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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 873 863 889
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 32 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.010% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.011% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 7
Average salary £41,500 £46,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.27% -15.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,250 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 -
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -

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
110459 102962 113755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.21% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 89415 85315 97320
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 19 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Top 18 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 19 August 2014. 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 +14 31 £41,500 -10.27% 6
South East +5 16 £41,500 -17.00% 2
London +8 10 £52,500 +13.51% 2
Berkshire +6 8 £41,500 -17.00%
Reading - 8 £41,500 -
Brighton - 4 £37,500 - 1
South West - 4 £40,500 -
East Sussex - 4 £37,500 - 2
Surrey - 3 £52,500 -
Bristol - 3 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £33,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £33,000 - 1
North West - 1 £33,000 - 1
Somerset - 1 £30,000 -
Wales - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 - -

Senior Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 34 (61.82%) Selenium
2 31 (56.36%) Test Automation
3 28 (50.91%) Scrum
4 27 (49.09%) WebDriver
5 25 (45.45%) Ruby
6 23 (41.82%) Java
6 23 (41.82%) Test Strategy
7 22 (40.00%) SQL
8 21 (38.18%) HTML
8 21 (38.18%) Cucumber
9 18 (32.73%) C#
9 18 (32.73%) TDD
10 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (30.91%) QA
11 16 (29.09%) Automation Testing
12 15 (27.27%) Automated Testing
12 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
13 14 (25.45%) QuickTest Pro
13 14 (25.45%) Finance
14 13 (23.64%) JMeter
14 13 (23.64%) PHP
14 13 (23.64%) CSS
14 13 (23.64%) Agile Testing
15 12 (21.82%) Manual Testing
16 11 (20.00%) REST
16 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
16 11 (20.00%) VBScript
17 10 (18.18%) Python
17 10 (18.18%) Integration Testing
18 9 (16.36%) HP Quality Center

Senior Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Sophis RISQUE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.45%) Hazelcast
2 3 (5.45%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 34 (61.82%) Selenium
2 27 (49.09%) WebDriver
3 21 (38.18%) Cucumber
4 14 (25.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (23.64%) JMeter
6 7 (12.73%) Subversion
7 6 (10.91%) TestNG
8 5 (9.09%) JBehave
9 3 (5.45%) JUnit
9 3 (5.45%) Maven
9 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
9 3 (5.45%) SpecFlow
9 3 (5.45%) Jasmine
9 3 (5.45%) Ranorex
9 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
9 3 (5.45%) Mercurial
9 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
9 3 (5.45%) WATIR
9 3 (5.45%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) HTML
2 13 (23.64%) CSS
3 11 (20.00%) REST
4 8 (14.55%) XML
4 8 (14.55%) HTML5
4 8 (14.55%) Silverlight
5 4 (7.27%) Web Services
5 4 (7.27%) .NET
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.45%) J2SE
6 3 (5.45%) Spring
6 3 (5.45%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (5.45%) Backbone.js
6 3 (5.45%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.45%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) Test Automation
2 28 (50.91%) Scrum
3 23 (41.82%) Test Strategy
4 18 (32.73%) TDD
5 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (29.09%) Automation Testing
7 15 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 13 (23.64%) Agile Testing
9 12 (21.82%) Manual Testing
10 10 (18.18%) Integration Testing
11 8 (14.55%) System Testing
12 7 (12.73%) BDD
13 5 (9.09%) Test Management
14 4 (7.27%) OO
15 2 (3.64%) Release Management
15 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
15 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 2 (3.64%) Risk Assessment
15 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) Ruby
2 23 (41.82%) Java
3 22 (40.00%) SQL
4 18 (32.73%) C#
5 13 (23.64%) PHP
6 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (20.00%) VBScript
7 10 (18.18%) Python
8 8 (14.55%) Perl
8 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.45%) VB
9 3 (5.45%) ActionScript
9 3 (5.45%) Lua
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) ISEB
3 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Terracotta
2 2 (3.64%) HP
3 1 (1.82%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
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