The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Test Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 637 632 717
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 263 310 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 235 284 227
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Test 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
88317 96662 103275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.36% 96.21% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 75019 81021 84081
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the England region.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Trend in England

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Test 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 Test Automation Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -16 75 £50,000 -9.09% 18
South East +21 68 £46,250 -2.63% 8
East of England +39 45 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire +24 34 £42,500 +6.25% 7
North West +17 12 £45,000 - 5
East Midlands +9 10 £39,000 +20.00% 3
West Midlands -7 9 £42,500 +21.42%
South West -2 7 £36,250 +3.57% 1
North East - 4 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Test Automation Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 364 (71.37%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (66.86%) Test Automation
3 295 (57.84%) Selenium
4 266 (52.16%) Java
5 239 (46.86%) QA
6 176 (34.51%) BDD
7 169 (33.14%) Cucumber
8 145 (28.43%) Automation Testing
9 143 (28.04%) Finance
10 137 (26.86%) SQL
11 133 (26.08%) C#
11 133 (26.08%) Python
12 132 (25.88%) Scrum
13 130 (25.49%) TDD
14 116 (22.75%) Automated Testing
15 103 (20.20%) WebDriver
16 102 (20.00%) ISEB
17 99 (19.41%) Ruby
17 99 (19.41%) ISTQB
18 97 (19.02%) JIRA
19 96 (18.82%) Jenkins
20 95 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
21 88 (17.25%) Test Scripting
21 88 (17.25%) Software Testing
22 85 (16.67%) Degree
23 73 (14.31%) Linux
24 71 (13.92%) Web Services
25 69 (13.53%) Test Strategy
26 65 (12.75%) JUnit
27 64 (12.55%) Software Engineering

Test 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 12 (2.35%) Confluence
2 6 (1.18%) IIS
3 3 (0.59%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.39%) Apache
4 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.20%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 17 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.75%) SaaS
2 8 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.37%) GitHub
4 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.29%) Internet
2 6 (1.18%) HTTP
3 4 (0.78%) SSH
3 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.59%) DSL
5 1 (0.20%) ATM
5 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.20%) RS-232
5 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.55%) Big Data
3 10 (1.96%) MySQL
3 10 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.18%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.98%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.59%) Apache Accumulo
7 3 (0.59%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.39%) DB2
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 295 (57.84%) Selenium
2 169 (33.14%) Cucumber
3 103 (20.20%) WebDriver
4 97 (19.02%) JIRA
5 96 (18.82%) Jenkins
6 65 (12.75%) JUnit
7 61 (11.96%) SoapUI
8 52 (10.20%) Git (software)
9 50 (9.80%) SpecFlow
10 42 (8.24%) HP UFT
11 39 (7.65%) JMeter
12 35 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 27 (5.29%) JBehave
13 27 (5.29%) Subversion
14 22 (4.31%) Maven
15 21 (4.12%) Appium
16 20 (3.92%) NUnit
16 20 (3.92%) TestNG
17 18 (3.53%) WATIR
18 17 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 143 (28.04%) Finance
2 38 (7.45%) Banking
3 29 (5.69%) Legal
3 29 (5.69%) Retail
4 20 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.53%) Games
6 13 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.35%) Marketing
8 11 (2.16%) Back Office
9 10 (1.96%) Electronics
9 10 (1.96%) Front Office
10 6 (1.18%) Law
10 6 (1.18%) Publishing
11 5 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
13 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (13.92%) Web Services
2 59 (11.57%) RESTful
3 56 (10.98%) .NET
4 53 (10.39%) REST
4 53 (10.39%) XML
5 49 (9.61%) Gherkin
6 32 (6.27%) HTML
7 30 (5.88%) SOAP
8 19 (3.73%) CSS
9 18 (3.53%) Spring
10 14 (2.75%) ASP.NET
10 14 (2.75%) Hibernate
11 12 (2.35%) Node.js
12 11 (2.16%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.57%) Ajax
13 8 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
13 8 (1.57%) J2EE
13 8 (1.57%) JSON
14 7 (1.37%) JMS
14 7 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.84%) Mobile App
2 37 (7.25%) Computer Science
3 31 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.92%) RIA
5 16 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (2.75%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.96%) Fintech
8 9 (1.76%) iPad
9 7 (1.37%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.18%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.18%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.98%) Online Games
12 4 (0.78%) Health Informatics
12 4 (0.78%) Home Automation
12 4 (0.78%) Informatics
12 4 (0.78%) Mobile Games
12 4 (0.78%) Online Gambling
12 4 (0.78%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.78%) Wiki
13 3 (0.59%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 73 (14.31%) Linux
2 43 (8.43%) Unix
3 39 (7.65%) Windows
4 25 (4.90%) Android
5 24 (4.71%) Apple iOS
6 17 (3.33%) Solaris
7 5 (0.98%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (71.37%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (66.86%) Test Automation
3 176 (34.51%) BDD
4 145 (28.43%) Automation Testing
5 132 (25.88%) Scrum
6 130 (25.49%) TDD
7 116 (22.75%) Automated Testing
8 95 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
9 88 (17.25%) Software Testing
9 88 (17.25%) Test Scripting
10 69 (13.53%) Test Strategy
11 64 (12.55%) Software Engineering
12 58 (11.37%) Functional Testing
13 57 (11.18%) Manual Testing
14 53 (10.39%) Unit Testing
15 50 (9.80%) API Testing
15 50 (9.80%) Open Source
16 49 (9.61%) User Acceptance Testing
17 46 (9.02%) QA Automation
17 46 (9.02%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 266 (52.16%) Java
2 137 (26.86%) SQL
3 133 (26.08%) C#
3 133 (26.08%) Python
4 99 (19.41%) Ruby
5 41 (8.04%) JavaScript
6 31 (6.08%) C++
6 31 (6.08%) Perl
7 26 (5.10%) PHP
8 25 (4.90%) Bash Shell
9 18 (3.53%) VB
10 12 (2.35%) Groovy
11 10 (1.96%) VBScript
12 7 (1.37%) C
13 6 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.18%) XPath
14 5 (0.98%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.98%) Scala
15 4 (0.78%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (20.00%) ISEB
2 99 (19.41%) ISTQB
3 85 (16.67%) Degree
4 34 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.76%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) HND
10 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (46.86%) QA
2 39 (7.65%) SDET
3 5 (0.98%) Section 508
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.78%) Docker
3 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.20%) Firmware
4 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.20%) vSphere
4 1 (0.20%) Xen
4 1 (0.20%) XenApp
4 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.59%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 53 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.06%) HP
3 22 (4.31%) Oracle
4 9 (1.76%) VMware
5 8 (1.57%) Rally
6 7 (1.37%) SAP
7 6 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.78%) IBM
8 4 (0.78%) Sun
8 4 (0.78%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.59%) Google
10 2 (0.39%) Apple
10 2 (0.39%) Sophos
11 1 (0.20%) Cadence
11 1 (0.20%) Cisco
11 1 (0.20%) Citrix
11 1 (0.20%) Dell
11 1 (0.20%) Facebook
11 1 (0.20%) NetApp
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum £30k - £55k basic salary + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + employer only pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Energon People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + equity
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: circa £40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Pro-Quest
Salary: 40000-45000 Per Annum +bonus+benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £40,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Rotherham
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago