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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Automation Test Engineer
UK
Rank 789 886 930
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 56 41 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.041% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.042% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 47 39 17
Median salary £46,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Senior Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top 29 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +88 54 £46,000 -8.00% 4
East of England +33 13 £47,500 +5.55% 2
North West -6 11 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Manchester -18 11 £38,500 -3.75% 1
South East +57 9 £60,000 +17.07%
London +48 9 £55,000 -4.34%
Leeds +32 9 £46,000 +2.22% 1
West Yorkshire +26 9 £46,000 +2.22% 1
Yorkshire +24 9 £46,000 +2.22% 1
Cambridge +3 7 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 7 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Hertfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
St Albans - 6 £45,000 -
Surrey - 4 £62,500 -
Somerset - 3 £32,500 -
South West - 3 £32,500 -
Kent - 2 £48,750 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 - -
City of London +13 1 £50,000 -
Hampshire +10 1 £60,000 +4.34%
Swansea - 1 - -
Taunton - 1 £32,500 -
West Malling - 1 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £62,500 -

Senior Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 89 (77.39%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (69.57%) Selenium
3 62 (53.91%) Test Automation
4 48 (41.74%) QA
5 42 (36.52%) Cucumber
6 40 (34.78%) Finance
7 38 (33.04%) ISEB
8 37 (32.17%) ISTQB
9 36 (31.30%) Java
10 35 (30.43%) SQL
10 35 (30.43%) SoapUI
10 35 (30.43%) Test Strategy
11 34 (29.57%) TDD
12 33 (28.70%) E-Commerce
13 32 (27.83%) C#
13 32 (27.83%) Retail
14 27 (23.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (23.48%) Automated Testing
15 26 (22.61%) Software Testing
15 26 (22.61%) Scrum
15 26 (22.61%) Automation Testing
16 25 (21.74%) Banking
16 25 (21.74%) BDD
17 24 (20.87%) Regression Testing
17 24 (20.87%) SOAP
17 24 (20.87%) Python
18 23 (20.00%) Legal
18 23 (20.00%) Degree
19 22 (19.13%) Web Testing
19 22 (19.13%) Linux

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 3 (2.61%) Apache
2 1 (0.87%) Confluence
2 1 (0.87%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Office
2 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.48%) MySQL
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 80 (69.57%) Selenium
2 42 (36.52%) Cucumber
3 35 (30.43%) SoapUI
4 16 (13.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (12.17%) HP UFT
5 14 (12.17%) WebDriver
6 10 (8.70%) Ranorex
7 8 (6.96%) Robot Framework
8 6 (5.22%) SpecFlow
9 5 (4.35%) Appium
9 5 (4.35%) Eclipse
9 5 (4.35%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.61%) JUnit
11 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.74%) PhantomJS
11 2 (1.74%) TestNG
11 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.87%) Calabash
12 1 (0.87%) Gradle
12 1 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 40 (34.78%) Finance
2 32 (27.83%) Retail
3 25 (21.74%) Banking
4 23 (20.00%) Legal
5 8 (6.96%) Back Office
5 8 (6.96%) Marketing
6 2 (1.74%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.87%) SOAP
2 13 (11.30%) REST
3 11 (9.57%) XML
4 8 (6.96%) .NET
5 4 (3.48%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.48%) Web Services
6 2 (1.74%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.74%) Guava
6 2 (1.74%) Guice
6 2 (1.74%) RESTEasy
6 2 (1.74%) RESTful
7 1 (0.87%) CSS
7 1 (0.87%) DOM
7 1 (0.87%) HTML
7 1 (0.87%) J2EE
7 1 (0.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.96%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.96%) Health Informatics
2 8 (6.96%) Informatics
3 5 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.35%) Fintech
3 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.48%) iPad
5 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.13%) Linux
2 9 (7.83%) Windows
3 5 (4.35%) Android
3 5 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (77.39%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (53.91%) Test Automation
3 35 (30.43%) Test Strategy
4 34 (29.57%) TDD
5 33 (28.70%) E-Commerce
6 27 (23.48%) Automated Testing
6 27 (23.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (22.61%) Automation Testing
7 26 (22.61%) Scrum
7 26 (22.61%) Software Testing
8 25 (21.74%) BDD
9 24 (20.87%) Regression Testing
10 22 (19.13%) Web Testing
11 20 (17.39%) Functional Testing
12 19 (16.52%) Test Scripting
13 18 (15.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (13.91%) Waterfall
15 11 (9.57%) Non-Functional Testing
16 10 (8.70%) Open Source
16 10 (8.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.30%) Java
2 35 (30.43%) SQL
3 32 (27.83%) C#
4 24 (20.87%) Python
5 16 (13.91%) Ruby
6 10 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 10 (8.70%) C++
7 8 (6.96%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.09%) PHP
9 4 (3.48%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.61%) C
11 2 (1.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (33.04%) ISEB
2 37 (32.17%) ISTQB
3 23 (20.00%) Degree
4 11 (9.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (41.74%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (10.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (10.43%) HP
2 8 (6.96%) VMware
3 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle
5 1 (0.87%) F5
5 1 (0.87%) Google
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