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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 855 910 951
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 60 58 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.053% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.055% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 44 57 40
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +17.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £40,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.09%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 28 July 2016 within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Top 22 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 28 July 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 +53 57 £45,000 -10.00% 3
South East +42 24 £45,000 -
Berkshire +29 22 £45,000 -
London +20 16 £57,500 +15.00%
Bracknell - 14 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 12 £32,500 -
Warwick - 9 - -
Warwickshire - 9 - -
Manchester - 5 £34,750 -
North West - 5 £34,750 -
Scotland +7 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Edinburgh - 3 £45,000 -
Altrincham - 3 £33,000 -
Surrey +25 2 £43,000 -9.47%
Reading +14 2 £45,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £32,500 -
Guildford - 2 £43,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £32,500 -
City of London +60 1 £65,000 +32.48%
Coventry - 1 £50,000 -
Stockport - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £42,500 -

Senior Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 85 (69.67%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (68.03%) QA
4 68 (55.74%) Test Automation
5 65 (53.28%) Java
6 55 (45.08%) C#
7 46 (37.70%) TDD
8 45 (36.89%) Finance
9 42 (34.43%) Automated Testing
10 40 (32.79%) ISEB
11 39 (31.97%) WebDriver
11 39 (31.97%) Open Source
12 37 (30.33%) SQL
13 36 (29.51%) Team Foundation Server
14 35 (28.69%) Software Testing
14 35 (28.69%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (27.87%) .NET
16 33 (27.05%) Visual Studio
16 33 (27.05%) Performance Testing
16 33 (27.05%) Functional Testing
17 31 (25.41%) JMeter
18 30 (24.59%) JavaScript
18 30 (24.59%) Scrum
19 29 (23.77%) Test Scripting
19 29 (23.77%) Ruby
20 28 (22.95%) BDD
21 27 (22.13%) Automation Testing
21 27 (22.13%) Defect Management
21 27 (22.13%) ASP.NET
22 26 (21.31%) HTML

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 17 (13.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.82%) Apache
2 1 (0.82%) IIS
2 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.75%) DNS
1 18 (14.75%) Firewall
1 18 (14.75%) Internet
1 18 (14.75%) TCP/IP
2 13 (10.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.38%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 97 (79.51%) Selenium
2 39 (31.97%) WebDriver
3 36 (29.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (27.05%) Visual Studio
5 31 (25.41%) JMeter
6 25 (20.49%) LoadRunner
7 22 (18.03%) Gatling
7 22 (18.03%) TestNG
8 20 (16.39%) Cucumber
8 20 (16.39%) SoapUI
9 18 (14.75%) JIRA
10 16 (13.11%) Jenkins
11 12 (9.84%) Git (software)
12 11 (9.02%) SpecFlow
12 11 (9.02%) TestDirector
13 10 (8.20%) NUnit
14 7 (5.74%) MSTest
14 7 (5.74%) RSpec
15 6 (4.92%) Appium
16 5 (4.10%) Jasmine
General
1 45 (36.89%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Back Office
3 3 (2.46%) Games
4 2 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.87%) .NET
2 27 (22.13%) ASP.NET
3 26 (21.31%) HTML
4 25 (20.49%) Web Services
5 18 (14.75%) Ajax
6 13 (10.66%) XML
7 9 (7.38%) .NET Framework
8 7 (5.74%) Gherkin
9 6 (4.92%) REST
9 6 (4.92%) RESTful
10 3 (2.46%) CSS
10 3 (2.46%) Spring
11 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.64%) DOM
11 2 (1.64%) Silverlight
11 2 (1.64%) WCF
12 1 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (0.82%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.82%) JSON
12 1 (0.82%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (8.20%) 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
5 2 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (0.82%) BBC
6 1 (0.82%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.20%) Windows
2 5 (4.10%) Linux
2 5 (4.10%) Unix
3 1 (0.82%) Android
3 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (69.67%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (55.74%) Test Automation
3 46 (37.70%) TDD
4 42 (34.43%) Automated Testing
5 39 (31.97%) Open Source
6 35 (28.69%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (28.69%) Software Testing
7 33 (27.05%) Functional Testing
7 33 (27.05%) Performance Testing
8 30 (24.59%) Scrum
9 29 (23.77%) Test Scripting
10 28 (22.95%) BDD
11 27 (22.13%) Automation Testing
11 27 (22.13%) Defect Management
12 26 (21.31%) Kanban
13 23 (18.85%) Agile Testing
14 20 (16.39%) Non-Functional Testing
14 20 (16.39%) SDLC
15 18 (14.75%) DevOps
15 18 (14.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (53.28%) Java
2 55 (45.08%) C#
3 37 (30.33%) SQL
4 30 (24.59%) JavaScript
5 29 (23.77%) Ruby
6 22 (18.03%) VB
6 22 (18.03%) VBScript
7 18 (14.75%) Perl
8 13 (10.66%) VB.NET
9 8 (6.56%) Python
10 7 (5.74%) C++
11 4 (3.28%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.64%) Scala
12 2 (1.64%) VBA
13 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (32.79%) ISEB
2 26 (21.31%) Degree
3 21 (17.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (13.93%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.46%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (68.03%) QA
2 17 (13.93%) SDET
3 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (5.74%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.46%) Apple
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle
2 3 (2.46%) Telerik
3 2 (1.64%) HP
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