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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 237 245 254
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 6 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.20% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.20% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 4
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
5718 6372 6827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.59% 96.87% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4785 5195 5483
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 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £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 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 27 July 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 +2 4 £45,000 - 1
Lancashire +18 2 £35,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 21 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 16 (57.14%) BDD
3 13 (46.43%) TDD
4 12 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 11 (39.29%) SDLC
6 10 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
7 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (28.57%) Selenium
8 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (21.43%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
9 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
9 5 (17.86%) JIRA
10 4 (14.29%) Web Services
11 3 (10.71%) XML
11 3 (10.71%) ISEB
11 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
11 3 (10.71%) C#
11 3 (10.71%) HTML
11 3 (10.71%) JUnit
11 3 (10.71%) CSS
11 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
11 3 (10.71%) User Stories
11 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
11 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
12 2 (7.14%) Coaching
12 2 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
12 2 (7.14%) QA Automation

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 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
3 5 (17.86%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) JUnit
4 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
5 2 (7.14%) Gatling
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) JMeter
5 2 (7.14%) Maven
5 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.14%) Toad
6 1 (3.57%) Appium
6 1 (3.57%) Gradle
6 1 (3.57%) NUnit
6 1 (3.57%) TestNG
General
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
1 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) DOM
4 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (57.14%) BDD
2 16 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 13 (46.43%) TDD
4 12 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 11 (39.29%) SDLC
6 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
6 10 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
9 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.71%) User Stories
10 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Coaching
10 2 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
10 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
10 2 (7.14%) QA Automation
10 2 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) Groovy
3 2 (7.14%) Scala
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SDET
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