The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation Engineer
Rank 813 825 847
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 68 30 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.029% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.031% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 60 24 35
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% -19.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103256 95947 106071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85103 80281 91579
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Automation Engineer
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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 2014.

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 2014. 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 -30 40 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South West -7 11 £35,000 -14.63%
South East +14 10 £37,000 +32.14% 2
East of England -8 6 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -38 1 £32,500 -23.52% 1
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Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 73 (62.39%) Selenium
3 70 (59.83%) QA
4 65 (55.56%) Java
5 45 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (36.75%) SQL
7 38 (32.48%) C#
8 35 (29.91%) TDD
9 34 (29.06%) BDD
10 32 (27.35%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (27.35%) Finance
10 32 (27.35%) Linux
11 30 (25.64%) Scrum
12 28 (23.93%) Test Scripting
12 28 (23.93%) Test Strategy
13 27 (23.08%) Automation Testing
14 24 (20.51%) Ruby
15 23 (19.66%) Cucumber
16 22 (18.80%) Automated Testing
16 22 (18.80%) OO
17 21 (17.95%) Python
17 21 (17.95%) XML
17 21 (17.95%) Open Source
18 20 (17.09%) WebDriver
18 20 (17.09%) RESTful
18 20 (17.09%) JUnit
18 20 (17.09%) Degree
19 16 (13.68%) Software Testing
19 16 (13.68%) JBehave
19 16 (13.68%) Mobile App

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 10 (8.55%) Apache
2 3 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.85%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.71%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) 3G
3 1 (0.85%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.85%) DHCP
3 1 (0.85%) 2G
3 1 (0.85%) RNC
3 1 (0.85%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.13%) MySQL
2 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 73 (62.39%) Selenium
2 23 (19.66%) Cucumber
3 20 (17.09%) WebDriver
3 20 (17.09%) JUnit
4 16 (13.68%) JBehave
5 14 (11.97%) Visual Studio
6 13 (11.11%) jMock
7 12 (10.26%) Jenkins
8 11 (9.40%) Maven
9 10 (8.55%) Behat
10 7 (5.98%) Hudson
10 7 (5.98%) TeamCity
10 7 (5.98%) Ant
10 7 (5.98%) Xcode
11 5 (4.27%) MbUnit
11 5 (4.27%) SpecFlow
11 5 (4.27%) NUnit
11 5 (4.27%) JIRA
12 4 (3.42%) FitNesse
12 4 (3.42%) Subversion
General
1 32 (27.35%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Games
3 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.95%) XML
2 20 (17.09%) RESTful
3 13 (11.11%) Web Services
3 13 (11.11%) .NET
4 12 (10.26%) JSON
4 12 (10.26%) Spring
5 11 (9.40%) .NET Framework
6 9 (7.69%) Gherkin
6 9 (7.69%) SOAP
7 6 (5.13%) HTML
8 4 (3.42%) Middleware
8 4 (3.42%) XSD
8 4 (3.42%) XSLT
8 4 (3.42%) REST
9 3 (2.56%) jQuery
10 2 (1.71%) J2EE
11 1 (0.85%) CSS
11 1 (0.85%) Java EE
11 1 (0.85%) Grails
11 1 (0.85%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.95%) Open Source
2 16 (13.68%) Mobile App
3 11 (9.40%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.13%) Video on Demand
5 5 (4.27%) iPad
5 5 (4.27%) iPhone
6 4 (3.42%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.42%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.56%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.56%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.71%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.85%) DTV
9 1 (0.85%) Handset
9 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.35%) Linux
2 15 (12.82%) Apple iOS
2 15 (12.82%) Android
2 15 (12.82%) UNIX
3 8 (6.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 45 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (29.91%) TDD
4 34 (29.06%) BDD
5 32 (27.35%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (25.64%) Scrum
7 28 (23.93%) Test Scripting
7 28 (23.93%) Test Strategy
8 27 (23.08%) Automation Testing
9 22 (18.80%) Automated Testing
9 22 (18.80%) OO
10 16 (13.68%) Software Testing
11 12 (10.26%) OOP
12 11 (9.40%) Regression Testing
12 11 (9.40%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.69%) E-Commerce
14 8 (6.84%) User Stories
15 6 (5.13%) Integration Testing
16 5 (4.27%) Unit Testing
16 5 (4.27%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (55.56%) Java
2 43 (36.75%) SQL
3 38 (32.48%) C#
4 24 (20.51%) Ruby
5 21 (17.95%) Python
6 15 (12.82%) JavaScript
7 13 (11.11%) PHP
8 11 (9.40%) Perl
9 10 (8.55%) Tcl
9 10 (8.55%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.42%) C++
10 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.56%) Scala
12 1 (0.85%) VBScript
12 1 (0.85%) VB
12 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.85%) C
12 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (17.09%) Degree
2 13 (11.11%) ISEB
3 5 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.85%) HND
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (59.83%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (5.98%) Oracle
2 6 (5.13%) VMware
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.56%) Telerik
4 1 (0.85%) MKS
4 1 (0.85%) JBoss
4 1 (0.85%) Compuware
4 1 (0.85%) HP
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