Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Automation Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Automation Test Engineer
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 377 357 398
Rank change year-on-year -20 +41 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 12 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.085% 0.024% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.026% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -8.77%
10th Percentile £62,500 £53,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £79,750 £66,500 £75,625
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 13,528 11,729 14,431
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 95.35% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12,104 10,620 13,090
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £86,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Senior Test Automation Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Automation Engineer in Central London

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Automation Engineer in Central London.

Salary trend for Senior Test Automation Engineer in Central London

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Automation Engineer in Central London over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Automation Engineer in Central London

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 5 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Southwark - 5 - -
Senior Test Automation Engineer
London

Senior Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Senior Test Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region featuring Senior Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (83.33%) WebDriver
2 10 (83.33%) BDD
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) Ruby
5 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (41.67%) Android
6 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
6 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
6 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
6 5 (41.67%) ATDD
6 5 (41.67%) Banking
6 5 (41.67%) Validation
6 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
6 5 (41.67%) Robot Framework
7 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (25.00%) Java
8 3 (25.00%) QA
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (16.67%) WebdriverIO
9 2 (16.67%) SDLC
9 2 (16.67%) Google
9 2 (16.67%) C#
9 2 (16.67%) HTML

Senior Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (83.33%) WebDriver
3 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (41.67%) Robot Framework
5 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
6 1 (8.33%) Appium
6 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (8.33%) Buildbot
6 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (8.33%) NUnit
6 1 (8.33%) Ranorex
6 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) WebdriverIO
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) React
2 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Android
1 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (83.33%) BDD
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (41.67%) ATDD
6 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
6 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
6 5 (41.67%) Validation
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (16.67%) DevOps
9 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (16.67%) SDLC
10 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 1 (8.33%) Kanban
10 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (8.33%) Scrum
10 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) hybris