The median annual salary for a QA Automation Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation QA Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 259 300
Rank change year-on-year +33 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 7 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.078% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.081% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 20
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,500 £39,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4929 6144 9676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.34% 96.14% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4401 5597 8291
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Automation Engineer in the City of London

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for QA Automation Engineer in the City of London

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Automation Engineer in the City of London

QA Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 across the City of London region featuring QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) QA
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Java
3 8 (72.73%) QA Automation
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) Selenium
5 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
6 5 (45.45%) BDD
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 5 (45.45%) OO
7 4 (36.36%) OOP
7 4 (36.36%) C#
7 4 (36.36%) .NET
7 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
8 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
8 3 (27.27%) Microservices
8 3 (27.27%) Node.js
8 3 (27.27%) B2B
8 3 (27.27%) B2C
8 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
8 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
8 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
8 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
8 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (18.18%) Derivative
9 2 (18.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (18.18%) Credit Derivative

QA Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
3 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
4 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
6 1 (9.09%) Hudson
6 1 (9.09%) JUnit
6 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
2 3 (27.27%) Node.js
3 2 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Credit Derivative
1 2 (18.18%) Derivative
1 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
1 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (18.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) QA Automation
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) OOP
6 3 (27.27%) B2B
6 3 (27.27%) B2C
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 3 (27.27%) Microservices
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Analytics
7 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
8 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 1 (9.09%) Data Management
8 1 (9.09%) OOD
8 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) VBScript
5 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
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