The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Test Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Automation Engineer
Rank 866 843 876
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 6 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.010% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.011% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 5
Average salary £58,750 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.55% -35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -
Senior Test Automation Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Automation Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior Test Automation Engineer Salary Trend in England

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Automation Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Senior Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Automation Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -33 3 £52,500 +5.00%
East of England - 3 £65,000 -
Senior Test Automation Engineer
UK

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior Test Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (86.67%) BDD
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Java
4 10 (66.67%) Selenium
5 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
6 7 (46.67%) Open Source
6 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (46.67%) QA
6 7 (46.67%) TDD
7 6 (40.00%) Web Services
7 6 (40.00%) XML
7 6 (40.00%) Ruby
7 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (40.00%) Gherkin
7 6 (40.00%) Calabash
7 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (26.67%) RESTful
8 4 (26.67%) Python
8 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
9 3 (20.00%) OOP
9 3 (20.00%) OO
9 3 (20.00%) Apache
9 3 (20.00%) Middleware
9 3 (20.00%) XSD
9 3 (20.00%) PHP
9 3 (20.00%) SQL

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior Test Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Apache
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (40.00%) Calabash
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (20.00%) JBehave
5 3 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (20.00%) Behat
5 3 (20.00%) Ant
5 3 (20.00%) JUnit
5 3 (20.00%) Xcode
5 3 (20.00%) NUnit
5 3 (20.00%) Maven
5 3 (20.00%) WATIR
6 1 (6.67%) Hudson
6 1 (6.67%) TestNG
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
1 6 (40.00%) XML
1 6 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (26.67%) RESTful
3 3 (20.00%) XSD
3 3 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Open Source
2 3 (20.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (86.67%) BDD
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (20.00%) OOP
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) User Stories
7 3 (20.00%) Android Development
7 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
8 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 1 (6.67%) Workflow
9 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
9 1 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) HND
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA