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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 855 868 859
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 18 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.018% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.019% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 6
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £39,250 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £53,750 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
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 5 March 2015 within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Top 11 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 5 March 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 +4 18 £45,000 -10.00% 7
London +31 11 £47,500 -9.52% 1
West Midlands - 6 £45,000 -
Warwick - 5 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £45,000 -
City of London -2 3 £46,250 -11.90%
Wimbledon - 2 - -
North West - 1 £45,000 -
Coventry - 1 £50,000 -
Manchester - 1 £45,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £47,500 -

Senior Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 47 (92.16%) Selenium
2 39 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (64.71%) WebDriver
4 24 (47.06%) Java
4 24 (47.06%) Windows
5 23 (45.10%) BDD
6 22 (43.14%) QA
7 21 (41.18%) Automation Testing
8 16 (31.37%) Android
8 16 (31.37%) Apple iOS
9 13 (25.49%) Cucumber
9 13 (25.49%) C#
9 13 (25.49%) JMeter
10 12 (23.53%) Retail
10 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 12 (23.53%) Integration Testing
11 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
11 11 (21.57%) TDD
11 11 (21.57%) Degree
11 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
11 11 (21.57%) SQL
12 10 (19.61%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (19.61%) Sophis RISQUE
12 10 (19.61%) Linux
12 10 (19.61%) REST
12 10 (19.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (19.61%) SpecFlow
12 10 (19.61%) Release Management
12 10 (19.61%) User Experience
13 9 (17.65%) Google

Senior Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (7.84%) CMS
Business Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) Hazelcast
2 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 47 (92.16%) Selenium
2 33 (64.71%) WebDriver
3 13 (25.49%) Cucumber
3 13 (25.49%) JMeter
4 10 (19.61%) SpecFlow
5 9 (17.65%) GoogleTest
6 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
7 6 (11.76%) JIRA
7 6 (11.76%) JUnit
7 6 (11.76%) Calabash
8 5 (9.80%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (7.84%) Robotium
10 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
10 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.96%) eggPlant
11 1 (1.96%) Appium
11 1 (1.96%) Liquibase
11 1 (1.96%) NUnit
11 1 (1.96%) TestComplete
11 1 (1.96%) TestNG
General
1 12 (23.53%) Retail
2 8 (15.69%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) REST
2 5 (9.80%) Web Services
2 5 (9.80%) XML
3 4 (7.84%) Middleware
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.96%) Ajax
4 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.96%) LAMP
4 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
4 1 (1.96%) J2SE
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
4 1 (1.96%) HTML
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
2 10 (19.61%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Open Source
3 1 (1.96%) DTV
3 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Windows
2 16 (31.37%) Android
2 16 (31.37%) Apple iOS
3 10 (19.61%) Linux
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Phone 8
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) BDD
3 21 (41.18%) Automation Testing
4 12 (23.53%) Integration Testing
5 11 (21.57%) TDD
5 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
6 10 (19.61%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (19.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (19.61%) Release Management
7 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
7 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
7 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
7 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
7 7 (13.73%) Manual Testing
8 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Scrum
10 4 (7.84%) RAD
10 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) Java
2 13 (25.49%) C#
3 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.57%) SQL
5 9 (17.65%) Groovy
6 6 (11.76%) Ruby
7 2 (3.92%) VBScript
7 2 (3.92%) Python
8 1 (1.96%) Lua
8 1 (1.96%) VB
8 1 (1.96%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) VCP4
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (43.14%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Google
2 4 (7.84%) Apple
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Terracotta
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
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