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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 382 390 415
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 64 68 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 64 66 48
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
17898 20159 21870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.20% 96.82% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15228 16511 17426
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Surrey +30 33 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Berkshire +9 10 £41,250 +3.12% 4
West Sussex - 9 £55,000 -
Hampshire -3 7 £32,000 -25.58% 1
Kent +7 2 £47,500 +5.55%
East Sussex -1 2 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 72 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (65.00%) Test Automation
3 59 (59.00%) Selenium
4 53 (53.00%) QA
5 45 (45.00%) Automation Testing
6 37 (37.00%) Java
7 33 (33.00%) WebDriver
8 31 (31.00%) BDD
9 28 (28.00%) ISEB
9 28 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 27 (27.00%) Cucumber
11 26 (26.00%) ISTQB
11 26 (26.00%) Regression Testing
12 25 (25.00%) Finance
12 25 (25.00%) Ruby
13 24 (24.00%) Scrum
13 24 (24.00%) C#
14 23 (23.00%) TDD
15 21 (21.00%) Test Scripting
15 21 (21.00%) JIRA
16 20 (20.00%) Automated Testing
16 20 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (20.00%) Jenkins
17 19 (19.00%) JMeter
17 19 (19.00%) Python
18 18 (18.00%) SQL
18 18 (18.00%) Web Services
19 17 (17.00%) HP UFT
19 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
20 15 (15.00%) JavaScript

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 7 (7.00%) Confluence
2 5 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) ATM
1 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.00%) MySQL
3 5 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 59 (59.00%) Selenium
2 33 (33.00%) WebDriver
3 27 (27.00%) Cucumber
4 21 (21.00%) JIRA
5 20 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 19 (19.00%) JMeter
7 17 (17.00%) HP UFT
8 15 (15.00%) SoapUI
9 12 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (11.00%) SpecFlow
11 9 (9.00%) JUnit
12 8 (8.00%) Maven
12 8 (8.00%) WatiN
13 7 (7.00%) jMock
14 6 (6.00%) Protractor
15 5 (5.00%) Ant
15 5 (5.00%) Gradle
15 5 (5.00%) Hudson
15 5 (5.00%) Selenium IDE
15 5 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Back Office
3 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.00%) Marketing
5 4 (4.00%) Electronics
6 3 (3.00%) Legal
7 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.00%) Games
7 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.00%) Web Services
2 13 (13.00%) .NET
3 11 (11.00%) REST
3 11 (11.00%) SOAP
4 10 (10.00%) XML
5 8 (8.00%) Ajax
6 7 (7.00%) Hibernate
6 7 (7.00%) HTML
6 7 (7.00%) Java EE
6 7 (7.00%) JMS
6 7 (7.00%) RESTful
6 7 (7.00%) Spring
6 7 (7.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (6.00%) CSS
8 5 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (5.00%) JSON
9 4 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.00%) LAMP
9 4 (4.00%) React
10 3 (3.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (5.00%) Wiki
4 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.00%) Health Informatics
6 2 (2.00%) Informatics
6 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.00%) iPad
7 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.00%) Windows
2 8 (8.00%) Linux
3 6 (6.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.00%) Unix
5 1 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (65.00%) Test Automation
3 45 (45.00%) Automation Testing
4 31 (31.00%) BDD
5 28 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (26.00%) Regression Testing
7 24 (24.00%) Scrum
8 23 (23.00%) TDD
9 21 (21.00%) Test Scripting
10 20 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 20 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (14.00%) Manual Testing
12 13 (13.00%) Software Testing
13 12 (12.00%) Functional Testing
14 11 (11.00%) Test Strategy
14 11 (11.00%) Unit Testing
15 9 (9.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (9.00%) SDLC
16 8 (8.00%) Open Source
16 8 (8.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.00%) Java
2 25 (25.00%) Ruby
3 24 (24.00%) C#
4 19 (19.00%) Python
5 18 (18.00%) SQL
6 15 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.00%) Groovy
7 7 (7.00%) Perl
8 6 (6.00%) PHP
9 5 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.00%) VB
11 2 (2.00%) C++
12 1 (1.00%) C
12 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (28.00%) ISEB
2 26 (26.00%) ISTQB
3 12 (12.00%) Degree
4 6 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (53.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.00%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (1.00%) Ansible
3 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.00%) HP
2 7 (7.00%) Oracle
2 7 (7.00%) Rally
3 5 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 5 (5.00%) VMware
4 4 (4.00%) SAP
5 3 (3.00%) TOWER Software
6 2 (2.00%) CA
6 2 (2.00%) IBM
6 2 (2.00%) Sophos
7 1 (1.00%) Google
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