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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
UK / England
Rank 535 636 692
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 314 291 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 273 265 229
Median salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
76201 89097 95104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.50% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 63797 75537 79690
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +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%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 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 +36 75 £55,000 +4.76% 7
South East +76 53 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Yorkshire +25 40 £46,000 +26.89% 3
North West +6 36 £42,500 +6.25% 2
South West +17 35 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East of England +1 32 £45,000 +20.00% 7
West Midlands +11 26 £37,500 -6.25%
East Midlands +17 14 £60,000 +54.83% 2
North East - 3 £30,000 - 2
Test Automation Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 436 (74.02%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (64.35%) Selenium
3 356 (60.44%) Test Automation
4 237 (40.24%) Java
5 226 (38.37%) QA
6 191 (32.43%) TDD
7 183 (31.07%) BDD
8 177 (30.05%) Automated Testing
9 173 (29.37%) Test Scripting
9 173 (29.37%) Cucumber
10 166 (28.18%) C#
11 157 (26.66%) Scrum
12 156 (26.49%) Python
13 140 (23.77%) Automation Testing
14 135 (22.92%) SQL
15 131 (22.24%) ISEB
16 130 (22.07%) Finance
17 120 (20.37%) WebDriver
18 114 (19.35%) ISTQB
19 95 (16.13%) Ruby
20 85 (14.43%) SoapUI
21 82 (13.92%) Degree
22 80 (13.58%) Functional Testing
23 79 (13.41%) Linux
24 78 (13.24%) Software Testing
25 76 (12.90%) Banking
26 74 (12.56%) Non-Functional Testing
27 67 (11.38%) Manual Testing
28 66 (11.21%) E-Commerce
28 66 (11.21%) SDLC

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 (2.04%) Confluence
2 3 (0.51%) Apache
3 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (1.36%) MS Office
2 6 (1.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.87%) SaaS
2 7 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.85%) GitHub
4 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.72%) Internet
2 8 (1.36%) HTTP
3 6 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.34%) FTP
4 2 (0.34%) SSH
5 1 (0.17%) Firewall
5 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.17%) Profibus
5 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.40%) Big Data
2 15 (2.55%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.36%) MySQL
4 7 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.85%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.68%) DB2
7 4 (0.68%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.34%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 379 (64.35%) Selenium
2 173 (29.37%) Cucumber
3 120 (20.37%) WebDriver
4 85 (14.43%) SoapUI
5 57 (9.68%) JIRA
6 44 (7.47%) HP UFT
7 43 (7.30%) Git (software)
7 43 (7.30%) Jenkins
7 43 (7.30%) JUnit
8 39 (6.62%) JMeter
9 33 (5.60%) SpecFlow
10 30 (5.09%) Appium
11 27 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (3.74%) Visual Studio
13 20 (3.40%) Robot Framework
14 19 (3.23%) Bugzilla
15 17 (2.89%) Maven
15 17 (2.89%) TestNG
15 17 (2.89%) WATIR
16 16 (2.72%) Calabash
General
1 130 (22.07%) Finance
2 76 (12.90%) Banking
3 63 (10.70%) Retail
4 43 (7.30%) Legal
5 41 (6.96%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.72%) Games
7 15 (2.55%) Marketing
8 13 (2.21%) Back Office
9 10 (1.70%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.36%) Electronics
10 8 (1.36%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.02%) Advertising
12 5 (0.85%) Law
13 3 (0.51%) Automotive
14 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Military
15 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.70%) .NET
2 55 (9.34%) SOAP
3 47 (7.98%) XML
4 45 (7.64%) REST
5 33 (5.60%) Web Services
6 26 (4.41%) HTML
7 21 (3.57%) Gherkin
8 17 (2.89%) CSS
9 16 (2.72%) RESTful
10 11 (1.87%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (1.36%) ASP.NET
12 8 (1.36%) DOM
13 7 (1.19%) Guice
14 6 (1.02%) JSON
15 5 (0.85%) Node.js
15 5 (0.85%) React
15 5 (0.85%) XML Messaging
16 4 (0.68%) HTML5
16 4 (0.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.49%) Mobile App
2 33 (5.60%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (1.87%) Client/Server
4 11 (1.87%) RIA
5 9 (1.53%) Fintech
6 8 (1.36%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.19%) Health Informatics
7 7 (1.19%) Informatics
8 6 (1.02%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.85%) iPad
10 4 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.68%) Online Gambling
10 4 (0.68%) Online Games
11 3 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.51%) IPTV
11 3 (0.51%) Mobile Games
12 2 (0.34%) Home Automation
12 2 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (13.41%) Linux
2 49 (8.32%) Windows
3 24 (4.07%) Android
4 22 (3.74%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.70%) Unix
6 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (74.02%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (60.44%) Test Automation
3 191 (32.43%) TDD
4 183 (31.07%) BDD
5 177 (30.05%) Automated Testing
6 173 (29.37%) Test Scripting
7 157 (26.66%) Scrum
8 140 (23.77%) Automation Testing
9 80 (13.58%) Functional Testing
10 78 (13.24%) Software Testing
11 74 (12.56%) Non-Functional Testing
12 67 (11.38%) Manual Testing
13 66 (11.21%) E-Commerce
13 66 (11.21%) SDLC
14 65 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
15 58 (9.85%) Software Engineering
16 57 (9.68%) Test Strategy
17 50 (8.49%) QA Automation
18 47 (7.98%) Waterfall
18 47 (7.98%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 237 (40.24%) Java
2 166 (28.18%) C#
3 156 (26.49%) Python
4 135 (22.92%) SQL
5 95 (16.13%) Ruby
6 49 (8.32%) JavaScript
7 48 (8.15%) C++
8 44 (7.47%) Perl
9 30 (5.09%) Bash Shell
10 26 (4.41%) C
11 21 (3.57%) PHP
12 12 (2.04%) Groovy
13 8 (1.36%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.85%) ActionScript
15 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.51%) XPath
17 2 (0.34%) Go
17 2 (0.34%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 131 (22.24%) ISEB
2 114 (19.35%) ISTQB
3 82 (13.92%) Degree
4 34 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (4.07%) Security Cleared
6 18 (3.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (38.37%) QA
2 30 (5.09%) SDET
3 4 (0.68%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.34%) Section 508
System Software
1 10 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.85%) Docker
3 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (4.58%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 43 (7.30%) HP
2 24 (4.07%) Microsoft
3 10 (1.70%) Oracle
3 10 (1.70%) VMware
4 7 (1.19%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.02%) Cadence
6 4 (0.68%) SAP
7 3 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (0.51%) Sun
8 2 (0.34%) Google
8 2 (0.34%) Perforce
9 1 (0.17%) Apiary
9 1 (0.17%) Coverity
9 1 (0.17%) F5
9 1 (0.17%) Facebook
9 1 (0.17%) IBM
9 1 (0.17%) Intel
9 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.17%) Telerik
9 1 (0.17%) Xamarin
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k
Posted: 2 hours ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k-60k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 16 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £46,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits+Perks
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
North London
The App Business
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago