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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 630 642 723
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 268 316 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 247 289 222
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
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
88528 98769 106171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75351 82409 87367
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 0 99 £56,250 +2.27% 19
South East +26 66 £44,500 -1.11% 7
East of England +50 42 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Yorkshire +19 26 £40,000 - 5
South West +11 10 £37,500 +7.14% 1
East Midlands +5 8 £40,000 +6.66% 2
West Midlands -13 8 £38,750 +10.71% 1
North West +4 6 £41,250 +3.12% 1
North East +6 2 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Test Automation Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 357 (68.13%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (66.22%) Test Automation
3 303 (57.82%) Selenium
4 276 (52.67%) Java
5 231 (44.08%) QA
6 197 (37.60%) BDD
7 171 (32.63%) Cucumber
8 152 (29.01%) Automation Testing
9 145 (27.67%) Finance
10 135 (25.76%) TDD
11 134 (25.57%) Scrum
12 132 (25.19%) SQL
13 131 (25.00%) C#
14 120 (22.90%) Python
14 120 (22.90%) WebDriver
15 109 (20.80%) Automated Testing
16 101 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
16 101 (19.27%) Jenkins
17 90 (17.18%) Software Testing
18 89 (16.98%) Ruby
19 87 (16.60%) Degree
19 87 (16.60%) JIRA
19 87 (16.60%) Web Services
20 85 (16.22%) Test Scripting
21 84 (16.03%) ISEB
22 81 (15.46%) ISTQB
23 77 (14.69%) JUnit
24 72 (13.74%) RESTful
25 68 (12.98%) Linux
26 67 (12.79%) Microsoft

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 11 (2.10%) Confluence
2 6 (1.15%) IIS
3 2 (0.38%) Apache
3 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.38%) CMS
3 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.19%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 18 (3.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.48%) SaaS
2 9 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.15%) GitHub
4 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.30%) Internet
2 8 (1.53%) HTTP
3 4 (0.76%) SSH
4 3 (0.57%) DSL
5 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) ATM
6 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.19%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.67%) Big Data
3 11 (2.10%) MySQL
3 11 (2.10%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.34%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.38%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 303 (57.82%) Selenium
2 171 (32.63%) Cucumber
3 120 (22.90%) WebDriver
4 101 (19.27%) Jenkins
5 87 (16.60%) JIRA
6 77 (14.69%) JUnit
7 62 (11.83%) SoapUI
8 55 (10.50%) SpecFlow
9 44 (8.40%) Git (software)
10 41 (7.82%) HP UFT
11 39 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 37 (7.06%) JBehave
13 36 (6.87%) JMeter
14 26 (4.96%) Maven
14 26 (4.96%) Subversion
15 24 (4.58%) TestNG
16 22 (4.20%) Visual Studio
17 19 (3.63%) Appium
18 16 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 15 (2.86%) WATIR
General
1 145 (27.67%) Finance
2 39 (7.44%) Banking
3 25 (4.77%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.01%) Retail
5 19 (3.63%) Legal
6 14 (2.67%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.48%) Games
8 12 (2.29%) Electronics
8 12 (2.29%) Marketing
9 10 (1.91%) Back Office
9 10 (1.91%) Front Office
10 6 (1.15%) Law
10 6 (1.15%) Publishing
11 5 (0.95%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (16.60%) Web Services
2 72 (13.74%) RESTful
3 56 (10.69%) XML
4 55 (10.50%) .NET
5 52 (9.92%) REST
6 45 (8.59%) Gherkin
7 33 (6.30%) SOAP
8 29 (5.53%) HTML
9 19 (3.63%) Spring
10 17 (3.24%) CSS
11 14 (2.67%) ASP.NET
12 13 (2.48%) Hibernate
12 13 (2.48%) J2EE
13 12 (2.29%) JSON
14 11 (2.10%) .NET Framework
15 9 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
15 9 (1.72%) Node.js
16 8 (1.53%) Ajax
16 8 (1.53%) AngularJS
16 8 (1.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.87%) Computer Science
2 33 (6.30%) Mobile App
3 31 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.58%) RIA
5 17 (3.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (2.48%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.91%) Fintech
8 9 (1.72%) iPad
9 5 (0.95%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.95%) Wiki
10 4 (0.76%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.76%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.76%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.76%) NHS
10 4 (0.76%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.57%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.57%) Home Automation
11 3 (0.57%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (12.98%) Linux
2 53 (10.11%) Unix
3 50 (9.54%) Windows
4 21 (4.01%) Android
5 20 (3.82%) Apple iOS
6 19 (3.63%) Solaris
7 7 (1.34%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (68.13%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (66.22%) Test Automation
3 197 (37.60%) BDD
4 152 (29.01%) Automation Testing
5 135 (25.76%) TDD
6 134 (25.57%) Scrum
7 109 (20.80%) Automated Testing
8 101 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
9 90 (17.18%) Software Testing
10 85 (16.22%) Test Scripting
11 64 (12.21%) Software Engineering
12 63 (12.02%) Test Strategy
13 57 (10.88%) Unit Testing
14 54 (10.31%) QA Automation
15 53 (10.11%) Functional Testing
16 51 (9.73%) Manual Testing
16 51 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
17 50 (9.54%) Open Source
18 47 (8.97%) API Testing
19 45 (8.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 276 (52.67%) Java
2 132 (25.19%) SQL
3 131 (25.00%) C#
4 120 (22.90%) Python
5 89 (16.98%) Ruby
6 44 (8.40%) JavaScript
7 33 (6.30%) Perl
8 25 (4.77%) PHP
9 23 (4.39%) C++
10 18 (3.44%) Bash Shell
10 18 (3.44%) VB
11 12 (2.29%) Groovy
11 12 (2.29%) VBScript
12 6 (1.15%) Scala
12 6 (1.15%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.15%) XPath
13 5 (0.95%) C
14 3 (0.57%) Go
14 3 (0.57%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 87 (16.60%) Degree
2 84 (16.03%) ISEB
3 81 (15.46%) ISTQB
4 29 (5.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (1.91%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) HND
10 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (44.08%) QA
2 44 (8.40%) SDET
3 4 (0.76%) Section 508
System Software
1 6 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.76%) Docker
3 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.19%) Firmware
4 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.19%) vSphere
4 1 (0.19%) Xen
4 1 (0.19%) XenApp
4 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.38%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (0.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 67 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.11%) HP
3 26 (4.96%) Oracle
4 9 (1.72%) Rally
4 9 (1.72%) SAP
5 6 (1.15%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.15%) VMware
6 5 (0.95%) IBM
7 3 (0.57%) Apple
7 3 (0.57%) Coverity
7 3 (0.57%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.38%) CA
8 2 (0.38%) Google
8 2 (0.38%) Sophos
8 2 (0.38%) Sun
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco
9 1 (0.19%) Citrix
9 1 (0.19%) Dell
9 1 (0.19%) NetApp
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-55k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Energon People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum £30k - £60k basic salary + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits (pro-rata)
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago