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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Automation Test Engineer
Rank 884 935 930
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 32 35 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.032% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.033% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 61
Median salary £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £59,000 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +16.88%

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
94041 106882 116083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79248 88079 95023
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median 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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 2016 within the UK.

Senior Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top 16 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 1 July 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 +54 32 £65,000 +36.84% 2
London +63 21 £65,000 +23.80% 1
City of London +66 7 £65,000 +52.94%
East of England +40 6 £59,000 +24.21%
Cambridge +12 6 £59,000 +24.21%
Cambridgeshire -2 6 £59,000 +24.21%
Yorkshire +12 3 £45,000 +12.50%
West Yorkshire +24 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Leeds - 2 £45,000 -
Surrey +27 1 £52,500 -8.69%
South East +25 1 £52,500 +5.00%
South West +7 1 £32,500 -38.09%
South Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Somerset - 1 £32,500 -
Woking - 1 £52,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £40,000 -

Senior Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 58 (89.23%) Test Automation
2 55 (84.62%) Java
3 35 (53.85%) Python
4 30 (46.15%) Finance
4 30 (46.15%) Test Strategy
5 27 (41.54%) Automation Testing
6 26 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (40.00%) QA
6 26 (40.00%) Selenium
7 24 (36.92%) SQL
7 24 (36.92%) Linux
7 24 (36.92%) Build Automation
8 22 (33.85%) Cucumber
8 22 (33.85%) Unix
9 20 (30.77%) Integration Testing
10 18 (27.69%) Configuration Management
11 15 (23.08%) Test Planning
12 13 (20.00%) TDD
12 13 (20.00%) Degree
12 13 (20.00%) Solaris
13 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
13 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
13 12 (18.46%) BDD
14 11 (16.92%) C#
15 10 (15.38%) Automated Testing
15 10 (15.38%) Ruby
16 9 (13.85%) Front Office
17 8 (12.31%) SOAP
17 8 (12.31%) Web Services

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 (1.54%) Alfresco
1 1 (1.54%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) Big Data
2 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (40.00%) Selenium
2 22 (33.85%) Cucumber
3 8 (12.31%) JIRA
4 7 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.69%) Subversion
6 4 (6.15%) Appium
6 4 (6.15%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.08%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.54%) Calabash
8 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.54%) JUnit
8 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.54%) TestNG
General
1 30 (46.15%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Front Office
3 7 (10.77%) Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Games
5 2 (3.08%) Legal
5 2 (3.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) SOAP
1 8 (12.31%) Web Services
2 7 (10.77%) RESTful
3 4 (6.15%) Gherkin
4 3 (4.62%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (4.62%) HTML
5 2 (3.08%) XML
6 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.54%) iBATIS
6 1 (1.54%) J2EE
6 1 (1.54%) REST
6 1 (1.54%) Spring
6 1 (1.54%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Fintech
5 1 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.92%) Linux
2 22 (33.85%) Unix
3 13 (20.00%) Solaris
4 3 (4.62%) Windows
5 1 (1.54%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (89.23%) Test Automation
2 30 (46.15%) Test Strategy
3 27 (41.54%) Automation Testing
4 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 24 (36.92%) Build Automation
6 20 (30.77%) Integration Testing
7 18 (27.69%) Configuration Management
8 15 (23.08%) Test Planning
9 13 (20.00%) TDD
10 12 (18.46%) BDD
10 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
10 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
11 10 (15.38%) Automated Testing
12 8 (12.31%) Multithreading
13 7 (10.77%) ATDD
14 6 (9.23%) Defect Management
14 6 (9.23%) Investment Management
14 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 55 (84.62%) Java
2 35 (53.85%) Python
3 24 (36.92%) SQL
4 11 (16.92%) C#
5 10 (15.38%) Ruby
6 3 (4.62%) Perl
7 2 (3.08%) PHP
8 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.54%) Groovy
8 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) ISEB
2 6 (9.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (4.62%) Apple
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle
2 2 (3.08%) Google
2 2 (3.08%) Perforce
3 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.54%) VMware
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