Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 18 November 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
England > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 110 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - +111
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.37% 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
North East median annual salary £32,500 - -
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1303 1432 1515
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 94.52% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1233 1307
North East median annual salary £39,065 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.17% +4.00% +6.44%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Test Automation Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in the North East

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in the North East

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Engineer in the North East

Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham - 3 £32,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear +13 2 £41,250 - 1
Test Automation Engineer
England

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 North East region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) LabVIEW
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) TestNG
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Lean Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (40.00%) Appium
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDET
4 1 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Appium
2 2 (40.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) LabVIEW
2 2 (40.00%) TestNG
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Symfony
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Lean Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SDET
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA