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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Manager
Rank 903 903 912
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Manager 32 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.032% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.033% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 20
Average salary £63,750 £68,250 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.59% -5.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £51,000 £49,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £65,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Test Automation Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Automation Manager
Top 21 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 12 February 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 +15 29 £65,000 -4.76% 7
South East +21 16 £63,750 -7.60% 1
Berkshire -3 13 £70,000 +1.44%
London -3 7 £65,000 -12.45% 2
Reading +10 5 £50,000 -16.66%
Maidenhead -3 4 £70,000 +3.70%
North West +27 2 £41,000 -36.92%
East of England 0 2 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 - 2
Kent - 2 £41,250 -
Newbury - 2 £56,250 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £65,000 - 2
Manchester +19 1 £41,000 -36.92%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £62,500 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £40,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £42,500 -
Leeds - 1 £37,500 - 2

Test Automation Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 45 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (55.38%) Selenium
3 33 (50.77%) Test Automation
4 32 (49.23%) QA
5 26 (40.00%) Java
6 25 (38.46%) C#
7 22 (33.85%) Finance
8 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (27.69%) Web Services
10 17 (26.15%) BDD
10 17 (26.15%) API Testing
11 16 (24.62%) Cucumber
12 15 (23.08%) Scrum
12 15 (23.08%) Test Planning
12 15 (23.08%) Automation Testing
13 13 (20.00%) WebDriver
14 12 (18.46%) Test Strategy
15 11 (16.92%) Defect Management
15 11 (16.92%) Open Source
15 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
15 11 (16.92%) Telecoms
15 11 (16.92%) SQL
15 11 (16.92%) ISEB
16 10 (15.38%) Test Management
17 9 (13.85%) Test Scripting
17 9 (13.85%) Automated Testing
17 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (13.85%) TDD
18 8 (12.31%) Manufacturing
18 8 (12.31%) HP

Test Automation Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (55.38%) Selenium
2 16 (24.62%) Cucumber
3 13 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.77%) JMeter
5 7 (10.77%) SpecFlow
5 7 (10.77%) Subversion
6 6 (9.23%) HP UFT
6 6 (9.23%) JUnit
7 5 (7.69%) JBehave
8 4 (6.15%) JIRA
8 4 (6.15%) Ranorex
8 4 (6.15%) RSpec
9 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.62%) TestComplete
9 3 (4.62%) TestNG
9 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.08%) NUnit
10 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (33.85%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Telecoms
3 8 (12.31%) Manufacturing
3 8 (12.31%) Marketing
4 7 (10.77%) Banking
5 6 (9.23%) Electronics
5 6 (9.23%) Law
6 5 (7.69%) Retail
7 4 (6.15%) Games
8 2 (3.08%) Front Office
8 2 (3.08%) Publishing
9 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) Web Services
2 4 (6.15%) Ajax
2 4 (6.15%) CSS
2 4 (6.15%) HTML
2 4 (6.15%) REST
3 3 (4.62%) .NET
3 3 (4.62%) SOAP
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Unix
1 3 (4.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (50.77%) Test Automation
3 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (26.15%) API Testing
4 17 (26.15%) BDD
5 15 (23.08%) Automation Testing
5 15 (23.08%) Scrum
5 15 (23.08%) Test Planning
6 12 (18.46%) Test Strategy
7 11 (16.92%) Defect Management
7 11 (16.92%) Open Source
8 10 (15.38%) Test Management
9 9 (13.85%) Automated Testing
9 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (13.85%) TDD
9 9 (13.85%) Test Scripting
10 8 (12.31%) DevOps
10 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
10 8 (12.31%) Waterfall
11 7 (10.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) Java
2 25 (38.46%) C#
3 11 (16.92%) SQL
4 8 (12.31%) Ruby
5 7 (10.77%) Groovy
5 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) ISEB
2 8 (12.31%) ISTQB
3 6 (9.23%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (49.23%) QA
2 6 (9.23%) ISO 9001
2 6 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) HP
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) SAP
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Adobe
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