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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Automation Test Engineer
UK
Rank 787 916 946
Rank change year-on-year
+129 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 57 40 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.040% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.041% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 17
Median salary £46,000 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -30.76%

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
81623 97249 103130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67793 81597 85223
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 February 2017 within the UK.

Senior Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 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 20 February 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 +113 56 £46,000 -8.00% 6
West Yorkshire +31 13 £46,000 +2.22%
Leeds +29 13 £46,000 +2.22%
Yorkshire +24 13 £46,000 +2.22%
London +35 11 £56,250 +2.27% 2
East of England +33 10 £51,250 +7.89%
North West - 8 £42,500 -
Manchester - 8 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire +11 7 £57,500 +21.05%
South East +64 6 £61,250 +36.11%
Cambridge +5 5 £57,500 +21.05%
Somerset - 5 £32,039 - 3
South West - 5 £32,039 - 4
Surrey - 4 £62,500 -
St Albans - 3 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Peterborough - 2 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £35,000 -
North East - 2 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £60,000 -
West Midlands +33 1 £45,000 +5.88%
City of London +30 1 £50,000 - 1
Coventry +15 1 £45,000 +5.88%
West Wales - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £62,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £60,000 -
Taunton - 1 £32,429 - 1
Wales - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 - -

Senior Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 95 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (69.60%) Selenium
3 63 (50.40%) Test Automation
4 50 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 48 (38.40%) QA
6 43 (34.40%) TDD
7 42 (33.60%) SQL
8 41 (32.80%) Java
9 39 (31.20%) Finance
10 38 (30.40%) ISEB
11 37 (29.60%) ISTQB
12 34 (27.20%) C#
13 33 (26.40%) E-Commerce
13 33 (26.40%) Scrum
13 33 (26.40%) Retail
13 33 (26.40%) SoapUI
14 30 (24.00%) BDD
15 29 (23.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (22.40%) Automated Testing
16 28 (22.40%) Test Strategy
17 26 (20.80%) Banking
17 26 (20.80%) SOAP
18 25 (20.00%) Legal
18 25 (20.00%) Automation Testing
19 24 (19.20%) Functional Testing
19 24 (19.20%) Python
19 24 (19.20%) Software Testing
19 24 (19.20%) Degree
19 24 (19.20%) Web Testing
20 23 (18.40%) Waterfall

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 (2.40%) Apache
2 2 (1.60%) Confluence
2 2 (1.60%) JBoss
3 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.20%) MySQL
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.80%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 87 (69.60%) Selenium
2 50 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 33 (26.40%) SoapUI
4 20 (16.00%) WebDriver
5 15 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (8.80%) HP UFT
7 10 (8.00%) SpecFlow
8 8 (6.40%) Ranorex
9 7 (5.60%) Eclipse
9 7 (5.60%) Jenkins
10 6 (4.80%) Appium
11 5 (4.00%) Robot Framework
12 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio
13 3 (2.40%) JIRA
13 3 (2.40%) JUnit
13 3 (2.40%) TestNG
14 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
14 2 (1.60%) Gradle
14 2 (1.60%) IntelliJ
14 2 (1.60%) PhantomJS
General
1 39 (31.20%) Finance
2 33 (26.40%) Retail
3 26 (20.80%) Banking
4 25 (20.00%) Legal
5 5 (4.00%) Back Office
5 5 (4.00%) Marketing
6 3 (2.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.80%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.80%) SOAP
2 9 (7.20%) REST
3 8 (6.40%) .NET
3 8 (6.40%) XML
4 5 (4.00%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.20%) CSS
5 4 (3.20%) HTML
6 3 (2.40%) J2EE
6 3 (2.40%) Web Services
7 2 (1.60%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.60%) DOM
7 2 (1.60%) RESTful
8 1 (0.80%) EJB
8 1 (0.80%) Guava
8 1 (0.80%) Guice
8 1 (0.80%) JSON
8 1 (0.80%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.60%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.00%) iPad
4 4 (3.20%) Fintech
5 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.80%) Linux
2 13 (10.40%) Windows
3 5 (4.00%) Android
3 5 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (50.40%) Test Automation
3 43 (34.40%) TDD
4 33 (26.40%) E-Commerce
4 33 (26.40%) Scrum
5 30 (24.00%) BDD
6 29 (23.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (22.40%) Automated Testing
7 28 (22.40%) Test Strategy
8 25 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 24 (19.20%) Functional Testing
9 24 (19.20%) Software Testing
9 24 (19.20%) Web Testing
10 23 (18.40%) Waterfall
11 22 (17.60%) Regression Testing
12 21 (16.80%) Test Scripting
13 19 (15.20%) Non-Functional Testing
14 16 (12.80%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (8.00%) DevOps
15 10 (8.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.60%) SQL
2 41 (32.80%) Java
3 34 (27.20%) C#
4 24 (19.20%) Python
5 12 (9.60%) C++
5 12 (9.60%) Ruby
6 9 (7.20%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.20%) PHP
7 7 (5.60%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.80%) C
9 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (30.40%) ISEB
2 37 (29.60%) ISTQB
3 24 (19.20%) Degree
4 9 (7.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (38.40%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.80%) Nagios
3 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (7.20%) HP
2 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.00%) VMware
3 2 (1.60%) F5
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle
4 1 (0.80%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.80%) Google
4 1 (0.80%) New Relic
4 1 (0.80%) Splunk
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Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: Cometetive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus,
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £34157 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago