Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £45,750 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 229 195
Rank change year-on-year +63 -34 +47
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 63 39 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.19% 0.59% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.61% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 58 32 84
East Midlands median annual salary £45,750 £35,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.71% -19.08% +16.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,750 £49,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 5130 6438 7193
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.31% 97.71% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4277 5094 5825
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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
Nottinghamshire +39 50 £47,500 +30.14% 5
Leicestershire +27 8 £35,000 - 2
Derbyshire - 3 £46,500 -
Northamptonshire +12 1 £55,000 +54.93% 1
Lincolnshire +7 1 £55,000 +69.23%
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 63 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 55 (87.30%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (68.25%) Selenium
4 42 (66.67%) Java
5 39 (61.90%) C#
6 31 (49.21%) Cucumber
7 28 (44.44%) QA
8 27 (42.86%) JMeter
9 25 (39.68%) JIRA
9 25 (39.68%) Jenkins
10 22 (34.92%) WebDriver
11 21 (33.33%) Ruby
11 21 (33.33%) SQL
12 19 (30.16%) Python
13 18 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (28.57%) Calabash
13 18 (28.57%) Appium
14 17 (26.98%) BDD
15 16 (25.40%) SpecFlow
16 15 (23.81%) Confluence
17 14 (22.22%) Manual Testing
17 14 (22.22%) JBehave
17 14 (22.22%) JUnit
18 13 (20.63%) Web Services
19 12 (19.05%) Test Strategy
19 12 (19.05%) TeamCity
19 12 (19.05%) Gatling
20 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
20 10 (15.87%) ISEB
20 10 (15.87%) ISTQB

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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (23.81%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 43 (68.25%) Selenium
2 31 (49.21%) Cucumber
3 27 (42.86%) JMeter
4 25 (39.68%) Jenkins
4 25 (39.68%) JIRA
5 22 (34.92%) WebDriver
6 18 (28.57%) Appium
6 18 (28.57%) Calabash
7 16 (25.40%) SpecFlow
8 14 (22.22%) JBehave
8 14 (22.22%) JUnit
9 12 (19.05%) Gatling
9 12 (19.05%) TeamCity
10 9 (14.29%) SoapUI
11 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
12 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
13 4 (6.35%) Robot Framework
14 2 (3.17%) FitNesse
14 2 (3.17%) git-flow
14 2 (3.17%) NUnit
General
1 2 (3.17%) Marketing
1 2 (3.17%) Retail
2 1 (1.59%) Advertising
2 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) Web Services
2 9 (14.29%) REST
3 5 (7.94%) .NET
4 3 (4.76%) CSS
4 3 (4.76%) HTML
4 3 (4.76%) JSON
4 3 (4.76%) RESTful
4 3 (4.76%) XML
5 2 (3.17%) Behat
5 2 (3.17%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.59%) Ajax
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.59%) HTML5
6 1 (1.59%) SOAP
6 1 (1.59%) Swagger
6 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Client/Server
1 6 (9.52%) User Experience
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.17%) iPad
3 2 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Unix
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 55 (87.30%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (26.98%) BDD
5 14 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 12 (19.05%) Test Strategy
7 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
8 9 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
9 8 (12.70%) Functional Testing
10 7 (11.11%) DevOps
10 7 (11.11%) Open Source
10 7 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 7 (11.11%) TDD
11 6 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (9.52%) OOP
11 6 (9.52%) Performance Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Test Management
12 5 (7.94%) API Testing
12 5 (7.94%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (7.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (66.67%) Java
2 39 (61.90%) C#
3 21 (33.33%) Ruby
3 21 (33.33%) SQL
4 19 (30.16%) Python
5 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) Groovy
6 1 (1.59%) Jython
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) ISEB
1 10 (15.87%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Google
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.76%) Twitter
3 1 (1.59%) Blue Prism