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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 647 744 708
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 246 193 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 229 175 215
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
88516 98705 108009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.53% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 75297 81883 89237
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +75 116 £60,000 +20.00% 15
East of England +53 38 £45,000 +9.09% 8
South East +30 36 £36,500 -27.00% 7
Yorkshire +30 26 £40,000 +23.07% 4
South West +2 15 £45,000 +5.88% 6
North West +22 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
West Midlands -12 3 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East Midlands +4 2 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Test Automation Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 358 (67.29%) Test Automation
2 343 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
3 316 (59.40%) Selenium
4 253 (47.56%) Java
5 216 (40.60%) QA
6 188 (35.34%) BDD
7 172 (32.33%) Cucumber
8 157 (29.51%) Automation Testing
9 137 (25.75%) Scrum
10 134 (25.19%) Finance
11 127 (23.87%) WebDriver
12 120 (22.56%) C#
13 117 (21.99%) TDD
14 103 (19.36%) Automated Testing
14 103 (19.36%) SQL
15 102 (19.17%) Python
16 94 (17.67%) Software Testing
17 93 (17.48%) Jenkins
18 91 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
19 84 (15.79%) Degree
20 78 (14.66%) Test Scripting
21 77 (14.47%) Ruby
22 76 (14.29%) Test Strategy
23 73 (13.72%) Linux
24 72 (13.53%) Web Services
25 71 (13.35%) JIRA
25 71 (13.35%) Microsoft
25 71 (13.35%) SoapUI
26 68 (12.78%) ISEB
27 66 (12.41%) ISTQB

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 5 (0.94%) CMS
2 2 (0.38%) Apache
2 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.38%) Drupal
2 2 (0.38%) IIS
2 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.19%) Confluence
3 1 (0.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (2.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.63%) SaaS
2 5 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.56%) GitHub
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.14%) Internet
2 9 (1.69%) HTTP
3 4 (0.75%) SSH
4 2 (0.38%) VoIP
5 1 (0.19%) ATM
5 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.19%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.44%) MySQL
3 11 (2.07%) Big Data
3 11 (2.07%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.13%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.38%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 316 (59.40%) Selenium
2 172 (32.33%) Cucumber
3 127 (23.87%) WebDriver
4 93 (17.48%) Jenkins
5 71 (13.35%) JIRA
5 71 (13.35%) SoapUI
6 63 (11.84%) JUnit
7 59 (11.09%) SpecFlow
8 43 (8.08%) Git (software)
9 40 (7.52%) HP UFT
10 35 (6.58%) JMeter
11 34 (6.39%) Visual Studio
12 33 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 30 (5.64%) JBehave
14 29 (5.45%) FitNesse
15 26 (4.89%) Maven
16 24 (4.51%) TestNG
17 21 (3.95%) Subversion
18 17 (3.20%) Appium
19 15 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 134 (25.19%) Finance
2 39 (7.33%) Telecoms
3 38 (7.14%) Banking
4 12 (2.26%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.26%) Retail
5 11 (2.07%) Marketing
6 10 (1.88%) Electronics
6 10 (1.88%) Front Office
6 10 (1.88%) Games
7 8 (1.50%) Legal
8 6 (1.13%) Back Office
8 6 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.13%) Law
9 2 (0.38%) Advertising
9 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.38%) Publishing
9 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (13.53%) Web Services
2 57 (10.71%) .NET
2 57 (10.71%) RESTful
3 47 (8.83%) XML
4 36 (6.77%) REST
5 33 (6.20%) SOAP
6 31 (5.83%) Gherkin
7 18 (3.38%) HTML
8 16 (3.01%) J2EE
9 14 (2.63%) ASP.NET
9 14 (2.63%) JSON
10 11 (2.07%) CSS
11 10 (1.88%) Spring
12 9 (1.69%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.50%) Hibernate
14 7 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
15 6 (1.13%) .NET Framework
16 5 (0.94%) KnockoutJS
16 5 (0.94%) LAMP
16 5 (0.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.83%) Mobile App
2 27 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 24 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.63%) RIA
5 12 (2.26%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.26%) Fintech
6 11 (2.07%) iPad
7 10 (1.88%) Digital Media
7 10 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.32%) User Experience
9 5 (0.94%) Wiki
10 4 (0.75%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.75%) NHS
10 4 (0.75%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.56%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.56%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.38%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.38%) Spread Betting
13 1 (0.19%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 73 (13.72%) Linux
2 55 (10.34%) Unix
2 55 (10.34%) Windows
3 18 (3.38%) Solaris
4 17 (3.20%) Android
4 17 (3.20%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (67.29%) Test Automation
2 343 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (35.34%) BDD
4 157 (29.51%) Automation Testing
5 137 (25.75%) Scrum
6 117 (21.99%) TDD
7 103 (19.36%) Automated Testing
8 94 (17.67%) Software Testing
9 91 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
10 78 (14.66%) Test Scripting
11 76 (14.29%) Test Strategy
12 56 (10.53%) Test Management
13 54 (10.15%) Manual Testing
14 53 (9.96%) Software Engineering
15 51 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
16 49 (9.21%) QA Automation
17 47 (8.83%) Test Planning
18 46 (8.65%) Functional Testing
18 46 (8.65%) SDLC
19 44 (8.27%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 253 (47.56%) Java
2 120 (22.56%) C#
3 103 (19.36%) SQL
4 102 (19.17%) Python
5 77 (14.47%) Ruby
6 34 (6.39%) JavaScript
7 33 (6.20%) Perl
8 22 (4.14%) PHP
9 18 (3.38%) C++
10 16 (3.01%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.44%) VB
12 12 (2.26%) VBScript
13 6 (1.13%) XPath
14 5 (0.94%) C
14 5 (0.94%) Groovy
14 5 (0.94%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.94%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.56%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.56%) Scala
15 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (15.79%) Degree
2 68 (12.78%) ISEB
3 66 (12.41%) ISTQB
4 17 (3.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.50%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.56%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) HND
10 1 (0.19%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (40.60%) QA
2 24 (4.51%) SDET
3 3 (0.56%) Section 508
4 1 (0.19%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.19%) Firmware
1 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
1 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.19%) Xen
1 1 (0.19%) XenApp
1 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.38%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (0.38%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 71 (13.35%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.83%) Oracle
3 23 (4.32%) HP
4 14 (2.63%) SAP
5 10 (1.88%) Rally
6 3 (0.56%) Apple
6 3 (0.56%) Coverity
6 3 (0.56%) Google
6 3 (0.56%) Perforce
7 2 (0.38%) CA
7 2 (0.38%) IBM
7 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.38%) Sophos
8 1 (0.19%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco
8 1 (0.19%) Citrix
8 1 (0.19%) Dell
8 1 (0.19%) NetApp
8 1 (0.19%) VMware
London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life assurance an
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + great benefits and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 58k-60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Interquest - ECOM
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago