Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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

Automation Test Engineer
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 87 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.45% 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Portsmouth median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% - -
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -10.26% -17.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 609 682 646
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.23% 99.27% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 529 598 623
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -5.88%

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in Portsmouth

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in Portsmouth

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 Portsmouth region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) Python
1 9 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 9 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 9 (100.00%) JMeter
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Kanban
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 9 (100.00%) Open Source
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 9 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) Robot Framework
1 9 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA Agile
2 8 (88.89%) Cybersecurity

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
1 9 (100.00%) JMeter
1 9 (100.00%) Robot Framework
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 9 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA Agile
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Kanban
1 9 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Open Source
1 9 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 9 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared