The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had QA Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation QA Engineer
UK / England
Rank 662 742 785
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 160 155 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 133 146 133
Median salary £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.04%

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
76013 90271 93167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.46% 96.52% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 63587 76564 78024
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QA Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +43 78 £60,000 +20.00% 16
South East +67 29 £37,500 -11.76% 5
North West -3 16 £41,500 +18.57%
West Midlands +13 14 - - 1
East of England +11 10 £40,000 +6.66% 2
East Midlands +19 8 £56,250 +60.71%
Yorkshire +17 2 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South West - 2 £51,250 - 1
QA Automation Engineer
UK

QA Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, QA Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 283 (100.00%) QA
2 235 (83.04%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (74.20%) Selenium
4 149 (52.65%) Java
5 126 (44.52%) BDD
6 122 (43.11%) Test Automation
7 113 (39.93%) Scrum
8 110 (38.87%) Cucumber
9 103 (36.40%) Automated Testing
10 101 (35.69%) QA Automation
11 86 (30.39%) TDD
12 78 (27.56%) SQL
13 75 (26.50%) WebDriver
14 72 (25.44%) C#
15 69 (24.38%) Ruby
16 63 (22.26%) Python
17 59 (20.85%) Finance
18 58 (20.49%) Manual Testing
19 57 (20.14%) Automation Testing
20 53 (18.73%) Continuous Integration
21 52 (18.37%) Git (software)
22 47 (16.61%) Test Scripting
23 46 (16.25%) Regression Testing
24 44 (15.55%) Mobile App
25 43 (15.19%) JavaScript
26 39 (13.78%) Kanban
27 38 (13.43%) Functional Testing
28 37 (13.07%) JUnit
28 37 (13.07%) Software Engineering
29 36 (12.72%) Test Strategy

QA Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.47%) SaaS
4 2 (0.71%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.59%) Internet
2 5 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) VLAN
3 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.71%) MySQL
2 9 (3.18%) Big Data
3 6 (2.12%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.77%) HBase
4 5 (1.77%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.71%) InfluxDB
6 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 210 (74.20%) Selenium
2 110 (38.87%) Cucumber
3 75 (26.50%) WebDriver
4 52 (18.37%) Git (software)
5 37 (13.07%) JUnit
6 35 (12.37%) JMeter
7 34 (12.01%) Appium
8 32 (11.31%) JIRA
9 27 (9.54%) SpecFlow
10 26 (9.19%) SoapUI
11 25 (8.83%) Jenkins
12 17 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (5.65%) Maven
14 12 (4.24%) Calabash
15 11 (3.89%) Gatling
16 10 (3.53%) Capybara
16 10 (3.53%) HP UFT
17 9 (3.18%) Hudson
18 8 (2.83%) Fiddler
18 8 (2.83%) NUnit
General
1 59 (20.85%) Finance
2 10 (3.53%) Banking
2 10 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.83%) Back Office
3 8 (2.83%) Games
4 7 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.12%) Retail
6 3 (1.06%) Law
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
7 2 (0.71%) Electronics
7 2 (0.71%) Front Office
7 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.89%) Web Services
2 26 (9.19%) REST
3 25 (8.83%) .NET
4 20 (7.07%) XML
5 18 (6.36%) Gherkin
6 13 (4.59%) HTML
7 10 (3.53%) RESTful
8 9 (3.18%) Node.js
8 9 (3.18%) React
8 9 (3.18%) SOAP
9 7 (2.47%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (2.47%) HTML5
10 5 (1.77%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (1.06%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.06%) Spring
12 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.71%) Behat
12 2 (0.71%) CSS
12 2 (0.71%) Swagger
12 2 (0.71%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.55%) Mobile App
2 14 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (2.47%) iPad
3 7 (2.47%) RIA
4 4 (1.41%) Arduino
4 4 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.41%) Credit Derivative
4 4 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.41%) Derivative
4 4 (1.41%) Fixed Income
4 4 (1.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 4 (1.41%) Mobile Games
4 4 (1.41%) Online Games
4 4 (1.41%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.41%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.71%) Social Media
5 2 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.37%) Linux
2 34 (12.01%) Apple iOS
3 33 (11.66%) Android
4 23 (8.13%) Windows
5 22 (7.77%) Unix
6 1 (0.35%) Debian
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (83.04%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (44.52%) BDD
3 122 (43.11%) Test Automation
4 113 (39.93%) Scrum
5 103 (36.40%) Automated Testing
6 101 (35.69%) QA Automation
7 86 (30.39%) TDD
8 58 (20.49%) Manual Testing
9 57 (20.14%) Automation Testing
10 53 (18.73%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (16.61%) Test Scripting
12 46 (16.25%) Regression Testing
13 39 (13.78%) Kanban
14 38 (13.43%) Functional Testing
15 37 (13.07%) Software Engineering
16 36 (12.72%) Test Strategy
17 28 (9.89%) OO
18 26 (9.19%) API Testing
19 23 (8.13%) Defect Management
19 23 (8.13%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (52.65%) Java
2 78 (27.56%) SQL
3 72 (25.44%) C#
4 69 (24.38%) Ruby
5 63 (22.26%) Python
6 43 (15.19%) JavaScript
7 22 (7.77%) PHP
8 15 (5.30%) C++
9 12 (4.24%) Groovy
10 10 (3.53%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.18%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.83%) Perl
13 6 (2.12%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.41%) Scala
14 4 (1.41%) VBScript
15 3 (1.06%) C
16 1 (0.35%) Clojure
16 1 (0.35%) SPARQL
16 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (9.89%) ISEB
2 16 (5.65%) ISTQB
3 15 (5.30%) Degree
4 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (100.00%) QA
2 32 (11.31%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Firmware
2 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.41%) Ansible
3 3 (1.06%) Capistrano
3 3 (1.06%) Puppet
3 3 (1.06%) Salt
4 2 (0.71%) Grafana
Vendors
1 11 (3.89%) Microsoft
1 11 (3.89%) Oracle
2 6 (2.12%) HP
3 5 (1.77%) VMware
4 4 (1.41%) Sun
5 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.35%) hybris
5 1 (0.35%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Private medical insurance
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits+Perks
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Shares given + Unlimited holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum +bonus,Pension,Health (full bens)
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
View My Chain
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + good bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago