The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation 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 Test Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation Engineer
Rank 437 464 436
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 14 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.008% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.009% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 11
Average salary £43,900 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.24% -13.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
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
20356 22430 21702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.96% 94.77% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16382 17934 17955
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 24 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Berkshire - 9 £43,200 -
Surrey - 3 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 - 3
Hampshire - 1 £55,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Test Automation 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 Test Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 27 (81.82%) Java
3 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (60.61%) TDD
5 19 (57.58%) Perl
6 18 (54.55%) SQL
6 18 (54.55%) T-SQL
6 18 (54.55%) UNIX
6 18 (54.55%) Shell Script
6 18 (54.55%) Subversion
6 18 (54.55%) Maven
6 18 (54.55%) Git (software)
6 18 (54.55%) Waterfall
6 18 (54.55%) Test Planning
7 17 (51.52%) SWT
7 17 (51.52%) Degree
7 17 (51.52%) Validation
7 17 (51.52%) Swing
7 17 (51.52%) Struts
8 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
9 15 (45.45%) QA
10 13 (39.39%) Selenium
10 13 (39.39%) Automation Testing
10 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
11 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
11 10 (30.30%) C#
12 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
12 8 (24.24%) WebDriver
12 8 (24.24%) SoapUI
12 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Test Automation 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 Test Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Subversion
1 18 (54.55%) Maven
1 18 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 13 (39.39%) Selenium
3 8 (24.24%) WebDriver
3 8 (24.24%) SoapUI
3 8 (24.24%) JMeter
4 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) RSpec
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) Struts
1 17 (51.52%) Swing
1 17 (51.52%) SWT
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (60.61%) TDD
4 18 (54.55%) Waterfall
4 18 (54.55%) Test Planning
5 17 (51.52%) Validation
6 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
7 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
7 13 (39.39%) Automation Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Software Delivery
9 6 (18.18%) Scrum
10 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
11 1 (3.03%) BDD
11 1 (3.03%) Cyber Security
11 1 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
11 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
11 1 (3.03%) Quality Management
11 1 (3.03%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) Java
2 19 (57.58%) Perl
3 18 (54.55%) SQL
3 18 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 18 (54.55%) Shell Script
4 10 (30.30%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Degree
2 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
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