The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 162 169
Rank change year-on-year +19 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 13 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.48% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 16
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -13.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,300 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,450 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -1.31%  

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 2604 3185 3661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 97.02% 97.61% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2194 2586 3042
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 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
Nottinghamshire +10 8 £47,500 +21.79% 3
Lincolnshire +20 3 £55,000 +57.14%
Northamptonshire -1 3 £55,000 +52.77%
Derbyshire - 2 £46,500 -
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 23 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (73.91%) Selenium
3 14 (60.87%) C#
4 13 (56.52%) Java
4 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (47.83%) BDD
6 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
7 8 (34.78%) SpecFlow
8 7 (30.43%) QA
8 7 (30.43%) TDD
9 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
9 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
9 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
9 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
9 5 (21.74%) SDET
10 4 (17.39%) WPF
10 4 (17.39%) RESTful
10 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
11 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
11 3 (13.04%) .NET
11 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
11 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (13.04%) Web Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Gherkin
11 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
11 3 (13.04%) SDLC
12 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
12 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (8.70%) Ranorex
12 2 (8.70%) iPad

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) Selenium
2 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
3 8 (34.78%) SpecFlow
4 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (8.70%) Ranorex
5 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.35%) Ant
6 1 (4.35%) Appium
6 1 (4.35%) Calabash
6 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.35%) JIRA
6 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) RESTful
1 4 (17.39%) WPF
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.35%) JDBC
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) Smartcard
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) BDD
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) SDET
5 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
6 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.04%) SDLC
7 3 (13.04%) Web Testing
8 2 (8.70%) OO
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (4.35%) MVC
9 1 (4.35%) OOP
9 1 (4.35%) Scrum
9 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 6 Monthly Bonus - Quarterly Pay Revi
Posted: 17 days ago