The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Test Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Automation Test Engineer
Rank 818 909 965
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 65 57 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.053% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.055% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 59 50 14
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -38.46%

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

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 4 December 2016 within the UK.

Senior Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Automation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +100 61 £45,000 - 8
East of England +25 18 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South East +77 12 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Yorkshire +27 11 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Yorkshire +26 10 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North West -12 10 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hertfordshire - 9 £45,000 -
London +64 8 £57,500 +15.00% 2
St Albans - 8 £45,000 -
Bradford 0 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Manchester -9 7 £39,250 +12.14% 1
Cambridge +9 6 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 6 £57,500 +27.77% 1
East Midlands +12 5 £32,500 -
Kent - 5 £50,000 -
West Malling - 4 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +20 3 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes +15 3 £32,500 -
Northampton +13 3 £32,500 -
Bedford +9 3 £32,500 -
Northamptonshire +7 3 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire 0 3 £32,500 -
Wales - 3 £40,000 -
Somerset - 3 £32,500 - 1
South West - 3 £32,500 - 1
Chester - 3 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £42,500 -
Leeds - 3 £46,000 - 2
Surrey +16 2 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Torfaen - 2 £40,000 -

Senior Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Senior Test Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 75 (76.53%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (67.35%) Selenium
3 61 (62.24%) Test Automation
4 45 (45.92%) QA
5 39 (39.80%) Test Strategy
6 35 (35.71%) ISTQB
6 35 (35.71%) Cucumber
6 35 (35.71%) ISEB
6 35 (35.71%) Finance
7 30 (30.61%) SoapUI
8 28 (28.57%) C#
8 28 (28.57%) Java
9 25 (25.51%) SQL
10 24 (24.49%) Python
10 24 (24.49%) TDD
11 22 (22.45%) Regression Testing
11 22 (22.45%) Linux
11 22 (22.45%) Degree
12 21 (21.43%) Automated Testing
12 21 (21.43%) Software Testing
13 20 (20.41%) E-Commerce
13 20 (20.41%) Automation Testing
14 19 (19.39%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (19.39%) Banking
14 19 (19.39%) Retail
14 19 (19.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (19.39%) Web Testing
15 17 (17.35%) BDD
15 17 (17.35%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (17.35%) Legal

Senior Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.02%) Alfresco
1 1 (1.02%) Apache
1 1 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (1.02%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) MS Office
2 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.02%) GitHub
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) MySQL
1 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) Big Data
2 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (67.35%) Selenium
2 35 (35.71%) Cucumber
3 30 (30.61%) SoapUI
4 17 (17.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (16.33%) HP UFT
6 11 (11.22%) Ranorex
7 9 (9.18%) Robot Framework
8 8 (8.16%) WebDriver
9 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
10 4 (4.08%) Appium
10 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
10 4 (4.08%) SpecFlow
11 3 (3.06%) JUnit
11 3 (3.06%) TestNG
12 2 (2.04%) Calabash
12 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
12 2 (2.04%) PhantomJS
12 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
13 1 (1.02%) Gradle
13 1 (1.02%) Subversion
General
1 35 (35.71%) Finance
2 19 (19.39%) Banking
2 19 (19.39%) Retail
3 17 (17.35%) Legal
4 11 (11.22%) Back Office
5 9 (9.18%) Marketing
6 2 (2.04%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.33%) SOAP
2 13 (13.27%) REST
3 11 (11.22%) XML
4 5 (5.10%) .NET
5 3 (3.06%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.06%) Web Services
6 2 (2.04%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.04%) Guava
6 2 (2.04%) Guice
6 2 (2.04%) HTML
6 2 (2.04%) RESTEasy
6 2 (2.04%) RESTful
7 1 (1.02%) CSS
7 1 (1.02%) DOM
7 1 (1.02%) iBATIS
7 1 (1.02%) J2EE
7 1 (1.02%) Spring
7 1 (1.02%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
1 11 (11.22%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.18%) Health Informatics
2 9 (9.18%) Informatics
3 5 (5.10%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.10%) Fintech
4 3 (3.06%) iPad
4 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.45%) Linux
2 7 (7.14%) Windows
3 3 (3.06%) Android
3 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.02%) Solaris
4 1 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (76.53%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (62.24%) Test Automation
3 39 (39.80%) Test Strategy
4 24 (24.49%) TDD
5 22 (22.45%) Regression Testing
6 21 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 21 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 20 (20.41%) Automation Testing
7 20 (20.41%) E-Commerce
8 19 (19.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (19.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (19.39%) Web Testing
9 17 (17.35%) BDD
10 16 (16.33%) Scrum
10 16 (16.33%) Test Scripting
11 14 (14.29%) Open Source
12 13 (13.27%) Functional Testing
13 11 (11.22%) Performance Testing
14 10 (10.20%) SDLC
15 9 (9.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.57%) C#
1 28 (28.57%) Java
2 25 (25.51%) SQL
3 24 (24.49%) Python
4 13 (13.27%) Bash Shell
5 12 (12.24%) Ruby
6 9 (9.18%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.14%) C++
8 6 (6.12%) PHP
9 3 (3.06%) Perl
10 2 (2.04%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (35.71%) ISEB
1 35 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 22 (22.45%) Degree
3 12 (12.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (45.92%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.24%) HP
2 11 (11.22%) VMware
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.02%) Google
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Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Awesome Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + equity
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 16 days ago