Period
to 25 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Automation Engineer was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 April 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 810 798 860
Rank change year-on-year -12 +62 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 31 32 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.044% 0.047% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.049% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 28 30 53
London median annual salary £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.08% - +2.13%
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,375 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,875 £76,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% -16.36% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 66,913 65,498 80,991
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.74% 96.02% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 55,298 55,339 69,975
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Automation Engineer in London

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Automation Engineer in London

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Automation Engineer in London over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Automation Engineer in London

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 25 April 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
West London +11 4 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Central London -51 3 £45,000 -28.00% 3
South London -16 1 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Senior Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 London region featuring Senior Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 28 (90.32%) Selenium
2 28 (90.32%) Java
3 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (51.61%) WebDriver
5 13 (41.94%) Mentoring
5 13 (41.94%) QA
6 11 (35.48%) C#
6 11 (35.48%) Python
6 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
7 10 (32.26%) Scrum
8 9 (29.03%) TDD
8 9 (29.03%) Finance
8 9 (29.03%) SOAP
8 9 (29.03%) Cucumber
9 8 (25.81%) Appium
9 8 (25.81%) API Testing
9 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
9 8 (25.81%) JMeter
9 8 (25.81%) Retail
10 7 (22.58%) Ruby
10 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
10 7 (22.58%) JSON
10 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (22.58%) BDD
11 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
11 6 (19.35%) Kanban
11 6 (19.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (19.35%) C
12 5 (16.13%) Web Services

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

Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) G Suite
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
1 5 (16.13%) Slack
2 4 (12.90%) BrowserStack
3 1 (3.23%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) 3G
1 4 (12.90%) LTE
2 3 (9.68%) DHCP
2 3 (9.68%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) ICMP
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) 4G
4 1 (3.23%) GSM
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 28 (90.32%) Selenium
2 16 (51.61%) WebDriver
3 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
4 9 (29.03%) Cucumber
5 8 (25.81%) Appium
5 8 (25.81%) JMeter
6 6 (19.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
7 5 (16.13%) Buildbot
7 5 (16.13%) Gatling
7 5 (16.13%) JUnit
7 5 (16.13%) NeoLoad
7 5 (16.13%) Ranorex
7 5 (16.13%) TestNG
7 5 (16.13%) WATIR
7 5 (16.13%) WebLOAD
8 4 (12.90%) JIRA
9 3 (9.68%) Fiddler
10 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
10 2 (6.45%) JBehave
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) SOAP
2 7 (22.58%) JSON
3 5 (16.13%) Web Services
4 4 (12.90%) REST
4 4 (12.90%) RESTful
4 4 (12.90%) XML
5 3 (9.68%) Nightwatchjs
6 2 (6.45%) .NET
7 1 (3.23%) CSS
7 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.23%) HTML
7 1 (3.23%) iOS SDK
7 1 (3.23%) Node.js
7 1 (3.23%) React
7 1 (3.23%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Fintech
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
1 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Android
3 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) Mentoring
4 10 (32.26%) Scrum
5 9 (29.03%) TDD
6 8 (25.81%) API Testing
7 7 (22.58%) BDD
7 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Kanban
9 5 (16.13%) DSDM
9 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
9 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
11 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
11 3 (9.68%) OO
11 3 (9.68%) Project Management
11 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
11 3 (9.68%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) Python
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (22.58%) Ruby
5 6 (19.35%) C
6 5 (16.13%) C++
6 5 (16.13%) PHP
6 5 (16.13%) Scala
7 3 (9.68%) Groovy
8 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.23%) Kotlin
8 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Google
2 4 (12.90%) HP
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) hybris
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle