The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Maidstone during the 3 months to 28 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
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 1.56% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone. 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
Maidstone
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 64 75 123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 100.00% 98.68% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 54 70 115
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 Maidstone

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Maidstone

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Maidstone

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 28 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 Maidstone region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Docker

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) SAP