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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation Engineer
Rank 805 819 813
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 47 44 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.042% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.045% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 38 38 39
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
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 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 27 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 27 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
London +36 15 £50,000 -9.09% 5
South East +4 14 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £32,500 - 1
East of England +12 4 £33,000 -17.50%
East Midlands +17 3 £40,000 +35.59%
South West -24 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Midlands -34 1 £35,000 -24.32%
North West - 1 £32,500 -
Test Automation Engineer
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Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 97 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 65 (67.01%) SQL
3 63 (64.95%) Java
4 51 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (47.42%) Selenium
6 44 (45.36%) QA
7 36 (37.11%) C#
8 31 (31.96%) UNIX
8 31 (31.96%) Software Testing
9 30 (30.93%) Perl
10 27 (27.84%) Degree
11 26 (26.80%) TDD
11 26 (26.80%) WebDriver
11 26 (26.80%) Cucumber
11 26 (26.80%) BDD
12 24 (24.74%) Automation Testing
13 22 (22.68%) ISTQB
14 21 (21.65%) Maven
14 21 (21.65%) Jenkins
15 20 (20.62%) Validation
15 20 (20.62%) T-SQL
16 19 (19.59%) Python
16 19 (19.59%) Shell Script
16 19 (19.59%) Waterfall
16 19 (19.59%) Test Scripting
17 18 (18.56%) Git (software)
17 18 (18.56%) RESTful
17 18 (18.56%) Subversion
17 18 (18.56%) JIRA
17 18 (18.56%) Test Planning

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (4.12%) Apache
1 4 (4.12%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) GitHub
2 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) MPLS
2 2 (2.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) 3G
3 1 (1.03%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.03%) DHCP
3 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.03%) 2G
3 1 (1.03%) RNC
3 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.03%) Network Security
3 1 (1.03%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) MySQL
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (47.42%) Selenium
2 26 (26.80%) WebDriver
2 26 (26.80%) Cucumber
3 21 (21.65%) Jenkins
3 21 (21.65%) Maven
4 18 (18.56%) JIRA
4 18 (18.56%) Subversion
4 18 (18.56%) Git (software)
5 13 (13.40%) SoapUI
6 12 (12.37%) JUnit
7 10 (10.31%) Hudson
8 8 (8.25%) JBehave
8 8 (8.25%) JMeter
9 7 (7.22%) WATIR
9 7 (7.22%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (7.22%) NUnit
9 7 (7.22%) SpecFlow
9 7 (7.22%) Calabash
10 5 (5.15%) Bugzilla
11 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (17.53%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Back Office
4 3 (3.09%) Marketing
4 3 (3.09%) Games
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.56%) RESTful
2 17 (17.53%) SWT
2 17 (17.53%) Struts
2 17 (17.53%) Swing
3 16 (16.49%) Web Services
4 12 (12.37%) XML
5 9 (9.28%) .NET
5 9 (9.28%) Gherkin
6 7 (7.22%) REST
7 4 (4.12%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.12%) SOAP
7 4 (4.12%) HTML
8 3 (3.09%) CSS
9 2 (2.06%) WinForms
9 2 (2.06%) JSON
9 2 (2.06%) WPF
10 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.03%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (8.25%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (8.25%) Mobile Banking
1 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Open Source
3 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.09%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.03%) DTV
6 1 (1.03%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.96%) UNIX
2 9 (9.28%) Windows
3 5 (5.15%) Linux
4 1 (1.03%) Android
4 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 51 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (31.96%) Software Testing
4 26 (26.80%) TDD
4 26 (26.80%) BDD
5 24 (24.74%) Automation Testing
6 20 (20.62%) Validation
7 19 (19.59%) Waterfall
7 19 (19.59%) Test Scripting
8 18 (18.56%) Test Planning
9 16 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (16.49%) Automated Testing
10 15 (15.46%) Software Engineering
11 11 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (9.28%) Load Testing
12 9 (9.28%) Unit Testing
12 9 (9.28%) Scrum
13 8 (8.25%) Performance Testing
14 6 (6.19%) Manual Testing
15 3 (3.09%) Mobile Marketing
Programming Languages
1 65 (67.01%) SQL
2 63 (64.95%) Java
3 36 (37.11%) C#
4 30 (30.93%) Perl
5 20 (20.62%) T-SQL
6 19 (19.59%) Python
6 19 (19.59%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.25%) Ruby
7 8 (8.25%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.12%) Tcl
9 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.06%) C++
11 1 (1.03%) XQuery
11 1 (1.03%) C
11 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.03%) XPath
11 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.03%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 27 (27.84%) Degree
2 22 (22.68%) ISTQB
3 16 (16.49%) ISEB
4 3 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (45.36%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.15%) HP
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle
4 1 (1.03%) Google
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