The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 73 89 99
Rank change year-on-year +16 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 8 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.95% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.32% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +19.71% -10.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 828 938 1132
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 98.34% 96.90% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 692 698 869
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in Nottingham

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 5 (35.71%) QA
4 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
5 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
5 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Test Management
6 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
6 3 (21.43%) SDET
7 2 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (14.29%) Calabash
7 2 (14.29%) Ranorex
7 2 (14.29%) Appium
7 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (14.29%) sed

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
5 2 (14.29%) Appium
5 2 (14.29%) Calabash
5 2 (14.29%) CruiseControl
5 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (14.29%) Ranorex
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
6 1 (7.14%) Ant
6 1 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (7.14%) Maven
6 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
2 2 (14.29%) WPF
3 1 (7.14%) JDBC
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Fintech
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Test Management
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) AWK
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) sed
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
2 3 (21.43%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Perforce
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