The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 230 235 207
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 20 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.30% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 18
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £34,250 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £49,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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 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
5476 5963 5624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.77% 97.39% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 4891 4703
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,859
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Test Automation Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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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
Gloucestershire - 12 £42,500 - 2
Bristol -16 3 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £45,000 -
Dorset - 2 - -
Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 48 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (82.35%) Selenium
3 40 (78.43%) Scrum
4 33 (64.71%) Java
5 31 (60.78%) Test Automation
6 24 (47.06%) Cucumber
7 21 (41.18%) Non-Functional Testing
7 21 (41.18%) JUnit
7 21 (41.18%) Windows
8 20 (39.22%) Telecoms
8 20 (39.22%) QA
8 20 (39.22%) Automation Testing
9 19 (37.25%) JBehave
9 19 (37.25%) Unix
9 19 (37.25%) Finance
9 19 (37.25%) Oracle
10 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
10 18 (35.29%) Functional Testing
11 17 (33.33%) QA Automation
11 17 (33.33%) OO
12 16 (31.37%) DevOps
13 14 (27.45%) Banking
14 10 (19.61%) ISTQB
15 9 (17.65%) Linux
15 9 (17.65%) BDD
16 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
16 8 (15.69%) ISEB
17 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
18 6 (11.76%) Maven
18 6 (11.76%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (3.92%) Apache
1 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 42 (82.35%) Selenium
2 24 (47.06%) Cucumber
3 21 (41.18%) JUnit
4 19 (37.25%) JBehave
5 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
6 6 (11.76%) Maven
7 5 (9.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (9.80%) JIRA
7 5 (9.80%) WebDriver
8 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
8 4 (7.84%) SpecFlow
9 3 (5.88%) JMeter
9 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.92%) Ant
10 2 (3.92%) Subversion
10 2 (3.92%) TestNG
10 2 (3.92%) WATIR
10 2 (3.92%) Zephyr
11 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (39.22%) Telecoms
2 19 (37.25%) Finance
3 14 (27.45%) Banking
4 3 (5.88%) Electronics
4 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) HTML
2 3 (5.88%) RESTful
3 2 (3.92%) CSS
3 2 (3.92%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.92%) REST
3 2 (3.92%) SOAP
3 2 (3.92%) Spring
3 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 2 (3.92%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Unix
3 9 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (78.43%) Scrum
3 31 (60.78%) Test Automation
4 21 (41.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 20 (39.22%) Automation Testing
6 18 (35.29%) Functional Testing
7 17 (33.33%) OO
7 17 (33.33%) QA Automation
8 16 (31.37%) DevOps
9 9 (17.65%) BDD
10 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
11 5 (9.80%) TDD
12 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
13 3 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (5.88%) Kanban
13 3 (5.88%) Performance Testing
13 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
13 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
13 3 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (64.71%) Java
2 6 (11.76%) Python
3 5 (9.80%) Ruby
4 4 (7.84%) C#
4 4 (7.84%) SQL
5 3 (5.88%) C++
5 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.92%) Go
6 2 (3.92%) Perl
6 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) ISTQB
2 8 (15.69%) ISEB
3 6 (11.76%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (39.22%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) HP
3 2 (3.92%) Rally
4 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago