The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation Manager
Rank 892 876 874
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Manager 3 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.010% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Average salary £72,500 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.25% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £35,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -33.33%

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
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
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%

Test Automation Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Automation Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Automation Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Manager within the UK.

Test Automation Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Test Automation Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Manager over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 within the UK.

Test Automation Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Automation Manager
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 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 -21 3 £72,500 +81.25%
City of London +9 2 £76,250 +17.30%
London +7 2 £76,250 +17.30%
Coventry - 1 £42,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,000 -

Test Automation Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Test Automation Manager 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 Test Automation Manager in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) JMeter
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing

Test Automation Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Test Automation Manager 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 Test Automation Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) HP