The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 885 863 901
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 26 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.011% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.012% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 3
Average salary £43,250 £37,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.10% -21.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,250 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.27% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Senior Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Automation Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Automation Tester within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Automation Tester over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Automation Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 25 £43,250 +16.10% 4
South East - 12 £41,500 - 1
London -35 10 £52,500 +13.51% 2
Reading - 5 £41,500 -
Berkshire - 5 £41,500 -
South West -13 3 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Surrey - 3 £52,500 -
Brighton - 3 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 3 £37,500 - 1
Bristol -3 2 £45,000 +25.00%
Cardiff - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £30,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Wales - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 - -

Senior Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Automation Tester in their job title.

1 31 (63.27%) Test Automation
1 31 (63.27%) Selenium
2 28 (57.14%) Scrum
3 26 (53.06%) WebDriver
4 25 (51.02%) Ruby
5 23 (46.94%) Test Strategy
6 22 (44.90%) Cucumber
6 22 (44.90%) Java
6 22 (44.90%) SQL
7 21 (42.86%) HTML
8 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (34.69%) TDD
9 15 (30.61%) Automated Testing
9 15 (30.61%) C#
9 15 (30.61%) JMeter
9 15 (30.61%) Automation Testing
10 14 (28.57%) QA
10 14 (28.57%) Test Scripting
11 13 (26.53%) PHP
11 13 (26.53%) CSS
11 13 (26.53%) Agile Testing
12 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
13 10 (20.41%) QuickTest Pro
13 10 (20.41%) Finance
14 9 (18.37%) REST
14 9 (18.37%) Python
14 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
15 8 (16.33%) Silverlight
15 8 (16.33%) Perl
15 8 (16.33%) VBScript

Senior Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.12%) Neo4j
2 3 (6.12%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 31 (63.27%) Selenium
2 26 (53.06%) WebDriver
3 22 (44.90%) Cucumber
4 15 (30.61%) JMeter
5 10 (20.41%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (14.29%) Subversion
7 6 (12.24%) TestNG
8 5 (10.20%) JBehave
9 3 (6.12%) JUnit
9 3 (6.12%) FitNesse
9 3 (6.12%) WATIR
9 3 (6.12%) Maven
9 3 (6.12%) Mercurial
9 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
9 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
9 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
9 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
9 3 (6.12%) Ranorex
10 2 (4.08%) Calabash
10 2 (4.08%) JIRA
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) HTML
2 13 (26.53%) CSS
3 9 (18.37%) REST
4 8 (16.33%) Silverlight
4 8 (16.33%) HTML5
5 5 (10.20%) Web Services
5 5 (10.20%) XML
6 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.12%) .NET
6 3 (6.12%) J2SE
6 3 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (6.12%) Spring
6 3 (6.12%) Backbone.js
6 3 (6.12%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) N-Tier
1 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Android
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Test Automation
2 28 (57.14%) Scrum
3 23 (46.94%) Test Strategy
4 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.69%) TDD
5 15 (30.61%) Automated Testing
5 15 (30.61%) Automation Testing
6 14 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 13 (26.53%) Agile Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
9 7 (14.29%) BDD
10 5 (10.20%) System Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
11 4 (8.16%) OO
12 3 (6.12%) Test Management
13 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
14 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
14 1 (2.04%) Web Testing
14 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
14 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) Ruby
2 22 (44.90%) Java
2 22 (44.90%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) C#
4 13 (26.53%) PHP
5 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
6 9 (18.37%) Python
7 8 (16.33%) Perl
7 8 (16.33%) VBScript
7 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.12%) VB
8 3 (6.12%) ActionScript
8 3 (6.12%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) ISEB
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
1 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Terracotta
2 1 (2.04%) Cognizant
2 1 (2.04%) HP
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + share options + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 23 hours ago
Somerset
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago