The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 851 880 876
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 27 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.013% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £36,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £53,250 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 2015. 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 +11 27 £45,000 - 6
London +6 13 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Warwickshire - 9 £45,000 -
Warwick - 9 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 9 £45,000 -
City of London +5 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South East -24 3 £37,500 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 -
Manchester - 1 £45,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £37,000 -
Windsor - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £40,000 - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 -
North West - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 54 (87.10%) Selenium
2 46 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (56.45%) WebDriver
4 29 (46.77%) Windows
5 27 (43.55%) QA
6 26 (41.94%) Automation Testing
7 24 (38.71%) BDD
8 23 (37.10%) Java
9 19 (30.65%) Integration Testing
10 17 (27.42%) Android
10 17 (27.42%) Apple iOS
10 17 (27.42%) C#
11 16 (25.81%) Computer Science
11 16 (25.81%) Degree
12 15 (24.19%) Retail
13 13 (20.97%) Release Management
13 13 (20.97%) REST
13 13 (20.97%) SpecFlow
13 13 (20.97%) Cucumber
13 13 (20.97%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
13 13 (20.97%) Sophis RISQUE
13 13 (20.97%) Risk Assessment
13 13 (20.97%) User Experience
14 12 (19.35%) Finance
14 12 (19.35%) Linux
14 12 (19.35%) QuickTest Pro
15 11 (17.74%) JMeter
15 11 (17.74%) TDD
15 11 (17.74%) Test Automation

Senior Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.45%) CMS
Business Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) FTP
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) MySQL
2 2 (3.23%) Hazelcast
2 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 54 (87.10%) Selenium
2 35 (56.45%) WebDriver
3 13 (20.97%) SpecFlow
3 13 (20.97%) Cucumber
4 12 (19.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (17.74%) JMeter
6 9 (14.52%) GoogleTest
7 6 (9.68%) JUnit
7 6 (9.68%) JIRA
7 6 (9.68%) Calabash
8 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
9 4 (6.45%) Robotium
10 2 (3.23%) Liquibase
10 2 (3.23%) Subversion
10 2 (3.23%) Maven
10 2 (3.23%) TestNG
10 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.23%) Capybara
10 2 (3.23%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.61%) eggPlant
General
1 15 (24.19%) Retail
2 12 (19.35%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Games
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) REST
2 9 (14.52%) XML
3 5 (8.06%) Web Services
4 4 (6.45%) Middleware
5 2 (3.23%) J2SE
5 2 (3.23%) .NET
5 2 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (3.23%) Spring
5 2 (3.23%) Backbone.js
5 2 (3.23%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.23%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.61%) Ajax
6 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.61%) HTML
6 1 (1.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Computer Science
2 13 (20.97%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.61%) DTV
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Windows
2 17 (27.42%) Android
2 17 (27.42%) Apple iOS
3 12 (19.35%) Linux
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Phone
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.94%) Automation Testing
3 24 (38.71%) BDD
4 19 (30.65%) Integration Testing
5 13 (20.97%) Release Management
5 13 (20.97%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (20.97%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (17.74%) TDD
6 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
7 10 (16.13%) Manual Testing
8 7 (11.29%) Automated Testing
8 7 (11.29%) Test Management
9 6 (9.68%) Test Scripting
9 6 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.06%) Test Strategy
10 5 (8.06%) System Testing
10 5 (8.06%) Scrum
11 4 (6.45%) Test Planning
11 4 (6.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) Java
2 17 (27.42%) C#
3 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.52%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) Groovy
5 8 (12.90%) Ruby
6 7 (11.29%) VBScript
7 3 (4.84%) Python
8 2 (3.23%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.23%) Lua
9 1 (1.61%) Scala
9 1 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) Perl
9 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (43.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Google
2 4 (6.45%) Apple
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) HP
3 2 (3.23%) Terracotta
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
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