The table below looks at the statistics for the Automated Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Test Engineer
Rank 434 - 440
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Test Engineer 7 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% - 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% - 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 14
Average salary £45,000 - £39,000
90% offered a salary of more than £43,100 - £36,450
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £33,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%
Automated Test 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 South 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20494 20083 21950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.47% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16539 16139 19148
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automated Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Test Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automated Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Automated Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Test Engineer across the South East region.

Automated Test Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Automated Test Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Test Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 5 £43,500 -
Surrey - 2 £48,750 -
Automated Test Engineer
England

Automated Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Automated Test 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 Automated Test Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Automated Testing
2 8 (72.73%) QA
3 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) ISEB
3 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
4 6 (54.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Test Management
5 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
5 5 (45.45%) Selenium
5 5 (45.45%) Migration
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
6 4 (36.36%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
7 3 (27.27%) JIRA
7 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
8 2 (18.18%) Social Media
8 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
8 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
8 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
8 2 (18.18%) TDD

Automated Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Automated Test 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 Automated Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (9.09%) Behat
5 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
5 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 2 (18.18%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Automated Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Test Management
2 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
3 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) System Testing
7 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Telerik