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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Automation Test Engineer
Rank 884 926 957
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 30 56 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.051% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.053% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 35
Median salary £51,250 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.61%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 25 August 2016 within the UK.

Senior Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top 23 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 25 August 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 +14 30 £51,250 +28.12% 4
South East +24 13 £52,500 +35.48% 1
Surrey +40 8 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Yorkshire +26 8 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Yorkshire +21 8 £42,500 +6.25% 1
London +55 7 £75,000 +36.36%
Woking - 7 £52,500 - 1
Bradford -8 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Kent - 4 £47,500 -
West Malling - 4 £47,500 -
Leeds +34 3 £45,000 -
East of England +21 3 £59,000 +24.21%
Cambridge +11 2 £59,000 +24.21%
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £59,000 +24.21%
City of London +64 1 £70,000 +64.70%
Milton Keynes +19 1 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire +17 1 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £32,500 -
Northampton +10 1 £32,500 - 1
Northamptonshire +9 1 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands +8 1 £32,500 - 2
Bedford +8 1 £32,500 -
Reigate - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 59 (89.39%) Test Automation
2 46 (69.70%) Java
3 37 (56.06%) Test Strategy
4 36 (54.55%) Python
5 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (50.00%) Finance
7 32 (48.48%) QA
8 26 (39.39%) Linux
9 25 (37.88%) Selenium
9 25 (37.88%) Unit Testing
10 24 (36.36%) SQL
11 21 (31.82%) Unix
11 21 (31.82%) Automation Testing
12 19 (28.79%) Integration Testing
13 17 (25.76%) Cucumber
13 17 (25.76%) Configuration Management
14 16 (24.24%) ISEB
14 16 (24.24%) ISTQB
14 16 (24.24%) Build Automation
15 15 (22.73%) Degree
16 14 (21.21%) Test Planning
17 12 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (18.18%) Solaris
18 11 (16.67%) Open Source
18 11 (16.67%) Software Testing
18 11 (16.67%) SoapUI
19 9 (13.64%) Front Office
19 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
19 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
19 9 (13.64%) Ruby

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 (1.52%) Alfresco
1 1 (1.52%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.58%) GitHub
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) Big Data
2 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Selenium
2 17 (25.76%) Cucumber
3 11 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 8 (12.12%) HP UFT
5 6 (9.09%) JIRA
6 5 (7.58%) Ranorex
6 5 (7.58%) Subversion
7 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.06%) Robot Framework
7 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.55%) Appium
9 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.52%) Calabash
10 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.52%) JUnit
10 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.52%) TestNG
General
1 33 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Front Office
3 8 (12.12%) Retail
4 7 (10.61%) Back Office
4 7 (10.61%) Banking
4 7 (10.61%) Legal
5 4 (6.06%) Marketing
6 2 (3.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) REST
2 6 (9.09%) SOAP
3 4 (6.06%) XML
4 3 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (4.55%) Gherkin
4 3 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.52%) Guava
5 1 (1.52%) Guice
5 1 (1.52%) HTML
5 1 (1.52%) iBATIS
5 1 (1.52%) J2EE
5 1 (1.52%) RESTEasy
5 1 (1.52%) RESTful
5 1 (1.52%) Spring
5 1 (1.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (6.06%) Health Informatics
3 4 (6.06%) Informatics
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.52%) Fintech
6 1 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Linux
2 21 (31.82%) Unix
3 12 (18.18%) Solaris
4 3 (4.55%) Windows
5 1 (1.52%) Android
5 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (89.39%) Test Automation
2 37 (56.06%) Test Strategy
3 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (37.88%) Unit Testing
5 21 (31.82%) Automation Testing
6 19 (28.79%) Integration Testing
7 17 (25.76%) Configuration Management
8 16 (24.24%) Build Automation
9 14 (21.21%) Test Planning
10 12 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (16.67%) Open Source
11 11 (16.67%) Software Testing
12 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
12 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
12 9 (13.64%) System Testing
13 8 (12.12%) Multithreading
13 8 (12.12%) Web Testing
14 7 (10.61%) Automated Testing
14 7 (10.61%) TDD
15 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (69.70%) Java
2 36 (54.55%) Python
3 24 (36.36%) SQL
4 9 (13.64%) Ruby
5 8 (12.12%) C#
6 7 (10.61%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.52%) Groovy
8 1 (1.52%) Perl
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) ISEB
1 16 (24.24%) ISTQB
2 15 (22.73%) Degree
3 6 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (48.48%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) VMware
2 4 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (3.03%) Apple
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.52%) Google
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