The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation Engineer
Rank 437 431 425
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 9 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.023% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.024% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 18
Average salary £35,500 £28,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.78% -17.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £31,150 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -16.25%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21442 20900 22065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.80% 95.00% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17119 17223 18858
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 £25,500
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% -
Test Automation Engineer
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 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
(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
Kent -7 3 £34,000 +4.61%
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Berkshire - 3 - -
Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
3 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) XSLT
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) OOP
5 4 (36.36%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) NUnit
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) ISEB
5 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
5 4 (36.36%) SOA
5 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (36.36%) SaaS
5 4 (36.36%) FitNesse
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) NUnit
2 4 (36.36%) FitNesse
3 3 (27.27%) PHPUnit
3 3 (27.27%) Behat
3 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) XSLT
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) OOP
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) WFM
7 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Test Management
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Telerik
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
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