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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 860 907 891
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 37 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.021% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.022% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 11
Average salary £50,000 £42,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.95% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -

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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
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 28 May 2015 within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Top 14 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 28 May 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 +53 34 £50,000 +16.95%
London +55 27 £51,250 +7.89%
Wimbledon - 7 £50,000 -
South East +18 5 £47,500 +26.66%
Berkshire +8 4 £45,000 +20.00%
City of London - 4 £51,250 -
Livingston - 3 £40,000 - 1
West Lothian - 3 £40,000 - 1
Scotland - 3 £40,000 - 1
Reading 0 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Nottingham - 2 £39,250 -
East Midlands - 2 £39,250 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £39,250 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 46 (86.79%) Selenium
2 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (66.04%) Java
4 31 (58.49%) WebDriver
5 29 (54.72%) BDD
6 25 (47.17%) TDD
7 23 (43.40%) Test Automation
8 21 (39.62%) QA
8 21 (39.62%) Cucumber
9 20 (37.74%) SQL
10 18 (33.96%) Performance Testing
10 18 (33.96%) Jenkins
11 17 (32.08%) Finance
12 16 (30.19%) JMeter
12 16 (30.19%) Ruby
13 15 (28.30%) Automation Testing
14 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (26.42%) Scrum
14 14 (26.42%) Regression Testing
15 13 (24.53%) Android
15 13 (24.53%) Automated Testing
15 13 (24.53%) Apple iOS
16 12 (22.64%) Web Services
16 12 (22.64%) Linux
17 11 (20.75%) Python
17 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
17 11 (20.75%) TeamCity
17 11 (20.75%) Test Scripting
18 10 (18.87%) Manual Testing
18 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing

Senior Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (7.55%) CMS
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (86.79%) Selenium
2 31 (58.49%) WebDriver
3 21 (39.62%) Cucumber
4 18 (33.96%) Jenkins
5 16 (30.19%) JMeter
6 11 (20.75%) TeamCity
7 9 (16.98%) JIRA
8 8 (15.09%) Mockito
8 8 (15.09%) LoadRunner
9 7 (13.21%) JUnit
9 7 (13.21%) Calabash
10 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
10 5 (9.43%) SoapUI
10 5 (9.43%) GoogleTest
10 5 (9.43%) Robotium
11 4 (7.55%) Maven
12 3 (5.66%) QuickTest Pro
12 3 (5.66%) Capybara
12 3 (5.66%) SpecFlow
13 2 (3.77%) Appium
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Games
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) Web Services
2 4 (7.55%) XML
2 4 (7.55%) SOAP
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) Middleware
3 2 (3.77%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.77%) JSON
4 1 (1.89%) jQuery
4 1 (1.89%) WPF
4 1 (1.89%) HTML5
4 1 (1.89%) RESTful
4 1 (1.89%) Velocity
4 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.89%) CSS
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) XSL
4 1 (1.89%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.89%) Physics
3 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.89%) DTV
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Android
1 13 (24.53%) Apple iOS
2 12 (22.64%) Linux
3 10 (18.87%) Windows
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Phone
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (54.72%) BDD
3 25 (47.17%) TDD
4 23 (43.40%) Test Automation
5 18 (33.96%) Performance Testing
6 15 (28.30%) Automation Testing
7 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (26.42%) Scrum
7 14 (26.42%) Regression Testing
8 13 (24.53%) Automated Testing
9 11 (20.75%) Test Scripting
10 10 (18.87%) Manual Testing
10 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (16.98%) Waterfall
12 8 (15.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
12 8 (15.09%) ATDD
12 8 (15.09%) Refactoring
13 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
13 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) Java
2 20 (37.74%) SQL
3 16 (30.19%) Ruby
4 11 (20.75%) Python
4 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.98%) C#
6 6 (11.32%) Groovy
7 3 (5.66%) Perl
7 3 (5.66%) VBScript
8 2 (3.77%) VB
8 2 (3.77%) C
8 2 (3.77%) XPath
9 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.77%) ISEB
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (39.62%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Google
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) Apple
4 1 (1.89%) Telerik
4 1 (1.89%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) HP
Livingston, West Lothian
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Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago