The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Automation Tester
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 162 165
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 9 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.31% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 9
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +15.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £40,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +19.71% -11.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2836 3095 3291
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.82% 97.36% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 2477 2677
Median salary £37,500 £37,846 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.91% -2.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in the East Midlands

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in the East Midlands

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in the East Midlands

Automation Tester
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Nottinghamshire +12 8 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £38,500 -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 East Midlands region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 18 (78.26%) Selenium
2 17 (73.91%) Java
3 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (65.22%) C#
5 12 (52.17%) Test Scripting
6 8 (34.78%) Manual Testing
6 8 (34.78%) Scrum
7 7 (30.43%) QA
7 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Automation Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
9 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
10 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
10 4 (17.39%) BDD
10 4 (17.39%) Gherkin
10 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
10 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Python
10 4 (17.39%) SQL
11 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
11 3 (13.04%) TDD
11 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Test Management
11 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
11 3 (13.04%) Data Management
11 3 (13.04%) SDET
12 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 18 (78.26%) Selenium
2 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
4 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
5 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
6 2 (8.70%) CruiseControl
6 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (8.70%) Ranorex
6 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
6 2 (8.70%) Subversion
6 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.35%) Ant
7 1 (4.35%) Appium
7 1 (4.35%) Calabash
7 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
7 1 (4.35%) JIRA
7 1 (4.35%) Maven
7 1 (4.35%) NUnit
7 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.70%) WPF
3 1 (4.35%) JDBC
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Fintech
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Test Scripting
3 8 (34.78%) Manual Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
4 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Automation Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
6 4 (17.39%) BDD
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Data Management
7 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
7 3 (13.04%) TDD
7 3 (13.04%) Test Management
8 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.70%) OO
8 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) AWK
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) sed
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
2 3 (13.04%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Perforce
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