Period
to 16 February 2019

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 108 129
Rank change year-on-year +44 +21 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 45 35 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 3.69% 1.93% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 1.99% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 14
Nottingham median annual salary £43,750 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +31.25%
10th Percentile £32,000 £35,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £64,250
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £41,250 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -13.16% - +18.75%

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 1,180 1,762 1,940
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.80% 97.13% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 960 1,532 1,572
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £68,750 £69,875
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 45 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 44 (97.78%) QA
3 37 (82.22%) Java
4 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (57.78%) C#
6 25 (55.56%) Cucumber
6 25 (55.56%) BDD
6 25 (55.56%) Selenium
7 23 (51.11%) Functional Testing
8 20 (44.44%) WebDriver
9 19 (42.22%) SoapUI
9 19 (42.22%) JIRA
9 19 (42.22%) TDD
9 19 (42.22%) Web Services
9 19 (42.22%) JMeter
10 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (33.33%) QA Automation
11 14 (31.11%) Test Management
11 14 (31.11%) OOP
12 12 (26.67%) Finance
12 12 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
12 12 (26.67%) User Stories
12 12 (26.67%) Fintech
12 12 (26.67%) Scenario Testing
13 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
13 11 (24.44%) Maven
14 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
14 7 (15.56%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (15.56%) Bitbucket
14 7 (15.56%) Big Data

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 7 (15.56%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Big Data
1 7 (15.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Cucumber
1 25 (55.56%) Selenium
2 20 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 19 (42.22%) JIRA
3 19 (42.22%) JMeter
3 19 (42.22%) SoapUI
4 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
4 11 (24.44%) Maven
5 7 (15.56%) Bitbucket
5 7 (15.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (13.33%) GitLab
6 6 (13.33%) JBehave
6 6 (13.33%) SpecFlow
7 5 (11.11%) QF-Test
8 1 (2.22%) NUnit
8 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) Web Services
2 5 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 5 (11.11%) JSON
2 5 (11.11%) REST
2 5 (11.11%) SOAP
2 5 (11.11%) Swagger
2 5 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Fintech
2 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (55.56%) BDD
4 23 (51.11%) Functional Testing
5 19 (42.22%) TDD
6 15 (33.33%) QA Automation
7 14 (31.11%) OOP
7 14 (31.11%) Test Management
8 12 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 12 (26.67%) Scenario Testing
8 12 (26.67%) User Stories
9 7 (15.56%) Manual Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (13.33%) SDET
11 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Machine Learning
11 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Scrum
11 5 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) Java
2 26 (57.78%) C#
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.33%) Ruby
4 5 (11.11%) Groovy
5 3 (6.67%) Jython
6 2 (4.44%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (97.78%) QA