Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Tester
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 123 104
Rank change year-on-year +25 -19 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 37 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 2.07% 0.84% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 0.86% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 36 17 26
Nottingham median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £31,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,500 £47,500
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +30.72% +2.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Permanent vacancies in Nottingham with a recognized job title 1,734 1,975 2,064
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 97.92% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,529 1,600 1,528
Nottingham median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,533 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £58,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Nottingham

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Nottingham

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Nottingham over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Nottingham region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (94.59%) Java
4 27 (72.97%) Selenium
5 26 (70.27%) Cucumber
5 26 (70.27%) C#
6 25 (67.57%) JMeter
7 19 (51.35%) JIRA
8 18 (48.65%) QA
8 18 (48.65%) SoapUI
8 18 (48.65%) Jenkins
9 17 (45.95%) WebDriver
10 16 (43.24%) Ruby
11 15 (40.54%) TDD
11 15 (40.54%) Python
12 14 (37.84%) Web Services
12 14 (37.84%) Calabash
12 14 (37.84%) Appium
13 13 (35.14%) Open Source
14 12 (32.43%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (29.73%) Confluence
16 10 (27.03%) JBehave
16 10 (27.03%) SQL
16 10 (27.03%) JUnit
17 9 (24.32%) Gatling
17 9 (24.32%) SpecFlow
17 9 (24.32%) Gherkin
17 9 (24.32%) XML
17 9 (24.32%) OO
17 9 (24.32%) BDD

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 11 (29.73%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 27 (72.97%) Selenium
2 26 (70.27%) Cucumber
3 25 (67.57%) JMeter
4 19 (51.35%) JIRA
5 18 (48.65%) Jenkins
5 18 (48.65%) SoapUI
6 17 (45.95%) WebDriver
7 14 (37.84%) Appium
7 14 (37.84%) Calabash
8 10 (27.03%) JBehave
8 10 (27.03%) JUnit
9 9 (24.32%) Gatling
9 9 (24.32%) SpecFlow
9 9 (24.32%) TeamCity
10 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
10 8 (21.62%) NUnit
11 1 (2.70%) Concordion
11 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
11 1 (2.70%) Maven
11 1 (2.70%) TestNG
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) Web Services
2 9 (24.32%) Gherkin
2 9 (24.32%) JSON
2 9 (24.32%) XML
3 8 (21.62%) SOAP
4 7 (18.92%) REST
5 1 (2.70%) .NET
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.70%) Behat
5 1 (2.70%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Unix
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) TDD
4 13 (35.14%) Open Source
5 12 (32.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (24.32%) BDD
6 9 (24.32%) OO
6 9 (24.32%) Performance Testing
7 8 (21.62%) OOP
7 8 (21.62%) Scenario Testing
7 8 (21.62%) SDET
7 8 (21.62%) Test Management
8 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (18.92%) Load Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Process Improvement
9 5 (13.51%) DevOps
10 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
11 2 (5.41%) API Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Functional Testing
12 1 (2.70%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) Java
2 26 (70.27%) C#
3 16 (43.24%) Ruby
4 15 (40.54%) Python
5 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (48.65%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft