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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
England / South West
Rank 183 216 224
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 49 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 0.62% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.64% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 44 32 15
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%

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
4880 5635 5740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.50% 97.17% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4055 4694 4858
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Somerset - 18 £32,500 - 4
Gloucestershire -6 16 £41,750 -1.76% 1
Bristol +3 12 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Devon - 2 £46,250 - 1
Cornwall - 1 £40,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 55 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 45 (64.29%) Java
4 34 (48.57%) Python
5 33 (47.14%) Cucumber
6 32 (45.71%) C#
7 30 (42.86%) Selenium
8 27 (38.57%) ISEB
8 27 (38.57%) BDD
9 26 (37.14%) ISTQB
10 25 (35.71%) Test Scripting
11 24 (34.29%) Security Cleared
11 24 (34.29%) Scrum
11 24 (34.29%) Non-Functional Testing
12 21 (30.00%) HP
13 20 (28.57%) Waterfall
13 20 (28.57%) SpecFlow
14 18 (25.71%) DV Cleared
15 17 (24.29%) Ruby
15 17 (24.29%) Software Testing
15 17 (24.29%) Linux
15 17 (24.29%) User Stories
16 16 (22.86%) Finance
16 16 (22.86%) TDD
17 15 (21.43%) Windows
17 15 (21.43%) SQL
18 14 (20.00%) Automation Testing
19 13 (18.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
19 13 (18.57%) JIRA

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 7 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.43%) FileNet
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) GitHub
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) FTP
1 2 (2.86%) SSH
2 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.43%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) Big Data
2 6 (8.57%) RDBMS
2 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (47.14%) Cucumber
2 30 (42.86%) Selenium
3 20 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 13 (18.57%) JIRA
4 13 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (15.71%) JMeter
6 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 9 (12.86%) LoadRunner
8 4 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
8 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.86%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.86%) Bugzilla
9 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.86%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.86%) JBehave
9 2 (2.86%) JUnit
9 2 (2.86%) Maven
9 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.86%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 12 (17.14%) Banking
2 12 (17.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.29%) Electronics
4 3 (4.29%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) Gherkin
2 8 (11.43%) .NET
3 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.71%) J2EE
5 3 (4.29%) HTML
5 3 (4.29%) XML
6 2 (2.86%) HTML5
6 2 (2.86%) REST
6 2 (2.86%) SOAP
6 2 (2.86%) Web Services
7 1 (1.43%) EJB
7 1 (1.43%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Fintech
3 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Linux
2 15 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) Unix
4 2 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 27 (38.57%) BDD
4 25 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 24 (34.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 24 (34.29%) Scrum
6 20 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 17 (24.29%) Software Testing
7 17 (24.29%) User Stories
8 16 (22.86%) TDD
9 14 (20.00%) Automation Testing
10 12 (17.14%) Test Management
11 11 (15.71%) Performance Testing
12 10 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (14.29%) DevOps
12 10 (14.29%) Load Testing
12 10 (14.29%) Problem Management
12 10 (14.29%) Security Testing
13 9 (12.86%) Test Planning
14 8 (11.43%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 45 (64.29%) Java
2 34 (48.57%) Python
3 32 (45.71%) C#
4 17 (24.29%) Ruby
5 15 (21.43%) SQL
6 12 (17.14%) C
6 12 (17.14%) C++
7 10 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 9 (12.86%) Perl
8 9 (12.86%) PHP
9 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.86%) XPath
11 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.43%) VB
11 1 (1.43%) VB6
11 1 (1.43%) VBA
11 1 (1.43%) VBScript
11 1 (1.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 27 (38.57%) ISEB
2 26 (37.14%) ISTQB
3 24 (34.29%) Security Cleared
4 18 (25.71%) DV Cleared
5 13 (18.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (15.71%) Degree
7 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) ISO 14001
2 4 (5.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) HP
2 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle
5 3 (4.29%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) CA Agile Central
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