The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation Engineer
Rank - 86 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.093% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.096% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
- -28.37%
Test Automation Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
967 1044 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.22% 97.21% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 802 928 653
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the Kent region.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (75.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft