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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Automation Engineer
Rank 890 865 884
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 9 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.008% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 5
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top 7 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 29 August 2014. 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
London -1 5 £52,500 +23.52% 1
England -38 5 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £30,000 -
South Wales - 2 £30,000 -
Wales - 2 £30,000 -
Stirling - 1 - -

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) BDD
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (43.75%) QA
4 7 (43.75%) Selenium
5 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
6 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Python
7 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Open Source
7 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (18.75%) User Stories
8 3 (18.75%) Calabash
8 3 (18.75%) Android Development
8 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
8 3 (18.75%) Behat
8 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
8 3 (18.75%) Video on Demand
8 3 (18.75%) Android
8 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
8 3 (18.75%) Maven
8 3 (18.75%) Ruby
8 3 (18.75%) Telecoms

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Markit EDM
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) Ant
3 3 (18.75%) Xcode
3 3 (18.75%) Maven
3 3 (18.75%) Behat
3 3 (18.75%) Calabash
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
5 1 (6.25%) TestNG
5 1 (6.25%) Hudson
5 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Welsh Language
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) XSD
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
1 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Video on Demand
3 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) BDD
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
5 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (18.75%) OOP
7 3 (18.75%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) User Stories
7 3 (18.75%) Android Development
7 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Data Management
9 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) HP
1 2 (12.50%) T-Plan
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