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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation Engineer
Rank 846 822 849
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 49 43 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.041% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.044% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 43 37 32
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -35.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106581 98705 112223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.71% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87190 83107 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Test Automation Engineer
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -42 24 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands +1 7 £46,250 -19.56% 1
South West - 7 £40,000 -
East of England - 4 £40,000 - 1
North East - 3 £28,636 -
East Midlands -23 2 £32,250 -0.76%
South East -25 2 £40,000 - 1
Test Automation Engineer
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Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 87 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 58 (66.67%) Selenium
3 47 (54.02%) Java
4 46 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (40.23%) C#
5 35 (40.23%) SQL
6 34 (39.08%) Test Scripting
7 30 (34.48%) QA
8 28 (32.18%) BDD
9 27 (31.03%) WebDriver
9 27 (31.03%) TDD
10 26 (29.89%) Automated Testing
11 21 (24.14%) Software Testing
12 20 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (22.99%) Cucumber
13 19 (21.84%) Web Services
13 19 (21.84%) Python
13 19 (21.84%) Scrum
14 18 (20.69%) ISEB
14 18 (20.69%) Visual Studio
15 17 (19.54%) Linux
15 17 (19.54%) JUnit
15 17 (19.54%) SOAP
15 17 (19.54%) Ruby
16 14 (16.09%) XML
17 13 (14.94%) Video on Demand
17 13 (14.94%) MbUnit
17 13 (14.94%) Hudson
18 12 (13.79%) Windows
18 12 (13.79%) OO

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) HTTP
1 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.30%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.15%) LTE
2 1 (1.15%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.15%) 3G
2 1 (1.15%) 2G
2 1 (1.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) MySQL
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (66.67%) Selenium
2 27 (31.03%) WebDriver
3 20 (22.99%) Cucumber
4 18 (20.69%) Visual Studio
5 17 (19.54%) JUnit
6 13 (14.94%) Hudson
6 13 (14.94%) MbUnit
7 11 (12.64%) Jenkins
7 11 (12.64%) QuickTest Pro
7 11 (12.64%) Maven
8 9 (10.34%) Ant
9 7 (8.05%) Xcode
9 7 (8.05%) NUnit
9 7 (8.05%) Behat
10 5 (5.75%) JBehave
10 5 (5.75%) TeamCity
10 5 (5.75%) Eclipse
10 5 (5.75%) SpecFlow
11 4 (4.60%) jMock
12 3 (3.45%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Advertising
3 3 (3.45%) Games
3 3 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Front Office
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.84%) Web Services
2 17 (19.54%) SOAP
3 14 (16.09%) XML
4 10 (11.49%) XSD
5 7 (8.05%) .NET
6 5 (5.75%) Spring
7 4 (4.60%) REST
7 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.45%) JSON
8 3 (3.45%) Middleware
9 2 (2.30%) J2EE
9 2 (2.30%) HTML
9 2 (2.30%) Ajax
10 1 (1.15%) Gherkin
10 1 (1.15%) Apache Flex
10 1 (1.15%) Grails
10 1 (1.15%) RESTful
10 1 (1.15%) HTML5
10 1 (1.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Video on Demand
2 8 (9.20%) Open Source
3 7 (8.05%) IPTV
4 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.60%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.30%) iPhone
7 2 (2.30%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.30%) iPad
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.15%) DTV
8 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.54%) Linux
2 12 (13.79%) Windows
3 5 (5.75%) UNIX
4 4 (4.60%) Android
4 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 46 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (39.08%) Test Scripting
4 28 (32.18%) BDD
5 27 (31.03%) TDD
6 26 (29.89%) Automated Testing
7 21 (24.14%) Software Testing
8 20 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (21.84%) Scrum
10 12 (13.79%) OO
11 9 (10.34%) Test Strategy
12 8 (9.20%) Automation Testing
13 7 (8.05%) Test Management
13 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
14 6 (6.90%) Unit Testing
14 6 (6.90%) User Stories
15 5 (5.75%) System Testing
15 5 (5.75%) OOP
15 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
15 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.02%) Java
2 35 (40.23%) C#
2 35 (40.23%) SQL
3 19 (21.84%) Python
4 17 (19.54%) Ruby
5 10 (11.49%) VBScript
5 10 (11.49%) VB
5 10 (11.49%) PHP
5 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.34%) C++
6 9 (10.34%) C
7 3 (3.45%) Perl
7 3 (3.45%) Scala
8 2 (2.30%) Lua
9 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) ISEB
2 12 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.34%) Degree
4 1 (1.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (34.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) HP
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) JBoss
3 3 (3.45%) VMware
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.15%) MKS
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