Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Automation Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 729 830 841
Rank change year-on-year +101 +11 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 65 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.096% 0.024% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.025% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 53 18 15
London median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% -7.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £89,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 64,240 71,210 71,922
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.66% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52,701 56,022 62,134
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,249 £33,351 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 - 13 £52,500 - 3
Central London +8 10 £67,500 +50.00% 3
North London - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 65 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 51 (78.46%) Selenium
3 43 (66.15%) Java
4 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (50.77%) JavaScript
6 32 (49.23%) WebDriver
7 26 (40.00%) Ruby
8 23 (35.38%) Cucumber
9 21 (32.31%) BDD
9 21 (32.31%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (26.15%) C#
10 17 (26.15%) Python
11 15 (23.08%) QA
12 14 (21.54%) HTML
12 14 (21.54%) CSS
13 13 (20.00%) Test Strategy
14 12 (18.46%) .NET
14 12 (18.46%) TDD
14 12 (18.46%) Scrum
14 12 (18.46%) API Testing
15 11 (16.92%) SDLC
15 11 (16.92%) Apple iOS
15 11 (16.92%) Open Source
15 11 (16.92%) Manual Testing
15 11 (16.92%) Android
16 10 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (15.38%) Machine Learning
16 10 (15.38%) SQL
16 10 (15.38%) C
16 10 (15.38%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.08%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (3.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.08%) BrowserStack
3 2 (3.08%) CloudBees
3 2 (3.08%) GitHub
3 2 (3.08%) IaaS
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) OpenShift
3 2 (3.08%) PaaS
3 2 (3.08%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 51 (78.46%) Selenium
2 32 (49.23%) WebDriver
3 23 (35.38%) Cucumber
4 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 8 (12.31%) Protractor
6 7 (10.77%) JIRA
6 7 (10.77%) SpecFlow
7 6 (9.23%) Appium
7 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
7 6 (9.23%) JMeter
7 6 (9.23%) Robot Framework
8 5 (7.69%) Jasmine
8 5 (7.69%) JUnit
8 5 (7.69%) SoapUI
8 5 (7.69%) TestNG
9 4 (6.15%) Hudson
10 3 (4.62%) Gatling
10 3 (4.62%) NUnit
10 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (9.23%) Banking
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Advertising
3 2 (3.08%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) CSS
1 14 (21.54%) HTML
2 12 (18.46%) .NET
3 10 (15.38%) Web Services
4 9 (13.85%) XML
5 8 (12.31%) WebdriverIO
6 7 (10.77%) SOAP
7 5 (7.69%) JSON
7 5 (7.69%) Nightwatchjs
7 5 (7.69%) Node.js
8 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.62%) Gherkin
8 3 (4.62%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (4.62%) RESTful
9 2 (3.08%) REST
10 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (10.77%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (9.23%) Mobile App
4 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.15%) Fintech
5 4 (6.15%) User Experience
6 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.62%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (4.62%) Social Media
7 2 (3.08%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Android
1 11 (16.92%) Apple iOS
2 6 (9.23%) Windows
3 3 (4.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (32.31%) BDD
3 21 (32.31%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 12 (18.46%) API Testing
5 12 (18.46%) Scrum
5 12 (18.46%) TDD
6 11 (16.92%) Manual Testing
6 11 (16.92%) Open Source
6 11 (16.92%) SDLC
7 10 (15.38%) Functional Programming
7 10 (15.38%) Machine Learning
8 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.77%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (10.77%) Microservices
10 6 (9.23%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (9.23%) Kanban
10 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (66.15%) Java
2 33 (50.77%) JavaScript
3 26 (40.00%) Ruby
4 17 (26.15%) C#
4 17 (26.15%) Python
5 10 (15.38%) C
5 10 (15.38%) Go
5 10 (15.38%) SQL
6 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.62%) Perl
6 3 (4.62%) PHP
6 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.62%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.08%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Google
2 3 (4.62%) New Relic
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle