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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Automation Tester
UK
Rank 740 889 930
Rank change year-on-year
+149 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 101 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.049% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.051% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 97 45 26
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,300 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017 within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Top 30 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +148 97 £55,000 - 14
London +83 40 £57,500 +4.54% 4
Yorkshire +54 24 £55,000 +32.53% 2
North West +8 23 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Manchester -8 21 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Leeds +36 16 £55,000 +32.53% 1
West Yorkshire +31 16 £55,000 +32.53% 1
Chiswick - 14 £52,500 - 1
South East +67 6 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Ealing +15 6 £57,500 +4.54%
Sheffield - 6 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £45,000 -
Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
Scotland +23 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Harrogate - 2 £32,500 - 1
City of London +45 1 £67,500 +12.50% 1
West Midlands +37 1 £40,000 -27.92% 1
East of England +19 1 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Cheshire +16 1 £35,000 -17.64%
South West +15 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Bristol -3 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £55,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £30,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £65,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £65,000 -

Senior Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 125 (79.62%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (75.80%) Selenium
3 98 (62.42%) Java
4 94 (59.87%) Cucumber
5 93 (59.24%) BDD
6 89 (56.69%) QA
7 84 (53.50%) TDD
8 79 (50.32%) Test Automation
9 72 (45.86%) WebDriver
9 72 (45.86%) C#
10 69 (43.95%) Automated Testing
11 64 (40.76%) Automation Testing
12 54 (34.39%) Jenkins
13 49 (31.21%) SDLC
14 47 (29.94%) Configuration Management
15 46 (29.30%) Test Scripting
15 46 (29.30%) Gherkin
16 42 (26.75%) Software Testing
17 40 (25.48%) SQL
17 40 (25.48%) HTTP
18 39 (24.84%) Web Services
19 37 (23.57%) Relational Database
20 35 (22.29%) System Integration Testing
21 34 (21.66%) GitHub
21 34 (21.66%) Scrum
22 33 (21.02%) E-Commerce
22 33 (21.02%) Linux
23 31 (19.75%) Mentoring
24 30 (19.11%) Unix
24 30 (19.11%) ISEB

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 11 (7.01%) CMS
2 9 (5.73%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (5.73%) Umbraco
3 5 (3.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 34 (21.66%) GitHub
2 12 (7.64%) SaaS
3 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (25.48%) HTTP
2 2 (1.27%) DNS
2 2 (1.27%) Firewall
2 2 (1.27%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.57%) Relational Database
2 23 (14.65%) MySQL
2 23 (14.65%) NoSQL
3 16 (10.19%) MongoDB
4 14 (8.92%) RDBMS
5 12 (7.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (7.64%) HBase
6 11 (7.01%) Redis
7 5 (3.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 119 (75.80%) Selenium
2 94 (59.87%) Cucumber
3 72 (45.86%) WebDriver
4 54 (34.39%) Jenkins
5 28 (17.83%) JMeter
6 25 (15.92%) Git (software)
7 24 (15.29%) JUnit
8 23 (14.65%) SpecFlow
9 22 (14.01%) SoapUI
10 18 (11.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (7.64%) Hamcrest
11 12 (7.64%) jMock
12 10 (6.37%) Capybara
12 10 (6.37%) JIRA
13 9 (5.73%) WATIR
14 6 (3.82%) LoadRunner
14 6 (3.82%) Visual Studio
15 4 (2.55%) FitNesse
15 4 (2.55%) HP UFT
15 4 (2.55%) TestNG
General
1 20 (12.74%) Finance
2 1 (0.64%) Advertising
2 1 (0.64%) Games
2 1 (0.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (29.30%) Gherkin
2 39 (24.84%) Web Services
3 24 (15.29%) RESTful
4 19 (12.10%) XML
5 15 (9.55%) HTML
6 14 (8.92%) REST
7 13 (8.28%) .NET
7 13 (8.28%) SOAP
8 11 (7.01%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (7.01%) JSON
8 11 (7.01%) JSON Schema
8 11 (7.01%) JSON-LD
9 5 (3.18%) Play Framework
10 4 (2.55%) Behat
10 4 (2.55%) CSS
10 4 (2.55%) WSDL
10 4 (2.55%) XSD
11 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.91%) DOM
12 2 (1.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.27%) Blog
2 2 (1.27%) iPad
3 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.64%) AS400
3 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.64%) Fintech
3 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.64%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.02%) Linux
2 30 (19.11%) Unix
3 23 (14.65%) Windows
4 11 (7.01%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.64%) Android
5 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (79.62%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (59.24%) BDD
3 84 (53.50%) TDD
4 79 (50.32%) Test Automation
5 69 (43.95%) Automated Testing
6 64 (40.76%) Automation Testing
7 49 (31.21%) SDLC
8 47 (29.94%) Configuration Management
9 46 (29.30%) Test Scripting
10 42 (26.75%) Software Testing
11 35 (22.29%) System Integration Testing
12 34 (21.66%) Scrum
13 33 (21.02%) E-Commerce
14 31 (19.75%) Mentoring
15 28 (17.83%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (17.83%) Kanban
16 26 (16.56%) QA Automation
17 24 (15.29%) Coaching
17 24 (15.29%) Continuous Delivery
18 23 (14.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 98 (62.42%) Java
2 72 (45.86%) C#
3 40 (25.48%) SQL
4 23 (14.65%) Python
5 15 (9.55%) Ruby
6 12 (7.64%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.82%) Scala
8 5 (3.18%) VBScript
9 4 (2.55%) Perl
9 4 (2.55%) VB
10 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.27%) AWK
11 2 (1.27%) sed
11 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (19.11%) ISEB
2 10 (6.37%) Degree
3 6 (3.82%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.91%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.64%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (56.69%) QA
2 29 (18.47%) SDET
3 11 (7.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.91%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.01%) Grafana
1 11 (7.01%) Puppet
1 11 (7.01%) StatsD
2 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (7.01%) Splunk
2 10 (6.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.73%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.18%) Oracle
5 3 (1.91%) VMware
6 2 (1.27%) HP
6 2 (1.27%) Perforce
7 1 (0.64%) IBM
7 1 (0.64%) Xamarin
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