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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 856 882 885
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 39 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.029% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.031% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 5
Average salary £48,125 £41,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.96% -17.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -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
101264 109979 101860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.19% 94.54% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 84172 88959 84461
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 2015 within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Top 13 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 27 August 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 +16 37 £50,000 +20.48% 3
London +54 31 £52,500 - 1
City of London - 5 £53,750 -
South East -7 4 £47,500 +14.45% 1
Surrey +14 3 £47,500 -9.52%
East Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £50,000 -
Livingston - 2 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £50,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £40,000 -
Scotland - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £60,000 -
Southampton - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 69 (88.46%) Selenium
2 54 (69.23%) Java
3 53 (67.95%) WebDriver
3 53 (67.95%) BDD
4 41 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (47.44%) C#
6 35 (44.87%) Cucumber
7 34 (43.59%) SQL
7 34 (43.59%) Test Automation
8 32 (41.03%) Finance
9 31 (39.74%) Ruby
10 29 (37.18%) Test Scripting
10 29 (37.18%) Python
11 27 (34.62%) QA
12 25 (32.05%) TDD
13 23 (29.49%) Web Services
14 19 (24.36%) Performance Testing
15 17 (21.79%) Gherkin
16 16 (20.51%) SpecFlow
16 16 (20.51%) E-Commerce
17 15 (19.23%) Scrum
17 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (19.23%) Automated Testing
17 15 (19.23%) Mockito
18 14 (17.95%) Jenkins
18 14 (17.95%) Regression Testing
19 11 (14.10%) Automation Testing
20 10 (12.82%) Mobile App
20 10 (12.82%) JMeter
20 10 (12.82%) OO

Senior Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (6.41%) IIS
2 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 69 (88.46%) Selenium
2 53 (67.95%) WebDriver
3 35 (44.87%) Cucumber
4 16 (20.51%) SpecFlow
5 15 (19.23%) Mockito
6 14 (17.95%) Jenkins
7 10 (12.82%) TeamCity
7 10 (12.82%) JMeter
8 9 (11.54%) JIRA
9 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
10 7 (8.97%) LoadRunner
11 5 (6.41%) SoapUI
12 4 (5.13%) JUnit
12 4 (5.13%) NUnit
12 4 (5.13%) Maven
13 3 (3.85%) IntelliJ
13 3 (3.85%) HP UFT
13 3 (3.85%) Capybara
13 3 (3.85%) Appium
14 2 (2.56%) Calabash
General
1 32 (41.03%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Banking
2 6 (7.69%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.85%) Electronics
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Games
5 1 (1.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.49%) Web Services
2 17 (21.79%) Gherkin
3 5 (6.41%) .NET
4 4 (5.13%) HTML
4 4 (5.13%) SOAP
4 4 (5.13%) XML
5 3 (3.85%) REST
5 3 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.56%) JSON
7 1 (1.28%) Velocity
7 1 (1.28%) WPF
7 1 (1.28%) jQuery
7 1 (1.28%) RESTful
7 1 (1.28%) HTML5
7 1 (1.28%) XSL
7 1 (1.28%) XHTML
7 1 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) DTV
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.28%) Physics
6 1 (1.28%) Wiki
6 1 (1.28%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) Android
2 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.95%) BDD
2 41 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (43.59%) Test Automation
4 29 (37.18%) Test Scripting
5 25 (32.05%) TDD
6 19 (24.36%) Performance Testing
7 16 (20.51%) E-Commerce
8 15 (19.23%) Scrum
8 15 (19.23%) Automated Testing
8 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (17.95%) Regression Testing
10 11 (14.10%) Automation Testing
11 10 (12.82%) OO
12 9 (11.54%) Manual Testing
12 9 (11.54%) Security Testing
13 8 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (10.26%) Software Delivery
14 7 (8.97%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
14 7 (8.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 54 (69.23%) Java
2 37 (47.44%) C#
3 34 (43.59%) SQL
4 31 (39.74%) Ruby
5 29 (37.18%) Python
6 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.85%) Perl
7 3 (3.85%) VBScript
8 2 (2.56%) VB
8 2 (2.56%) C
8 2 (2.56%) XPath
8 2 (2.56%) Groovy
9 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (34.62%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.28%) HP
3 1 (1.28%) VMware
3 1 (1.28%) Telerik
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