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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Automation Test Engineer
Rank 880 897 872
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 12 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.027% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.029% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 5
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,100 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 -
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top 18 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 31 July 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 +2 12 £45,000 -25.00% 1
West Midlands - 4 £42,500 -
South East -2 3 £60,000 +44.57%
London +9 2 £60,000 - 1
Worcester - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £60,000 -
Coventry - 2 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey +16 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 -
City of London - 1 £70,000 - 1
Winchester - 1 £60,000 -
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £35,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (72.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) Selenium
3 12 (48.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (48.00%) Cucumber
4 11 (44.00%) Java
5 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 10 (40.00%) QA
5 10 (40.00%) BDD
6 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
6 8 (32.00%) C#
7 7 (28.00%) JUnit
7 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (24.00%) Ruby
9 5 (20.00%) NUnit
9 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Gherkin
9 5 (20.00%) Open Source
9 5 (20.00%) RESTful
10 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (16.00%) Calabash
10 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
10 4 (16.00%) Windows
10 4 (16.00%) Web Services
10 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
10 4 (16.00%) JIRA

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (4.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (4.00%) Confluence
1 1 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Selenium
2 12 (48.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
4 7 (28.00%) JUnit
5 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (20.00%) NUnit
7 4 (16.00%) JIRA
7 4 (16.00%) Calabash
7 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
8 3 (12.00%) WATIR
8 3 (12.00%) TestNG
8 3 (12.00%) JBehave
8 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
9 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
9 2 (8.00%) JMeter
9 2 (8.00%) Bugzilla
9 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
10 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
10 1 (4.00%) Maven
10 1 (4.00%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) RESTful
1 5 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) JSON
5 1 (4.00%) iBATIS
5 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) J2EE
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) Spring
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (40.00%) BDD
5 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Open Source
6 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.00%) API Testing
9 2 (8.00%) SDLC
9 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.00%) Product Management
9 2 (8.00%) Web Development
9 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.00%) TDD
9 2 (8.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) C#
4 6 (24.00%) Ruby
5 3 (12.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) ForgeRock
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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