The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Test Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 409 430 437
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 34 37 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 40
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +3.75%
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 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
18646 20686 23010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 96.91% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15875 16528 18398
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Test Automation Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 3 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
Berkshire +11 12 £44,500 +1.36% 2
Surrey +3 6 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Kent - 4 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £32,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +18 3 £32,500 -18.75%
East Sussex +18 2 - - 1
Hampshire +11 2 £34,000 -38.18%
West Sussex -5 1 £40,000 +37.93%
Test Automation Engineer
England

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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 South East region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (63.89%) Test Automation
2 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (59.72%) Selenium
4 33 (45.83%) QA
5 28 (38.89%) WebDriver
6 26 (36.11%) Automation Testing
7 22 (30.56%) HP UFT
7 22 (30.56%) Scrum
8 21 (29.17%) Java
9 20 (27.78%) Ruby
9 20 (27.78%) BDD
10 19 (26.39%) C#
10 19 (26.39%) Finance
11 18 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 18 (25.00%) TDD
12 17 (23.61%) Automated Testing
12 17 (23.61%) Test Scripting
12 17 (23.61%) Python
13 16 (22.22%) ISEB
13 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (22.22%) ISTQB
14 15 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (20.83%) Linux
14 15 (20.83%) Cucumber
15 14 (19.44%) Test Strategy
15 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
15 14 (19.44%) .NET
16 13 (18.06%) SOAP
16 13 (18.06%) Web Services
16 13 (18.06%) JIRA

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) MySQL
2 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (59.72%) Selenium
2 28 (38.89%) WebDriver
3 22 (30.56%) HP UFT
4 15 (20.83%) Cucumber
5 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
6 13 (18.06%) JIRA
7 8 (11.11%) FitNesse
7 8 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 8 (11.11%) SoapUI
8 6 (8.33%) JMeter
9 5 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
10 4 (5.56%) Maven
11 3 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (2.78%) Hudson
12 2 (2.78%) MSTest
12 2 (2.78%) NUnit
12 2 (2.78%) Protractor
12 2 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.56%) Back Office
3 4 (5.56%) Electronics
3 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) .NET
2 13 (18.06%) SOAP
2 13 (18.06%) Web Services
3 9 (12.50%) RESTful
3 9 (12.50%) XML
4 7 (9.72%) JSON
5 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (6.94%) React
7 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.78%) LAMP
8 1 (1.39%) Ajax
8 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.39%) J2EE
8 1 (1.39%) Java EE
8 1 (1.39%) JMS
8 1 (1.39%) jQuery
8 1 (1.39%) REST
8 1 (1.39%) Spring
8 1 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Wiki
2 6 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.17%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.83%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) Windows
3 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.78%) Solaris
4 2 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.89%) Test Automation
2 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (36.11%) Automation Testing
4 22 (30.56%) Scrum
5 20 (27.78%) BDD
6 18 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 18 (25.00%) TDD
7 17 (23.61%) Automated Testing
7 17 (23.61%) Test Scripting
8 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (19.44%) Test Strategy
11 9 (12.50%) Build Automation
11 9 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 9 (12.50%) Web Testing
12 8 (11.11%) Manual Testing
12 8 (11.11%) Test Management
12 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
13 7 (9.72%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) Java
2 20 (27.78%) Ruby
3 19 (26.39%) C#
4 17 (23.61%) Python
5 11 (15.28%) SQL
6 9 (12.50%) C
7 8 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.33%) Perl
8 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.17%) C++
9 3 (4.17%) VBScript
10 2 (2.78%) PHP
11 1 (1.39%) Groovy
11 1 (1.39%) VB
11 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) ISEB
1 16 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 8 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.39%) HP AIS
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (45.83%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.78%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (1.39%) Ansible
3 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) HP
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle
4 4 (5.56%) SAP
5 2 (2.78%) CA
5 2 (2.78%) IBM
5 2 (2.78%) Rally
5 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.78%) Sophos
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