The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation Engineer
Rank 212 205 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 11 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.095% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5870 4981 5340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.74% 95.08% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4317 4719
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Automation Engineer
England

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
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 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 10 £35,000 +1.44%
Bristol -8 1 £35,000 -14.63%
Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Selenium
1 19 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (73.68%) QA
2 14 (73.68%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) JUnit
3 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 13 (68.42%) jMock
3 13 (68.42%) Open Source
3 13 (68.42%) JBehave
4 12 (63.16%) RESTful
4 12 (63.16%) JSON
4 12 (63.16%) Spring
4 12 (63.16%) XML
5 5 (26.32%) C#
5 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
5 5 (26.32%) SOAP
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
5 5 (26.32%) MbUnit
6 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) UNIX
7 1 (5.26%) Windows
7 1 (5.26%) Finance
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Selenium
2 14 (73.68%) JUnit
3 13 (68.42%) jMock
3 13 (68.42%) JBehave
4 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
4 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
4 5 (26.32%) MbUnit
5 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) RESTful
1 12 (63.16%) JSON
1 12 (63.16%) Spring
1 12 (63.16%) XML
2 5 (26.32%) SOAP
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle