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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 865 862 892
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 37 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.014% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 9
Average salary £41,500 £48,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.87% -11.36%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year
-12.63% -

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Top 21 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 19 September 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
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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 +3 36 £41,500 -14.87% 4
South East +3 19 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Berkshire +11 10 £41,500 -17.00% 1
London -27 8 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Reading - 8 £41,500 -
South West - 6 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex - 5 £37,500 -
Brighton - 5 £37,500 -
Bristol - 5 £45,000 - 1
Surrey - 3 £52,500 -
Leeds -27 2 £35,000 -22.22%
West Yorkshire -32 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Yorkshire -32 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Merseyside - 1 £33,000 -
North West - 1 £33,000 -
Somerset - 1 £30,000 -
Wales - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £33,000 -
Swansea - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
West Wales - 1 - -

Senior Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (67.21%) Selenium
3 28 (45.90%) WebDriver
4 26 (42.62%) Test Automation
5 23 (37.70%) Automation Testing
6 22 (36.07%) Java
7 21 (34.43%) Scrum
8 20 (32.79%) SQL
9 19 (31.15%) QuickTest Pro
9 19 (31.15%) Finance
9 19 (31.15%) Ruby
10 18 (29.51%) QA
11 17 (27.87%) Cucumber
11 17 (27.87%) Test Strategy
11 17 (27.87%) C#
12 16 (26.23%) Manual Testing
13 15 (24.59%) VBScript
13 15 (24.59%) TDD
14 14 (22.95%) Integration Testing
14 14 (22.95%) HP Quality Center
15 13 (21.31%) HTML
16 12 (19.67%) XML
16 12 (19.67%) Windows
16 12 (19.67%) Automated Testing
16 12 (19.67%) REST
17 11 (18.03%) BDD
17 11 (18.03%) Test Scripting
18 10 (16.39%) System Testing
19 9 (14.75%) JMeter
19 9 (14.75%) Degree

Senior Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Sophis RISQUE
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) FTP
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
1 4 (6.56%) Neo4j
1 4 (6.56%) Hazelcast
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (67.21%) Selenium
2 28 (45.90%) WebDriver
3 19 (31.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (27.87%) Cucumber
5 9 (14.75%) JMeter
6 8 (13.11%) Subversion
7 7 (11.48%) TestNG
8 5 (8.20%) SpecFlow
9 4 (6.56%) Jasmine
9 4 (6.56%) Maven
9 4 (6.56%) JUnit
10 3 (4.92%) WATIR
10 3 (4.92%) FitNesse
10 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
10 3 (4.92%) Mercurial
10 3 (4.92%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
10 3 (4.92%) Ranorex
11 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.64%) Hudson
General
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Games
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) HTML
2 12 (19.67%) XML
2 12 (19.67%) REST
3 8 (13.11%) CSS
4 6 (9.84%) Web Services
5 5 (8.20%) Silverlight
5 5 (8.20%) HTML5
6 4 (6.56%) Backbone.js
6 4 (6.56%) Apache Camel
6 4 (6.56%) .NET
6 4 (6.56%) J2SE
6 4 (6.56%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (6.56%) Spring
7 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.64%) SOAP
8 1 (1.64%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.56%) User Experience
2 4 (6.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (6.56%) Android
3 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) Test Automation
3 23 (37.70%) Automation Testing
4 21 (34.43%) Scrum
5 17 (27.87%) Test Strategy
6 16 (26.23%) Manual Testing
7 15 (24.59%) TDD
8 14 (22.95%) Integration Testing
9 12 (19.67%) Automated Testing
10 11 (18.03%) Test Scripting
10 11 (18.03%) BDD
11 10 (16.39%) System Testing
12 8 (13.11%) Agile Testing
13 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
14 6 (9.84%) Coaching
14 6 (9.84%) Test Management
14 6 (9.84%) Test Planning
14 6 (9.84%) OO
15 4 (6.56%) Risk Assessment
15 4 (6.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) Java
2 20 (32.79%) SQL
3 19 (31.15%) Ruby
4 17 (27.87%) C#
5 15 (24.59%) VBScript
6 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
7 8 (13.11%) PHP
7 8 (13.11%) Python
8 5 (8.20%) Perl
8 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
9 4 (6.56%) Lua
9 4 (6.56%) ActionScript
10 3 (4.92%) VB
11 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) ISEB
3 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Terracotta
2 3 (4.92%) HP
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) Cognizant
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