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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 640 708 753
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 273 224 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 261 208 126
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +21 88 £52,500 +10.52% 10
Yorkshire +45 46 £36,250 +11.53% 3
East of England +3 41 £39,250 -7.64% 3
South West +17 37 £42,500 - 3
South East -29 31 £40,000 +14.28% 5
North West +37 19 £45,000 +38.46% 3
West Midlands -7 10 £40,000 -5.88%
East Midlands -1 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Test Automation Engineer
UK

Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 380 (71.97%) Selenium
2 355 (67.23%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (64.02%) Test Automation
4 255 (48.30%) Java
5 231 (43.75%) QA
6 174 (32.95%) WebDriver
7 173 (32.77%) Cucumber
8 161 (30.49%) Scrum
9 148 (28.03%) BDD
10 141 (26.70%) C#
11 134 (25.38%) Automation Testing
12 117 (22.16%) Automated Testing
13 110 (20.83%) Finance
14 102 (19.32%) TDD
15 99 (18.75%) Ruby
16 94 (17.80%) SQL
17 89 (16.86%) Python
18 88 (16.67%) Web Services
19 87 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
20 86 (16.29%) JIRA
21 85 (16.10%) Software Testing
22 82 (15.53%) Jenkins
23 79 (14.96%) Degree
23 79 (14.96%) Test Scripting
24 72 (13.64%) Linux
24 72 (13.64%) Functional Testing
25 65 (12.31%) SDLC
26 64 (12.12%) Manual Testing
27 60 (11.36%) Test Strategy
28 59 (11.17%) Windows

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (2.46%) Confluence
2 5 (0.95%) Apache
3 3 (0.57%) CMS
4 2 (0.38%) Drupal
4 2 (0.38%) IIS
5 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.08%) SaaS
2 7 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.46%) Internet
2 7 (1.33%) HTTP
3 2 (0.38%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.38%) VoIP
3 2 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.60%) MySQL
3 14 (2.65%) Big Data
4 8 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.95%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.95%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 380 (71.97%) Selenium
2 174 (32.95%) WebDriver
3 173 (32.77%) Cucumber
4 86 (16.29%) JIRA
5 82 (15.53%) Jenkins
6 53 (10.04%) JUnit
7 52 (9.85%) JMeter
7 52 (9.85%) SoapUI
8 48 (9.09%) HP UFT
9 41 (7.77%) Git (software)
9 41 (7.77%) SpecFlow
10 38 (7.20%) FitNesse
10 38 (7.20%) Visual Studio
11 30 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (5.49%) Appium
13 27 (5.11%) JBehave
14 26 (4.92%) Maven
15 22 (4.17%) TestNG
16 20 (3.79%) NUnit
17 17 (3.22%) Selenium IDE
General
1 110 (20.83%) Finance
2 42 (7.95%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.11%) Banking
4 14 (2.65%) Marketing
5 13 (2.46%) Games
6 12 (2.27%) Retail
7 7 (1.33%) Electronics
7 7 (1.33%) Law
7 7 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.95%) Automotive
10 4 (0.76%) Legal
11 3 (0.57%) Front Office
12 2 (0.38%) Publishing
12 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (16.67%) Web Services
2 53 (10.04%) .NET
3 51 (9.66%) SOAP
4 44 (8.33%) REST
5 41 (7.77%) XML
6 32 (6.06%) HTML
6 32 (6.06%) RESTful
7 22 (4.17%) Gherkin
8 19 (3.60%) JSON
9 11 (2.08%) CSS
10 8 (1.52%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.52%) LAMP
11 7 (1.33%) J2EE
12 5 (0.95%) J2SE
12 5 (0.95%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (0.95%) React
13 4 (0.76%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.76%) Spring
14 2 (0.38%) HTML5
14 2 (0.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 21 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.84%) Wiki
5 11 (2.08%) Digital Media
6 10 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.89%) Semantic Web
6 10 (1.89%) User Experience
7 7 (1.33%) iPad
7 7 (1.33%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (1.14%) Fintech
8 6 (1.14%) RIA
9 5 (0.95%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.76%) Online Games
11 3 (0.57%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.38%) IPTV
12 2 (0.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 72 (13.64%) Linux
2 59 (11.17%) Windows
3 41 (7.77%) Unix
4 33 (6.25%) Android
5 28 (5.30%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.33%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.95%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.38%) Solaris
8 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (67.23%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (64.02%) Test Automation
3 161 (30.49%) Scrum
4 148 (28.03%) BDD
5 134 (25.38%) Automation Testing
6 117 (22.16%) Automated Testing
7 102 (19.32%) TDD
8 87 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
9 85 (16.10%) Software Testing
10 79 (14.96%) Test Scripting
11 72 (13.64%) Functional Testing
12 65 (12.31%) SDLC
13 64 (12.12%) Manual Testing
14 60 (11.36%) Test Strategy
15 55 (10.42%) QA Automation
16 52 (9.85%) Software Engineering
17 51 (9.66%) Test Management
18 47 (8.90%) OO
19 45 (8.52%) Non-Functional Testing
20 44 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 255 (48.30%) Java
2 141 (26.70%) C#
3 99 (18.75%) Ruby
4 94 (17.80%) SQL
5 89 (16.86%) Python
6 47 (8.90%) JavaScript
7 28 (5.30%) PHP
8 27 (5.11%) Perl
9 19 (3.60%) C
9 19 (3.60%) C++
10 12 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 12 (2.27%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.70%) VBScript
12 8 (1.52%) VB
13 7 (1.33%) Scala
13 7 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.14%) Groovy
14 6 (1.14%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.57%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (14.96%) Degree
2 58 (10.98%) ISEB
3 56 (10.61%) ISTQB
4 15 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (0.95%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.57%) HNC
8 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) HP AIS
9 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (43.75%) QA
2 17 (3.22%) SDET
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.57%) Docker
3 2 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.76%) Capistrano
3 4 (0.76%) Puppet
4 1 (0.19%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (7.95%) Oracle
2 37 (7.01%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.03%) HP
4 15 (2.84%) SAP
5 7 (1.33%) Perforce
5 7 (1.33%) Rally
6 5 (0.95%) Google
6 5 (0.95%) VMware
7 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.38%) Splunk
7 2 (0.38%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.19%) Apple
8 1 (0.19%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.19%) IBM
South West London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
The People Network
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Huge Benefit package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
DCM Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: GBP Negotiable on experience +Many benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cirencester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
North London
The App Business
Salary: Competitive salary dependent on experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Talex Index LTD.
Salary: Unspecified competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago