Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 128 112
Rank change year-on-year +36 -16 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 44 16 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 2.35% 0.79% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 0.81% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 39 16 36
Nottingham median annual salary £47,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.25% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,750 £48,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +30.14% -2.67% -

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 1815 1985 2251
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 97.93% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1600 1620 1690
Nottingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.39% -1.28%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,975 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,046 £38,500
% change year-on-year +1.08% +9.21% +2.67%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Nottingham region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 38 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (79.55%) Java
4 28 (63.64%) C#
5 27 (61.36%) JMeter
6 26 (59.09%) Selenium
7 24 (54.55%) Cucumber
8 23 (52.27%) QA
9 21 (47.73%) Ruby
9 21 (47.73%) JIRA
10 19 (43.18%) Python
11 18 (40.91%) Calabash
11 18 (40.91%) Appium
12 17 (38.64%) WebDriver
12 17 (38.64%) SQL
13 15 (34.09%) Confluence
13 15 (34.09%) SpecFlow
13 15 (34.09%) Jenkins
14 14 (31.82%) JBehave
14 14 (31.82%) JUnit
15 13 (29.55%) Web Services
16 12 (27.27%) Gatling
16 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (27.27%) TeamCity
17 11 (25.00%) Test Strategy
18 10 (22.73%) BDD
19 9 (20.45%) SoapUI
19 9 (20.45%) REST
20 8 (18.18%) Unix
20 8 (18.18%) Windows

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 15 (34.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 27 (61.36%) JMeter
2 26 (59.09%) Selenium
3 24 (54.55%) Cucumber
4 21 (47.73%) JIRA
5 18 (40.91%) Appium
5 18 (40.91%) Calabash
6 17 (38.64%) WebDriver
7 15 (34.09%) Jenkins
7 15 (34.09%) SpecFlow
8 14 (31.82%) JBehave
8 14 (31.82%) JUnit
9 12 (27.27%) Gatling
9 12 (27.27%) TeamCity
10 9 (20.45%) SoapUI
11 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
12 2 (4.55%) CasperJS
12 2 (4.55%) Concordion
12 2 (4.55%) FitNesse
12 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
12 2 (4.55%) TestNG
General
1 1 (2.27%) Advertising
1 1 (2.27%) Marketing
1 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) Web Services
2 9 (20.45%) REST
3 3 (6.82%) JSON
3 3 (6.82%) RESTful
3 3 (6.82%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) Behat
4 2 (4.55%) CSS
4 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (2.27%) .NET
5 1 (2.27%) Ajax
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.27%) HTML5
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) Swagger
5 1 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Client/Server
1 6 (13.64%) User Experience
2 2 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Unix
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 38 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 10 (22.73%) BDD
6 7 (15.91%) DevOps
6 7 (15.91%) Functional Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Open Source
6 7 (15.91%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (13.64%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (13.64%) OOP
7 6 (13.64%) Performance Testing
7 6 (13.64%) TDD
7 6 (13.64%) Test Management
8 5 (11.36%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (11.36%) SDLC
8 5 (11.36%) Test Planning
9 4 (9.09%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) Java
2 28 (63.64%) C#
3 21 (47.73%) Ruby
4 19 (43.18%) Python
5 17 (38.64%) SQL
6 1 (2.27%) Groovy
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) Jython
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) ISEB
1 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (52.27%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Atlassian