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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Manager
Rank 904 942 923
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Manager 52 37 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.033% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.035% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 45 34 57
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £67,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +54.28%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016 within the UK.

Test Automation Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Automation Manager
Top 23 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 29 April 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
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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 +18 50 £55,000 -8.33% 6
South East +39 26 £53,000 -23.18% 2
Hampshire +30 15 £52,500 - 1
Winchester - 13 £52,500 - 1
Yorkshire +15 9 £52,500 +10.52% 2
West Yorkshire +14 9 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Leeds +10 9 £52,500 +5.00% 2
London +9 8 £72,500 +38.09%
Berkshire -1 7 £57,500 -16.66% 1
Newbury - 6 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands -15 5 £70,000 +75.00%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £55,000 -
North West +16 2 - - 1
Fareham - 2 £55,500 -
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
High Wycombe - 2 £55,000 -
City of London - 2 £75,250 -
Coventry +3 1 £53,000 +32.50%
Twickenham - 1 £62,500 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Dunfermline - 1 £45,000 -
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

Test Automation Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 67 (68.37%) Test Automation
2 64 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (58.16%) Selenium
3 57 (58.16%) Finance
4 44 (44.90%) C#
5 37 (37.76%) WebDriver
6 34 (34.69%) Mentoring
7 33 (33.67%) Automated Testing
8 32 (32.65%) Java
9 31 (31.63%) QA
10 29 (29.59%) TestNG
11 28 (28.57%) JUnit
12 27 (27.55%) Windows
13 25 (25.51%) Continuous Delivery
14 23 (23.47%) Social Media
14 23 (23.47%) Unit Testing
15 20 (20.41%) Web Services
15 20 (20.41%) Cucumber
16 19 (19.39%) API Testing
17 17 (17.35%) BDD
17 17 (17.35%) Test Management
18 16 (16.33%) HP UFT
19 15 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (15.31%) ISTQB
19 15 (15.31%) Test Strategy
20 14 (14.29%) Test Scripting
20 14 (14.29%) Telecoms
20 14 (14.29%) ISEB
21 12 (12.24%) SQL
21 12 (12.24%) Degree

Test Automation Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.02%) Apache
1 1 (1.02%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 57 (58.16%) Selenium
2 37 (37.76%) WebDriver
3 29 (29.59%) TestNG
4 28 (28.57%) JUnit
5 20 (20.41%) Cucumber
6 16 (16.33%) HP UFT
7 11 (11.22%) Git (software)
8 8 (8.16%) JMeter
9 7 (7.14%) SpecFlow
10 6 (6.12%) JBehave
10 6 (6.12%) Subversion
11 5 (5.10%) LoadRunner
12 4 (4.08%) JIRA
12 4 (4.08%) Ranorex
12 4 (4.08%) RSpec
13 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
13 3 (3.06%) SilkTest
13 3 (3.06%) SoapUI
13 3 (3.06%) TestComplete
14 2 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 57 (58.16%) Finance
2 14 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.20%) Manufacturing
4 8 (8.16%) Banking
4 8 (8.16%) Marketing
5 7 (7.14%) Electronics
5 7 (7.14%) Games
6 6 (6.12%) Retail
7 4 (4.08%) Law
8 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.41%) Web Services
2 8 (8.16%) Ajax
2 8 (8.16%) CSS
2 8 (8.16%) HTML
3 5 (5.10%) REST
3 5 (5.10%) SOAP
4 4 (4.08%) .NET
4 4 (4.08%) jQuery
5 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.04%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.47%) Social Media
2 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.02%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.55%) Windows
2 3 (3.06%) Linux
2 3 (3.06%) Unix
3 1 (1.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (68.37%) Test Automation
2 64 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (34.69%) Mentoring
4 33 (33.67%) Automated Testing
5 25 (25.51%) Continuous Delivery
6 23 (23.47%) Unit Testing
7 19 (19.39%) API Testing
8 17 (17.35%) BDD
8 17 (17.35%) Test Management
9 15 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (15.31%) Test Strategy
10 14 (14.29%) Test Scripting
11 11 (11.22%) Automation Testing
11 11 (11.22%) Programme Management
11 11 (11.22%) TDD
11 11 (11.22%) Test Planning
12 10 (10.20%) Functional Testing
12 10 (10.20%) Software Testing
13 9 (9.18%) Performance Testing
13 9 (9.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.90%) C#
2 32 (32.65%) Java
3 12 (12.24%) SQL
4 11 (11.22%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.18%) Ruby
6 7 (7.14%) Groovy
6 7 (7.14%) Python
7 1 (1.02%) C++
7 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) ISTQB
2 14 (14.29%) ISEB
3 12 (12.24%) Degree
4 9 (9.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.04%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.63%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (1.02%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) SAP
2 6 (6.12%) HP
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle
5 2 (2.04%) Apple
6 1 (1.02%) VMware
6 1 (1.02%) Xamarin
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