Period
to 28 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 108 - 100
Rank change year-on-year - - +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 3 0 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.22% - 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
10th Percentile - - £36,600
25th Percentile - - -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - - £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +14.29%
75th Percentile - - £51,875
90th Percentile - - £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,362
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.29% -1.28%

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 1,226 931 1,246
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.22% 97.18% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 900 788 910
10th Percentile £22,750 £27,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -2.44%
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +0.96%

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Test Automation Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in the North East.

Salary trend 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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear - 3 - - 1
Test Automation Engineer
England

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, Test Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (100.00%) WireMock
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 3 (100.00%) HP ALM
1 3 (100.00%) Thought Leadership
1 3 (100.00%) Public Sector
1 3 (100.00%) REST Assured
1 3 (100.00%) Postman
1 3 (100.00%) Social Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Inclusion and Diversity

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Postman
1 3 (100.00%) REST Assured
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (100.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
1 3 (100.00%) Public Sector
1 3 (100.00%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) WireMock
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) IBM