The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West 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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 237 238 231
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 11 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 11
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
5496 5711 5935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.59% 96.99% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4653 4838 4971
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 27 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Gloucestershire -5 6 £38,750 +9.15% 1
Devon +3 4 £26,750 -23.57% 1
Somerset -6 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 West region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
3 12 (54.55%) Degree
4 11 (50.00%) Java
4 11 (50.00%) Python
5 10 (45.45%) Linux
5 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
6 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
7 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 8 (36.36%) BDD
7 8 (36.36%) Automated Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Ruby
8 7 (31.82%) Maven
8 7 (31.82%) TDD
8 7 (31.82%) ISEB
9 6 (27.27%) HP
9 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
9 6 (27.27%) Finance
9 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
9 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
9 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (27.27%) JIRA
9 6 (27.27%) QA
9 6 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
10 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
10 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared

Test 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) GitHub
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SSH
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 7 (31.82%) Maven
4 6 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 6 (27.27%) JIRA
5 4 (18.18%) Selenium
6 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (13.64%) Zephyr
7 2 (9.09%) Ant
7 2 (9.09%) JBehave
7 2 (9.09%) JMeter
7 2 (9.09%) JUnit
7 2 (9.09%) Subversion
7 2 (9.09%) TestNG
7 2 (9.09%) WATIR
8 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
8 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
8 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.64%) Electronics
3 3 (13.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Gherkin
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) REST
2 3 (13.64%) SOAP
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.09%) Spring
3 2 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
3 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
3 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 8 (36.36%) BDD
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (22.73%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
8 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
8 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
9 3 (13.64%) API Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Data Transformation
9 3 (13.64%) Test Management
9 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
1 11 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) Ruby
3 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Perl
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.09%) C#
7 2 (9.09%) C++
7 2 (9.09%) Go
7 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.55%) C
8 1 (4.55%) Clojure
8 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
8 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
8 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Degree
2 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
3 7 (31.82%) ISEB
4 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) ISO 14001
2 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
3 2 (9.09%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Rally
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Medical and Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago