The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent 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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 83 97 90
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 4 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.44% 0.82% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.85% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 9
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
900 1061 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.04% 96.98% 98.43%
Number of salaries quoted 801 949 836
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
West Malling +7 4 £47,500 +8.57%
Test Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Kent region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (85.71%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 4 (57.14%) Marketing
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
3 4 (57.14%) Informatics
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Ranorex
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Robot Framework
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) System Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) Health Informatics
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) QA

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Ranorex
1 4 (57.14%) Robot Framework
1 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) REST
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
1 4 (57.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 4 (57.14%) Health Informatics
1 4 (57.14%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) System Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) HP