The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Automation Test Engineer
Rank 887 900 878
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 11 33 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.027% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.029% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 2
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £71,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,750 -
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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

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

Senior Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Senior Test Automation Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Automation Engineer over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 within the UK.

Senior Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
England +13 11 £50,000 -16.66% 3
London -2 4 £50,000 -16.66%
South East +16 2 £62,500 +66.66%
South West - 2 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Worcester - 2 £40,000 -
Bristol - 2 £52,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey +15 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Hampshire +11 1 £60,000 +60.00%
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Winchester - 1 £60,000 -
City of London - 1 £57,500 -
North West - 1 £35,000 - 2

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (73.08%) Selenium
2 18 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 16 (61.54%) Cucumber
3 16 (61.54%) Java
4 14 (53.85%) BDD
5 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
6 10 (38.46%) Linux
6 10 (38.46%) RESTful
7 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 9 (34.62%) JIRA
8 8 (30.77%) QA
8 8 (30.77%) Web Services
9 7 (26.92%) C#
9 7 (26.92%) Finance
9 7 (26.92%) WebDriver
9 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
9 7 (26.92%) API Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
10 6 (23.08%) Automation Testing
10 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 6 (23.08%) JUnit
10 6 (23.08%) Ruby
10 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
11 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
11 5 (19.23%) Scrum
11 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (19.23%) Confluence
11 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
12 4 (15.38%) Selenium IDE

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 5 (19.23%) Confluence
2 4 (15.38%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 4 (15.38%) Redis
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Selenium
2 16 (61.54%) Cucumber
3 9 (34.62%) JIRA
4 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
4 7 (26.92%) WebDriver
5 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 6 (23.08%) JUnit
6 4 (15.38%) NUnit
6 4 (15.38%) Calabash
6 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
6 4 (15.38%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (11.54%) JBehave
7 3 (11.54%) WATIR
8 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
8 2 (7.69%) JMeter
8 2 (7.69%) Bugzilla
8 2 (7.69%) TestNG
9 1 (3.85%) Ranorex
9 1 (3.85%) WinRunner
9 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) RESTful
2 8 (30.77%) Web Services
3 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
4 3 (11.54%) XML
5 2 (7.69%) JSON
5 2 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 14 (53.85%) BDD
4 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
5 7 (26.92%) API Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Automation Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 5 (19.23%) Scrum
7 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Web Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (15.38%) Open Source
8 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
10 2 (7.69%) Product Management
10 2 (7.69%) Web Development
10 2 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) ForgeRock
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