The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Test Engineer
Rank 439 441 431
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Test Engineer 4 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.018% 0.009% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.010% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 10
Average salary £43,750 £41,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% -20.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,550 £31,150 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £52,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £32,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -31.57%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21473 20949 22153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.84% 95.00% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17169 17278 18929
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Automated Test Engineer
England

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Test Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Automated Test Engineer Salary Histogram 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 July 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
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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 - 2 £46,250 -
Hampshire +4 1 £42,500 +49.12%
East Sussex - 1 £34,000 -
Automated Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (60.00%) PHPUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Behat
3 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Telerik
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) Ant
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (60.00%) PHPUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Behat
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Telerik