The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in North Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 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
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 66 83
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 8 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 1.06% 2.01% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 2.05% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 13
Median salary £48,500 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.72% +10.76%  
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 North Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 740 732 1007
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 98.40% 98.26% 98.92%
Number of salaries quoted 641 617 925
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £49,500 £50,000
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 North Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in North Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in North Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in North Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in North Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
York +9 5 £57,500 +59.72% 1
Harrogate - 2 £21,500 -
Selby - 1 £35,000 -
Automation Tester
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 North Yorkshire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) SDLC
4 10 (62.50%) TDD
5 8 (50.00%) C#
6 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
7 6 (37.50%) JIRA
7 6 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (37.50%) JMeter
7 6 (37.50%) Java
7 6 (37.50%) VBScript
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (37.50%) TestComplete
7 6 (37.50%) iPad
7 6 (37.50%) SpecFlow
7 6 (37.50%) Gherkin
8 4 (25.00%) VB
8 4 (25.00%) .NET
8 4 (25.00%) QA
9 3 (18.75%) Ruby
9 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 2 (12.50%) MySQL
10 2 (12.50%) ISEB
10 2 (12.50%) XML
10 2 (12.50%) Test Management

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
1 6 (37.50%) JMeter
1 6 (37.50%) SpecFlow
1 6 (37.50%) TestComplete
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Gherkin
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) WPF
3 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) SDLC
4 10 (62.50%) TDD
5 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
8 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Test Management
8 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
9 1 (6.25%) ITIL
9 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
9 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) VBScript
3 4 (25.00%) VB
4 3 (18.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
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