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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 869 866 885
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 33 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.011% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 9
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £38,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
-17.00% -

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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014 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 1 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 -4 32 £42,000 -16.00% 3
South East +15 17 £41,500 -17.00% 2
London -12 10 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Berkshire +1 8 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Reading - 7 £41,500 -
Brighton - 5 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 5 £37,500 -
South West - 4 £40,500 -
Surrey - 3 £52,500 - 1
Bristol - 3 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £33,000 -
Swansea - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £33,000 -
North West - 1 £33,000 -
Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -

Senior Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 37 (63.79%) Selenium
2 29 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 27 (46.55%) WebDriver
4 25 (43.10%) Scrum
5 23 (39.66%) Ruby
6 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (37.93%) Java
6 22 (37.93%) SQL
7 19 (32.76%) QA
7 19 (32.76%) Cucumber
7 19 (32.76%) Test Strategy
7 19 (32.76%) Automation Testing
8 18 (31.03%) C#
9 17 (29.31%) HTML
9 17 (29.31%) QuickTest Pro
9 17 (29.31%) Finance
9 17 (29.31%) TDD
10 14 (24.14%) Automated Testing
10 14 (24.14%) Manual Testing
11 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
11 13 (22.41%) VBScript
12 12 (20.69%) Integration Testing
12 12 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (20.69%) REST
13 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
13 11 (18.97%) Windows
14 10 (17.24%) Python
14 10 (17.24%) CSS
14 10 (17.24%) PHP
14 10 (17.24%) JMeter

Senior Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (5.17%) Sophis RISQUE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
1 4 (6.90%) Neo4j
1 4 (6.90%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 37 (63.79%) Selenium
2 27 (46.55%) WebDriver
3 19 (32.76%) Cucumber
4 17 (29.31%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (17.24%) JMeter
6 8 (13.79%) Subversion
7 7 (12.07%) TestNG
8 4 (6.90%) Maven
8 4 (6.90%) JUnit
8 4 (6.90%) SpecFlow
8 4 (6.90%) Jasmine
9 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
9 3 (5.17%) Ranorex
9 3 (5.17%) WATIR
9 3 (5.17%) FitNesse
9 3 (5.17%) TeamCity
9 3 (5.17%) Mercurial
9 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.45%) JBehave
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Games
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) HTML
2 12 (20.69%) REST
3 10 (17.24%) CSS
4 9 (15.52%) XML
5 7 (12.07%) Silverlight
5 7 (12.07%) HTML5
6 4 (6.90%) Backbone.js
6 4 (6.90%) Web Services
6 4 (6.90%) Apache Camel
6 4 (6.90%) J2SE
6 4 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (6.90%) Spring
6 4 (6.90%) .NET
7 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.72%) SOAP
8 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (6.90%) Android
3 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 25 (43.10%) Scrum
3 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (32.76%) Test Strategy
4 19 (32.76%) Automation Testing
5 17 (29.31%) TDD
6 14 (24.14%) Automated Testing
6 14 (24.14%) Manual Testing
7 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
8 12 (20.69%) Integration Testing
9 10 (17.24%) Agile Testing
10 9 (15.52%) System Testing
11 8 (13.79%) BDD
12 6 (10.34%) Test Management
12 6 (10.34%) OO
13 3 (5.17%) Risk Assessment
13 3 (5.17%) Release Management
13 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
14 2 (3.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) Ruby
2 22 (37.93%) Java
2 22 (37.93%) SQL
3 18 (31.03%) C#
4 13 (22.41%) VBScript
5 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
6 10 (17.24%) PHP
6 10 (17.24%) Python
7 7 (12.07%) Perl
7 7 (12.07%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.90%) Lua
8 4 (6.90%) ActionScript
9 3 (5.17%) VB
10 1 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) ISEB
3 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Terracotta
2 3 (5.17%) HP
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Cognizant
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