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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Automation Engineer
Rank 802 791 776
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 35 62 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.064% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.067% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 32 57 72
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+24.13% +0.69%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
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 £26,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -25 19 £45,000 +5.88% 5
South East -23 9 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East of England -4 3 £45,000 +5.88%
South West -15 3 £36,000 -4.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
QA Automation Engineer
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QA Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 90 (100.00%) QA
2 73 (81.11%) Selenium
3 70 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (58.89%) Java
5 50 (55.56%) Test Automation
6 47 (52.22%) WebDriver
7 43 (47.78%) Test Scripting
8 39 (43.33%) BDD
9 37 (41.11%) SQL
10 31 (34.44%) Scrum
11 30 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 30 (33.33%) Cucumber
12 29 (32.22%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (32.22%) JIRA
13 27 (30.00%) TDD
14 26 (28.89%) Software Engineering
14 26 (28.89%) Web Services
15 25 (27.78%) Automation Testing
16 24 (26.67%) Jenkins
17 23 (25.56%) C#
18 21 (23.33%) Degree
19 20 (22.22%) Automated Testing
20 19 (21.11%) Software Testing
21 18 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
22 17 (18.89%) PHP
22 17 (18.89%) JUnit
22 17 (18.89%) Finance
23 16 (17.78%) JMeter
24 15 (16.67%) XML
24 15 (16.67%) JBehave

QA Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (1.11%) CMS
1 1 (1.11%) Drupal
1 1 (1.11%) uiautomator
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Magento
1 2 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.11%) DNS
2 1 (1.11%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) MySQL
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 73 (81.11%) Selenium
2 47 (52.22%) WebDriver
3 30 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 29 (32.22%) JIRA
5 24 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 17 (18.89%) JUnit
7 16 (17.78%) JMeter
8 15 (16.67%) JBehave
9 10 (11.11%) SpecFlow
9 10 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (11.11%) Visual Studio
10 9 (10.00%) Subversion
11 8 (8.89%) TeamCity
12 7 (7.78%) Firebug
12 7 (7.78%) Git (software)
13 6 (6.67%) RSpec
13 6 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (6.67%) Calabash
14 5 (5.56%) Fiddler
14 5 (5.56%) Hudson
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Games
3 6 (6.67%) Retail
4 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.56%) Online Betting
5 4 (4.44%) Back Office
6 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.33%) Advertising
7 2 (2.22%) Publishing
8 1 (1.11%) German Language
8 1 (1.11%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.11%) Turkish Language
8 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.89%) Web Services
2 15 (16.67%) XML
3 14 (15.56%) LAMP
4 12 (13.33%) .NET
5 9 (10.00%) Gherkin
6 8 (8.89%) J2EE
6 8 (8.89%) HTML
7 7 (7.78%) .NET Framework
8 6 (6.67%) JSON
9 5 (5.56%) CSS
10 4 (4.44%) REST
10 4 (4.44%) SOAP
11 3 (3.33%) XSLT
11 3 (3.33%) HTML5
12 2 (2.22%) Django
12 2 (2.22%) jQuery
13 1 (1.11%) XML Schema
13 1 (1.11%) Flash
13 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
13 1 (1.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (12.22%) Computer Science
4 9 (10.00%) Open Source
5 4 (4.44%) Social Media
6 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.22%) Social Network
8 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.11%) User Experience
8 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) UNIX
2 9 (10.00%) Linux
3 8 (8.89%) Windows
4 3 (3.33%) Android
4 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 43 (47.78%) Test Scripting
4 39 (43.33%) BDD
5 31 (34.44%) Scrum
6 29 (32.22%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (30.00%) TDD
8 26 (28.89%) Software Engineering
9 25 (27.78%) Automation Testing
10 20 (22.22%) Automated Testing
11 19 (21.11%) Software Testing
12 14 (15.56%) Test Strategy
12 14 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (13.33%) Workflow
13 12 (13.33%) Load Testing
14 11 (12.22%) User Stories
15 6 (6.67%) Manual Testing
15 6 (6.67%) E-Commerce
16 5 (5.56%) B2C
16 5 (5.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (58.89%) Java
2 37 (41.11%) SQL
3 30 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 23 (25.56%) C#
5 17 (18.89%) PHP
6 14 (15.56%) Ruby
7 13 (14.44%) Python
8 6 (6.67%) Scala
8 6 (6.67%) C++
9 3 (3.33%) Perl
10 2 (2.22%) SPARQL
10 2 (2.22%) R
11 1 (1.11%) VBScript
11 1 (1.11%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.11%) XQuery
11 1 (1.11%) Lua
11 1 (1.11%) XPath
11 1 (1.11%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (23.33%) Degree
2 8 (8.89%) ISEB
3 4 (4.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.11%) Ansible
2 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.22%) Google
2 2 (2.22%) Sony
3 1 (1.11%) HP
3 1 (1.11%) Zend
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