The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Test Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
England / North West
Rank 215 213 257
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 32 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.41% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.42% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 7
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £35,800
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%

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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5819 5452 6757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.53% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4848 4583 5628
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Test Automation Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester -9 31 £40,000 -11.11%
Lancashire - 1 - -
Test Automation Engineer
England

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 North West region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (66.10%) Selenium
2 39 (66.10%) Test Automation
3 37 (62.71%) Test Scripting
3 37 (62.71%) TDD
4 33 (55.93%) BDD
5 28 (47.46%) Java
6 27 (45.76%) SDLC
7 26 (44.07%) Automated Testing
8 21 (35.59%) Configuration Management
9 19 (32.20%) ISEB
10 18 (30.51%) C#
10 18 (30.51%) Cucumber
11 15 (25.42%) Scrum
12 14 (23.73%) Software Testing
13 13 (22.03%) C++
14 11 (18.64%) Python
14 11 (18.64%) Automation Testing
14 11 (18.64%) DevOps
14 11 (18.64%) System Integration Testing
15 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (16.95%) QA
15 10 (16.95%) SQL
16 9 (15.25%) Ruby
17 8 (13.56%) WebDriver
17 8 (13.56%) Linux
17 8 (13.56%) QA Automation
18 7 (11.86%) ISTQB
18 7 (11.86%) Degree
18 7 (11.86%) Regression Testing

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Big Data
1 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 39 (66.10%) Selenium
2 18 (30.51%) Cucumber
3 8 (13.56%) WebDriver
4 5 (8.47%) HP UFT
5 4 (6.78%) JIRA
5 4 (6.78%) JMeter
5 4 (6.78%) LoadRunner
6 3 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.39%) Gradle
7 2 (3.39%) Ranorex
7 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.39%) TestNG
8 1 (1.69%) Appium
8 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.69%) Maven
8 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Military
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (3.39%) CSS
2 2 (3.39%) DOM
2 2 (3.39%) HTML
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Client/Server
1 5 (8.47%) iPad
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) Fintech
3 2 (3.39%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) Android
3 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (66.10%) Test Automation
3 37 (62.71%) TDD
3 37 (62.71%) Test Scripting
4 33 (55.93%) BDD
5 27 (45.76%) SDLC
6 26 (44.07%) Automated Testing
7 21 (35.59%) Configuration Management
8 15 (25.42%) Scrum
9 14 (23.73%) Software Testing
10 11 (18.64%) Automation Testing
10 11 (18.64%) DevOps
10 11 (18.64%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (13.56%) QA Automation
13 7 (11.86%) Regression Testing
14 6 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
14 6 (10.17%) OO
15 5 (8.47%) Time Management
16 4 (6.78%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) Java
2 18 (30.51%) C#
3 13 (22.03%) C++
4 11 (18.64%) Python
5 10 (16.95%) SQL
6 9 (15.25%) Ruby
7 6 (10.17%) Perl
8 5 (8.47%) PHP
9 4 (6.78%) C
10 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
11 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (32.20%) ISEB
2 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 7 (11.86%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Kibana
2 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) HP
1 4 (6.78%) VMware
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
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