The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 69 88 95
Rank change year-on-year +19 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 12 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.44% 0.10% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.11% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 7
Median salary £60,000 £28,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +110.52% -24.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

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 820 945 1072
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 98.09% 96.92% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 689 707 817
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in Nottingham

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in Nottingham

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in Nottingham over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Engineer in Nottingham

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Test Automation Engineer 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 Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) Perl
2 13 (72.22%) Python
2 13 (72.22%) Test Scripting
2 13 (72.22%) Open Source
2 13 (72.22%) Automation Testing
3 12 (66.67%) Big Data
3 12 (66.67%) Project Management
3 12 (66.67%) .NET
3 12 (66.67%) Finance
4 10 (55.56%) Banking
4 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
5 9 (50.00%) QA
6 8 (44.44%) Selenium
7 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (33.33%) C#
8 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
8 5 (27.78%) SpecFlow
8 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
9 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
9 3 (16.67%) BDD
9 3 (16.67%) OO
9 3 (16.67%) Scrum
10 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Test Management
10 2 (11.11%) Maven
10 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 2 (11.11%) Ant

Test Automation Engineer 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) SpecFlow
2 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
3 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) Ant
4 2 (11.11%) Appium
4 2 (11.11%) Calabash
4 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Banking
2 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) JDBC
2 2 (11.11%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Automation Testing
2 13 (72.22%) Open Source
2 13 (72.22%) Test Scripting
3 12 (66.67%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
6 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.11%) MVC
7 2 (11.11%) OOP
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Test Management
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) Perl
2 13 (72.22%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA