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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 215 241 249
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 13 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.066% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.068% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 1
Median salary £45,000 £33,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.53%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +3.18%
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 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
5317 5883 6569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.19% 96.52% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4510 4709 5259
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
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 25 May 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
Manchester +18 12 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Cheshire +29 1 - -
Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 North West region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (86.11%) Test Automation
2 15 (41.67%) BDD
2 15 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 14 (38.89%) Automated Testing
4 11 (30.56%) SDLC
5 10 (27.78%) TDD
5 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
6 9 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (25.00%) Selenium
7 8 (22.22%) Java
8 7 (19.44%) JIRA
9 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
10 5 (13.89%) JUnit
10 5 (13.89%) Web Services
10 5 (13.89%) XML
11 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 4 (11.11%) SQL
11 4 (11.11%) Toad
11 4 (11.11%) Maven
11 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
11 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
11 4 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 4 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
11 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
11 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (8.33%) QA
12 3 (8.33%) QA Automation
12 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
12 3 (8.33%) Automation 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Selenium
2 7 (19.44%) JIRA
3 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (13.89%) JUnit
5 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 4 (11.11%) Maven
5 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 4 (11.11%) Toad
6 2 (5.56%) Appium
6 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.78%) JMeter
General
1 2 (5.56%) Marketing
1 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Web Services
1 5 (13.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Test Automation
2 15 (41.67%) BDD
2 15 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 14 (38.89%) Automated Testing
4 11 (30.56%) SDLC
5 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 10 (27.78%) TDD
6 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 3 (8.33%) QA Automation
8 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Defect Management
9 2 (5.56%) Open Source
9 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
1 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.56%) PhD
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) HP
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago