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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 872 910 964
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 64 65 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.059% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.061% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 48 62 39
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £38,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%

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
94361 106979 116217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79501 88148 95129
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 June 2016 within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Top 25 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 June 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 +48 61 £45,000 -8.16% 2
South East +46 21 £45,000 +15.38%
London +11 20 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Berkshire +21 19 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 14 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 11 £32,500 -
North West +31 9 £34,750 -17.26%
Warwickshire - 8 - -
Warwick - 8 - -
Manchester +15 5 £34,750 -17.26%
City of London +47 3 £50,000 +3.89%
Scotland +6 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Edinburgh - 3 £45,000 -
Altrincham - 3 £33,000 -
Surrey +31 2 £43,000 -14.00%
Reading +16 2 £45,000 -
Warrington - 2 £42,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £32,500 -
Guildford - 2 £43,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £32,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £32,500 -
Coventry - 1 £50,000 -
Stockport - 1 - -

Senior Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 97 (79.51%) Selenium
2 90 (73.77%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (71.31%) QA
4 65 (53.28%) Test Automation
5 62 (50.82%) C#
6 60 (49.18%) Java
7 54 (44.26%) TDD
8 46 (37.70%) WebDriver
9 45 (36.89%) Automated Testing
10 40 (32.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (31.97%) Finance
12 38 (31.15%) SQL
13 37 (30.33%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (29.51%) Open Source
15 35 (28.69%) BDD
15 35 (28.69%) ISEB
16 31 (25.41%) Software Testing
17 30 (24.59%) Ruby
17 30 (24.59%) .NET
17 30 (24.59%) Automation Testing
18 28 (22.95%) Functional Testing
18 28 (22.95%) Kanban
18 28 (22.95%) Performance Testing
18 28 (22.95%) Visual Studio
18 28 (22.95%) Scrum
19 27 (22.13%) Test Scripting
20 26 (21.31%) Web Services
20 26 (21.31%) JMeter
21 25 (20.49%) JavaScript
22 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET

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 14 (11.48%) CMS
2 1 (0.82%) Apache
2 1 (0.82%) IIS
2 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.30%) DNS
1 15 (12.30%) Firewall
1 15 (12.30%) HTTP
1 15 (12.30%) Internet
1 15 (12.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.48%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.64%) MySQL
5 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 97 (79.51%) Selenium
2 46 (37.70%) WebDriver
3 40 (32.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (22.95%) Visual Studio
5 26 (21.31%) JMeter
6 20 (16.39%) LoadRunner
7 19 (15.57%) Cucumber
8 18 (14.75%) TestNG
9 17 (13.93%) Gatling
9 17 (13.93%) SoapUI
10 15 (12.30%) Jenkins
10 15 (12.30%) JIRA
10 15 (12.30%) SpecFlow
11 12 (9.84%) Git (software)
12 11 (9.02%) NUnit
13 8 (6.56%) MSTest
13 8 (6.56%) TestDirector
14 7 (5.74%) RSpec
15 5 (4.10%) Appium
15 5 (4.10%) Jasmine
General
1 39 (31.97%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Back Office
3 3 (2.46%) Games
4 2 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (0.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Electronics
5 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Law
5 1 (0.82%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.59%) .NET
2 26 (21.31%) Web Services
3 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET
4 23 (18.85%) HTML
5 15 (12.30%) Ajax
6 9 (7.38%) XML
7 8 (6.56%) .NET Framework
8 7 (5.74%) RESTful
9 6 (4.92%) REST
10 5 (4.10%) Gherkin
11 3 (2.46%) CSS
11 3 (2.46%) Spring
12 2 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.64%) DOM
12 2 (1.64%) Silverlight
12 2 (1.64%) SOAP
12 2 (1.64%) WCF
13 1 (0.82%) Backbone.js
13 1 (0.82%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (6.56%) Fintech
3 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.82%) BBC
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.82%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.30%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Linux
3 5 (4.10%) Unix
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (73.77%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (53.28%) Test Automation
3 54 (44.26%) TDD
4 45 (36.89%) Automated Testing
5 37 (30.33%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (29.51%) Open Source
7 35 (28.69%) BDD
8 31 (25.41%) Software Testing
9 30 (24.59%) Automation Testing
10 28 (22.95%) Functional Testing
10 28 (22.95%) Kanban
10 28 (22.95%) Performance Testing
10 28 (22.95%) Scrum
11 27 (22.13%) Test Scripting
12 24 (19.67%) Defect Management
13 21 (17.21%) Agile Testing
14 18 (14.75%) Non-Functional Testing
15 17 (13.93%) Pair Programming
15 17 (13.93%) SDLC
15 17 (13.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (50.82%) C#
2 60 (49.18%) Java
3 38 (31.15%) SQL
4 30 (24.59%) Ruby
5 25 (20.49%) JavaScript
6 19 (15.57%) VBScript
7 17 (13.93%) VB
8 16 (13.11%) Perl
9 13 (10.66%) VB.NET
10 12 (9.84%) C++
11 8 (6.56%) Python
12 4 (3.28%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.64%) VBA
14 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.82%) PHP
14 1 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (28.69%) ISEB
2 23 (18.85%) Degree
3 17 (13.93%) ISTQB
4 16 (13.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.46%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (71.31%) QA
2 19 (15.57%) SDET
3 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle
3 3 (2.46%) Apple
3 3 (2.46%) Telerik
4 2 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (0.82%) SAP
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