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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation QA Engineer
UK
Rank 671 796 823
Rank change year-on-year
+125 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 193 156 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 168 149 122
Median salary £50,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
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 £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +124 190 £50,500 +12.22% 11
London +66 85 £60,000 +20.00% 5
South East +109 52 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Buckinghamshire +46 22 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Milton Keynes - 22 £37,500 -
Berkshire +57 20 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Manchester -5 18 £41,500 +10.66% 1
North West -10 18 £41,500 +10.66% 1
Reading - 12 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +23 10 £45,000 +5.88%
East of England +13 10 £36,750 -8.12%
Chiswick - 10 £52,500 -
East Midlands +22 9 £60,000 +71.42%
Nottingham +14 8 £60,000 +71.42%
Nottinghamshire +6 8 £60,000 +71.42%
Newbury +5 7 £35,000 -22.22%
City of London +10 5 £80,000 +60.00% 1
Altrincham - 5 £41,500 -
Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
Warwickshire +36 4 - -
Cambridgeshire -5 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Warwick - 4 - -
Scotland +15 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Hertfordshire +10 3 £32,500 -23.52%
Hemel Hempstead +7 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Edinburgh - 3 £42,500 -
Surrey - 3 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +32 2 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Suffolk +15 2 £25,000 -26.47%
Cambridge 0 2 £40,000 +6.66%

QA Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 319 (100.00%) QA
2 246 (77.12%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (74.92%) Selenium
4 193 (60.50%) Java
5 133 (41.69%) BDD
6 123 (38.56%) Test Automation
7 122 (38.24%) Cucumber
8 121 (37.93%) Automated Testing
9 116 (36.36%) QA Automation
10 108 (33.86%) Scrum
11 93 (29.15%) SQL
12 90 (28.21%) TDD
13 88 (27.59%) WebDriver
14 80 (25.08%) Finance
15 78 (24.45%) C#
16 71 (22.26%) Automation Testing
16 71 (22.26%) Python
17 63 (19.75%) Regression Testing
18 59 (18.50%) Test Scripting
18 59 (18.50%) Continuous Integration
19 58 (18.18%) Ruby
20 57 (17.87%) JavaScript
21 53 (16.61%) Git (software)
22 51 (15.99%) Manual Testing
22 51 (15.99%) JMeter
23 50 (15.67%) Kanban
24 47 (14.73%) JUnit
25 45 (14.11%) Mobile App
26 43 (13.48%) Appium
26 43 (13.48%) JIRA

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 10 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.45%) SaaS
3 9 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.25%) GitHub
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.82%) Internet
2 4 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.94%) HTTP
4 1 (0.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.46%) MySQL
2 12 (3.76%) Big Data
3 10 (3.13%) HBase
4 9 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.88%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.57%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.63%) InfluxDB
7 2 (0.63%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 239 (74.92%) Selenium
2 122 (38.24%) Cucumber
3 88 (27.59%) WebDriver
4 53 (16.61%) Git (software)
5 51 (15.99%) JMeter
6 47 (14.73%) JUnit
7 43 (13.48%) Appium
7 43 (13.48%) JIRA
8 36 (11.29%) Jenkins
9 35 (10.97%) SoapUI
10 33 (10.34%) SpecFlow
11 21 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (5.96%) Gatling
12 19 (5.96%) Maven
13 14 (4.39%) NUnit
14 12 (3.76%) Calabash
14 12 (3.76%) jMock
15 11 (3.45%) HP UFT
15 11 (3.45%) TestNG
16 10 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (25.08%) Finance
2 17 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.02%) Banking
4 11 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.82%) Retail
6 8 (2.51%) Back Office
7 4 (1.25%) Games
8 3 (0.94%) Advertising
9 2 (0.63%) Electronics
9 2 (0.63%) Front Office
9 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.40%) .NET
2 27 (8.46%) Web Services
3 25 (7.84%) Gherkin
3 25 (7.84%) REST
4 21 (6.58%) XML
5 12 (3.76%) RESTful
5 12 (3.76%) SOAP
6 9 (2.82%) HTML
7 8 (2.51%) HTML5
8 7 (2.19%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (1.57%) Node.js
9 5 (1.57%) Play Framework
9 5 (1.57%) React
10 4 (1.25%) Swagger
11 3 (0.94%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.94%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (0.94%) Spring
11 3 (0.94%) WireMock
12 2 (0.63%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.11%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.39%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.82%) iPad
5 7 (2.19%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.25%) Arduino
6 4 (1.25%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.25%) Derivative
6 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.25%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (1.25%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.25%) Raspberry Pi
7 3 (0.94%) RIA
8 1 (0.31%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.31%) Equities
8 1 (0.31%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.85%) Linux
2 34 (10.66%) Unix
3 33 (10.34%) Apple iOS
4 32 (10.03%) Android
5 25 (7.84%) Windows
6 1 (0.31%) Debian
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (77.12%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (41.69%) BDD
3 123 (38.56%) Test Automation
4 121 (37.93%) Automated Testing
5 116 (36.36%) QA Automation
6 108 (33.86%) Scrum
7 90 (28.21%) TDD
8 71 (22.26%) Automation Testing
9 63 (19.75%) Regression Testing
10 59 (18.50%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (18.50%) Test Scripting
11 51 (15.99%) Manual Testing
12 50 (15.67%) Kanban
13 41 (12.85%) Software Engineering
14 39 (12.23%) Functional Testing
14 39 (12.23%) OO
15 38 (11.91%) Test Strategy
16 30 (9.40%) Defect Management
17 29 (9.09%) API Testing
18 27 (8.46%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 193 (60.50%) Java
2 93 (29.15%) SQL
3 78 (24.45%) C#
4 71 (22.26%) Python
5 58 (18.18%) Ruby
6 57 (17.87%) JavaScript
7 21 (6.58%) PHP
8 16 (5.02%) PL/SQL
9 15 (4.70%) Groovy
10 14 (4.39%) C++
11 10 (3.13%) Perl
12 9 (2.82%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.82%) Scala
12 9 (2.82%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.25%) Go
13 4 (1.25%) VBScript
14 1 (0.31%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.31%) C
14 1 (0.31%) Clojure
14 1 (0.31%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 24 (7.52%) ISEB
2 21 (6.58%) Degree
3 10 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (100.00%) QA
2 37 (11.60%) SDET
3 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.31%) Docker
3 1 (0.31%) Firmware
3 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.25%) Ansible
4 3 (0.94%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.94%) Puppet
4 3 (0.94%) Salt
5 2 (0.63%) Grafana
Vendors
1 18 (5.64%) Oracle
2 17 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.88%) HP
4 5 (1.57%) VMware
5 2 (0.63%) Apiary
6 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.31%) hybris
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