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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
UK / England
Rank 521 645 704
Rank change year-on-year
+124 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 327 290 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 288 265 206
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%

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
74873 91880 96090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.47% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62548 77866 79959
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +65 78 £60,000 +14.28% 17
South East +91 67 £43,250 +13.81% 10
South West +27 48 £42,500 - 8
Yorkshire +15 33 £46,000 +22.66% 7
North West -4 31 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East of England +15 29 £45,000 +12.50% 7
East Midlands +29 19 £60,000 +88.97%
West Midlands +40 15 £37,500 -9.09%
North East - 7 £35,000 - 1
Test Automation Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 461 (73.76%) Agile Software Development
2 414 (66.24%) Selenium
3 383 (61.28%) Test Automation
4 267 (42.72%) Java
5 219 (35.04%) QA
6 208 (33.28%) TDD
7 204 (32.64%) BDD
8 196 (31.36%) C#
9 192 (30.72%) Cucumber
10 185 (29.60%) Test Scripting
11 176 (28.16%) Automated Testing
12 166 (26.56%) Scrum
13 158 (25.28%) Python
13 158 (25.28%) Automation Testing
14 152 (24.32%) WebDriver
15 151 (24.16%) SQL
16 137 (21.92%) Finance
17 136 (21.76%) ISEB
18 112 (17.92%) ISTQB
19 90 (14.40%) SoapUI
19 90 (14.40%) Ruby
20 86 (13.76%) Non-Functional Testing
21 85 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
22 81 (12.96%) Banking
23 80 (12.80%) Functional Testing
24 78 (12.48%) Degree
25 76 (12.16%) .NET
26 75 (12.00%) Software Testing
27 72 (11.52%) Linux
28 69 (11.04%) SDLC

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 21 (3.36%) Confluence
2 3 (0.48%) Apache
3 2 (0.32%) JBoss
4 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.16%) FileNet
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (0.96%) MS Office
2 3 (0.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (1.28%) SaaS
2 6 (0.96%) GitHub
3 5 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.88%) Internet
2 15 (2.40%) HTTP
3 4 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.32%) Firewall
4 2 (0.32%) FTP
4 2 (0.32%) SSH
5 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.16%) Profibus
5 1 (0.16%) RS-232
5 1 (0.16%) SSL
5 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.64%) Big Data
2 24 (3.84%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.44%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.28%) MySQL
5 6 (0.96%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.80%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.48%) DB2
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.16%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 414 (66.24%) Selenium
2 192 (30.72%) Cucumber
3 152 (24.32%) WebDriver
4 90 (14.40%) SoapUI
5 63 (10.08%) SpecFlow
6 62 (9.92%) JIRA
7 52 (8.32%) JMeter
8 50 (8.00%) Jenkins
8 50 (8.00%) JUnit
9 46 (7.36%) Git (software)
9 46 (7.36%) HP UFT
10 40 (6.40%) Appium
11 38 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 32 (5.12%) Visual Studio
13 23 (3.68%) Calabash
14 22 (3.52%) TestNG
15 21 (3.36%) LoadRunner
16 20 (3.20%) Maven
17 19 (3.04%) TeamCity
18 16 (2.56%) Robot Framework
General
1 137 (21.92%) Finance
2 81 (12.96%) Banking
3 58 (9.28%) Retail
4 50 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 38 (6.08%) Legal
6 21 (3.36%) Marketing
7 12 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.76%) Electronics
9 10 (1.60%) Games
10 9 (1.44%) Advertising
10 9 (1.44%) Back Office
11 8 (1.28%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.64%) Military
12 4 (0.64%) Publishing
13 3 (0.48%) Automotive
14 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.32%) Law
15 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (12.16%) .NET
2 60 (9.60%) SOAP
3 52 (8.32%) REST
4 45 (7.20%) XML
5 31 (4.96%) Web Services
6 30 (4.80%) HTML
7 26 (4.16%) Gherkin
8 23 (3.68%) CSS
9 15 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (2.24%) RESTful
11 13 (2.08%) ASP.NET
11 13 (2.08%) DOM
12 12 (1.92%) AngularJS
13 9 (1.44%) JSON
14 6 (0.96%) Guice
14 6 (0.96%) J2EE
15 5 (0.80%) XML Messaging
16 4 (0.64%) HTML5
16 4 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
16 4 (0.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.68%) Mobile App
2 33 (5.28%) Computer Science
3 16 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 9 (1.44%) Fintech
5 9 (1.44%) RIA
6 5 (0.80%) iPad
7 4 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (0.64%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (0.64%) Online Banking
8 3 (0.48%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.48%) IPTV
8 3 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.32%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.32%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.32%) Social Network
9 2 (0.32%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.16%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 72 (11.52%) Linux
2 54 (8.64%) Windows
3 21 (3.36%) Android
4 20 (3.20%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.92%) Unix
6 3 (0.48%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.16%) AIX
8 1 (0.16%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (73.76%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (61.28%) Test Automation
3 208 (33.28%) TDD
4 204 (32.64%) BDD
5 185 (29.60%) Test Scripting
6 176 (28.16%) Automated Testing
7 166 (26.56%) Scrum
8 158 (25.28%) Automation Testing
9 86 (13.76%) Non-Functional Testing
10 85 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
11 80 (12.80%) Functional Testing
12 75 (12.00%) Software Testing
13 69 (11.04%) SDLC
14 67 (10.72%) Software Engineering
15 63 (10.08%) E-Commerce
16 61 (9.76%) Manual Testing
17 57 (9.12%) Waterfall
18 52 (8.32%) QA Automation
19 49 (7.84%) User Stories
20 47 (7.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 267 (42.72%) Java
2 196 (31.36%) C#
3 158 (25.28%) Python
4 151 (24.16%) SQL
5 90 (14.40%) Ruby
6 56 (8.96%) JavaScript
7 53 (8.48%) Perl
8 48 (7.68%) C++
9 31 (4.96%) C
10 26 (4.16%) Bash Shell
11 22 (3.52%) PHP
12 16 (2.56%) Groovy
13 7 (1.12%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.64%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.48%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.48%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.48%) XPath
16 2 (0.32%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.32%) SPARQL
16 2 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 136 (21.76%) ISEB
2 112 (17.92%) ISTQB
3 78 (12.48%) Degree
4 34 (5.44%) Security Cleared
5 33 (5.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (3.52%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.64%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (35.04%) QA
2 29 (4.64%) SDET
3 3 (0.48%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.32%) Section 508
5 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.80%) Docker
3 4 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.64%) Puppet
4 3 (0.48%) Kibana
5 1 (0.16%) Nagios
5 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 51 (8.16%) HP
2 36 (5.76%) Microsoft
3 12 (1.92%) Oracle
4 8 (1.28%) Atlassian
4 8 (1.28%) VMware
5 6 (0.96%) Cadence
5 6 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (0.96%) SAP
6 2 (0.32%) Apiary
6 2 (0.32%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (0.32%) F5
6 2 (0.32%) Perforce
7 1 (0.16%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.16%) Coverity
7 1 (0.16%) IBM
7 1 (0.16%) Informatica
7 1 (0.16%) Intel
7 1 (0.16%) New Relic
7 1 (0.16%) Splunk
7 1 (0.16%) Xamarin
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 DOE + Brilliant Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k- £40k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £45k per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension. Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 5 days ago