Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 110 129
Rank change year-on-year +28 +19 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 28 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.03% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 0.22% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 6
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -9.09% -22.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £26,500 £26,375
90th Percentile £51,500 £41,500 £35,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year +35.71% +6.87% +0.77%

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 1351 1384 1912
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 97.76% 97.46% 98.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1182 1635
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,925 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 23 July 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 6 months to 23 July 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
Sheffield +29 28 £45,000 +56.52% 2
Automation Tester
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 28 (100.00%) Selenium
1 28 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (92.86%) TDD
3 26 (92.86%) C#
4 25 (89.29%) Java
5 21 (75.00%) WebDriver
5 21 (75.00%) Cucumber
6 20 (71.43%) BDD
6 20 (71.43%) Test Scripting
6 20 (71.43%) Gherkin
6 20 (71.43%) Configuration Management
6 20 (71.43%) Jenkins
7 19 (67.86%) GitHub
8 18 (64.29%) System Integration Testing
8 18 (64.29%) SDLC
9 7 (25.00%) NUnit
9 7 (25.00%) SQL
10 6 (21.43%) OO
10 6 (21.43%) Subversion
10 6 (21.43%) TestNG
11 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
12 4 (14.29%) Finance
13 2 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
13 2 (7.14%) Process Management
13 2 (7.14%) Open Source
13 2 (7.14%) Big Data
14 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
14 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
14 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration

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 19 (67.86%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (100.00%) Selenium
2 21 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 21 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 20 (71.43%) Jenkins
4 7 (25.00%) NUnit
5 6 (21.43%) Subversion
5 6 (21.43%) TestNG
6 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (92.86%) TDD
4 20 (71.43%) BDD
4 20 (71.43%) Configuration Management
4 20 (71.43%) Test Scripting
5 18 (64.29%) SDLC
5 18 (64.29%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (21.43%) OO
7 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (7.14%) Open Source
8 2 (7.14%) Process Management
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.57%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C#
2 25 (89.29%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB