The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Automation Test Engineer
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 100 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Median salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 780 1113 915
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.50% 97.98% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 639 968 823
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in Kent

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in Kent

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Test 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 Kent region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Health Informatics
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ranorex
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Robot Framework
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 2 (66.67%) Informatics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Ranorex
2 2 (66.67%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Health Informatics
1 2 (66.67%) Informatics
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP