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

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 221 237 215
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 11 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.32% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.33% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 25
Median salary £43,750 £41,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.42% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £32,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £46,000
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 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
5043 5827 6069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.52% 97.05% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4279 4900 4976
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,648
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 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 2 July 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 2 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
Gloucestershire +3 5 £56,250 +65.44%
Bristol +17 2 £35,000 -15.66% 3
Somerset - 2 £37,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £45,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 West region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (68.42%) Java
3 25 (65.79%) Scrum
3 25 (65.79%) Test Automation
4 24 (63.16%) Selenium
5 17 (44.74%) QA
5 17 (44.74%) Cucumber
5 17 (44.74%) Non-Functional Testing
6 16 (42.11%) Windows
7 14 (36.84%) Unix
7 14 (36.84%) JUnit
7 14 (36.84%) Finance
8 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
8 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
8 13 (34.21%) ISTQB
9 12 (31.58%) Oracle
9 12 (31.58%) Functional Testing
9 12 (31.58%) JBehave
10 11 (28.95%) BDD
10 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
10 11 (28.95%) Linux
10 11 (28.95%) ISEB
10 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
11 10 (26.32%) Maven
11 10 (26.32%) Degree
11 10 (26.32%) OO
11 10 (26.32%) QA Automation
11 10 (26.32%) Automation Testing
12 8 (21.05%) DevOps
12 8 (21.05%) Ruby

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 (5.26%) Apache
1 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
1 4 (10.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (63.16%) Selenium
2 17 (44.74%) Cucumber
3 14 (36.84%) JUnit
4 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
5 12 (31.58%) JBehave
6 10 (26.32%) Maven
7 7 (18.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
8 6 (15.79%) JIRA
9 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (10.53%) TestNG
10 4 (10.53%) WebDriver
10 4 (10.53%) Zephyr
11 3 (7.89%) JMeter
11 3 (7.89%) SpecFlow
12 2 (5.26%) Ant
12 2 (5.26%) Subversion
12 2 (5.26%) WATIR
13 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
4 5 (13.16%) Electronics
4 5 (13.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
1 4 (10.53%) Gherkin
1 4 (10.53%) REST
1 4 (10.53%) SOAP
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) RESTful
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.26%) Spring
3 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Unix
3 11 (28.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) Scrum
2 25 (65.79%) Test Automation
3 17 (44.74%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (31.58%) Functional Testing
5 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
5 11 (28.95%) BDD
6 10 (26.32%) Automation Testing
6 10 (26.32%) OO
6 10 (26.32%) QA Automation
7 8 (21.05%) DevOps
8 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.79%) TDD
10 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
10 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
11 4 (10.53%) Open Source
11 4 (10.53%) Product Management
11 4 (10.53%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) Ruby
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.89%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) Perl
6 2 (5.26%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) Go
6 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) ISTQB
2 11 (28.95%) ISEB
3 10 (26.32%) Degree
4 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (44.74%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) SAP
3 4 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) Rally
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