Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 933 1076 1095
Rank change year-on-year +143 +19 +87
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 170 98 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.058% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.061% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 114 95 108
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,250 £70,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 141,802 161,131 167,697
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.99% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 114,659 130,907 141,123
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +4.40%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
London +91 59 £57,500 -11.54% 9
South West +50 39 £42,500 -5.56% 3
South East +9 31 £46,750 -10.95% 4
North of England +46 28 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire +47 21 £45,000 - 1
Midlands +28 11 £50,000 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +37 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North West +29 6 £45,000 +10.77%
West Midlands +25 4 - -
East of England +32 2 £55,000 +29.41% 1
North East - 1 £37,000 - 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 18 December 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 England region featuring Senior Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 170 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 89 (52.35%) Selenium
3 85 (50.00%) Java
4 70 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
5 66 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (37.65%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (33.53%) C#
8 53 (31.18%) Web Services
9 52 (30.59%) Cucumber
10 48 (28.24%) Coaching
10 48 (28.24%) API Testing
11 47 (27.65%) Exploratory Testing
12 46 (27.06%) REST
13 45 (26.47%) WebDriver
14 42 (24.71%) Open Source
15 40 (23.53%) QA
16 38 (22.35%) HTTP
16 38 (22.35%) Mentoring
17 37 (21.76%) Chatbot
17 37 (21.76%) Conversational UI
18 36 (21.18%) Algorithms
18 36 (21.18%) Scrum
19 35 (20.59%) B2B
19 35 (20.59%) DNA
20 34 (20.00%) BDD
21 33 (19.41%) Python
22 28 (16.47%) Gherkin
22 28 (16.47%) JavaScript
23 27 (15.88%) Ruby
23 27 (15.88%) NUnit

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 (1.76%) Confluence
2 2 (1.18%) Apache
2 2 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.18%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 37 (21.76%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 70 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.53%) GitHub
4 3 (1.76%) BrowserStack
4 3 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.18%) CloudBees
5 2 (1.18%) IaaS
5 2 (1.18%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.18%) PaaS
5 2 (1.18%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (1.18%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 38 (22.35%) HTTP
2 7 (4.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.35%) Big Data
3 3 (1.76%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (1.18%) GIS
4 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 89 (52.35%) Selenium
2 52 (30.59%) Cucumber
3 45 (26.47%) WebDriver
4 27 (15.88%) NUnit
5 17 (10.00%) JIRA
6 15 (8.82%) SoapUI
7 13 (7.65%) Jenkins
7 13 (7.65%) JMeter
8 11 (6.47%) JUnit
9 9 (5.29%) SpecFlow
9 9 (5.29%) Zephyr
10 8 (4.71%) Git (software)
10 8 (4.71%) TestNG
11 7 (4.12%) Protractor
12 6 (3.53%) Appium
12 6 (3.53%) Hudson
13 4 (2.35%) Jasmine
13 4 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.76%) Robot Framework
14 3 (1.76%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (4.71%) Finance
2 5 (2.94%) Publishing
3 3 (1.76%) Banking
4 2 (1.18%) Advertising
4 2 (1.18%) Retail
4 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (31.18%) Web Services
2 46 (27.06%) REST
3 28 (16.47%) Gherkin
4 14 (8.24%) XML
5 13 (7.65%) CSS
5 13 (7.65%) HTML
6 12 (7.06%) .NET
7 8 (4.71%) SOAP
7 8 (4.71%) WebdriverIO
8 7 (4.12%) RESTful
9 6 (3.53%) Node.js
10 5 (2.94%) JSON
11 4 (2.35%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.76%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.76%) GWT
12 3 (1.76%) Nightwatchjs
12 3 (1.76%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (1.76%) React
12 3 (1.76%) Vue.js
13 2 (1.18%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.18%) Algorithms
2 15 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (6.47%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.94%) Fintech
6 5 (2.94%) User Experience
7 3 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.76%) Social Media
8 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.18%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.41%) Windows
2 15 (8.82%) Linux
3 8 (4.71%) Android
3 8 (4.71%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 66 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (37.65%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (28.24%) API Testing
4 48 (28.24%) Coaching
5 47 (27.65%) Exploratory Testing
6 42 (24.71%) Open Source
7 38 (22.35%) Mentoring
8 37 (21.76%) Conversational UI
9 36 (21.18%) Scrum
10 35 (20.59%) B2B
10 35 (20.59%) DNA
11 34 (20.00%) BDD
12 26 (15.29%) Manual Testing
13 25 (14.71%) Mobile Development
14 22 (12.94%) SDLC
15 19 (11.18%) Software Testing
16 18 (10.59%) Test Strategy
17 15 (8.82%) Defect Tracking
17 15 (8.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 85 (50.00%) Java
2 57 (33.53%) C#
3 33 (19.41%) Python
4 28 (16.47%) JavaScript
5 27 (15.88%) Ruby
6 15 (8.82%) SQL
7 14 (8.24%) C
7 14 (8.24%) Go
8 5 (2.94%) C++
9 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.76%) Perl
9 3 (1.76%) PHP
9 3 (1.76%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.59%) Delphi
10 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (9.41%) Degree
2 5 (2.94%) ISEB
3 4 (2.35%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (23.53%) QA
2 3 (1.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.94%) Docker
2 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (9.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.53%) Reuters
3 3 (1.76%) Google
3 3 (1.76%) New Relic
3 3 (1.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle
5 1 (0.59%) Cypress Semiconductor