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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 679 746 812
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 180 157 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 164 138 53
Average salary £46,750 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.57% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+27.14% +6.06%
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
96689 103951 96080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.50% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80825 85789 80388
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 £26,500
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +18 83 £60,000 +20.00% 12
South East +41 47 £55,000 +42.85% 3
Yorkshire +9 19 £32,500 - 1
East of England +9 8 £37,500 -6.25%
North West 0 8 £45,000 -12.19%
West Midlands - 6 £40,000 -
East Midlands +3 3 £37,500 +15.38%
South West -27 3 £37,500 +7.14%
North East -13 1 £30,000 -5.36% 2
Test Automation Engineer
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Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 215 (75.44%) Test Automation
2 187 (65.61%) Selenium
3 173 (60.70%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (47.37%) Java
5 104 (36.49%) WebDriver
6 95 (33.33%) SQL
7 93 (32.63%) Continuous Integration
8 92 (32.28%) C#
9 87 (30.53%) Automation Testing
10 85 (29.82%) QA
11 76 (26.67%) Ruby
12 72 (25.26%) BDD
13 68 (23.86%) Linux
14 66 (23.16%) Python
14 66 (23.16%) Cucumber
15 65 (22.81%) Finance
16 64 (22.46%) Degree
17 63 (22.11%) Test Scripting
17 63 (22.11%) TDD
18 57 (20.00%) Jenkins
19 56 (19.65%) UNIX
20 54 (18.95%) Scrum
21 49 (17.19%) JUnit
22 48 (16.84%) Git (software)
23 43 (15.09%) JIRA
23 43 (15.09%) OO
24 41 (14.39%) Windows
24 41 (14.39%) Automated Testing
25 34 (11.93%) WATIR
26 31 (10.88%) Subversion

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (2.81%) Confluence
2 3 (1.05%) Drupal
2 3 (1.05%) Node.js
2 3 (1.05%) CMS
3 2 (0.70%) WordPress
4 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.35%) IIS
4 1 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.05%) HTTP
2 2 (0.70%) ATM
3 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.35%) LTE
3 1 (0.35%) Network Security
3 1 (0.35%) RNC
3 1 (0.35%) 2G
3 1 (0.35%) 3G
3 1 (0.35%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.35%) DHCP
3 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.81%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.46%) Big Data
4 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.70%) SQLite
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.35%) Redis
5 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.35%) MySQL
5 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 187 (65.61%) Selenium
2 104 (36.49%) WebDriver
3 66 (23.16%) Cucumber
4 57 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 49 (17.19%) JUnit
6 48 (16.84%) Git (software)
7 43 (15.09%) JIRA
8 34 (11.93%) WATIR
9 31 (10.88%) Subversion
9 31 (10.88%) NUnit
10 30 (10.53%) RSpec
11 28 (9.82%) FitNesse
12 21 (7.37%) HP UFT
13 19 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 19 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (5.96%) JMeter
14 17 (5.96%) Bugzilla
14 17 (5.96%) RubyGems
15 15 (5.26%) Maven
16 14 (4.91%) Hudson
General
1 65 (22.81%) Finance
2 17 (5.96%) Telecoms
2 17 (5.96%) Banking
3 15 (5.26%) Retail
4 8 (2.81%) Marketing
5 7 (2.46%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.11%) Law
7 5 (1.75%) Games
8 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.70%) Advertising
8 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.70%) Automotive
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.18%) .NET
2 21 (7.37%) RESTful
3 13 (4.56%) XML
4 11 (3.86%) Web Services
4 11 (3.86%) HTML
5 9 (3.16%) REST
6 8 (2.81%) Struts
6 8 (2.81%) Swing
6 8 (2.81%) Spring
6 8 (2.81%) Gherkin
6 8 (2.81%) SWT
7 7 (2.46%) jQuery
7 7 (2.46%) JSON
8 6 (2.11%) SOAP
8 6 (2.11%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.75%) CSS
10 4 (1.40%) WinForms
10 4 (1.40%) HTML5
10 4 (1.40%) WPF
11 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.96%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (4.56%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.46%) User Experience
5 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.40%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.05%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.05%) iPad
6 3 (1.05%) STB
7 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.70%) Semantic Web
7 2 (0.70%) Wiki
8 1 (0.35%) Social Media
8 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 68 (23.86%) Linux
2 56 (19.65%) UNIX
3 41 (14.39%) Windows
4 19 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 17 (5.96%) Android
6 1 (0.35%) CentOS
6 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (75.44%) Test Automation
2 173 (60.70%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (32.63%) Continuous Integration
4 87 (30.53%) Automation Testing
5 72 (25.26%) BDD
6 63 (22.11%) Test Scripting
6 63 (22.11%) TDD
7 54 (18.95%) Scrum
8 43 (15.09%) OO
9 41 (14.39%) Automated Testing
10 27 (9.47%) SDLC
11 24 (8.42%) Configuration Management
12 23 (8.07%) Continuous Delivery
13 22 (7.72%) Software Engineering
14 20 (7.02%) Open Source
14 20 (7.02%) Software Testing
14 20 (7.02%) Performance Testing
15 19 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (6.32%) Test Strategy
17 17 (5.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 135 (47.37%) Java
2 95 (33.33%) SQL
3 92 (32.28%) C#
4 76 (26.67%) Ruby
5 66 (23.16%) Python
6 24 (8.42%) Perl
7 18 (6.32%) JavaScript
8 17 (5.96%) Groovy
9 16 (5.61%) PHP
10 14 (4.91%) T-SQL
10 14 (4.91%) C++
11 11 (3.86%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.11%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.40%) C
14 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.35%) TTCN
15 1 (0.35%) Scala
15 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (22.46%) Degree
2 21 (7.37%) ISEB
3 15 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.81%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (29.82%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.16%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.16%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.16%) WMI
2 6 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) Puppet
3 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (5.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.91%) Atlassian
3 12 (4.21%) VMware
4 5 (1.75%) Oracle
4 5 (1.75%) HP
5 3 (1.05%) Google
6 2 (0.70%) Apple
7 1 (0.35%) SAP
7 1 (0.35%) ForgeRock
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