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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 825 910 906
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 58 56 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.052% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.054% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 54 54 58
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 2016 within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Top 25 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 4 December 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 +94 55 £52,500 +5.00% 7
London +76 28 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Ealing +22 9 £57,500 +4.54%
Manchester -9 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North West -14 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands - 7 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 5 £52,500 -
City of London - 5 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +27 4 £50,000 +20.48%
South East +70 3 £45,000 -21.73% 1
East Midlands +3 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Nottinghamshire 0 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Bristol - 3 £35,000 -
South West - 3 £35,000 - 1
Leeds +23 2 £55,000 +32.53%
West Yorkshire +22 2 £55,000 +32.53%
Surrey +16 2 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Nottingham -9 2 £52,500 +16.66%
Sheffield - 2 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
Warwick - 1 £36,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
Mansfield - 1 £36,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £36,000 -

Senior Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 87 (82.86%) Selenium
2 72 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (63.81%) QA
4 55 (52.38%) Test Automation
5 51 (48.57%) Java
6 47 (44.76%) BDD
7 40 (38.10%) Finance
8 38 (36.19%) Software Testing
9 37 (35.24%) TDD
9 37 (35.24%) Automated Testing
10 35 (33.33%) WebDriver
10 35 (33.33%) JMeter
10 35 (33.33%) Scrum
10 35 (33.33%) Cucumber
11 34 (32.38%) Performance Testing
12 33 (31.43%) ISEB
13 31 (29.52%) SQL
14 29 (27.62%) C#
15 28 (26.67%) .NET
15 28 (26.67%) Test Scripting
16 27 (25.71%) Kanban
16 27 (25.71%) HTML
16 27 (25.71%) Jenkins
16 27 (25.71%) Functional Testing
17 26 (24.76%) Defect Management
17 26 (24.76%) HTTP
17 26 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (23.81%) SDLC
19 24 (22.86%) Automation Testing
19 24 (22.86%) Visual Studio

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 23 (21.90%) CMS
2 9 (8.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (8.57%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) GitHub
2 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.76%) HTTP
2 15 (14.29%) Internet
3 14 (13.33%) DNS
3 14 (13.33%) Firewall
3 14 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.95%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.81%) MySQL
2 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.81%) RDBMS
2 4 (3.81%) Redis
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 87 (82.86%) Selenium
2 35 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 35 (33.33%) JMeter
2 35 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 27 (25.71%) Jenkins
4 24 (22.86%) Visual Studio
5 22 (20.95%) LoadRunner
6 21 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (17.14%) Gatling
7 18 (17.14%) TestNG
8 17 (16.19%) Git (software)
8 17 (16.19%) SoapUI
9 16 (15.24%) SpecFlow
10 11 (10.48%) JIRA
11 10 (9.52%) Capybara
12 9 (8.57%) JUnit
12 9 (8.57%) WATIR
13 8 (7.62%) TestDirector
14 4 (3.81%) FitNesse
14 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (38.10%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Back Office
3 3 (2.86%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Advertising
4 1 (0.95%) Games
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.67%) .NET
2 27 (25.71%) HTML
3 23 (21.90%) Web Services
3 23 (21.90%) XML
4 16 (15.24%) ASP.NET
5 14 (13.33%) Ajax
6 13 (12.38%) SOAP
7 10 (9.52%) Gherkin
8 5 (4.76%) JSON
8 5 (4.76%) RESTful
9 4 (3.81%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (3.81%) Behat
9 4 (3.81%) JSON Schema
9 4 (3.81%) JSON-LD
9 4 (3.81%) WSDL
9 4 (3.81%) XSD
10 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.86%) CSS
10 3 (2.86%) DOM
10 3 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (4.76%) User Experience
3 4 (3.81%) Fintech
4 3 (2.86%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.95%) Blog
6 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.95%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.24%) Linux
2 12 (11.43%) Windows
3 6 (5.71%) Unix
4 4 (3.81%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.86%) Android
5 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (52.38%) Test Automation
3 47 (44.76%) BDD
4 38 (36.19%) Software Testing
5 37 (35.24%) Automated Testing
5 37 (35.24%) TDD
6 35 (33.33%) Scrum
7 34 (32.38%) Performance Testing
8 28 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 27 (25.71%) Functional Testing
9 27 (25.71%) Kanban
10 26 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (24.76%) Defect Management
11 25 (23.81%) SDLC
12 24 (22.86%) Automation Testing
13 20 (19.05%) Open Source
14 18 (17.14%) Mentoring
14 18 (17.14%) QA Automation
14 18 (17.14%) Test Planning
15 17 (16.19%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 51 (48.57%) Java
2 31 (29.52%) SQL
3 29 (27.62%) C#
4 22 (20.95%) JavaScript
5 20 (19.05%) Ruby
6 18 (17.14%) VB
7 17 (16.19%) Perl
8 12 (11.43%) VBScript
9 6 (5.71%) Python
10 2 (1.90%) Scala
11 1 (0.95%) AWK
11 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.95%) sed
11 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (31.43%) ISEB
2 18 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (16.19%) Degree
4 7 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (63.81%) QA
2 18 (17.14%) SDET
3 4 (3.81%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Grafana
1 4 (3.81%) Puppet
1 4 (3.81%) StatsD
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Sitecore
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.81%) Splunk
4 1 (0.95%) Perforce
4 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
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