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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation Engineer
Rank 786 815 797
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 54 39 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.040% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.043% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 42 29 45
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +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
91484 91720 93604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.46% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 75958 74696 79606
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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
South East +1 21 £42,500 +6.25% 2
London +14 14 £50,000 -9.09% 5
East of England +14 6 £33,000 -23.69%
Yorkshire - 6 £32,500 -
North West -6 3 £32,500 -
South West -27 2 £45,000 +12.50%
East Midlands +11 1 £32,500 +10.16%
West Midlands -27 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Test Automation Engineer
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Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 99 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 68 (68.69%) Java
3 67 (67.68%) SQL
4 48 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (48.48%) QA
5 47 (47.47%) Selenium
6 36 (36.36%) C#
7 35 (35.35%) Software Testing
8 32 (32.32%) UNIX
9 30 (30.30%) Perl
10 27 (27.27%) Degree
10 27 (27.27%) BDD
11 26 (26.26%) TDD
12 25 (25.25%) Cucumber
12 25 (25.25%) WebDriver
13 24 (24.24%) Test Scripting
13 24 (24.24%) Jenkins
14 23 (23.23%) ISTQB
15 22 (22.22%) Automation Testing
16 21 (21.21%) Maven
16 21 (21.21%) Finance
17 19 (19.19%) Shell Script
17 19 (19.19%) Python
17 19 (19.19%) RESTful
17 19 (19.19%) Waterfall
18 18 (18.18%) Git (software)
18 18 (18.18%) Subversion
18 18 (18.18%) JIRA
18 18 (18.18%) Web Services
18 18 (18.18%) T-SQL

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (4.04%) Apache
1 4 (4.04%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) GitHub
2 2 (2.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) MPLS
2 2 (2.02%) Internet
3 1 (1.01%) 3G
3 1 (1.01%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.01%) DHCP
3 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.01%) 2G
3 1 (1.01%) RNC
3 1 (1.01%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.01%) Network Security
3 1 (1.01%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) MySQL
1 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (47.47%) Selenium
2 25 (25.25%) WebDriver
2 25 (25.25%) Cucumber
3 24 (24.24%) Jenkins
4 21 (21.21%) Maven
5 18 (18.18%) JIRA
5 18 (18.18%) Subversion
5 18 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 14 (14.14%) JUnit
7 13 (13.13%) SoapUI
8 11 (11.11%) Hudson
9 10 (10.10%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (10.10%) JBehave
10 9 (9.09%) WATIR
10 9 (9.09%) NUnit
10 9 (9.09%) Calabash
10 9 (9.09%) SpecFlow
11 8 (8.08%) JMeter
12 6 (6.06%) Bugzilla
13 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (21.21%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Back Office
4 3 (3.03%) Games
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.19%) RESTful
2 18 (18.18%) Web Services
3 17 (17.17%) Struts
3 17 (17.17%) Swing
3 17 (17.17%) SWT
4 14 (14.14%) XML
5 9 (9.09%) Gherkin
6 8 (8.08%) .NET
7 6 (6.06%) REST
8 4 (4.04%) HTML
8 4 (4.04%) SOAP
9 3 (3.03%) CSS
9 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.01%) XML Schema
10 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Open Source
2 8 (8.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (8.08%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.08%) Mobile Banking
2 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.01%) DTV
4 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.32%) UNIX
2 8 (8.08%) Windows
3 3 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 48 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (35.35%) Software Testing
4 27 (27.27%) BDD
5 26 (26.26%) TDD
6 24 (24.24%) Test Scripting
7 22 (22.22%) Automation Testing
8 19 (19.19%) Waterfall
9 18 (18.18%) Test Planning
9 18 (18.18%) Validation
10 17 (17.17%) Automated Testing
10 17 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (16.16%) Software Engineering
12 11 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (9.09%) Load Testing
13 9 (9.09%) Unit Testing
13 9 (9.09%) Scrum
14 8 (8.08%) Performance Testing
15 4 (4.04%) Manual Testing
16 2 (2.02%) Mobile Marketing
Programming Languages
1 68 (68.69%) Java
2 67 (67.68%) SQL
3 36 (36.36%) C#
4 30 (30.30%) Perl
5 19 (19.19%) Python
5 19 (19.19%) Shell Script
6 18 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 11 (11.11%) Ruby
8 8 (8.08%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.04%) Tcl
10 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.02%) C++
12 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.01%) C
12 1 (1.01%) XQuery
12 1 (1.01%) XPath
12 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.01%) TTCN
12 1 (1.01%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 27 (27.27%) Degree
2 23 (23.23%) ISTQB
3 18 (18.18%) ISEB
4 3 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.02%) VCP4
6 1 (1.01%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (48.48%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.05%) HP
2 5 (5.05%) Oracle
3 1 (1.01%) Google
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago