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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 700 730 771
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 177 156 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 162 146 76
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
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
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 80 £60,000 +14.28% 7
South East +30 57 £47,500 +23.37% 3
Yorkshire +9 16 £42,500 +30.76% 1
North West -5 7 £45,000 -12.19%
East of England -12 7 £32,500 -28.57% 1
West Midlands - 5 £40,000 - 1
South West -25 2 £41,250 +17.85%
East Midlands -2 1 £35,000 +7.69%
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Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 216 (74.74%) Test Automation
2 204 (70.59%) Selenium
3 170 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (46.71%) Java
5 109 (37.72%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (37.02%) WebDriver
7 94 (32.53%) C#
8 89 (30.80%) QA
9 88 (30.45%) SQL
10 86 (29.76%) Ruby
11 84 (29.07%) Automation Testing
12 77 (26.64%) Linux
12 77 (26.64%) Cucumber
12 77 (26.64%) BDD
13 72 (24.91%) Scrum
14 68 (23.53%) Python
15 67 (23.18%) TDD
16 64 (22.15%) Jenkins
17 59 (20.42%) Test Scripting
18 57 (19.72%) Finance
19 53 (18.34%) UNIX
20 49 (16.96%) Degree
21 48 (16.61%) JUnit
21 48 (16.61%) Automated Testing
22 47 (16.26%) JIRA
23 44 (15.22%) Git (software)
23 44 (15.22%) Windows
24 43 (14.88%) OO
25 39 (13.49%) WATIR
26 36 (12.46%) RSpec

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (3.11%) Confluence
2 3 (1.04%) Node.js
2 3 (1.04%) CMS
2 3 (1.04%) Drupal
3 2 (0.69%) WordPress
4 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.04%) HTTP
2 2 (0.69%) ATM
3 1 (0.35%) VPN
3 1 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.46%) Big Data
3 8 (2.77%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.04%) MySQL
5 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.35%) Redis
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 204 (70.59%) Selenium
2 107 (37.02%) WebDriver
3 77 (26.64%) Cucumber
4 64 (22.15%) Jenkins
5 48 (16.61%) JUnit
6 47 (16.26%) JIRA
7 44 (15.22%) Git (software)
8 39 (13.49%) WATIR
9 36 (12.46%) RSpec
10 34 (11.76%) FitNesse
11 32 (11.07%) NUnit
12 26 (9.00%) JMeter
13 25 (8.65%) HP UFT
14 20 (6.92%) Subversion
15 18 (6.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 18 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (5.54%) Bugzilla
17 15 (5.19%) SpecFlow
18 14 (4.84%) RubyGems
18 14 (4.84%) SoapUI
General
1 57 (19.72%) Finance
2 18 (6.23%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.19%) Banking
4 13 (4.50%) Retail
5 9 (3.11%) Games
6 8 (2.77%) Marketing
7 7 (2.42%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.08%) Law
9 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.69%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.38%) .NET
2 18 (6.23%) Web Services
3 17 (5.88%) RESTful
4 13 (4.50%) XML
4 13 (4.50%) HTML
5 10 (3.46%) Gherkin
6 9 (3.11%) REST
6 9 (3.11%) SOAP
6 9 (3.11%) JSON
7 7 (2.42%) Spring
8 5 (1.73%) jQuery
9 4 (1.38%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.38%) HTML5
9 4 (1.38%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.38%) WinForms
9 4 (1.38%) WPF
10 3 (1.04%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.69%) CSS
11 2 (0.69%) J2EE
12 1 (0.35%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.84%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.50%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.73%) User Experience
6 5 (1.73%) Wiki
6 5 (1.73%) Semantic Web
7 4 (1.38%) Online Games
8 3 (1.04%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.04%) STB
8 3 (1.04%) iPad
9 2 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.35%) Social Media
10 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (26.64%) Linux
2 53 (18.34%) UNIX
3 44 (15.22%) Windows
4 21 (7.27%) Apple iOS
5 20 (6.92%) Android
6 3 (1.04%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.35%) CentOS
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (74.74%) Test Automation
2 170 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (37.72%) Continuous Integration
4 84 (29.07%) Automation Testing
5 77 (26.64%) BDD
6 72 (24.91%) Scrum
7 67 (23.18%) TDD
8 59 (20.42%) Test Scripting
9 48 (16.61%) Automated Testing
10 43 (14.88%) OO
11 30 (10.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 25 (8.65%) Open Source
13 24 (8.30%) Configuration Management
14 23 (7.96%) Manual Testing
15 22 (7.61%) Test Strategy
16 21 (7.27%) Software Testing
16 21 (7.27%) SDLC
17 20 (6.92%) Software Engineering
18 19 (6.57%) Performance Testing
18 19 (6.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 135 (46.71%) Java
2 94 (32.53%) C#
3 88 (30.45%) SQL
4 86 (29.76%) Ruby
5 68 (23.53%) Python
6 17 (5.88%) Groovy
6 17 (5.88%) C++
7 16 (5.54%) JavaScript
7 16 (5.54%) PHP
8 9 (3.11%) Perl
9 6 (2.08%) C
10 5 (1.73%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.69%) Scala
12 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.35%) XPath
13 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (16.96%) Degree
2 18 (6.23%) ISEB
3 15 (5.19%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (30.80%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.11%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (3.81%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (3.11%) WMI
3 3 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.69%) Puppet
5 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.35%) Salt
5 1 (0.35%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 16 (5.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.50%) Atlassian
3 12 (4.15%) VMware
4 10 (3.46%) Oracle
5 8 (2.77%) HP
6 2 (0.69%) Apple
6 2 (0.69%) Google
6 2 (0.69%) Splunk
7 1 (0.35%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.35%) SAP
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