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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 867 886 962
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 59 72 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.067% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.070% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 47 60 38
Median salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £38,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £60,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
94959 103109 113376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79822 84547 92802
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior Automation Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Automation Tester
Top 20 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 25 May 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 +16 55 £47,500 -5.00% 9
London -8 30 £55,000 +4.76% 4
South East +16 10 £45,000 +15.38% 3
North West +24 9 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Berkshire +18 9 £45,000 - 1
Bracknell - 9 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -15 6 £50,000 - 1
Warrington - 6 £42,500 - 1
Cheshire - 6 £42,500 - 1
Warwick - 5 - -
Warwickshire - 5 - -
City of London +43 3 £50,000 - 2
Ealing +2 3 £55,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £32,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £32,500 -
Manchester +7 1 £33,000 -21.42%
Coventry +5 1 £50,000 -
Surrey +4 1 £43,000 -14.00% 1
Altrincham - 1 £33,000 -
Guildford - 1 £43,000 - 1

Senior Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 86 (78.90%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (77.98%) Selenium
3 84 (77.06%) QA
4 62 (56.88%) TDD
5 59 (54.13%) C#
6 54 (49.54%) Test Automation
7 50 (45.87%) Java
8 48 (44.04%) WebDriver
9 41 (37.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 41 (37.61%) BDD
10 39 (35.78%) Automated Testing
11 35 (32.11%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (30.28%) SQL
13 31 (28.44%) Automation Testing
14 29 (26.61%) Open Source
14 29 (26.61%) ISEB
14 29 (26.61%) Ruby
15 28 (25.69%) Finance
16 26 (23.85%) Kanban
17 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
18 24 (22.02%) Scrum
19 23 (21.10%) Software Testing
19 23 (21.10%) .NET
20 22 (20.18%) Software Engineering
21 21 (19.27%) Cucumber
21 21 (19.27%) Pair Programming
22 20 (18.35%) Web Services
23 19 (17.43%) Performance Testing
23 19 (17.43%) SpecFlow
23 19 (17.43%) Defect Management

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 9 (8.26%) CMS
2 1 (0.92%) Apache
2 1 (0.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.60%) HTTP
2 9 (8.26%) DNS
2 9 (8.26%) Firewall
2 9 (8.26%) Internet
2 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.51%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.75%) MySQL
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 85 (77.98%) Selenium
2 48 (44.04%) WebDriver
3 41 (37.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (19.27%) Cucumber
5 19 (17.43%) SpecFlow
6 18 (16.51%) Visual Studio
7 17 (15.60%) JMeter
8 14 (12.84%) JIRA
8 14 (12.84%) SoapUI
9 13 (11.93%) Git (software)
10 12 (11.01%) Jenkins
11 10 (9.17%) LoadRunner
11 10 (9.17%) MSTest
11 10 (9.17%) NUnit
12 9 (8.26%) Gatling
12 9 (8.26%) TestNG
13 7 (6.42%) RSpec
14 5 (4.59%) Appium
14 5 (4.59%) Jasmine
14 5 (4.59%) TestDirector
General
1 28 (25.69%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Back Office
3 3 (2.75%) Games
3 3 (2.75%) Marketing
4 2 (1.83%) Electronics
4 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Law
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.10%) .NET
2 20 (18.35%) Web Services
3 16 (14.68%) ASP.NET
4 15 (13.76%) HTML
5 9 (8.26%) Ajax
6 8 (7.34%) .NET Framework
7 6 (5.50%) REST
7 6 (5.50%) RESTful
7 6 (5.50%) XML
8 5 (4.59%) Gherkin
9 3 (2.75%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (2.75%) SOAP
10 2 (1.83%) JSON
11 1 (0.92%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.92%) CSS
11 1 (0.92%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.92%) LESS
11 1 (0.92%) Sass
11 1 (0.92%) Spring
11 1 (0.92%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Fintech
2 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.92%) BBC
5 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.92%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.60%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Linux
3 5 (4.59%) Unix
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (78.90%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (56.88%) TDD
3 54 (49.54%) Test Automation
4 41 (37.61%) BDD
5 39 (35.78%) Automated Testing
6 35 (32.11%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (28.44%) Automation Testing
8 29 (26.61%) Open Source
9 26 (23.85%) Kanban
10 24 (22.02%) Scrum
11 23 (21.10%) Software Testing
12 22 (20.18%) Software Engineering
13 21 (19.27%) Pair Programming
14 19 (17.43%) Defect Management
14 19 (17.43%) Performance Testing
15 18 (16.51%) Functional Testing
16 17 (15.60%) Test Scripting
17 16 (14.68%) Refactoring
18 15 (13.76%) Agile Testing
19 12 (11.01%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.13%) C#
2 50 (45.87%) Java
3 33 (30.28%) SQL
4 29 (26.61%) Ruby
5 16 (14.68%) C++
5 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
6 14 (12.84%) VBScript
7 11 (10.09%) Perl
7 11 (10.09%) VB.NET
8 10 (9.17%) VB
9 8 (7.34%) Python
10 4 (3.67%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.83%) VBA
13 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (26.61%) ISEB
2 18 (16.51%) ISTQB
3 16 (14.68%) Degree
4 10 (9.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.75%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (77.06%) QA
2 17 (15.60%) SDET
3 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.75%) Apple
3 2 (1.83%) HP
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle
3 2 (1.83%) SAP
4 1 (0.92%) Telerik
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + huge bonus & more
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game Retail Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on Exp, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago