The median annual salary for a Senior Test Automation Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 784 915 938
Rank change year-on-year +131 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 70 32 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.086% 0.033% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.034% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 66 31 14
Median salary £46,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.23% +30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,039 £50,000 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £59,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -32.20% -1.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 78617 94472 100345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65783 80124 82695
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 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
London +50 23 £65,000 - 3
South West - 20 £33,500 - 3
Yorkshire - 7 £46,000 -
East of England +22 6 £48,750 -17.37% 1
South East - 6 £52,500 -
North West - 3 £44,000 -
West Midlands +25 2 £45,000 +5.88%
North East - 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,500 - 1
Senior Test Automation Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 across the England region featuring Senior Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 87 (69.60%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (65.60%) Selenium
3 64 (51.20%) Test Automation
4 63 (50.40%) Java
5 56 (44.80%) Cucumber
6 47 (37.60%) SQL
7 46 (36.80%) C#
7 46 (36.80%) BDD
8 45 (36.00%) TDD
9 44 (35.20%) QA
10 41 (32.80%) Scrum
11 39 (31.20%) ISEB
11 39 (31.20%) ISTQB
12 38 (30.40%) WebDriver
13 35 (28.00%) E-Commerce
14 32 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (25.60%) Automated Testing
15 31 (24.80%) Retail
16 29 (23.20%) Waterfall
17 28 (22.40%) Software Testing
18 27 (21.60%) Non-Functional Testing
19 26 (20.80%) Automation Testing
20 25 (20.00%) SoapUI
20 25 (20.00%) SOAP
20 25 (20.00%) Finance
21 23 (18.40%) SpecFlow
21 23 (18.40%) Functional Testing
22 22 (17.60%) Test Scripting
23 21 (16.80%) Ruby
23 21 (16.80%) Stakeholder Management

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 3 (2.40%) Apache
2 2 (1.60%) Confluence
2 2 (1.60%) JBoss
3 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.20%) IaaS
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.20%) PaaS
1 4 (3.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) SSL
2 3 (2.40%) HTTP
3 2 (1.60%) Firewall
3 2 (1.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.20%) MySQL
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.80%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 82 (65.60%) Selenium
2 56 (44.80%) Cucumber
3 38 (30.40%) WebDriver
4 25 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 23 (18.40%) SpecFlow
6 16 (12.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (11.20%) Jenkins
7 14 (11.20%) Visual Studio
8 13 (10.40%) Eclipse
8 13 (10.40%) IntelliJ
9 9 (7.20%) JIRA
10 8 (6.40%) Appium
11 6 (4.80%) HP UFT
12 5 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (4.00%) Capybara
12 5 (4.00%) WATIR
13 4 (3.20%) Jasmine
13 4 (3.20%) JMeter
13 4 (3.20%) Protractor
13 4 (3.20%) TestNG
General
1 31 (24.80%) Retail
2 25 (20.00%) Finance
3 17 (13.60%) Banking
3 17 (13.60%) Legal
4 6 (4.80%) Advertising
5 2 (1.60%) Games
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.80%) Electronics
6 1 (0.80%) Local Government
6 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.00%) SOAP
2 9 (7.20%) REST
3 8 (6.40%) Gherkin
3 8 (6.40%) Web Services
3 8 (6.40%) XML
4 7 (5.60%) .NET
4 7 (5.60%) HTML
4 7 (5.60%) JSON
5 5 (4.00%) CSS
6 4 (3.20%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.20%) Behat
6 4 (3.20%) J2EE
6 4 (3.20%) React
7 3 (2.40%) DOM
7 3 (2.40%) RESTful
8 2 (1.60%) JMS
9 1 (0.80%) EJB
9 1 (0.80%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.60%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.80%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.20%) iPad
5 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.00%) Windows
2 11 (8.80%) Linux
3 4 (3.20%) Android
3 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (69.60%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (51.20%) Test Automation
3 46 (36.80%) BDD
4 45 (36.00%) TDD
5 41 (32.80%) Scrum
6 35 (28.00%) E-Commerce
7 32 (25.60%) Automated Testing
7 32 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (23.20%) Waterfall
9 28 (22.40%) Software Testing
10 27 (21.60%) Non-Functional Testing
11 26 (20.80%) Automation Testing
12 23 (18.40%) Functional Testing
13 22 (17.60%) Test Scripting
14 21 (16.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (15.20%) DevOps
15 19 (15.20%) Test Strategy
16 18 (14.40%) Manual Testing
17 17 (13.60%) Web Testing
18 15 (12.00%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (50.40%) Java
2 47 (37.60%) SQL
3 46 (36.80%) C#
4 21 (16.80%) Ruby
5 20 (16.00%) Python
6 11 (8.80%) C
7 9 (7.20%) C++
7 9 (7.20%) PHP
8 5 (4.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.40%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.80%) Groovy
10 1 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (31.20%) ISEB
1 39 (31.20%) ISTQB
2 15 (12.00%) Degree
3 10 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (35.20%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) MiFID
2 1 (0.80%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.80%) Nagios
3 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (7.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.60%) HP
3 2 (1.60%) F5
4 1 (0.80%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.80%) New Relic
4 1 (0.80%) Splunk
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