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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 860 896 892
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 30 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.020% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.021% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 4
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +27.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £39,550
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +7.38%

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Top 16 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 7 July 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 +28 25 £48,125 +1.31% 5
London +39 18 £48,125 +1.31% 4
Scotland - 5 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 5 £40,000 -
Livingston - 5 £40,000 -
South East +21 4 £50,000 +20.48%
City of London - 4 £49,063 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £45,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire -5 2 £45,000 +13.92%
Surrey +13 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Reading -3 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £60,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £60,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -

Senior Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 48 (87.27%) Selenium
2 36 (65.45%) WebDriver
2 36 (65.45%) Java
3 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (58.18%) BDD
5 23 (41.82%) Test Automation
5 23 (41.82%) SQL
5 23 (41.82%) Finance
6 21 (38.18%) Cucumber
7 20 (36.36%) Performance Testing
7 20 (36.36%) TDD
8 18 (32.73%) QA
9 17 (30.91%) Python
10 16 (29.09%) C#
10 16 (29.09%) Ruby
10 16 (29.09%) Test Scripting
11 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
12 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (25.45%) Web Services
12 14 (25.45%) Scrum
12 14 (25.45%) Regression Testing
12 14 (25.45%) JMeter
13 13 (23.64%) Automation Testing
14 11 (20.00%) TeamCity
15 10 (18.18%) Mockito
15 10 (18.18%) Automated Testing
15 10 (18.18%) Linux
16 9 (16.36%) Oracle
16 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
16 9 (16.36%) Waterfall

Senior Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (87.27%) Selenium
2 36 (65.45%) WebDriver
3 21 (38.18%) Cucumber
4 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 14 (25.45%) JMeter
6 11 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 10 (18.18%) Mockito
8 8 (14.55%) LoadRunner
9 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
9 6 (10.91%) JIRA
10 5 (9.09%) SoapUI
10 5 (9.09%) SpecFlow
11 4 (7.27%) Maven
12 3 (5.45%) GoogleTest
12 3 (5.45%) Capybara
12 3 (5.45%) JUnit
12 3 (5.45%) HP UFT
13 2 (3.64%) ProC
13 2 (3.64%) Calabash
13 2 (3.64%) Appium
General
1 23 (41.82%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Electronics
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) Web Services
2 6 (10.91%) Gherkin
3 4 (7.27%) SOAP
3 4 (7.27%) HTML
3 4 (7.27%) XML
4 2 (3.64%) JSON
4 2 (3.64%) .NET
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) Velocity
5 1 (1.82%) WPF
5 1 (1.82%) jQuery
5 1 (1.82%) RESTful
5 1 (1.82%) HTML5
5 1 (1.82%) REST
5 1 (1.82%) XSL
5 1 (1.82%) XHTML
5 1 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) DTV
4 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) Android
2 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.27%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (58.18%) BDD
3 23 (41.82%) Test Automation
4 20 (36.36%) Performance Testing
4 20 (36.36%) TDD
5 16 (29.09%) Test Scripting
6 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (25.45%) Regression Testing
6 14 (25.45%) Scrum
7 13 (23.64%) Automation Testing
8 10 (18.18%) Automated Testing
9 9 (16.36%) Manual Testing
9 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
10 8 (14.55%) Refactoring
10 8 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
10 8 (14.55%) ATDD
10 8 (14.55%) Software Delivery
10 8 (14.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) Java
2 23 (41.82%) SQL
3 17 (30.91%) Python
4 16 (29.09%) Ruby
4 16 (29.09%) C#
5 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.27%) Groovy
7 3 (5.45%) Perl
7 3 (5.45%) VBScript
8 2 (3.64%) VB
8 2 (3.64%) C
8 2 (3.64%) XPath
9 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.09%) Degree
3 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.73%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Telerik
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