The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 27 April 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 / North East
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 72 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.74% 1.08% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 0
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 648 714 762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.58% 96.75% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 590 626 644
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £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 the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in the North East

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in the North East

Automation Tester
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Tyne and Wear +10 5 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 North East region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
2 7 (77.78%) WebDriver
3 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Selenium
5 4 (44.44%) Ruby
6 3 (33.33%) QA
6 3 (33.33%) BDD
6 3 (33.33%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
7 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
8 1 (11.11%) JUnit
8 1 (11.11%) Python
8 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
8 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Games
8 1 (11.11%) Scrum
8 1 (11.11%) WCAG
8 1 (11.11%) JIRA
8 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 1 (11.11%) Scala

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

Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
1 7 (77.78%) WebDriver
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
4 1 (11.11%) JBehave
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (11.11%) QADirector
4 1 (11.11%) QARun
4 1 (11.11%) RSpec
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
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