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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 560 645 728
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +83
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 299 307 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 266 272 224
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
80972 97370 103890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.48% 96.63% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 67790 82038 86695
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 £27,164 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +50 81 £55,000 +4.76% 10
Yorkshire +54 53 £45,000 +12.50% 6
South East +51 46 £40,000 -5.88% 5
East of England +9 45 £45,000 +24.13% 3
South West +28 26 £40,000 -5.88% 4
North West -6 26 £48,750 +39.28% 6
West Midlands -18 18 £40,000 +18.51% 2
East Midlands +15 10 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Test Automation Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 410 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (63.46%) Selenium
3 333 (59.36%) Test Automation
4 244 (43.49%) QA
5 224 (39.93%) Java
6 186 (33.16%) BDD
7 171 (30.48%) Cucumber
8 168 (29.95%) TDD
9 162 (28.88%) Automated Testing
10 154 (27.45%) C#
11 147 (26.20%) Scrum
12 137 (24.42%) Python
13 133 (23.71%) SQL
13 133 (23.71%) Automation Testing
14 130 (23.17%) Finance
15 129 (22.99%) Test Scripting
16 125 (22.28%) ISEB
17 121 (21.57%) ISTQB
18 114 (20.32%) WebDriver
19 97 (17.29%) Ruby
20 88 (15.69%) Degree
21 81 (14.44%) Software Testing
22 80 (14.26%) Functional Testing
23 76 (13.55%) JIRA
24 73 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
24 73 (13.01%) Linux
25 71 (12.66%) SoapUI
26 65 (11.59%) Banking
27 64 (11.41%) Manual Testing
28 63 (11.23%) Test Strategy

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 14 (2.50%) Confluence
2 4 (0.71%) IIS
3 2 (0.36%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.18%) Apache
4 1 (0.18%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 11 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 11 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.96%) SaaS
2 9 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.07%) GitHub
4 4 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.63%) Internet
2 5 (0.89%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.71%) HTTP
4 2 (0.36%) DSL
5 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.18%) Profibus
5 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.96%) Big Data
3 7 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.07%) MySQL
5 5 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (0.71%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.71%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.53%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.36%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.36%) DB2
8 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 356 (63.46%) Selenium
2 171 (30.48%) Cucumber
3 114 (20.32%) WebDriver
4 76 (13.55%) JIRA
5 71 (12.66%) SoapUI
6 57 (10.16%) Jenkins
7 56 (9.98%) JUnit
8 47 (8.38%) Git (software)
9 39 (6.95%) HP UFT
10 34 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (4.81%) SpecFlow
12 25 (4.46%) JBehave
12 25 (4.46%) JMeter
13 24 (4.28%) Appium
14 23 (4.10%) Calabash
15 21 (3.74%) Robot Framework
15 21 (3.74%) WATIR
16 18 (3.21%) Ranorex
17 16 (2.85%) Bugzilla
17 16 (2.85%) Subversion
General
1 130 (23.17%) Finance
2 65 (11.59%) Banking
3 54 (9.63%) Retail
4 44 (7.84%) Legal
5 29 (5.17%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.57%) Games
7 14 (2.50%) Back Office
7 14 (2.50%) Marketing
8 8 (1.43%) Electronics
8 8 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.07%) Law
10 5 (0.89%) Advertising
10 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.71%) Publishing
12 3 (0.53%) Automotive
13 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (10.16%) Web Services
2 54 (9.63%) .NET
3 49 (8.73%) REST
3 49 (8.73%) XML
4 40 (7.13%) SOAP
5 36 (6.42%) RESTful
6 31 (5.53%) HTML
7 28 (4.99%) Gherkin
8 16 (2.85%) CSS
9 11 (1.96%) Node.js
9 11 (1.96%) Spring
10 10 (1.78%) AngularJS
11 7 (1.25%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.07%) Guice
12 6 (1.07%) React
13 5 (0.89%) .NET Framework
13 5 (0.89%) Ajax
13 5 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
14 4 (0.71%) Java EE
14 4 (0.71%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.02%) Mobile App
2 37 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.74%) RIA
5 14 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.96%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.60%) Fintech
7 9 (1.60%) Health Informatics
7 9 (1.60%) Informatics
7 9 (1.60%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.07%) iPad
10 5 (0.89%) Online Games
11 4 (0.71%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.71%) Mobile Games
11 4 (0.71%) Online Gambling
11 4 (0.71%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.71%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.53%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 73 (13.01%) Linux
2 40 (7.13%) Windows
3 24 (4.28%) Android
4 23 (4.10%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.96%) Unix
6 4 (0.71%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (59.36%) Test Automation
3 186 (33.16%) BDD
4 168 (29.95%) TDD
5 162 (28.88%) Automated Testing
6 147 (26.20%) Scrum
7 133 (23.71%) Automation Testing
8 129 (22.99%) Test Scripting
9 81 (14.44%) Software Testing
10 80 (14.26%) Functional Testing
11 73 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
12 64 (11.41%) Manual Testing
13 63 (11.23%) Test Strategy
14 62 (11.05%) SDLC
15 59 (10.52%) Software Engineering
16 57 (10.16%) E-Commerce
17 56 (9.98%) QA Automation
18 55 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
19 54 (9.63%) Regression Testing
20 46 (8.20%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 224 (39.93%) Java
2 154 (27.45%) C#
3 137 (24.42%) Python
4 133 (23.71%) SQL
5 97 (17.29%) Ruby
6 56 (9.98%) JavaScript
7 35 (6.24%) C++
7 35 (6.24%) Perl
8 31 (5.53%) Bash Shell
9 21 (3.74%) PHP
10 19 (3.39%) C
11 13 (2.32%) Groovy
12 7 (1.25%) VB
13 6 (1.07%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.89%) ActionScript
14 5 (0.89%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.36%) Go
15 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.36%) Scala
15 2 (0.36%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 125 (22.28%) ISEB
2 121 (21.57%) ISTQB
3 88 (15.69%) Degree
4 41 (7.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (2.14%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.60%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (43.49%) QA
2 42 (7.49%) SDET
3 4 (0.71%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.53%) Section 508
System Software
1 12 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.89%) Docker
3 1 (0.18%) Firmware
3 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (4.46%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.53%) Puppet
3 1 (0.18%) Kibana
3 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (5.53%) HP
2 26 (4.63%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.03%) Oracle
4 12 (2.14%) VMware
5 10 (1.78%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
7 6 (1.07%) Cadence
8 4 (0.71%) IBM
8 4 (0.71%) Sun
8 4 (0.71%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.53%) Google
10 2 (0.36%) SAP
11 1 (0.18%) Coverity
11 1 (0.18%) Facebook
11 1 (0.18%) Intel
11 1 (0.18%) Xamarin
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Michael Page International
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Awesome Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Michael Page International
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Awesome Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Middletons Assured Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + bonus, penison and shares
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: c£45K negotiable + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + Life Insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 6 days ago