The median annual salary for a Test Automation Manager was £62,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Automation Test Manager
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 908 928
Rank change year-on-year +63 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Manager 44 32 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.033% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.034% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 53
Median salary £62,000 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.09% -16.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,875 £72,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median salary £58,000 £52,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.43%  

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 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Test Automation Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Manager 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.

Salary trend for Test Automation Manager in the UK

Test Automation Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Manager over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Manager in the UK

Test Automation Manager
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +68 44 £62,000 +18.09% 3
UK excluding London +26 28 £58,000 +10.47% 2
London +39 16 £70,000 -6.66% 1
South East +38 9 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Midlands - 6 £52,500 -
North of England -9 5 £42,500 -15.00%
South West +1 4 £57,500 -14.81%
East of England -9 4 £90,000 +50.00%

Test Automation Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Test Automation Manager 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 Test Automation Manager in the job title.

1 105 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 70 (66.67%) Selenium
3 65 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (38.10%) QA
5 39 (37.14%) Test Strategy
6 36 (34.29%) Java
7 34 (32.38%) BDD
8 31 (29.52%) Finance
8 31 (29.52%) Test Management
9 30 (28.57%) TDD
10 29 (27.62%) SDLC
11 26 (24.76%) Cucumber
12 24 (22.86%) HP UFT
13 23 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (20.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (18.10%) ISTQB
16 18 (17.14%) E-Commerce
17 16 (15.24%) Mentoring
17 16 (15.24%) Appium
18 15 (14.29%) Functional Testing
18 15 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
18 15 (14.29%) C#
18 15 (14.29%) ISEB
19 14 (13.33%) Scrum
19 14 (13.33%) Test Scripting
19 14 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
20 13 (12.38%) Integration Testing
21 12 (11.43%) SOAP
21 12 (11.43%) DevOps
21 12 (11.43%) Calabash

Test Automation Manager 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.81%) Apache
2 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.95%) Confluence
3 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.95%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) GitHub
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Skype
1 2 (1.90%) Unified Communications
1 2 (1.90%) WebEx
2 1 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 70 (66.67%) Selenium
2 26 (24.76%) Cucumber
3 24 (22.86%) HP UFT
4 16 (15.24%) Appium
5 12 (11.43%) Calabash
6 11 (10.48%) TestNG
7 10 (9.52%) SilkTest
7 10 (9.52%) SpecFlow
8 8 (7.62%) Jenkins
8 8 (7.62%) WebDriver
9 7 (6.67%) NUnit
10 6 (5.71%) SoapUI
11 5 (4.76%) JIRA
12 4 (3.81%) JUnit
13 3 (2.86%) eggPlant
13 3 (2.86%) JBehave
13 3 (2.86%) TeamCity
14 2 (1.90%) Jasmine
14 2 (1.90%) Protractor
14 2 (1.90%) Testopia
General
1 31 (29.52%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Retail
2 9 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Billing
4 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) SOAP
2 9 (8.57%) Gherkin
3 8 (7.62%) .NET
4 4 (3.81%) Middleware
4 4 (3.81%) Web Services
5 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.90%) Node.js
6 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.95%) Behat
6 1 (0.95%) CSS
6 1 (0.95%) HTML
6 1 (0.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.76%) Fintech
3 4 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.95%) FMCG
6 1 (0.95%) iPad
6 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.95%) Social Media
6 1 (0.95%) User Experience
6 1 (0.95%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.76%) Linux
2 3 (2.86%) Windows
3 2 (1.90%) Android
3 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 65 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (37.14%) Test Strategy
4 34 (32.38%) BDD
5 31 (29.52%) Test Management
6 30 (28.57%) TDD
7 29 (27.62%) SDLC
8 23 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (20.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (17.14%) E-Commerce
11 16 (15.24%) Mentoring
12 15 (14.29%) Functional Testing
12 15 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (13.33%) Scrum
13 14 (13.33%) Test Scripting
14 13 (12.38%) Integration Testing
15 12 (11.43%) DevOps
16 11 (10.48%) System Testing
16 11 (10.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.29%) Java
2 15 (14.29%) C#
3 8 (7.62%) Scala
3 8 (7.62%) VBScript
4 7 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.81%) C
5 4 (3.81%) C++
5 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.90%) SQL
6 2 (1.90%) VB
7 1 (0.95%) Groovy
7 1 (0.95%) PHP
7 1 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) ISTQB
2 15 (14.29%) ISEB
3 4 (3.81%) Degree
3 4 (3.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (38.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.81%) hybris
3 3 (2.86%) Dynatrace
4 2 (1.90%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco
4 2 (1.90%) HP
5 1 (0.95%) Google
5 1 (0.95%) Murex
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle
5 1 (0.95%) Sybase
5 1 (0.95%) VMware
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