The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation Engineer
Rank 100 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.27% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1098 1015 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.86% 97.13% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 947 864 686
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Automation Engineer
South East

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 28 July 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%) 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
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
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
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