategy
13 6 (9.23%) User Stories
13 6 (9.23%) Compatibility Testing
13 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
13 6 (9.23%) B2C
14 5 (7.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (52.31%) SQL
2 32 (49.23%) Java
3 25 (38.46%) C#
4 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 15 (23.08%) Ruby
6 13 (20.00%) Python
7 9 (13.85%) PHP
8 6 (9.23%) Scala
9 5 (7.69%) C++
10 3 (4.62%) Perl
11 2 (3.08%) R
12 1 (1.54%) XQuery
12 1 (1.54%) XPath
12 1 (1.54%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) ISEB
3 5 (7.69%) VCP4
3 5 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) Sony
2 2 (3.08%) Google
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