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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Automation Test Engineer
Rank 886 884 865
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 18 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.022% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.023% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 9
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £60,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Automation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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 +5 18 £60,000 +14.28% 3
London -5 10 £65,000 +8.33% 2
City of London - 5 £72,500 -
South East +5 3 £60,000 +44.57%
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 - 1
Coventry - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire +12 1 £60,000 +44.57%
Surrey +5 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £60,000 -
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -
Worcester - 1 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 19 (63.33%) Selenium
4 16 (53.33%) Cucumber
5 15 (50.00%) QA
5 15 (50.00%) Java
6 13 (43.33%) SQL
7 12 (40.00%) BDD
8 11 (36.67%) Scrum
9 10 (33.33%) JIRA
10 9 (30.00%) RESTful
10 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
10 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
10 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
10 9 (30.00%) Web Services
11 8 (26.67%) Windows
11 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
11 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
11 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (23.33%) Ruby
12 7 (23.33%) Linux
12 7 (23.33%) JUnit
12 7 (23.33%) C#
12 7 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (20.00%) TDD
13 6 (20.00%) Finance
13 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
13 6 (20.00%) Open Source
14 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
14 5 (16.67%) SpecFlow

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (13.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (3.33%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Selenium
2 16 (53.33%) Cucumber
3 10 (33.33%) JIRA
4 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (23.33%) JUnit
6 5 (16.67%) SpecFlow
7 4 (13.33%) JMeter
7 4 (13.33%) NUnit
8 3 (10.00%) Maven
8 3 (10.00%) Bugzilla
8 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
8 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
8 3 (10.00%) Calabash
8 3 (10.00%) Appium
9 2 (6.67%) GitLab
9 2 (6.67%) WATIR
9 2 (6.67%) jMock
9 2 (6.67%) TestNG
9 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Web Services
1 9 (30.00%) RESTful
2 5 (16.67%) JSON
3 4 (13.33%) Gherkin
3 4 (13.33%) XML
4 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) .NET
4 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) iBATIS
5 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
5 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Wiki
1 3 (10.00%) Semantic Web
2 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Android
3 3 (10.00%) UNIX
3 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 12 (40.00%) BDD
4 11 (36.67%) Scrum
5 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (20.00%) Open Source
8 6 (20.00%) TDD
8 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 3 (10.00%) Kanban
10 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Web Development
10 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) Ruby
4 2 (6.67%) C
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) HP
1 2 (6.67%) Splunk
2 1 (3.33%) ForgeRock
2 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago