Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Team Leader was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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

Automation Team Lead
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1175 1258 1276
Rank change year-on-year +83 +18 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Team Leader 17 23 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.011% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.012% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 40
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £37,600 £44,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 171314 195618 214070
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.01% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 139663 164331 175586
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Automation Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Automation Team Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Team Leader in the UK

Automation Team Leader
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Team Leader.

Salary trend for Automation Team Leader in the UK

Automation Team Leader
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Team Leader over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Team Leader in the UK

Automation Team Leader
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Team Leader within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +73 17 £47,500 -9.52% 3
UK excluding London +80 11 £50,000 - 3
London +61 6 £46,000 -34.29%
Midlands - 6 £38,000 - 1
North of England - 4 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £47,500 - 1
North West - 2 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £36,000 -
East of England - 1 £60,000 -

Automation Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Automation Team Leader 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 Automation Team Leader in the job title.

1 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Test Strategy
4 8 (47.06%) Selenium
5 7 (41.18%) QA
6 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
6 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 6 (35.29%) ISEB
6 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (35.29%) Coaching
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
8 4 (23.53%) .NET
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (23.53%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
8 4 (23.53%) System Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
8 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
8 4 (23.53%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
9 3 (17.65%) JMeter

Automation Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
3 3 (17.65%) JMeter
3 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
4 2 (11.76%) TestRail
5 1 (5.88%) Appium
5 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.88%) Buildbot
5 1 (5.88%) JUnit
5 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Test Strategy
4 6 (35.29%) Coaching
4 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) System Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Korn
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISEB
1 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 4 (23.53%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) Netcool
1 1 (5.88%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) Terraform
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Northgate
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
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