The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

Automation Tester
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 - 88
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 18 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.45% - 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% - 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 5
Median salary £45,000 - £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 721 743 1008
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 97.96% 96.87% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 627 645 842
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in South Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in South Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in South Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 18 £45,000 -
Automation Tester
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 23 (100.00%) Selenium
1 23 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (91.30%) TDD
2 21 (91.30%) C#
3 19 (82.61%) Java
4 18 (78.26%) Cucumber
4 18 (78.26%) BDD
5 16 (69.57%) WebDriver
5 16 (69.57%) Gherkin
5 16 (69.57%) Jenkins
5 16 (69.57%) System Integration Testing
5 16 (69.57%) SDLC
5 16 (69.57%) Configuration Management
5 16 (69.57%) Test Scripting
6 14 (60.87%) GitHub
6 14 (60.87%) Automation Testing
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) Finance
9 5 (21.74%) Subversion
9 5 (21.74%) NUnit
9 5 (21.74%) TestNG
9 5 (21.74%) OO
10 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
10 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
11 2 (8.70%) Behat
11 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
11 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 14 (60.87%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (100.00%) Selenium
2 18 (78.26%) Cucumber
3 16 (69.57%) Jenkins
3 16 (69.57%) WebDriver
4 5 (21.74%) NUnit
4 5 (21.74%) Subversion
4 5 (21.74%) TestNG
5 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
6 2 (8.70%) FitNesse
6 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Behat
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) WSDL
2 2 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 23 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (91.30%) TDD
3 18 (78.26%) BDD
4 16 (69.57%) Configuration Management
4 16 (69.57%) SDLC
4 16 (69.57%) System Integration Testing
4 16 (69.57%) Test Scripting
5 14 (60.87%) Automation Testing
6 5 (21.74%) OO
7 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.70%) ATDD
8 2 (8.70%) Coaching
8 2 (8.70%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (8.70%) Process Management
8 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
8 2 (8.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C#
2 19 (82.61%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft