Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 252 265
Rank change year-on-year +97 +13 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 104 31 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.52% 0.40% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 102 30 38
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £35,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.86% -15.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,750 £29,975
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,875 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% +23.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6669 7533 8926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.41% 98.09% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5628 6507 7212
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,725 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in West Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in West Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in West Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire 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
Leeds +93 95 £50,000 +38.89% 8
Wakefield - 4 £42,500 -
Halifax +27 1 £37,500 +5.63%
Bradford +8 1 £35,000 +2.56%
Automation Tester
Yorkshire

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

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 West Yorkshire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 104 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 83 (79.81%) Selenium
3 76 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (73.08%) Java
4 70 (67.31%) Cucumber
5 62 (59.62%) C#
6 58 (55.77%) Test Scripting
7 55 (52.88%) WebDriver
8 51 (49.04%) BDD
9 42 (40.38%) TDD
10 33 (31.73%) Configuration Management
10 33 (31.73%) Gherkin
10 33 (31.73%) GitHub
10 33 (31.73%) Jenkins
10 33 (31.73%) SDLC
11 28 (26.92%) SpecFlow
12 26 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
13 19 (18.27%) Mentoring
13 19 (18.27%) Test Strategy
14 17 (16.35%) Python
15 15 (14.42%) SQL
15 15 (14.42%) Big Data
16 13 (12.50%) Open Source
17 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
18 11 (10.58%) XML
19 10 (9.62%) .NET
20 9 (8.65%) Web Services
20 9 (8.65%) Artificial Intelligence
20 9 (8.65%) SDET
21 8 (7.69%) Security Testing

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.77%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 33 (31.73%) GitHub
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) Big Data
2 6 (5.77%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 83 (79.81%) Selenium
2 70 (67.31%) Cucumber
3 55 (52.88%) WebDriver
4 33 (31.73%) Jenkins
5 28 (26.92%) SpecFlow
6 7 (6.73%) FitNesse
7 6 (5.77%) JBehave
8 5 (4.81%) Appium
9 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.88%) Protractor
11 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.96%) Calabash
12 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.96%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (6.73%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Retail
3 1 (0.96%) Games
3 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.73%) Gherkin
2 11 (10.58%) XML
3 10 (9.62%) .NET
4 9 (8.65%) Web Services
5 6 (5.77%) JRuby
5 6 (5.77%) Kafka
5 6 (5.77%) SOAP
5 6 (5.77%) WSDL
5 6 (5.77%) XSD
6 3 (2.88%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.92%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.92%) Flash
7 2 (1.92%) HTML
8 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.96%) CSS
8 1 (0.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.85%) Internet of Things
2 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.81%) Android
1 5 (4.81%) Apple iOS
1 5 (4.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 76 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (55.77%) Test Scripting
4 51 (49.04%) BDD
5 42 (40.38%) TDD
6 33 (31.73%) Configuration Management
6 33 (31.73%) SDLC
7 26 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
8 19 (18.27%) Mentoring
8 19 (18.27%) Test Strategy
9 13 (12.50%) Open Source
10 9 (8.65%) Artificial Intelligence
10 9 (8.65%) SDET
11 8 (7.69%) Security Testing
12 7 (6.73%) Coaching
12 7 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (6.73%) Web Testing
13 6 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (4.81%) Manual Testing
14 5 (4.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 76 (73.08%) Java
2 62 (59.62%) C#
3 17 (16.35%) Python
4 15 (14.42%) SQL
5 6 (5.77%) Scala
6 5 (4.81%) Ruby
7 2 (1.92%) C++
8 1 (0.96%) C
8 1 (0.96%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.85%) ISEB
3 3 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.88%) Google
2 3 (2.88%) Twitter
3 1 (0.96%) HP
3 1 (0.96%) Telerik