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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Automation Test Engineer
Rank 902 922 924
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 29 14 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.014% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.014% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 48
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,250 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £59,000 £60,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +55.84%
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
93191 100011 107473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.55% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79083 82449 87918
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 £65,000 +30.00% 2
East of England +11 4 £59,000 +24.21%
Senior Test Automation Engineer
UK

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 56 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 52 (74.29%) Java
3 41 (58.57%) Selenium
4 35 (50.00%) Automation Testing
5 33 (47.14%) Cucumber
6 32 (45.71%) QA
6 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (41.43%) Test Strategy
8 24 (34.29%) Python
8 24 (34.29%) Finance
9 21 (30.00%) TDD
10 20 (28.57%) BDD
11 18 (25.71%) Linux
12 17 (24.29%) SQL
12 17 (24.29%) Automated Testing
12 17 (24.29%) Ruby
12 17 (24.29%) Build Automation
13 16 (22.86%) Jenkins
13 16 (22.86%) WebDriver
13 16 (22.86%) C#
14 15 (21.43%) ISEB
14 15 (21.43%) ISTQB
15 14 (20.00%) Unit Testing
15 14 (20.00%) Manual Testing
16 13 (18.57%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (18.57%) Unix
17 12 (17.14%) JIRA
18 11 (15.71%) Degree
18 11 (15.71%) Integration Testing
18 11 (15.71%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (58.57%) Selenium
2 33 (47.14%) Cucumber
3 16 (22.86%) Jenkins
3 16 (22.86%) WebDriver
4 12 (17.14%) JIRA
5 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (11.43%) WATIR
6 7 (10.00%) JMeter
6 7 (10.00%) Mercurial
7 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.29%) Appium
9 2 (2.86%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.86%) Ranorex
9 2 (2.86%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.43%) Capybara
10 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.43%) Xcode
General
1 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
2 6 (8.57%) Front Office
3 3 (4.29%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) Web Services
2 10 (14.29%) SOAP
3 7 (10.00%) RESTful
4 5 (7.14%) XML
5 4 (5.71%) .NET
5 4 (5.71%) Gherkin
6 3 (4.29%) HTML
6 3 (4.29%) REST
7 2 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (2.86%) JSON
8 1 (1.43%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) iPad
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Fintech
2 3 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.86%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) PMI
4 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.43%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Linux
2 13 (18.57%) Unix
3 8 (11.43%) Solaris
4 5 (7.14%) Android
5 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 35 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (41.43%) Test Strategy
5 21 (30.00%) TDD
6 20 (28.57%) BDD
7 17 (24.29%) Automated Testing
7 17 (24.29%) Build Automation
8 14 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 14 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 13 (18.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (15.71%) Configuration Management
10 11 (15.71%) Integration Testing
10 11 (15.71%) SDLC
11 10 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
12 9 (12.86%) Test Scripting
13 8 (11.43%) API Testing
13 8 (11.43%) Investment Management
13 8 (11.43%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 52 (74.29%) Java
2 24 (34.29%) Python
3 17 (24.29%) Ruby
3 17 (24.29%) SQL
4 16 (22.86%) C#
5 5 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.43%) Groovy
7 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) ISEB
1 15 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 11 (15.71%) Degree
3 7 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (45.71%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) WAI
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Rally
1 7 (10.00%) SAP
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) Apple
4 3 (4.29%) Perforce
5 2 (2.86%) Google
6 1 (1.43%) HP
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