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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 894 902 909
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 41 35 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.033% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.034% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 39 26 23
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Top 18 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 11 February 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
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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 +29 41 £55,000 +22.22% 14
London +27 31 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Ealing - 13 £55,000 -
South East +9 4 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Yorkshire - 3 £41,500 -
Hammersmith - 3 £55,000 -
Leeds - 3 £41,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £41,500 -
Hampshire +20 2 £57,500 +21.05%
Surrey - 2 £47,500 - 2
Farnborough - 2 £57,500 -
Guildford - 2 £47,500 - 1
City of London +50 1 £60,000 +50.00% 1
East of England -1 1 £42,500 -5.55%
West Midlands -20 1 £55,500 +23.33%
South West - 1 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Bristol - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 73 (85.88%) Selenium
2 71 (83.53%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (75.29%) QA
4 60 (70.59%) TDD
5 57 (67.06%) BDD
6 54 (63.53%) WebDriver
7 47 (55.29%) C#
8 46 (54.12%) Automated Testing
9 45 (52.94%) Automation Testing
10 39 (45.88%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (38.82%) SpecFlow
12 32 (37.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 32 (37.65%) Software Engineering
13 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
14 29 (34.12%) Java
14 29 (34.12%) Cucumber
15 27 (31.76%) Pair Programming
16 26 (30.59%) Kanban
16 26 (30.59%) Relational Database
17 25 (29.41%) Refactoring
17 25 (29.41%) C++
17 25 (29.41%) SQL
17 25 (29.41%) Windows
18 22 (25.88%) Test Automation
19 19 (22.35%) Ruby
20 17 (20.00%) Web Services
21 14 (16.47%) E-Commerce
21 14 (16.47%) HTTP
21 14 (16.47%) Scrum
22 13 (15.29%) ISTQB

Senior Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (1.18%) Apache
1 1 (1.18%) Confluence
1 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.59%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.53%) MySQL
3 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.18%) Big Data
4 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 73 (85.88%) Selenium
2 54 (63.53%) WebDriver
3 33 (38.82%) SpecFlow
4 32 (37.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (34.12%) Cucumber
6 13 (15.29%) Jenkins
7 10 (11.76%) Git (software)
8 8 (9.41%) HP UFT
8 8 (9.41%) JIRA
9 7 (8.24%) Hudson
10 6 (7.06%) Bugzilla
10 6 (7.06%) MSTest
10 6 (7.06%) NUnit
10 6 (7.06%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.53%) JMeter
11 3 (3.53%) JUnit
11 3 (3.53%) NCover
11 3 (3.53%) NeoLoad
11 3 (3.53%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (3.53%) RSpec
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.71%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Marketing
4 3 (3.53%) Retail
5 2 (2.35%) Electronics
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.18%) Front Office
6 1 (1.18%) Games
6 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) Web Services
2 6 (7.06%) HTML
2 6 (7.06%) SOAP
3 5 (5.88%) REST
4 4 (4.71%) .NET
5 3 (3.53%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (3.53%) HTML5
5 3 (3.53%) jQuery
5 3 (3.53%) WCF
6 2 (2.35%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.35%) JSON
6 2 (2.35%) RESTful
7 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.18%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.18%) CSS
7 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.18%) Spring
7 1 (1.18%) Symfony
7 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Fintech
2 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) iDTV
4 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) BBC
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) Derivative
5 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.18%) DTCC
5 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.18%) New Media
5 1 (1.18%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.41%) Windows
2 8 (9.41%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (83.53%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (70.59%) TDD
3 57 (67.06%) BDD
4 46 (54.12%) Automated Testing
5 45 (52.94%) Automation Testing
6 39 (45.88%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (37.65%) Software Engineering
8 27 (31.76%) Pair Programming
9 26 (30.59%) Kanban
10 25 (29.41%) Refactoring
11 22 (25.88%) Test Automation
12 14 (16.47%) E-Commerce
12 14 (16.47%) Scrum
13 13 (15.29%) Test Management
14 12 (14.12%) Test Scripting
15 11 (12.94%) Open Source
16 9 (10.59%) Regression Testing
17 7 (8.24%) Functional Testing
17 7 (8.24%) Manual Testing
17 7 (8.24%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 47 (55.29%) C#
2 29 (34.12%) Java
3 25 (29.41%) C++
3 25 (29.41%) SQL
4 19 (22.35%) Ruby
5 8 (9.41%) Bash Shell
5 8 (9.41%) Python
6 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.35%) Perl
7 2 (2.35%) VB
8 1 (1.18%) C
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) ISEB
1 13 (15.29%) ISTQB
2 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.71%) Degree
5 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (75.29%) QA
2 9 (10.59%) SDET
3 1 (1.18%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.53%) HP
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle
3 2 (2.35%) SAP
4 1 (1.18%) Murex
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Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
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Manchester
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
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Berkshire
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
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Central London / West End
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London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Options
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