The median annual salary for a Senior Test Automation Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 637 664
Rank change year-on-year +69 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 24 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.070% 0.064% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.066% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 9
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +30.00%  
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32705 40728 42746
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.63% 95.97% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27525 35261 35942
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
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 London

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

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 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
City of London +38 9 £65,000 -10.34% 1
Chiswick - 4 £65,000 - 1
West End of London - 1 £55,000 -
Senior Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region featuring Senior Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (87.88%) Selenium
2 26 (78.79%) Java
3 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (63.64%) WebDriver
5 20 (60.61%) QA
6 19 (57.58%) Test Automation
7 18 (54.55%) BDD
8 15 (45.45%) Cucumber
9 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (39.39%) Scrum
10 13 (39.39%) C#
11 11 (33.33%) TDD
12 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
12 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
13 9 (27.27%) SQL
13 9 (27.27%) Workflow
14 8 (24.24%) Ruby
14 8 (24.24%) Automation Testing
14 8 (24.24%) Gherkin
14 8 (24.24%) Appium
15 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
16 6 (18.18%) SpecFlow
16 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
16 6 (18.18%) Retail
16 6 (18.18%) .NET
16 6 (18.18%) XML
16 6 (18.18%) Python
16 6 (18.18%) ISEB
17 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
17 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) BrowserStack
2 1 (3.03%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (87.88%) Selenium
2 21 (63.64%) WebDriver
3 15 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 8 (24.24%) Appium
5 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
6 6 (18.18%) SpecFlow
7 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
8 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
8 2 (6.06%) JUnit
9 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (3.03%) Calabash
9 1 (3.03%) Capybara
9 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
9 1 (3.03%) JIRA
9 1 (3.03%) JMeter
9 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
9 1 (3.03%) RubyMine
9 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (3.03%) TestNG
9 1 (3.03%) WATIR
General
1 6 (18.18%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Gherkin
2 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) XML
3 4 (12.12%) SOAP
4 3 (9.09%) JSON
4 3 (9.09%) RESTful
5 2 (6.06%) HTML
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE
6 1 (3.03%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (3.03%) Node.js
6 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Android
1 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Test Automation
3 18 (54.55%) BDD
4 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (39.39%) Scrum
6 11 (33.33%) TDD
7 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
7 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
8 9 (27.27%) Workflow
9 8 (24.24%) Automation Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (12.12%) QA Automation
11 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
12 3 (9.09%) API Testing
12 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (6.06%) Data Management
13 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
13 2 (6.06%) OWASP
13 2 (6.06%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) C#
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) Ruby
5 6 (18.18%) Python
6 3 (9.09%) C
6 3 (9.09%) C++
6 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.03%) Groovy
8 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (60.61%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) New Relic
2 1 (3.03%) Splunk
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chiswick
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago