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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Automation Test Engineer
Rank 870 916 908
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 39 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.014% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 38 13 6
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £52,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year
-30.76% -
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +24 25 £55,000 -12.00%
Yorkshire - 8 £45,000 -
East of England +2 5 £47,500 -26.92%
South East +16 1 £45,000 -18.18%
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Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 66 (70.97%) Java
1 66 (70.97%) Selenium
2 59 (63.44%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (63.44%) Cucumber
3 53 (56.99%) Test Automation
4 50 (53.76%) QA
5 43 (46.24%) BDD
6 39 (41.94%) Automation Testing
7 37 (39.78%) TDD
8 35 (37.63%) Web Services
9 30 (32.26%) WebDriver
9 30 (32.26%) Scrum
10 29 (31.18%) C#
11 28 (30.11%) JIRA
12 25 (26.88%) Automated Testing
12 25 (26.88%) SQL
13 24 (25.81%) Jenkins
14 23 (24.73%) Ruby
15 22 (23.66%) ISTQB
15 22 (23.66%) ISEB
16 20 (21.51%) Test Strategy
17 19 (20.43%) SOAP
17 19 (20.43%) Manual Testing
18 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
18 17 (18.28%) Linux
18 17 (18.28%) Finance
19 15 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
19 15 (16.13%) SDLC
19 15 (16.13%) RESTful
20 14 (15.05%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (8.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Bluetooth
1 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) Big Data
2 3 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 66 (70.97%) Selenium
2 59 (63.44%) Cucumber
3 30 (32.26%) WebDriver
4 28 (30.11%) JIRA
5 24 (25.81%) Jenkins
6 11 (11.83%) JMeter
7 10 (10.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (9.68%) Git (software)
9 8 (8.60%) Appium
9 8 (8.60%) WATIR
10 7 (7.53%) Mercurial
11 6 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (6.45%) Eclipse
12 5 (5.38%) SpecFlow
13 4 (4.30%) HP UFT
13 4 (4.30%) Ranorex
13 4 (4.30%) SoapUI
14 3 (3.23%) GitLab
14 3 (3.23%) JUnit
14 3 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 17 (18.28%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Front Office
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (37.63%) Web Services
2 19 (20.43%) SOAP
3 15 (16.13%) RESTful
4 12 (12.90%) XML
5 10 (10.75%) HTML
6 8 (8.60%) .NET
6 8 (8.60%) JSON
7 7 (7.53%) Gherkin
8 6 (6.45%) REST
9 3 (3.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Semantic Web
1 8 (8.60%) Wiki
2 7 (7.53%) iPad
2 7 (7.53%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.30%) Fintech
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.15%) PMI
5 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.08%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Linux
2 14 (15.05%) Android
3 10 (10.75%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.45%) Windows
5 3 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.23%) Unix
6 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (63.44%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (56.99%) Test Automation
3 43 (46.24%) BDD
4 39 (41.94%) Automation Testing
5 37 (39.78%) TDD
6 30 (32.26%) Scrum
7 25 (26.88%) Automated Testing
8 20 (21.51%) Test Strategy
9 19 (20.43%) Manual Testing
10 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
11 15 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (16.13%) SDLC
12 13 (13.98%) Test Scripting
13 11 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (11.83%) Functional Testing
13 11 (11.83%) Test Management
14 10 (10.75%) OWASP
14 10 (10.75%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (9.68%) Kanban
15 9 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (70.97%) Java
2 29 (31.18%) C#
3 25 (26.88%) SQL
4 23 (24.73%) Ruby
5 14 (15.05%) Python
6 13 (13.98%) Perl
7 6 (6.45%) Groovy
8 4 (4.30%) PHP
9 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.23%) C
9 3 (3.23%) C++
9 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) ISEB
1 22 (23.66%) ISTQB
2 14 (15.05%) Degree
3 7 (7.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (53.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.53%) Oracle
1 7 (7.53%) Perforce
1 7 (7.53%) Rally
1 7 (7.53%) SAP
2 4 (4.30%) Google
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.15%) Splunk
4 1 (1.08%) HP