Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Automation Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 16 January 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 113 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Engineer 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.40% 0.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - -
South West median annual salary £41,250 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year +26.92% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 1,205 1,221 1,216
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 97.37% 98.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,026 1,045 1,034
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,125 £24,000 £24,992
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Automation Engineer in Somerset

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Automation Engineer in Somerset

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Automation Engineer in Somerset over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Automation Engineer in Somerset

Senior Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Bath - 3 £37,500 - 1
Taunton +16 1 - - 1
Senior Test Automation Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Somerset region featuring Senior Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) VBScript
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) LAMP
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins

Senior Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft