Period
to 29 November 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Automation Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Automation Test Developer
UK
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 715 1036 1126
Rank change year-on-year +321 +90 +98
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Automation Developer 1 34 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.025% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.026% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 1 32 37
Median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 52,094 129,325 155,020
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 95.62% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 43,390 103,511 124,798
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Senior Test Automation Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Test Automation Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Automation Developer in the UK

Senior Test Automation Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Test Automation Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Test Automation Developer in the UK

Senior Test Automation Developer
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Automation Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 29 November 2020. 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
England +322 1 £60,000 +33.33%
UK excluding London +248 1 £60,000 +33.33%
South West - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, Senior Test Automation Developer 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 featuring Senior Test Automation Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) SDET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leadership

Senior Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SDET
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leadership
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Java