The table below looks at the statistics for the Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation Engineer
Rank 826 875 826
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 46 49 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.043% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.046% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 39 43 38
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £33,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.07%
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
98311 106681 98632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81285 87325 83033
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 £27,000 £27,000
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%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 21 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +36 18 £50,000 - 3
South East +14 15 £43,900 +9.75% 2
East Midlands +11 4 £40,000 +24.03%
South West -16 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £32,500 -
East of England +30 2 £40,250 +0.62% 1
West Midlands -20 1 £35,000 -24.32%
Test Automation Engineer
UK

Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 100 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 62 (62.00%) Java
2 62 (62.00%) SQL
3 55 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (51.00%) Selenium
5 46 (46.00%) QA
6 37 (37.00%) C#
7 32 (32.00%) Software Testing
8 31 (31.00%) Perl
9 30 (30.00%) WebDriver
10 29 (29.00%) UNIX
10 29 (29.00%) TDD
11 27 (27.00%) Automation Testing
12 26 (26.00%) Jenkins
12 26 (26.00%) Cucumber
12 26 (26.00%) BDD
13 25 (25.00%) Degree
14 22 (22.00%) ISTQB
14 22 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (21.00%) Subversion
15 21 (21.00%) Maven
15 21 (21.00%) Git (software)
15 21 (21.00%) T-SQL
16 20 (20.00%) Validation
16 20 (20.00%) Waterfall
16 20 (20.00%) JIRA
17 18 (18.00%) Shell Script
17 18 (18.00%) Python
17 18 (18.00%) Test Planning
18 17 (17.00%) Microsoft

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.00%) Apache
1 4 (4.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) GitHub
2 2 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) MPLS
2 1 (1.00%) 2G
2 1 (1.00%) RNC
2 1 (1.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.00%) LTE
2 1 (1.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.00%) DHCP
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) MySQL
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 51 (51.00%) Selenium
2 30 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 26 (26.00%) Cucumber
3 26 (26.00%) Jenkins
4 21 (21.00%) Git (software)
4 21 (21.00%) Subversion
4 21 (21.00%) Maven
5 20 (20.00%) JIRA
6 13 (13.00%) Hudson
6 13 (13.00%) SoapUI
7 11 (11.00%) JUnit
7 11 (11.00%) JMeter
8 10 (10.00%) JBehave
9 9 (9.00%) Bugzilla
9 9 (9.00%) WATIR
10 7 (7.00%) SpecFlow
11 6 (6.00%) Calabash
11 6 (6.00%) NUnit
12 5 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.00%) Struts
1 17 (17.00%) Swing
1 17 (17.00%) SWT
1 17 (17.00%) RESTful
2 12 (12.00%) Web Services
3 10 (10.00%) XML
4 9 (9.00%) .NET
5 8 (8.00%) Gherkin
6 5 (5.00%) REST
7 4 (4.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.00%) WinForms
8 3 (3.00%) WPF
9 2 (2.00%) JSON
9 2 (2.00%) SOAP
10 1 (1.00%) HTML
10 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.00%) CSS
10 1 (1.00%) XML Schema
10 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (8.00%) Mobile Banking
1 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Open Source
3 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.00%) UNIX
2 8 (8.00%) Windows
3 4 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Android
4 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 55 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (32.00%) Software Testing
4 29 (29.00%) TDD
5 27 (27.00%) Automation Testing
6 26 (26.00%) BDD
7 22 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 20 (20.00%) Validation
9 18 (18.00%) Test Planning
10 17 (17.00%) Test Scripting
11 16 (16.00%) Software Engineering
12 14 (14.00%) Automated Testing
13 12 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (12.00%) Scrum
13 12 (12.00%) Software Delivery
14 11 (11.00%) Performance Testing
15 9 (9.00%) Load Testing
15 9 (9.00%) Unit Testing
16 7 (7.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 62 (62.00%) Java
1 62 (62.00%) SQL
2 37 (37.00%) C#
3 31 (31.00%) Perl
4 21 (21.00%) T-SQL
5 18 (18.00%) Python
5 18 (18.00%) Shell Script
6 11 (11.00%) Ruby
7 8 (8.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.00%) Tcl
9 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.00%) C++
10 1 (1.00%) XQuery
10 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.00%) XPath
10 1 (1.00%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 25 (25.00%) Degree
2 22 (22.00%) ISTQB
3 16 (16.00%) ISEB
4 3 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (46.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (1.00%) Google
3 1 (1.00%) WorldPay
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