The median annual salary for a Senior Automation Tester was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Automation Tester
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Median salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5138 5116 5783
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.09% 97.58% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4269 4337 4867
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Senior Automation Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Automation Tester in the South West

Senior Automation Tester
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Automation Tester in the South West.

Salary trend for Senior Automation Tester in the South West

Senior Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Automation Tester in the South West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Automation Tester in the South West

Senior Automation Tester
Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Bristol - 5 £60,000 -
Somerset - 3 £35,000 -
Senior Automation Tester
England

Senior Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 across the South West region featuring Senior Automation Tester in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) C#
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) Java
5 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (54.55%) SDLC
6 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
6 5 (45.45%) QA
6 5 (45.45%) Selenium
6 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 5 (45.45%) Web Services
6 5 (45.45%) Scrum
6 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
7 4 (36.36%) Windows
7 4 (36.36%) SDET
8 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
8 3 (27.27%) Protractor
8 3 (27.27%) Open Source
8 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
8 3 (27.27%) Jasmine
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
8 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (27.27%) TestNG

Senior Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Jasmine
2 3 (27.27%) JUnit
2 3 (27.27%) Protractor
2 3 (27.27%) TestNG
3 2 (18.18%) Robot Framework
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (54.55%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
5 4 (36.36%) SDET
6 3 (27.27%) Context-Driven Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
6 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Open Source
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 2 (18.18%) BDD
7 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
8 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) VBScript
6 1 (9.09%) AWK
6 1 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (9.09%) sed
6 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Perforce