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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Test Engineer
Rank 886 872 871
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Test Engineer 10 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.009% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 16
Average salary £42,750 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.01% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,650 £33,600 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £46,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £34,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+25.73% -17.57%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Automated Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Automated Test Engineer
Top 12 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 24 October 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
England -10 9 £42,500 +2.40% 1
South East -8 5 £45,000 +32.35%
Cambridgeshire +9 4 £42,500 -
Cambridge -2 4 £42,500 -
East of England -14 4 £42,500 -
High Wycombe - 3 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £45,000 -
Surrey -5 1 £50,000 -
Brighton - 1 £34,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £34,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £43,000 -
Scotland - 1 £43,000 -

Automated Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (64.00%) Automated Testing
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) QA
4 13 (52.00%) C#
5 10 (40.00%) Windows
6 9 (36.00%) Python
6 9 (36.00%) C++
6 9 (36.00%) Java
6 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
7 8 (32.00%) Selenium
7 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Perl
8 7 (28.00%) C
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (24.00%) ISEB
9 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
9 6 (24.00%) BDD
9 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (24.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (20.00%) Test Management
10 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
11 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Finance
11 4 (16.00%) TDD
11 4 (16.00%) SOAP
11 4 (16.00%) Web Services

Automated Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.00%) Confluence
1 1 (4.00%) uiautomator
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (16.00%) JIRA
4 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.00%) Behat
6 2 (8.00%) PHPUnit
7 1 (4.00%) MbUnit
7 1 (4.00%) Gradle
7 1 (4.00%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (4.00%) Spock
7 1 (4.00%) TestLink
7 1 (4.00%) Geb
7 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.00%) Fiddler
7 1 (4.00%) JUnit
7 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) SOAP
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) JSON
2 3 (12.00%) WCF
2 3 (12.00%) REST
2 3 (12.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Social Media
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) CentOS
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Automated Testing
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (24.00%) BDD
5 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (20.00%) Test Management
7 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
7 4 (16.00%) System Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) TDD
7 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Black-Box Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) C++
2 9 (36.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) Python
3 7 (28.00%) Perl
3 7 (28.00%) C
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (12.00%) VBScript
6 3 (12.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) Korn
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISEB
1 6 (24.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Telerik
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Perforce
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago