The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 880 906 931
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 32 69 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.063% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.066% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 25 66 47
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £42,700 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Senior Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Automation Tester in the job title.

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 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Automation Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +18 29 £45,000 -10.00% 6
South East +44 17 £45,000 -5.26%
Berkshire - 17 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 9 £45,000 -
London +5 6 £56,750 +8.09% 5
West Midlands - 6 £36,000 - 1
Warwick - 5 £36,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £36,000 -
Newbury - 3 £42,500 -
Scotland - 2 £36,250 -
Edinburgh - 1 £35,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 -
Reading - 1 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £52,500 - 1

Senior Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Senior Automation Tester 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 featuring Senior Automation Tester in the job title.

1 82 (85.42%) Selenium
2 64 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (65.63%) QA
4 61 (63.54%) Java
5 60 (62.50%) Test Automation
6 51 (53.13%) Finance
7 42 (43.75%) Functional Testing
8 40 (41.67%) JMeter
9 37 (38.54%) ISEB
9 37 (38.54%) Open Source
9 37 (38.54%) Performance Testing
10 35 (36.46%) .NET
11 34 (35.42%) Visual Studio
12 33 (34.38%) LoadRunner
12 33 (34.38%) Automated Testing
12 33 (34.38%) Software Testing
12 33 (34.38%) Test Scripting
13 32 (33.33%) Scrum
13 32 (33.33%) JavaScript
14 30 (31.25%) C#
14 30 (31.25%) ASP.NET
14 30 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (31.25%) Agile Testing
14 30 (31.25%) Defect Management
15 29 (30.21%) Gatling
15 29 (30.21%) Degree
15 29 (30.21%) HTML
15 29 (30.21%) VB
16 28 (29.17%) TestNG
16 28 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing

Senior Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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 25 (26.04%) CMS
2 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.08%) Internet
2 25 (26.04%) DNS
2 25 (26.04%) Firewall
2 25 (26.04%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 82 (85.42%) Selenium
2 40 (41.67%) JMeter
3 34 (35.42%) Visual Studio
4 33 (34.38%) LoadRunner
5 29 (30.21%) Gatling
6 28 (29.17%) TestNG
7 27 (28.13%) WebDriver
8 18 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (16.67%) SoapUI
10 15 (15.63%) Cucumber
10 15 (15.63%) JIRA
11 13 (13.54%) Jenkins
11 13 (13.54%) TestDirector
12 5 (5.21%) JUnit
12 5 (5.21%) NUnit
13 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
13 4 (4.17%) SpecFlow
14 3 (3.13%) Appium
14 3 (3.13%) Ranorex
15 2 (2.08%) Gradle
General
1 51 (53.13%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Back Office
3 3 (3.13%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Games
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (36.46%) .NET
2 30 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 29 (30.21%) HTML
4 25 (26.04%) Ajax
5 19 (19.79%) Web Services
6 15 (15.63%) XML
7 6 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 6 (6.25%) RESTful
8 4 (4.17%) Gherkin
9 3 (3.13%) Spring
10 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.08%) CSS
10 2 (2.08%) DOM
10 2 (2.08%) J2EE
10 2 (2.08%) Silverlight
10 2 (2.08%) WCF
11 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.04%) JSON
11 1 (1.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (7.29%) Fintech
3 5 (5.21%) User Experience
4 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (2.08%) Android
2 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 42 (43.75%) Functional Testing
4 37 (38.54%) Open Source
4 37 (38.54%) Performance Testing
5 33 (34.38%) Automated Testing
5 33 (34.38%) Software Testing
5 33 (34.38%) Test Scripting
6 32 (33.33%) Scrum
7 30 (31.25%) Agile Testing
7 30 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (31.25%) Defect Management
8 28 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing
9 27 (28.13%) SDLC
10 26 (27.08%) DevOps
10 26 (27.08%) Workflow
10 26 (27.08%) Workflow Management
11 25 (26.04%) Kanban
12 24 (25.00%) CRM
13 19 (19.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 61 (63.54%) Java
2 32 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 30 (31.25%) C#
4 29 (30.21%) VB
5 27 (28.13%) Perl
6 23 (23.96%) VBScript
7 22 (22.92%) SQL
8 14 (14.58%) Ruby
9 5 (5.21%) Python
10 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.08%) Scala
12 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (38.54%) ISEB
2 29 (30.21%) Degree
3 28 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (7.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (65.63%) QA
2 12 (12.50%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle
1 3 (3.13%) Telerik
2 1 (1.04%) HP
2 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
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