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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 896 863 884
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 23 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.010% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.010% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 22
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,900 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +17.14%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 17 April 2014 within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Top 12 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -19 21 £47,500 +5.55% 3
London -39 15 £52,500 +5.00% 1
South West - 6 £38,500 - 2
Bristol - 6 £38,500 -
City of London -16 3 £52,500 -8.69%
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 £40,000 -
Belfast - 1 £40,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £60,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

Senior Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (82.35%) Selenium
2 22 (64.71%) Test Automation
3 21 (61.76%) WebDriver
3 21 (61.76%) Scrum
4 18 (52.94%) C#
5 16 (47.06%) HTML
5 16 (47.06%) Ruby
5 16 (47.06%) Test Strategy
6 14 (41.18%) Cucumber
7 13 (38.24%) Automation Testing
7 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (38.24%) Test Scripting
7 13 (38.24%) Java
8 12 (35.29%) QA
9 11 (32.35%) TDD
10 10 (29.41%) PHP
10 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 10 (29.41%) CSS
10 10 (29.41%) Agile Testing
11 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
12 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (23.53%) SQL
12 8 (23.53%) .NET
12 8 (23.53%) JMeter
13 7 (20.59%) ISEB
14 6 (17.65%) SpecFlow
14 6 (17.65%) REST
14 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
14 6 (17.65%) HTML5
14 6 (17.65%) Finance

Senior Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (82.35%) Selenium
2 21 (61.76%) WebDriver
3 14 (41.18%) Cucumber
4 8 (23.53%) JMeter
5 6 (17.65%) JIRA
5 6 (17.65%) SpecFlow
6 5 (14.71%) TeamCity
6 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
7 4 (11.76%) JBehave
8 3 (8.82%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.94%) JUnit
10 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
10 1 (2.94%) TestNG
10 1 (2.94%) Calabash
10 1 (2.94%) Ranorex
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) CSS
3 8 (23.53%) .NET
4 6 (17.65%) Silverlight
4 6 (17.65%) HTML5
4 6 (17.65%) REST
5 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.82%) XML
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Open Source
2 2 (5.88%) Statistics
2 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Test Automation
2 21 (61.76%) Scrum
3 16 (47.06%) Test Strategy
4 13 (38.24%) Test Scripting
4 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (38.24%) Automation Testing
5 11 (32.35%) TDD
6 10 (29.41%) Agile Testing
7 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
8 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.71%) BDD
10 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 3 (8.82%) Stress Testing
12 2 (5.88%) Security Testing
13 1 (2.94%) V-Model
13 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
13 1 (2.94%) DSDM
13 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
13 1 (2.94%) Load Testing
13 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) C#
2 16 (47.06%) Ruby
3 13 (38.24%) Java
4 10 (29.41%) PHP
5 8 (23.53%) SQL
6 6 (17.65%) Python
6 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.65%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) ISEB
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) BT
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