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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 239 254 256
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 16 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.13% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.14% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 4
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £45,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
6156 6449 7028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.59% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5169 5358 5801
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 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 15 £45,000 - 4
Cheshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (55.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) BDD
4 8 (40.00%) SDLC
4 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (40.00%) ISEB
5 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (35.00%) Selenium
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) JIRA
8 4 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) C#
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
8 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
9 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
9 3 (15.00%) HTML
9 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (15.00%) CSS
9 3 (15.00%) Android
9 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (15.00%) Banking

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 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DSL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.00%) Gatling
4 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) Gradle
5 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.00%) JMeter
5 1 (5.00%) NUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.00%) TestNG
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) DOM
3 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.00%) Fintech
1 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Android
2 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (55.00%) TDD
2 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) BDD
4 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (40.00%) SDLC
5 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Test Management
9 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
1 4 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Groovy
2 2 (10.00%) Scala
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago