The table below looks at the statistics for the Automated Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Test Engineer
Rank 886 861 875
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Test Engineer 13 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.012% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 14
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £32,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Automated Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Automated Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Automated Test Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Test Engineer within the UK.

Automated Test Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Automated Test Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Test Engineer over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Automated Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Automated Test Engineer
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Test Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
England -36 11 £42,500 +2.40% 3
South East -19 5 £42,500 -4.49%
Cambridge - 3 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £42,500 -
East of England - 3 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £46,250 -
East Sussex - 2 £34,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £46,250 -
Brighton - 2 £34,000 -
Bristol - 2 £37,000 -
South West - 2 £37,000 -
Nottinghamshire -6 1 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands -21 1 £32,500 - 1
South Wales - 1 £33,500 -
Wales - 1 £33,500 -
Scotland - 1 £43,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £43,000 -
Southampton - 1 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £42,500 -

Automated Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Automated Test 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 Automated Test Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (51.43%) QA
1 18 (51.43%) C#
2 17 (48.57%) Selenium
3 15 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 15 (42.86%) Java
4 12 (34.29%) WebDriver
5 11 (31.43%) Windows
6 10 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 10 (28.57%) .NET
6 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 10 (28.57%) Android
6 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
7 9 (25.71%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
8 8 (22.86%) JUnit
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
9 7 (20.00%) MySQL
9 7 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
9 7 (20.00%) Python
9 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (20.00%) Spring
9 7 (20.00%) Gradle
9 7 (20.00%) Android Development
10 6 (17.14%) BDD
10 6 (17.14%) JIRA
10 6 (17.14%) Web Services
10 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
10 6 (17.14%) Perl

Automated Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Automated Test 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 Automated Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Selenium
2 12 (34.29%) WebDriver
3 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 9 (25.71%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (22.86%) JUnit
6 7 (20.00%) Gradle
7 6 (17.14%) JIRA
7 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
8 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
9 2 (5.71%) Behat
9 2 (5.71%) PHPUnit
9 2 (5.71%) YouTrack
9 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.86%) Fiddler
10 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.86%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (2.86%) MbUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) Spring
3 6 (17.14%) Web Services
4 5 (14.29%) SOAP
5 4 (11.43%) XML
5 4 (11.43%) WinForms
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
5 4 (11.43%) JSON
5 4 (11.43%) WCF
5 4 (11.43%) REST
6 3 (8.57%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Social Media
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Android
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.86%) CentOS
5 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 10 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
4 7 (20.00%) Android Development
5 6 (17.14%) BDD
6 5 (14.29%) System Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Scrum
8 3 (8.57%) Black-Box Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.57%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) C#
2 15 (42.86%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 7 (20.00%) Python
5 6 (17.14%) Perl
5 6 (17.14%) C++
6 5 (14.29%) Ruby
6 5 (14.29%) C
6 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
7 4 (11.43%) VBScript
8 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.71%) Korn
10 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (51.43%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Telerik
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) Perforce
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