The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had QA Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation QA Engineer
UK
Rank 696 747 799
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 162 173 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 135 165 141
Median salary £52,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.35% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+4.37% -8.04%

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QA Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

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 17 January 2017 within the UK.

QA Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Automation Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 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
England +56 159 £52,500 +16.66% 29
London +55 80 £60,000 +20.00% 18
South East +83 28 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Berkshire +56 15 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands +10 14 - - 1
North West -4 14 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Manchester -5 14 £42,000 +12.00% 1
East of England 0 10 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Reading +39 9 £57,500 +43.75%
East Midlands +20 8 £56,250 +60.71%
Buckinghamshire +27 7 £37,500 -21.05% 3
City of London +21 7 £80,000 +60.00% 2
Milton Keynes - 7 £37,500 - 3
Nottinghamshire +7 6 £56,250 +60.71%
Nottingham -8 6 £56,250 +60.71%
Altrincham - 6 £41,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -2 5 £42,000 +12.00% 2
Newbury +12 4 £35,000 -17.64%
Chiswick - 4 £52,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +11 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Scotland +7 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Hertfordshire +4 3 £32,500 -23.52%
Edinburgh +2 3 £42,500 +27.81%
Oxford - 3 £22,500 -
Chessington - 3 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £40,000 -
Ealing - 3 £57,500 - 1
Warwick - 3 - -
Peterborough - 3 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £22,500 -

QA Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, QA 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 featuring QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 288 (100.00%) QA
2 236 (81.94%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (75.00%) Selenium
4 151 (52.43%) Java
5 127 (44.10%) Test Automation
5 127 (44.10%) BDD
6 113 (39.24%) Scrum
6 113 (39.24%) Cucumber
7 106 (36.81%) Automated Testing
8 99 (34.38%) QA Automation
9 87 (30.21%) TDD
10 82 (28.47%) SQL
11 78 (27.08%) C#
12 76 (26.39%) WebDriver
13 67 (23.26%) Ruby
14 63 (21.88%) Python
15 60 (20.83%) Manual Testing
16 59 (20.49%) Finance
17 57 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
18 55 (19.10%) Git (software)
18 55 (19.10%) Automation Testing
19 49 (17.01%) Test Scripting
20 45 (15.63%) Regression Testing
21 44 (15.28%) JavaScript
21 44 (15.28%) Mobile App
22 40 (13.89%) Software Engineering
23 37 (12.85%) JUnit
23 37 (12.85%) Kanban
23 37 (12.85%) Functional Testing
24 36 (12.50%) Test Strategy

QA Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.43%) SaaS
3 2 (0.69%) GitHub
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.51%) Internet
2 5 (1.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) VLAN
3 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.60%) MySQL
2 9 (3.13%) Big Data
3 6 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.74%) HBase
4 5 (1.74%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.69%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.69%) InfluxDB
6 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 216 (75.00%) Selenium
2 113 (39.24%) Cucumber
3 76 (26.39%) WebDriver
4 55 (19.10%) Git (software)
5 37 (12.85%) JUnit
6 35 (12.15%) JMeter
7 33 (11.46%) Appium
8 30 (10.42%) SpecFlow
9 29 (10.07%) JIRA
10 26 (9.03%) SoapUI
11 25 (8.68%) Jenkins
12 20 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (5.21%) Maven
14 12 (4.17%) Calabash
15 11 (3.82%) Gatling
15 11 (3.82%) NUnit
15 11 (3.82%) Subversion
16 10 (3.47%) Capybara
16 10 (3.47%) HP UFT
17 9 (3.13%) JBehave
General
1 59 (20.49%) Finance
2 12 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.47%) Banking
3 10 (3.47%) Games
4 8 (2.78%) Back Office
4 8 (2.78%) Retail
5 7 (2.43%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.04%) Law
7 2 (0.69%) Advertising
7 2 (0.69%) Electronics
7 2 (0.69%) Front Office
7 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.72%) Web Services
2 27 (9.38%) .NET
3 26 (9.03%) REST
4 21 (7.29%) Gherkin
5 20 (6.94%) XML
6 13 (4.51%) HTML
7 10 (3.47%) RESTful
8 9 (3.13%) Node.js
8 9 (3.13%) React
8 9 (3.13%) SOAP
9 7 (2.43%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (2.43%) HTML5
10 5 (1.74%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (1.04%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.04%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.04%) Spring
12 2 (0.69%) Behat
12 2 (0.69%) CSS
12 2 (0.69%) Swagger
12 2 (0.69%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.28%) Mobile App
2 14 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.43%) iPad
4 7 (2.43%) RIA
5 4 (1.39%) Arduino
5 4 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.39%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.39%) Derivative
5 4 (1.39%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.39%) Mobile Games
5 4 (1.39%) Online Games
5 4 (1.39%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.39%) Raspberry Pi
5 4 (1.39%) Wiki
6 3 (1.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.50%) Linux
2 33 (11.46%) Apple iOS
3 32 (11.11%) Android
4 23 (7.99%) Windows
5 22 (7.64%) Unix
6 1 (0.35%) Debian
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (81.94%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (44.10%) BDD
2 127 (44.10%) Test Automation
3 113 (39.24%) Scrum
4 106 (36.81%) Automated Testing
5 99 (34.38%) QA Automation
6 87 (30.21%) TDD
7 60 (20.83%) Manual Testing
8 57 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (19.10%) Automation Testing
10 49 (17.01%) Test Scripting
11 45 (15.63%) Regression Testing
12 40 (13.89%) Software Engineering
13 37 (12.85%) Functional Testing
13 37 (12.85%) Kanban
14 36 (12.50%) Test Strategy
15 31 (10.76%) OO
16 26 (9.03%) API Testing
17 25 (8.68%) ATDD
18 23 (7.99%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 151 (52.43%) Java
2 82 (28.47%) SQL
3 78 (27.08%) C#
4 67 (23.26%) Ruby
5 63 (21.88%) Python
6 44 (15.28%) JavaScript
7 22 (7.64%) PHP
8 15 (5.21%) C++
9 12 (4.17%) Groovy
10 11 (3.82%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.13%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.78%) Perl
13 6 (2.08%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.39%) Scala
14 4 (1.39%) VBScript
15 3 (1.04%) C
16 1 (0.35%) Clojure
16 1 (0.35%) SPARQL
16 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (9.72%) ISEB
2 19 (6.60%) Degree
3 16 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (100.00%) QA
2 32 (11.11%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Firmware
2 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.39%) Ansible
3 3 (1.04%) Capistrano
3 3 (1.04%) Puppet
3 3 (1.04%) Salt
4 2 (0.69%) Grafana
Vendors
1 14 (4.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.82%) Oracle
3 6 (2.08%) HP
4 5 (1.74%) VMware
5 4 (1.39%) Sun
6 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.35%) hybris
6 1 (0.35%) SAP
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Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Shares given + Unlimited holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40 - £50 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum +bonus,Pension,Health (full bens)
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum & bonus and good company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
View My Chain
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + good bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Ealing, London, W5
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago
Central London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago