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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation Engineer
Rank 814 841 829
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 44 59 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.054% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.057% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 39 55 32
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £34,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
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
93721 103870 94495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.60% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77961 86096 79484
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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
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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 +39 27 £50,000 - 6
South East +7 5 £55,000 +39.24%
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
South West -16 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
East of England +4 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -8 2 £40,000 -20.00%
North West - 1 £35,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
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Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 68 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (55.88%) Selenium
3 57 (55.88%) Java
4 55 (53.92%) SQL
5 36 (35.29%) QA
5 36 (35.29%) WebDriver
6 34 (33.33%) C#
7 31 (30.39%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (30.39%) Cucumber
8 29 (28.43%) BDD
8 29 (28.43%) Degree
9 28 (27.45%) Perl
10 27 (26.47%) TDD
10 27 (26.47%) Git (software)
11 25 (24.51%) UNIX
12 24 (23.53%) Python
12 24 (23.53%) Subversion
13 23 (22.55%) JIRA
13 23 (22.55%) Jenkins
14 22 (21.57%) Software Testing
15 21 (20.59%) T-SQL
15 21 (20.59%) Automation Testing
16 20 (19.61%) Maven
17 19 (18.63%) Finance
17 19 (18.63%) Validation
17 19 (18.63%) Waterfall
17 19 (18.63%) SDLC
18 18 (17.65%) Shell Script
18 18 (17.65%) Software Engineering

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (3.92%) Apache
1 4 (3.92%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.98%) Drupal
2 1 (0.98%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) GitHub
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) MPLS
2 1 (0.98%) RNC
2 1 (0.98%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.98%) LTE
2 1 (0.98%) 3G
2 1 (0.98%) 2G
2 1 (0.98%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.98%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) MySQL
3 2 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 57 (55.88%) Selenium
2 36 (35.29%) WebDriver
3 31 (30.39%) Cucumber
4 27 (26.47%) Git (software)
5 24 (23.53%) Subversion
6 23 (22.55%) JIRA
6 23 (22.55%) Jenkins
7 20 (19.61%) Maven
8 15 (14.71%) Bugzilla
9 13 (12.75%) Hudson
9 13 (12.75%) JUnit
10 12 (11.76%) JMeter
10 12 (11.76%) FitNesse
11 11 (10.78%) WATIR
11 11 (10.78%) JBehave
12 10 (9.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (8.82%) NUnit
13 9 (8.82%) SoapUI
14 8 (7.84%) ClearQuest
15 7 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (2.94%) Marketing
3 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.69%) SWT
1 16 (15.69%) Struts
1 16 (15.69%) Swing
2 13 (12.75%) RESTful
3 10 (9.80%) Web Services
3 10 (9.80%) .NET
4 8 (7.84%) XML
5 6 (5.88%) Gherkin
6 4 (3.92%) WinForms
6 4 (3.92%) WPF
6 4 (3.92%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.92%) REST
7 2 (1.96%) JSON
8 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.98%) jQuery
8 1 (0.98%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) User Experience
5 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.51%) UNIX
2 11 (10.78%) Windows
3 10 (9.80%) Linux
4 2 (1.96%) Android
4 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 68 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (30.39%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (28.43%) BDD
5 27 (26.47%) TDD
6 22 (21.57%) Software Testing
7 21 (20.59%) Automation Testing
8 19 (18.63%) Validation
8 19 (18.63%) Waterfall
8 19 (18.63%) SDLC
9 18 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 17 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 17 (16.67%) Test Planning
11 15 (14.71%) OO
12 14 (13.73%) Scrum
12 14 (13.73%) Automated Testing
13 11 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (10.78%) Performance Testing
14 8 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (55.88%) Java
2 55 (53.92%) SQL
3 34 (33.33%) C#
4 28 (27.45%) Perl
5 24 (23.53%) Python
6 21 (20.59%) T-SQL
7 18 (17.65%) Shell Script
8 13 (12.75%) Ruby
9 6 (5.88%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.90%) C++
11 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
11 4 (3.92%) Tcl
11 4 (3.92%) Groovy
12 3 (2.94%) PHP
13 1 (0.98%) XPath
13 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.98%) TTCN
13 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.98%) XQuery
13 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (28.43%) Degree
2 14 (13.73%) ISTQB
3 13 (12.75%) ISEB
4 3 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (35.29%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) WMI
2 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.90%) HP
3 3 (2.94%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (0.98%) Google
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle
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