Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Nottinghamshire during the 6 months to 22 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
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 133 123
Rank change year-on-year +39 -10 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 50 23 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.43% 0.98% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.00% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 45 23 36
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.14% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £28,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,750 £48,750
East Midlands median annual salary £45,750 £35,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year +30.71% -19.08% +16.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire. 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
Nottinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Nottinghamshire with a recognized job title 1997 2292 2548
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 97.99% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1742 1880 1926
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.97% +9.33% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,225 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Nottinghamshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Nottinghamshire.

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Nottinghamshire

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in Nottinghamshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +31 44 £47,500 +20.25% 3
Mansfield +16 5 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Automation Tester
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Nottinghamshire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 44 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (72.00%) Java
4 32 (64.00%) Selenium
5 29 (58.00%) C#
6 27 (54.00%) JMeter
7 25 (50.00%) JIRA
8 24 (48.00%) QA
8 24 (48.00%) Cucumber
9 21 (42.00%) WebDriver
9 21 (42.00%) Ruby
10 20 (40.00%) SQL
11 19 (38.00%) Python
11 19 (38.00%) Jenkins
12 18 (36.00%) Calabash
12 18 (36.00%) Appium
13 15 (30.00%) SpecFlow
13 15 (30.00%) Confluence
14 14 (28.00%) JBehave
14 14 (28.00%) JUnit
15 13 (26.00%) Web Services
15 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (24.00%) Gatling
16 12 (24.00%) TeamCity
17 11 (22.00%) BDD
17 11 (22.00%) Test Strategy
18 9 (18.00%) SoapUI
18 9 (18.00%) REST
18 9 (18.00%) Defect Tracking
18 9 (18.00%) Manual Testing

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (30.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 32 (64.00%) Selenium
2 27 (54.00%) JMeter
3 25 (50.00%) JIRA
4 24 (48.00%) Cucumber
5 21 (42.00%) WebDriver
6 19 (38.00%) Jenkins
7 18 (36.00%) Appium
7 18 (36.00%) Calabash
8 15 (30.00%) SpecFlow
9 14 (28.00%) JBehave
9 14 (28.00%) JUnit
10 12 (24.00%) Gatling
10 12 (24.00%) TeamCity
11 9 (18.00%) SoapUI
12 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
13 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
14 4 (8.00%) Robot Framework
15 2 (4.00%) CasperJS
15 2 (4.00%) FitNesse
15 2 (4.00%) git-flow
General
1 2 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) Web Services
2 9 (18.00%) REST
3 3 (6.00%) CSS
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) JSON
3 3 (6.00%) RESTful
3 3 (6.00%) XML
4 2 (4.00%) Behat
4 2 (4.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.00%) Ajax
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.00%) HTML5
5 1 (2.00%) SOAP
5 1 (2.00%) Swagger
5 1 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (12.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Unix
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 44 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (22.00%) BDD
4 11 (22.00%) Test Strategy
5 9 (18.00%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (18.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (14.00%) DevOps
6 7 (14.00%) Functional Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Open Source
6 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (12.00%) OOP
7 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (12.00%) TDD
7 6 (12.00%) Test Management
8 5 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (10.00%) SDLC
8 5 (10.00%) Test Planning
9 4 (8.00%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) Java
2 29 (58.00%) C#
3 21 (42.00%) Ruby
4 20 (40.00%) SQL
5 19 (38.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) Groovy
7 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) ISEB
1 6 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (48.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Atlassian