The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation Engineer
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -18.33%
Test Automation Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
802 638 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.51% 96.52% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 573 537 669
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Automation Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
1 3 (100.00%) RSpec
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) RSpec
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA