The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had QA Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation QA Engineer
Rank 232 244 259
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.038% 0.035% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.036% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Median salary £51,250 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.25% -3.12%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
QA 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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5082 5568 6369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.17% 96.90% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4288 4719 5305
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

QA Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

QA Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

QA Automation Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

QA Automation Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Bristol +13 2 £51,250 +46.42%
QA Automation Engineer
England

QA Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, QA 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 West region featuring QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) QA Automation
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (25.00%) Behat
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) PHP

QA Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Behat
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) QA Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA