Period
to 26 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 102 130
Rank change year-on-year +13 +28 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 26 32 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.91% 1.77% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.82% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 13
Nottingham median annual salary £40,500 £50,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.00% +28.21% +4.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £58,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £48,750 £35,750
% change year-on-year -17.95% +36.36% -4.67%

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 1,330 1,760 1,894
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.51% 97.08% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,073 1,522 1,516
Nottingham median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,091
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +6.91% +5.23%
10th Percentile £25,440 £25,050 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25% +1.27%

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 26 September 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 26 September 2018, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Nottingham region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 23 (88.46%) Selenium
3 20 (76.92%) Java
3 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (69.23%) QA
5 17 (65.38%) Cucumber
5 17 (65.38%) BDD
6 15 (57.69%) C#
7 14 (53.85%) WebDriver
8 12 (46.15%) Maven
8 12 (46.15%) Functional Testing
8 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
9 11 (42.31%) SpecFlow
10 9 (34.62%) SoapUI
10 9 (34.62%) JBehave
10 9 (34.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
10 9 (34.62%) Ruby
10 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
10 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
10 9 (34.62%) JMeter
10 9 (34.62%) Web Services
10 9 (34.62%) GitLab
10 9 (34.62%) SDET
11 7 (26.92%) TDD
11 7 (26.92%) JIRA
12 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
12 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (19.23%) Microsoft

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (88.46%) Selenium
2 17 (65.38%) Cucumber
3 14 (53.85%) WebDriver
4 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 12 (46.15%) Maven
5 11 (42.31%) SpecFlow
6 9 (34.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
6 9 (34.62%) GitLab
6 9 (34.62%) JBehave
6 9 (34.62%) JMeter
6 9 (34.62%) SoapUI
7 7 (26.92%) JIRA
8 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (11.54%) NUnit
9 3 (11.54%) QF-Test
10 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
10 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
10 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) SOAP
3 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
4 3 (11.54%) JSON
4 3 (11.54%) REST
4 3 (11.54%) Swagger
4 3 (11.54%) XML
5 2 (7.69%) .NET
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (65.38%) BDD
4 12 (46.15%) Functional Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
5 9 (34.62%) SDET
6 7 (26.92%) TDD
7 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
8 4 (15.38%) OOP
8 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Test Management
8 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
9 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Machine Learning
9 3 (11.54%) Scrum
9 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) Ruby
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Groovy
5 3 (11.54%) Jython
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (69.23%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft