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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Automation Tester
UK
Rank 757 884 886
Rank change year-on-year
+127 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 88 43 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.043% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.045% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 84 43 47
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Top 30 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +115 83 £55,000 - 9
London +72 41 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Manchester - 14 £55,000 - 3
North West - 14 £55,000 - 3
Yorkshire +31 11 £55,000 +32.53% 2
Ealing +15 10 £57,500 +4.54%
Leeds +34 8 £55,000 +32.53%
West Yorkshire +28 8 £55,000 +32.53%
Chiswick - 7 £52,500 -
West Midlands +12 6 £46,250 -16.66%
East Midlands +12 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Nottinghamshire -1 4 £52,500 +10.52%
Birmingham - 4 £52,500 -
South East +50 3 £55,000 -4.34% 1
City of London +24 3 £55,000 -8.33%
South West +21 3 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Bristol +16 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Nottingham -1 3 £65,000 +36.84%
Sheffield - 2 £45,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Surrey +34 1 £47,500 -
Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £36,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £55,000 - 1
Warwick - 1 £36,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Harrogate - 1 £32,500 - 1

Senior Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 100 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (72.50%) Selenium
3 77 (64.17%) QA
4 66 (55.00%) BDD
5 65 (54.17%) Java
6 61 (50.83%) Test Automation
7 59 (49.17%) Cucumber
7 59 (49.17%) TDD
8 46 (38.33%) Automated Testing
8 46 (38.33%) WebDriver
9 44 (36.67%) Automation Testing
10 43 (35.83%) C#
11 42 (35.00%) Scrum
11 42 (35.00%) Software Testing
12 36 (30.00%) Relational Database
12 36 (30.00%) Jenkins
13 35 (29.17%) SDLC
13 35 (29.17%) HTTP
14 34 (28.33%) SQL
14 34 (28.33%) Kanban
15 30 (25.00%) Test Scripting
16 29 (24.17%) Linux
16 29 (24.17%) E-Commerce
16 29 (24.17%) Web Services
16 29 (24.17%) Configuration Management
16 29 (24.17%) JMeter
16 29 (24.17%) ISEB
17 28 (23.33%) Finance
18 26 (21.67%) SDET
18 26 (21.67%) Git (software)

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 (14.17%) CMS
2 9 (7.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (7.50%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.33%) GitHub
2 7 (5.83%) SaaS
3 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (29.17%) HTTP
2 9 (7.50%) Internet
3 8 (6.67%) DNS
3 8 (6.67%) Firewall
3 8 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 18 (15.00%) MySQL
2 18 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 13 (10.83%) RDBMS
4 12 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 11 (9.17%) Redis
6 7 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (5.83%) HBase
7 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 87 (72.50%) Selenium
2 59 (49.17%) Cucumber
3 46 (38.33%) WebDriver
4 36 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 29 (24.17%) JMeter
6 26 (21.67%) Git (software)
7 22 (18.33%) SpecFlow
8 20 (16.67%) JUnit
8 20 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (15.00%) SoapUI
10 12 (10.00%) Visual Studio
11 10 (8.33%) Capybara
11 10 (8.33%) LoadRunner
12 9 (7.50%) WATIR
13 8 (6.67%) Gatling
13 8 (6.67%) TestNG
14 7 (5.83%) Hamcrest
14 7 (5.83%) JIRA
14 7 (5.83%) jMock
15 4 (3.33%) FitNesse
General
1 28 (23.33%) Finance
2 2 (1.67%) Back Office
2 2 (1.67%) Banking
2 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.83%) Advertising
3 1 (0.83%) Games
3 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.17%) Web Services
2 24 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 21 (17.50%) .NET
4 19 (15.83%) HTML
4 19 (15.83%) RESTful
5 18 (15.00%) XML
6 13 (10.83%) SOAP
7 12 (10.00%) JSON
8 11 (9.17%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (9.17%) JSON Schema
8 11 (9.17%) JSON-LD
9 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET
9 9 (7.50%) REST
10 8 (6.67%) Ajax
11 4 (3.33%) Behat
11 4 (3.33%) WSDL
11 4 (3.33%) XSD
12 2 (1.67%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.83%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (2.50%) User Experience
3 2 (1.67%) Blog
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.83%) Fintech
4 1 (0.83%) iPad
4 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.17%) Linux
2 22 (18.33%) Unix
3 17 (14.17%) Windows
4 11 (9.17%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.67%) Android
5 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (55.00%) BDD
3 61 (50.83%) Test Automation
4 59 (49.17%) TDD
5 46 (38.33%) Automated Testing
6 44 (36.67%) Automation Testing
7 42 (35.00%) Scrum
7 42 (35.00%) Software Testing
8 35 (29.17%) SDLC
9 34 (28.33%) Kanban
10 30 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 29 (24.17%) Configuration Management
11 29 (24.17%) E-Commerce
12 25 (20.83%) Mentoring
13 24 (20.00%) Coaching
13 24 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (20.00%) QA Automation
14 23 (19.17%) Performance Testing
15 20 (16.67%) Defect Management
16 19 (15.83%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (54.17%) Java
2 43 (35.83%) C#
3 34 (28.33%) SQL
4 16 (13.33%) Ruby
5 14 (11.67%) Python
6 12 (10.00%) Perl
7 11 (9.17%) JavaScript
8 10 (8.33%) VB
9 8 (6.67%) VBScript
10 2 (1.67%) AWK
10 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.67%) Scala
10 2 (1.67%) sed
10 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (24.17%) ISEB
2 13 (10.83%) Degree
3 8 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.17%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (64.17%) QA
2 26 (21.67%) SDET
3 11 (9.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) Grafana
1 11 (9.17%) Puppet
1 11 (9.17%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (9.17%) Splunk
2 9 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.50%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.67%) Perforce
3 2 (1.67%) VMware
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Xamarin
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum +bonus,Pension,Health (full bens)
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + FlexiTime,Pension
Posted: 14 days ago