The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 44 41 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 2.12% 0.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Median salary £41,250 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.15% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +19.71% -8.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull. 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
Solihull
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 279 234 283
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 98.59% 94.74% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 259 195 229
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,800 £50,000 £67,000
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 Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Solihull

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Solihull

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 25 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 Solihull region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
2 5 (83.33%) QA Automation
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
4 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) API Testing
6 1 (16.67%) FogBugz
6 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (16.67%) Twitter
6 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) GitHub
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (16.67%) Ant

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) FogBugz
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) OOP
1 5 (83.33%) QA Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) API Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter