Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Automation Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1062 1183 1221
Rank change year-on-year +121 +38 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 104 60 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.032% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.033% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 95 59 52
England median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.92% +36.84% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,526 £46,250 £32,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £81,500 £61,125
UK median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -26.92% +36.84% -5.00%

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 161292 183214 200397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 131939 155738 166083
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 28 July 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 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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
London +41 32 £62,500 -3.85% 2
South West +32 23 £33,500 +3.08%
South East +80 18 £60,000 +14.29% 2
North of England +4 18 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +16 10 £46,000 +2.22% 1
East of England +17 7 £57,500 -2.54%
Midlands - 6 £45,250 -
North West - 6 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £45,000 -
North East - 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,500 -
Senior Test Automation Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 70 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (65.38%) Selenium
4 62 (59.62%) Java
5 45 (43.27%) QA
6 44 (42.31%) Cucumber
7 39 (37.50%) BDD
7 39 (37.50%) C#
8 37 (35.58%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (32.69%) SQL
9 34 (32.69%) Scrum
10 32 (30.77%) WebDriver
11 28 (26.92%) ISTQB
12 27 (25.96%) TDD
13 25 (24.04%) ISEB
14 23 (22.12%) SpecFlow
15 22 (21.15%) Python
16 21 (20.19%) Manual Testing
16 21 (20.19%) Jenkins
17 20 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
17 20 (19.23%) Waterfall
18 19 (18.27%) Software Testing
19 18 (17.31%) Ruby
19 18 (17.31%) E-Commerce
19 18 (17.31%) SoapUI
20 17 (16.35%) Test Scripting
20 17 (16.35%) Exploratory Testing
21 16 (15.38%) Visual Studio
22 15 (14.42%) Test Strategy
23 14 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server

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 4 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.96%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.85%) IaaS
5 4 (3.85%) PaaS
5 4 (3.85%) SaaS
6 3 (2.88%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.96%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) HTTP
1 4 (3.85%) SSL
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) Firewall
3 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.96%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 68 (65.38%) Selenium
2 44 (42.31%) Cucumber
3 32 (30.77%) WebDriver
4 23 (22.12%) SpecFlow
5 21 (20.19%) Jenkins
6 18 (17.31%) SoapUI
7 16 (15.38%) Visual Studio
8 14 (13.46%) Eclipse
8 14 (13.46%) IntelliJ
8 14 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (11.54%) JIRA
10 11 (10.58%) JMeter
10 11 (10.58%) JUnit
11 10 (9.62%) Protractor
12 8 (7.69%) Jasmine
13 5 (4.81%) Appium
13 5 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (4.81%) Capybara
13 5 (4.81%) TestNG
13 5 (4.81%) WATIR
General
1 14 (13.46%) Retail
2 12 (11.54%) Finance
3 7 (6.73%) Banking
4 6 (5.77%) Advertising
4 6 (5.77%) Legal
5 2 (1.92%) Games
5 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Electronics
6 1 (0.96%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) Web Services
2 12 (11.54%) SOAP
3 9 (8.65%) Gherkin
4 8 (7.69%) HTML
5 7 (6.73%) .NET
5 7 (6.73%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.77%) CSS
6 6 (5.77%) JSON
7 5 (4.81%) React
7 5 (4.81%) REST
8 4 (3.85%) Behat
8 4 (3.85%) XML
9 3 (2.88%) DOM
9 3 (2.88%) J2EE
9 3 (2.88%) RESTful
9 3 (2.88%) Silverlight
10 2 (1.92%) JMS
10 2 (1.92%) Node.js
11 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.96%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.96%) Fintech
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) Windows
2 7 (6.73%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Android
3 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 70 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (37.50%) BDD
4 37 (35.58%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (32.69%) Scrum
6 27 (25.96%) TDD
7 21 (20.19%) Manual Testing
8 20 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
8 20 (19.23%) Waterfall
9 19 (18.27%) Software Testing
10 18 (17.31%) E-Commerce
11 17 (16.35%) Exploratory Testing
11 17 (16.35%) Test Scripting
12 15 (14.42%) Test Strategy
13 14 (13.46%) Performance Testing
14 13 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (12.50%) DevOps
15 12 (11.54%) Functional Testing
16 11 (10.58%) Load Testing
16 11 (10.58%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 62 (59.62%) Java
2 39 (37.50%) C#
3 34 (32.69%) SQL
4 22 (21.15%) Python
5 18 (17.31%) Ruby
6 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
7 13 (12.50%) C
8 7 (6.73%) C++
9 5 (4.81%) PHP
9 5 (4.81%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.88%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.96%) Groovy
11 1 (0.96%) Perl
11 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (26.92%) ISTQB
2 25 (24.04%) ISEB
3 11 (10.58%) Degree
4 7 (6.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (43.27%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.96%) Nagios
1 1 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.77%) Google
3 4 (3.85%) HP
4 3 (2.88%) Talend
5 1 (0.96%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.96%) F5
5 1 (0.96%) New Relic
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle
5 1 (0.96%) Splunk
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