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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Automation Engineer
Rank 821 778 816
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 46 110 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.10% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.11% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 44 103 31
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,750
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.91%
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
96246 103337 95812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.46% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 80520 85095 80045
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -27 26 £51,000 -2.85% 2
Yorkshire - 8 £42,500 - 2
East of England +16 4 £36,250 -14.70%
South East -3 3 £43,500 -8.42% 2
South West -20 2 £31,500 -10.00%
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands +5 1 £37,500 -3.22%
QA Automation Engineer
UK

QA Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 75 (100.00%) QA
2 54 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (72.00%) Selenium
3 39 (52.00%) Java
3 39 (52.00%) Test Automation
4 27 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (36.00%) Scrum
5 26 (34.67%) C#
6 25 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 24 (32.00%) BDD
8 23 (30.67%) TDD
8 23 (30.67%) Cucumber
8 23 (30.67%) WebDriver
9 21 (28.00%) Finance
10 20 (26.67%) SQL
11 18 (24.00%) Ruby
12 16 (21.33%) Automated Testing
12 16 (21.33%) Regression Testing
13 15 (20.00%) Linux
13 15 (20.00%) Degree
14 14 (18.67%) Python
15 13 (17.33%) .NET
15 13 (17.33%) JIRA
16 12 (16.00%) Test Scripting
17 11 (14.67%) Manual Testing
17 11 (14.67%) RSpec
18 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
18 10 (13.33%) Software Testing
18 10 (13.33%) Oracle
18 10 (13.33%) JavaScript

QA Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (1.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) PaaS
2 1 (1.33%) IaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) LDAP
2 1 (1.33%) LAN
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) MySQL
2 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.67%) Big Data
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (72.00%) Selenium
2 23 (30.67%) WebDriver
2 23 (30.67%) Cucumber
3 13 (17.33%) JIRA
4 11 (14.67%) RSpec
5 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 9 (12.00%) SpecFlow
7 8 (10.67%) JMeter
8 7 (9.33%) Visual Studio
8 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
9 6 (8.00%) NeoLoad
9 6 (8.00%) Maven
10 5 (6.67%) NUnit
10 5 (6.67%) HP UFT
10 5 (6.67%) MbUnit
11 4 (5.33%) JUnit
11 4 (5.33%) WATIR
12 3 (4.00%) Subversion
12 3 (4.00%) Bugzilla
12 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Marketing
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
3 5 (6.67%) Games
4 4 (5.33%) Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Front Office
6 1 (1.33%) Automotive
6 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) .NET
2 9 (12.00%) XML
3 7 (9.33%) Web Services
4 6 (8.00%) HTML
5 4 (5.33%) Apache Flex
6 3 (4.00%) jQuery
6 3 (4.00%) XHTML
6 3 (4.00%) ADO.NET
6 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.00%) RESTful
7 2 (2.67%) REST
7 2 (2.67%) CSS
7 2 (2.67%) SOAP
8 1 (1.33%) J2EE
8 1 (1.33%) Middleware
8 1 (1.33%) WinForms
8 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.33%) OAuth
8 1 (1.33%) WPF
8 1 (1.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.33%) BBC
3 1 (1.33%) Equities
3 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (10.67%) Windows
3 4 (5.33%) UNIX
4 3 (4.00%) Android
4 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (52.00%) Test Automation
3 27 (36.00%) Scrum
3 27 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 24 (32.00%) BDD
6 23 (30.67%) TDD
7 16 (21.33%) Automated Testing
7 16 (21.33%) Regression Testing
8 12 (16.00%) Test Scripting
9 11 (14.67%) Manual Testing
10 10 (13.33%) Software Testing
11 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.00%) Kanban
12 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
12 8 (10.67%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
13 7 (9.33%) CRM
13 7 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (8.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.00%) Java
2 26 (34.67%) C#
3 20 (26.67%) SQL
4 18 (24.00%) Ruby
5 14 (18.67%) Python
6 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.00%) PHP
9 2 (2.67%) VBA
9 2 (2.67%) VBScript
9 2 (2.67%) Perl
10 1 (1.33%) C++
10 1 (1.33%) VB
10 1 (1.33%) C
10 1 (1.33%) Korn
10 1 (1.33%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) ISEB
3 6 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Puppet
1 5 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.67%) Ansible
2 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
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