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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 612 658 718
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 279 274 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 247 255 221
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £52,500
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
86678 97318 103001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.27% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 73134 81865 84100
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 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
South East +49 76 £43,500 -5.94% 4
London -18 63 £50,000 -13.04% 27
Yorkshire +37 49 £42,500 +6.25% 7
East of England +39 48 £45,000 +20.00% 6
North West +23 16 £42,500 +6.25% 4
East Midlands +27 14 £34,250 +5.38% 2
South West -9 11 £35,000 -6.66% 3
West Midlands -11 8 £42,500 +19.71%
North East - 4 - -
Test Automation Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 384 (73.28%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (65.65%) Test Automation
3 322 (61.45%) Selenium
4 256 (48.85%) QA
5 255 (48.66%) Java
6 176 (33.59%) Cucumber
7 175 (33.40%) BDD
8 152 (29.01%) Automation Testing
8 152 (29.01%) Finance
9 145 (27.67%) TDD
10 140 (26.72%) SQL
11 138 (26.34%) C#
12 135 (25.76%) Scrum
13 133 (25.38%) Python
14 127 (24.24%) Automated Testing
15 109 (20.80%) ISEB
16 108 (20.61%) WebDriver
17 107 (20.42%) ISTQB
18 105 (20.04%) Ruby
19 96 (18.32%) JIRA
20 93 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
21 89 (16.98%) Jenkins
22 87 (16.60%) Software Testing
23 85 (16.22%) Test Scripting
24 80 (15.27%) Degree
25 72 (13.74%) Linux
25 72 (13.74%) Test Strategy
26 68 (12.98%) SoapUI
27 67 (12.79%) Web Services
27 67 (12.79%) Software Engineering

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 12 (2.29%) Confluence
2 6 (1.15%) IIS
3 2 (0.38%) Apache
3 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.19%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 16 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.67%) SaaS
2 9 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.72%) GitHub
3 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.53%) Internet
2 5 (0.95%) HTTP
2 5 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.57%) DSL
3 3 (0.57%) SSH
4 1 (0.19%) ATM
4 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.19%) RS-232
4 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.91%) Big Data
3 7 (1.34%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.15%) MySQL
5 5 (0.95%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.38%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (0.38%) DB2
8 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 322 (61.45%) Selenium
2 176 (33.59%) Cucumber
3 108 (20.61%) WebDriver
4 96 (18.32%) JIRA
5 89 (16.98%) Jenkins
6 68 (12.98%) SoapUI
7 61 (11.64%) JUnit
8 55 (10.50%) Git (software)
9 44 (8.40%) SpecFlow
10 42 (8.02%) HP UFT
11 37 (7.06%) JMeter
12 35 (6.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 27 (5.15%) JBehave
14 26 (4.96%) Subversion
15 21 (4.01%) Maven
16 20 (3.82%) TestNG
17 19 (3.63%) Appium
17 19 (3.63%) Calabash
18 18 (3.44%) NUnit
18 18 (3.44%) WATIR
General
1 152 (29.01%) Finance
2 49 (9.35%) Banking
3 41 (7.82%) Legal
3 41 (7.82%) Retail
4 21 (4.01%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.24%) Games
6 13 (2.48%) Marketing
7 12 (2.29%) Back Office
7 12 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.72%) Electronics
8 9 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.34%) Law
10 6 (1.15%) Front Office
10 6 (1.15%) Publishing
11 2 (0.38%) Advertising
11 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (12.79%) Web Services
2 58 (11.07%) .NET
3 57 (10.88%) RESTful
4 53 (10.11%) REST
4 53 (10.11%) XML
5 43 (8.21%) Gherkin
6 35 (6.68%) SOAP
7 31 (5.92%) HTML
8 19 (3.63%) Spring
9 18 (3.44%) CSS
10 15 (2.86%) Hibernate
11 14 (2.67%) ASP.NET
12 12 (2.29%) Node.js
13 11 (2.10%) .NET Framework
14 8 (1.53%) Ajax
15 7 (1.34%) J2EE
15 7 (1.34%) Java EE
15 7 (1.34%) JMS
15 7 (1.34%) WebSphere MQ
16 6 (1.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.25%) Mobile App
2 32 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.20%) RIA
5 16 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (2.10%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.10%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.10%) Fintech
7 8 (1.53%) iPad
8 7 (1.34%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.34%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.15%) Health Informatics
9 6 (1.15%) Informatics
10 5 (0.95%) Online Games
11 4 (0.76%) Home Automation
11 4 (0.76%) Mobile Games
11 4 (0.76%) Online Gambling
11 4 (0.76%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.57%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.57%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 72 (13.74%) Linux
2 35 (6.68%) Windows
3 34 (6.49%) Unix
4 24 (4.58%) Android
5 23 (4.39%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.29%) Solaris
7 5 (0.95%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (73.28%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (65.65%) Test Automation
3 175 (33.40%) BDD
4 152 (29.01%) Automation Testing
5 145 (27.67%) TDD
6 135 (25.76%) Scrum
7 127 (24.24%) Automated Testing
8 93 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
9 87 (16.60%) Software Testing
10 85 (16.22%) Test Scripting
11 72 (13.74%) Test Strategy
12 67 (12.79%) Software Engineering
13 61 (11.64%) Functional Testing
13 61 (11.64%) Manual Testing
14 53 (10.11%) QA Automation
15 51 (9.73%) API Testing
16 50 (9.54%) Regression Testing
17 48 (9.16%) Open Source
18 44 (8.40%) SDLC
18 44 (8.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 255 (48.66%) Java
2 140 (26.72%) SQL
3 138 (26.34%) C#
4 133 (25.38%) Python
5 105 (20.04%) Ruby
6 41 (7.82%) JavaScript
7 29 (5.53%) Bash Shell
7 29 (5.53%) C++
8 28 (5.34%) Perl
9 23 (4.39%) PHP
10 16 (3.05%) VB
11 11 (2.10%) Groovy
12 8 (1.53%) C
12 8 (1.53%) VBScript
13 5 (0.95%) ActionScript
13 5 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.95%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.95%) XPath
14 4 (0.76%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 109 (20.80%) ISEB
2 107 (20.42%) ISTQB
3 80 (15.27%) Degree
4 37 (7.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.95%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
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
1 256 (48.85%) QA
2 42 (8.02%) SDET
3 6 (1.15%) Section 508
4 3 (0.57%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.95%) Docker
3 2 (0.38%) 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 23 (4.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.57%) Puppet
3 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 42 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.44%) HP
3 23 (4.39%) Oracle
4 13 (2.48%) VMware
5 7 (1.34%) Rally
6 6 (1.15%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.15%) SAP
7 5 (0.95%) Cadence
8 4 (0.76%) IBM
8 4 (0.76%) Sun
8 4 (0.76%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.57%) Google
10 2 (0.38%) Sophos
11 1 (0.19%) Cisco
11 1 (0.19%) Citrix
11 1 (0.19%) Dell
11 1 (0.19%) Facebook
11 1 (0.19%) NetApp
11 1 (0.19%) Xamarin
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum £30k - £50k basic salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits Inc: Bonus, Gym, Travel Loa
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Medical and Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago