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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Automation Test Engineer
Rank 861 903 946
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 49 63 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.058% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.060% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 49 53 25
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 2016 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 28 September 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 +34 47 £42,500 +6.25% 11
South East +55 23 £50,000 +53.84% 1
West Yorkshire +20 15 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire +18 15 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Bradford -17 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Surrey +34 11 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Woking - 10 £52,500 - 1
East of England +12 7 £32,500 - 1
Kent - 7 £47,500 -
West Malling - 7 £47,500 -
East Midlands +17 6 £32,500 -
Northampton +19 5 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes +18 5 £32,500 -
Northamptonshire +17 5 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire +14 5 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire +13 5 £32,500 - 1
Bedford +12 5 £32,500 -
London +38 4 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Leeds +20 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Hertfordshire +12 2 £47,500 -
North West -7 2 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Torfaen - 2 £40,000 -
South Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Cwmbran - 2 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -4 1 £50,000 -
Manchester -8 1 £40,000 +18.51%
Cheshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 -
St Albans - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 63 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 51 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (55.56%) Test Strategy
4 41 (50.62%) Selenium
4 41 (50.62%) Finance
4 41 (50.62%) Java
5 39 (48.15%) QA
6 34 (41.98%) Python
7 27 (33.33%) ISEB
7 27 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 26 (32.10%) Linux
8 26 (32.10%) Automation Testing
9 25 (30.86%) Cucumber
10 24 (29.63%) SQL
11 22 (27.16%) SoapUI
12 19 (23.46%) Unit Testing
13 18 (22.22%) Software Testing
13 18 (22.22%) Degree
14 17 (20.99%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
14 17 (20.99%) Retail
14 17 (20.99%) Automated Testing
15 16 (19.75%) Web Testing
16 15 (18.52%) Banking
16 15 (18.52%) Legal
17 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 13 (16.05%) TDD
18 13 (16.05%) HP UFT
18 13 (16.05%) Unix
18 13 (16.05%) Open Source

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 (1.23%) Alfresco
1 1 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (1.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.17%) GitHub
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) Big Data
2 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (50.62%) Selenium
2 25 (30.86%) Cucumber
3 22 (27.16%) SoapUI
4 13 (16.05%) HP UFT
5 9 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (9.88%) Ranorex
7 7 (8.64%) Robot Framework
8 6 (7.41%) JIRA
9 5 (6.17%) Eclipse
9 5 (6.17%) Subversion
10 3 (3.70%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.47%) Appium
11 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.47%) JUnit
11 2 (2.47%) TestNG
12 1 (1.23%) Calabash
12 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.23%) PhantomJS
12 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (50.62%) Finance
2 17 (20.99%) Retail
3 15 (18.52%) Banking
3 15 (18.52%) Legal
4 11 (13.58%) Back Office
5 7 (8.64%) Marketing
6 6 (7.41%) Front Office
7 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) REST
2 9 (11.11%) SOAP
3 7 (8.64%) XML
4 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.47%) Web Services
5 1 (1.23%) .NET
5 1 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.23%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.23%) Guava
5 1 (1.23%) Guice
5 1 (1.23%) HTML
5 1 (1.23%) iBATIS
5 1 (1.23%) J2EE
5 1 (1.23%) RESTEasy
5 1 (1.23%) RESTful
5 1 (1.23%) Spring
5 1 (1.23%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.64%) Health Informatics
3 7 (8.64%) Informatics
4 5 (6.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.47%) Fintech
6 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.10%) Linux
2 13 (16.05%) Unix
3 7 (8.64%) Solaris
4 2 (2.47%) Android
4 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 51 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (55.56%) Test Strategy
4 26 (32.10%) Automation Testing
5 19 (23.46%) Unit Testing
6 18 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 17 (20.99%) Automated Testing
7 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
7 17 (20.99%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (19.75%) Web Testing
9 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (16.05%) Integration Testing
10 13 (16.05%) Open Source
10 13 (16.05%) TDD
11 12 (14.81%) Configuration Management
11 12 (14.81%) System Testing
12 11 (13.58%) Build Automation
12 11 (13.58%) Regression Testing
13 9 (11.11%) BDD
13 9 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.62%) Java
2 34 (41.98%) Python
3 24 (29.63%) SQL
4 13 (16.05%) Bash Shell
4 13 (16.05%) Ruby
5 12 (14.81%) C#
6 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.94%) PHP
8 3 (3.70%) C++
8 3 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (33.33%) ISEB
1 27 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 18 (22.22%) Degree
3 9 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (48.15%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) VMware
2 7 (8.64%) HP
3 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.23%) Google
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Package/Pension/Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reco Group
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 per year + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago