The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Automation Engineer
Rank 757 812 817
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 113 29 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.028% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.030% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 106 29 48
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -20.50%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101620 95984 106229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 83829 80449 91820
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Automation Engineer
UK

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 +22 75 £52,500 +5.00% 11
South East +13 18 £47,500 +5.55% 3
South West -10 13 £35,000 -11.94%
East of England - 6 £41,250 - 1
North West - 4 £30,000 - 1
East Midlands -7 2 £38,750 +3.33%
QA Automation Engineer
UK

QA Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 197 (100.00%) QA
2 163 (82.74%) Selenium
3 115 (58.38%) Test Automation
4 101 (51.27%) Java
5 94 (47.72%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (42.64%) Cucumber
6 84 (42.64%) BDD
7 82 (41.62%) C#
8 73 (37.06%) Degree
9 60 (30.46%) Finance
10 59 (29.95%) .NET
11 56 (28.43%) Scrum
11 56 (28.43%) Test Strategy
11 56 (28.43%) WebDriver
12 54 (27.41%) Software Engineering
13 47 (23.86%) Test Scripting
14 46 (23.35%) SQL
15 44 (22.34%) TDD
16 43 (21.83%) Mathematics
16 43 (21.83%) User Stories
17 41 (20.81%) Microsoft
17 41 (20.81%) WinRunner
18 39 (19.80%) JUnit
19 37 (18.78%) C++
20 36 (18.27%) JavaScript
21 35 (17.77%) Linux
21 35 (17.77%) Analytics
21 35 (17.77%) JBehave
22 34 (17.26%) Open Source
22 34 (17.26%) Ruby

QA Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 13 (6.60%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.54%) Apache
3 3 (1.52%) Confluence
3 3 (1.52%) Node.js
4 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.51%) Lync
Business Applications
1 11 (5.58%) Magento
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.54%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (1.52%) Redis
2 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.52%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (1.52%) MySQL
2 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 163 (82.74%) Selenium
2 84 (42.64%) Cucumber
3 56 (28.43%) WebDriver
4 41 (20.81%) WinRunner
5 39 (19.80%) JUnit
6 35 (17.77%) JBehave
7 21 (10.66%) JIRA
8 20 (10.15%) SpecFlow
8 20 (10.15%) TestComplete
9 19 (9.64%) QuickTest Pro
10 17 (8.63%) Ranorex
11 16 (8.12%) Maven
12 15 (7.61%) JMeter
12 15 (7.61%) Hudson
13 14 (7.11%) Visual Studio
13 14 (7.11%) Subversion
14 13 (6.60%) jMock
15 12 (6.09%) PHPUnit
15 12 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (5.08%) WATIR
General
1 60 (30.46%) Finance
2 4 (2.03%) Games
3 2 (1.02%) Banking
3 2 (1.02%) Legal
3 2 (1.02%) Publishing
4 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (29.95%) .NET
2 31 (15.74%) Web Services
3 29 (14.72%) Gherkin
4 25 (12.69%) .NET Framework
5 18 (9.14%) HTML
5 18 (9.14%) J2EE
6 17 (8.63%) CSS
7 15 (7.61%) RESTful
8 14 (7.11%) HTML5
8 14 (7.11%) JSON
9 13 (6.60%) XML
9 13 (6.60%) SOAP
10 12 (6.09%) Spring
11 10 (5.08%) CSS3
12 4 (2.03%) Django
13 3 (1.52%) Backbone.js
13 3 (1.52%) Memcached
13 3 (1.52%) Natural Language Processing
13 3 (1.52%) FFmpeg
13 3 (1.52%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.83%) Mathematics
2 34 (17.26%) Open Source
3 17 (8.63%) Client/Server
4 16 (8.12%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (5.58%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.05%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.54%) iPhone
7 5 (2.54%) iPad
8 3 (1.52%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.51%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.51%) Physics
9 1 (0.51%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.77%) Linux
2 11 (5.58%) UNIX
3 9 (4.57%) Windows
4 3 (1.52%) Android
4 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (58.38%) Test Automation
2 94 (47.72%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (42.64%) BDD
4 56 (28.43%) Scrum
4 56 (28.43%) Test Strategy
5 54 (27.41%) Software Engineering
6 47 (23.86%) Test Scripting
7 44 (22.34%) TDD
8 43 (21.83%) User Stories
9 35 (17.77%) Analytics
10 33 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (15.23%) Automation Testing
12 29 (14.72%) Regression Testing
13 27 (13.71%) OO
14 22 (11.17%) E-Commerce
15 19 (9.64%) Automated Testing
16 17 (8.63%) RAD
17 15 (7.61%) Performance Testing
17 15 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
18 13 (6.60%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (51.27%) Java
2 82 (41.62%) C#
3 46 (23.35%) SQL
4 37 (18.78%) C++
5 36 (18.27%) JavaScript
6 34 (17.26%) Ruby
7 26 (13.20%) PHP
8 25 (12.69%) Python
9 14 (7.11%) Delphi
10 8 (4.06%) Perl
11 5 (2.54%) C
12 3 (1.52%) Scala
13 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 73 (37.06%) Degree
2 7 (3.55%) ISEB
3 5 (2.54%) Sun Certification
3 5 (2.54%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) Gluster
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (7.11%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (20.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.55%) Oracle
3 2 (1.02%) JBoss
3 2 (1.02%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.51%) Facebook
4 1 (0.51%) VMware
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