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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 652 770 693
Rank change year-on-year
+118 -77
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 256 164 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 229 146 212
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
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
92453 99453 107485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.54% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 78542 81989 87997
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 5 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +68 114 £57,500 +15.00% 13
East of England +22 36 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South East +17 31 £35,000 -22.22% 10
Yorkshire +28 30 £39,875 +22.69% 2
North West +29 20 £45,000 +14.64% 2
South West +1 19 £42,500 - 5
East Midlands +12 3 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands -15 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Test Automation Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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.

1 369 (66.37%) Test Automation
2 354 (63.67%) Agile Software Development
3 339 (60.97%) Selenium
4 247 (44.42%) Java
5 220 (39.57%) QA
6 188 (33.81%) BDD
7 175 (31.47%) Cucumber
8 157 (28.24%) Automation Testing
9 148 (26.62%) Scrum
10 142 (25.54%) WebDriver
11 130 (23.38%) C#
12 128 (23.02%) Finance
13 122 (21.94%) Automated Testing
14 119 (21.40%) TDD
15 104 (18.71%) Python
16 100 (17.99%) Software Testing
17 94 (16.91%) Jenkins
18 92 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
19 90 (16.19%) SQL
20 86 (15.47%) Degree
20 86 (15.47%) Ruby
21 84 (15.11%) Test Strategy
22 82 (14.75%) Test Scripting
23 80 (14.39%) JIRA
24 79 (14.21%) Web Services
25 72 (12.95%) ISEB
26 71 (12.77%) ISTQB
27 69 (12.41%) Linux
28 65 (11.69%) Microsoft
29 64 (11.51%) Manual Testing

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 6 (1.08%) CMS
2 3 (0.54%) Drupal
3 2 (0.36%) Apache
3 2 (0.36%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.36%) Confluence
3 2 (0.36%) IIS
3 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.16%) SaaS
2 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.42%) Internet
2 11 (1.98%) HTTP
3 3 (0.54%) SSH
4 2 (0.36%) VoIP
5 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.18%) RS-232
5 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.06%) MySQL
3 16 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.98%) Big Data
5 6 (1.08%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.90%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.36%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.18%) HBase
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 339 (60.97%) Selenium
2 175 (31.47%) Cucumber
3 142 (25.54%) WebDriver
4 94 (16.91%) Jenkins
5 80 (14.39%) JIRA
6 64 (11.51%) SoapUI
7 59 (10.61%) JUnit
8 56 (10.07%) SpecFlow
9 43 (7.73%) Git (software)
10 41 (7.37%) HP UFT
10 41 (7.37%) JMeter
11 39 (7.01%) Visual Studio
12 33 (5.94%) FitNesse
12 33 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 30 (5.40%) JBehave
14 24 (4.32%) TestNG
15 23 (4.14%) Maven
16 21 (3.78%) Appium
17 19 (3.42%) Subversion
18 15 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 128 (23.02%) Finance
2 39 (7.01%) Telecoms
3 35 (6.29%) Banking
4 14 (2.52%) Marketing
4 14 (2.52%) Retail
5 11 (1.98%) Games
6 9 (1.62%) Electronics
6 9 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.44%) Front Office
8 7 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.26%) Law
9 6 (1.08%) Back Office
10 3 (0.54%) Legal
10 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.36%) Automotive
11 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (14.21%) Web Services
2 53 (9.53%) .NET
3 46 (8.27%) RESTful
4 44 (7.91%) XML
5 43 (7.73%) REST
6 41 (7.37%) SOAP
7 28 (5.04%) Gherkin
8 16 (2.88%) JSON
9 15 (2.70%) HTML
9 15 (2.70%) J2EE
10 11 (1.98%) ASP.NET
11 8 (1.44%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.44%) CSS
12 6 (1.08%) Spring
13 5 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
13 5 (0.90%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (0.90%) LAMP
13 5 (0.90%) React
14 4 (0.72%) Hibernate
14 4 (0.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.94%) Mobile App
2 29 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 27 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.34%) Client/Server
4 13 (2.34%) iPad
5 12 (2.16%) Digital Media
6 10 (1.80%) Fintech
6 10 (1.80%) RIA
6 10 (1.80%) User Experience
7 7 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.08%) Wiki
9 4 (0.72%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.72%) NHS
9 4 (0.72%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.54%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.54%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.36%) PMI
11 2 (0.36%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 69 (12.41%) Linux
2 58 (10.43%) Windows
3 47 (8.45%) Unix
4 29 (5.22%) Android
5 26 (4.68%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.34%) Solaris
7 5 (0.90%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.90%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (66.37%) Test Automation
2 354 (63.67%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (33.81%) BDD
4 157 (28.24%) Automation Testing
5 148 (26.62%) Scrum
6 122 (21.94%) Automated Testing
7 119 (21.40%) TDD
8 100 (17.99%) Software Testing
9 92 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
10 84 (15.11%) Test Strategy
11 82 (14.75%) Test Scripting
12 64 (11.51%) Manual Testing
13 58 (10.43%) QA Automation
13 58 (10.43%) SDLC
13 58 (10.43%) Test Management
14 54 (9.71%) Functional Testing
14 54 (9.71%) User Acceptance Testing
15 52 (9.35%) Software Engineering
16 47 (8.45%) Non-Functional Testing
17 44 (7.91%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 247 (44.42%) Java
2 130 (23.38%) C#
3 104 (18.71%) Python
4 90 (16.19%) SQL
5 86 (15.47%) Ruby
6 40 (7.19%) JavaScript
7 34 (6.12%) Perl
8 22 (3.96%) PHP
9 17 (3.06%) Bash Shell
9 17 (3.06%) C++
10 10 (1.80%) C
11 9 (1.62%) VB
11 9 (1.62%) VBScript
12 8 (1.44%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.90%) XPath
14 3 (0.54%) Go
14 3 (0.54%) Groovy
14 3 (0.54%) Scala
14 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 86 (15.47%) Degree
2 72 (12.95%) ISEB
3 71 (12.77%) ISTQB
4 18 (3.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (1.26%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.54%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.36%) PhD
8 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.18%) HND
9 1 (0.18%) HP AIS
9 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (39.57%) QA
2 21 (3.78%) SDET
3 1 (0.18%) Section 508
3 1 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.36%) vSphere
2 1 (0.18%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.72%) Capistrano
2 4 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.54%) Puppet
4 2 (0.36%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 65 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.94%) Oracle
3 20 (3.60%) HP
4 15 (2.70%) SAP
5 11 (1.98%) Rally
6 3 (0.54%) Apple
6 3 (0.54%) Coverity
6 3 (0.54%) Perforce
7 2 (0.36%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.36%) CA
7 2 (0.36%) Google
7 2 (0.36%) IBM
7 2 (0.36%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.36%) Sophos
7 2 (0.36%) VMware
7 2 (0.36%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.18%) Citrix
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £28,000 - £35,000 + STRONG PACKAGE
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Orwell Group
Salary: Competitive salary + Equity (Share Options)
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Best in Industry Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Reco Group
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago