Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Automation Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 January 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
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1041 1041 1139
Rank change year-on-year 0 +98 +109
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 103 111 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.063% 0.067% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.069% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 100 114 115
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 155,960 160,760 188,119
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.48% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 127,712 134,832 158,739
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Automation Engineer in England

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Automation Engineer in England

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Automation Engineer in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Automation Engineer in England

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
South East +37 50 £52,500 +10.53% 3
London +15 21 £65,000 +13.04% 4
Midlands +21 12 £40,000 +23.08% 3
West Midlands - 11 £40,000 - 1
South West +22 7 £41,250 +26.92% 3
North of England -27 7 £50,000 +17.65% 6
East of England -19 6 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Yorkshire +10 4 £50,000 +17.65% 4
North West -18 3 £38,750 -3.13% 2
East Midlands +15 1 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Senior Test Automation Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 across the England region featuring Senior Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 103 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 87 (84.47%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (71.84%) Selenium
4 66 (64.08%) Java
5 54 (52.43%) Scrum
6 52 (50.49%) QA
7 51 (49.51%) Python
8 46 (44.66%) WebDriver
9 41 (39.81%) JavaScript
10 40 (38.83%) C#
11 37 (35.92%) SQL
12 35 (33.98%) Cucumber
13 34 (33.01%) Degree
13 34 (33.01%) Manual Testing
13 34 (33.01%) TDD
14 32 (31.07%) Jenkins
15 30 (29.13%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (25.24%) BDD
16 26 (25.24%) Software Testing
17 25 (24.27%) JUnit
17 25 (24.27%) SDLC
17 25 (24.27%) SDET
18 20 (19.42%) OOP
18 20 (19.42%) Finance
19 19 (18.45%) CSS
19 19 (18.45%) Web Services
19 19 (18.45%) ISTQB
19 19 (18.45%) Mentoring
20 18 (17.48%) Git (software)
20 18 (17.48%) OO

Senior Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (9.71%) Confluence
2 1 (0.97%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Chatbot
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.62%) Google Cloud Platform
2 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.85%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.85%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) 3G
1 3 (2.91%) DHCP
1 3 (2.91%) DNS
1 3 (2.91%) ICMP
1 3 (2.91%) LTE
1 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.97%) 4G
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) MySQL
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.94%) Big Data
4 1 (0.97%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 74 (71.84%) Selenium
2 46 (44.66%) WebDriver
3 35 (33.98%) Cucumber
4 32 (31.07%) Jenkins
5 25 (24.27%) JUnit
6 18 (17.48%) Git (software)
7 17 (16.50%) JIRA
8 15 (14.56%) SoapUI
9 14 (13.59%) JMeter
10 13 (12.62%) Visual Studio
11 12 (11.65%) Eclipse
11 12 (11.65%) Maven
11 12 (11.65%) PyCharm
12 10 (9.71%) NUnit
12 10 (9.71%) TestNG
13 9 (8.74%) SpecFlow
14 7 (6.80%) TeamCity
15 6 (5.83%) Protractor
15 6 (5.83%) Robot Framework
15 6 (5.83%) Subversion
General
1 20 (19.42%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Retail
3 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.45%) CSS
1 19 (18.45%) Web Services
2 15 (14.56%) JSON
3 14 (13.59%) AngularJS
3 14 (13.59%) SOAP
4 13 (12.62%) Ajax
4 13 (12.62%) jQuery
5 8 (7.77%) Velocity
6 7 (6.80%) REST
6 7 (6.80%) RESTful
7 6 (5.83%) .NET
7 6 (5.83%) HTML
8 5 (4.85%) Gherkin
8 5 (4.85%) XML
9 3 (2.91%) Behat
9 3 (2.91%) LAMP
9 3 (2.91%) phpspec
10 1 (0.97%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.83%) Fintech
3 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.97%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Windows
2 5 (4.85%) Android
2 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.88%) Linux
3 4 (3.88%) Unix
4 3 (2.91%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 87 (84.47%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (52.43%) Scrum
4 34 (33.01%) Manual Testing
4 34 (33.01%) TDD
5 30 (29.13%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (25.24%) BDD
6 26 (25.24%) Software Testing
7 25 (24.27%) SDET
7 25 (24.27%) SDLC
8 20 (19.42%) OOP
9 19 (18.45%) Mentoring
10 18 (17.48%) OO
11 15 (14.56%) API Testing
11 15 (14.56%) Kanban
11 15 (14.56%) Software Engineering
11 15 (14.56%) Unit Testing
12 14 (13.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (13.59%) Process Improvement
13 13 (12.62%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 66 (64.08%) Java
2 51 (49.51%) Python
3 41 (39.81%) JavaScript
4 40 (38.83%) C#
5 37 (35.92%) SQL
6 14 (13.59%) Ruby
6 14 (13.59%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.77%) C++
8 5 (4.85%) C
8 5 (4.85%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.91%) Groovy
9 3 (2.91%) PHP
9 3 (2.91%) VBScript
10 2 (1.94%) Scala
11 1 (0.97%) Go
11 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (33.01%) Degree
2 19 (18.45%) ISTQB
3 13 (12.62%) ISEB
4 6 (5.83%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (50.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Mesos
1 1 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (14.56%) Google
2 9 (8.74%) Talend
3 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.83%) TOWER Software
5 5 (4.85%) HP
6 2 (1.94%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.97%) SAP