The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Automation Engineer
Rank 788 839 839
Rank change year-on-year
+51 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 119 30 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.028% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.029% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 106 30 53
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -11.66%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

QA Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

QA Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Trend

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

QA Automation Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 within the UK.

QA Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Automation Engineer
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
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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 +37 111 £47,500 +5.55% 12
London +24 74 £52,500 - 9
South East +16 19 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Surrey - 18 £47,500 - 2
Reigate - 14 £42,500 -
City of London +2 13 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South West -3 12 £35,000 -11.94%
Gloucestershire - 9 £35,000 -
Scotland - 8 £41,500 - 1
Glasgow - 6 - - 1
Guildford - 6 £47,500 -
Croydon - 5 £47,500 - 1
East of England - 5 £42,500 - 2
North West - 4 £30,000 -
Warrington - 4 £30,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £30,000 -
Bristol -2 3 £36,000 -9.43%
Hertfordshire - 3 £42,500 - 2
East Midlands +1 2 £38,750 +3.33%
Cambridge - 2 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £41,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +8 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Derbyshire - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £50,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £47,500 -

QA Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited QA 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 QA Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 207 (100.00%) QA
2 163 (78.74%) Selenium
3 123 (59.42%) Test Automation
4 105 (50.72%) Java
5 98 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (42.03%) BDD
7 83 (40.10%) Cucumber
8 81 (39.13%) C#
9 74 (35.75%) Degree
10 65 (31.40%) Finance
11 59 (28.50%) .NET
12 57 (27.54%) Scrum
12 57 (27.54%) WebDriver
13 55 (26.57%) Test Strategy
14 53 (25.60%) Software Engineering
14 53 (25.60%) SQL
15 48 (23.19%) Test Scripting
16 47 (22.71%) TDD
17 43 (20.77%) User Stories
18 42 (20.29%) Mathematics
19 41 (19.81%) Microsoft
20 40 (19.32%) WinRunner
21 39 (18.84%) JUnit
22 38 (18.36%) C++
23 36 (17.39%) Linux
23 36 (17.39%) Ruby
24 35 (16.91%) JavaScript
24 35 (16.91%) Open Source
25 34 (16.43%) JBehave
25 34 (16.43%) Analytics

QA Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.28%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.86%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.42%) Apache
4 3 (1.45%) Confluence
4 3 (1.45%) Node.js
5 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.48%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (5.80%) Magento
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.45%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.45%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.45%) Redis
2 3 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (1.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 163 (78.74%) Selenium
2 83 (40.10%) Cucumber
3 57 (27.54%) WebDriver
4 40 (19.32%) WinRunner
5 39 (18.84%) JUnit
6 34 (16.43%) JBehave
7 25 (12.08%) QuickTest Pro
8 22 (10.63%) JIRA
9 20 (9.66%) SpecFlow
10 19 (9.18%) TestComplete
11 16 (7.73%) JMeter
11 16 (7.73%) Maven
11 16 (7.73%) Ranorex
12 15 (7.25%) Hudson
13 14 (6.76%) PHPUnit
13 14 (6.76%) Subversion
13 14 (6.76%) Visual Studio
14 13 (6.28%) jMock
15 12 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (4.83%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 65 (31.40%) Finance
2 3 (1.45%) Publishing
2 3 (1.45%) Games
3 2 (0.97%) Banking
3 2 (0.97%) Legal
4 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (28.50%) .NET
2 31 (14.98%) Web Services
3 29 (14.01%) Gherkin
4 24 (11.59%) .NET Framework
5 18 (8.70%) HTML
6 17 (8.21%) J2EE
7 16 (7.73%) CSS
8 15 (7.25%) RESTful
8 15 (7.25%) HTML5
9 14 (6.76%) JSON
10 13 (6.28%) SOAP
10 13 (6.28%) XML
11 12 (5.80%) Spring
12 10 (4.83%) CSS3
13 6 (2.90%) JMS
13 6 (2.90%) FIXML
14 4 (1.93%) Django
15 3 (1.45%) Natural Language Processing
15 3 (1.45%) FFmpeg
15 3 (1.45%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.29%) Mathematics
2 35 (16.91%) Open Source
3 16 (7.73%) Client/Server
4 15 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (5.80%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.42%) iPhone
7 5 (2.42%) iPad
8 3 (1.45%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.48%) Animation
9 1 (0.48%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.48%) Social Network
9 1 (0.48%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.39%) Linux
2 19 (9.18%) UNIX
3 8 (3.86%) Windows
4 4 (1.93%) Android
4 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (59.42%) Test Automation
2 98 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (42.03%) BDD
4 57 (27.54%) Scrum
5 55 (26.57%) Test Strategy
6 53 (25.60%) Software Engineering
7 48 (23.19%) Test Scripting
8 47 (22.71%) TDD
9 43 (20.77%) User Stories
10 34 (16.43%) Analytics
11 33 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (14.49%) Automation Testing
13 29 (14.01%) Regression Testing
14 27 (13.04%) OO
15 25 (12.08%) Automated Testing
16 21 (10.14%) E-Commerce
17 16 (7.73%) RAD
17 16 (7.73%) Performance Testing
18 15 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
19 13 (6.28%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (50.72%) Java
2 81 (39.13%) C#
3 53 (25.60%) SQL
4 38 (18.36%) C++
5 36 (17.39%) Ruby
6 35 (16.91%) JavaScript
7 31 (14.98%) PHP
8 30 (14.49%) Python
9 14 (6.76%) Delphi
10 9 (4.35%) Perl
11 6 (2.90%) VBA
12 5 (2.42%) C
13 3 (1.45%) Scala
14 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.48%) XPath
14 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (35.75%) Degree
2 7 (3.38%) ISEB
3 5 (2.42%) Sun Certification
3 5 (2.42%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.93%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.45%) Gluster
2 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.38%) Oracle
3 2 (0.97%) JBoss
3 2 (0.97%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.48%) VMware
4 1 (0.48%) Facebook
4 1 (0.48%) Dell
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
UK
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago