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The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £49,750 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

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

Automation Tester
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 226 201 136
Rank change year-on-year -25 -65 +114
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 68 39 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.89% 0.68% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.72% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 49
10th Percentile £36,654 £34,606 £32,250
25th Percentile £41,038 £38,438 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,750 £46,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.99% +9.41% -5.56%
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,125 £58,325 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 7,303 5,412 3,893
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 93.93% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4,424 4,388 3,369
10th Percentile £28,189 £28,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Automation Tester in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Automation Tester in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -13 62 £49,750 +7.57% 3
South Yorkshire -3 6 - -
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, Automation Tester job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 61 (89.71%) Agile
3 54 (79.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 45 (66.18%) Test Scripting
5 44 (64.71%) JavaScript
6 42 (61.76%) Broadband
6 42 (61.76%) Games
6 42 (61.76%) Accessibility
7 38 (55.88%) BDD
8 34 (50.00%) Java
9 32 (47.06%) Software Testing
9 32 (47.06%) Acceptance Criteria
10 28 (41.18%) Test Strategy
11 27 (39.71%) Postman
11 27 (39.71%) Software Engineering
12 26 (38.24%) Python
13 25 (36.76%) Functional Testing
14 24 (35.29%) TestCafe
15 23 (33.82%) Artificial Intelligence
16 22 (32.35%) Social Media
17 21 (30.88%) Selenium
18 20 (29.41%) Finance
19 18 (26.47%) Project Management
19 18 (26.47%) Git (software)
19 18 (26.47%) Social Skills
20 15 (22.06%) Self-Motivation
20 15 (22.06%) QA
21 14 (20.59%) Atlassian
21 14 (20.59%) Scrum
21 14 (20.59%) TDD

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (8.82%) GitHub
2 2 (2.94%) AWS
2 2 (2.94%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 2 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (2.94%) Serverless
3 1 (1.47%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (61.76%) Broadband
2 8 (11.76%) 5G
3 6 (8.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.94%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (39.71%) Postman
2 24 (35.29%) TestCafe
3 21 (30.88%) Selenium
4 18 (26.47%) Git (software)
5 13 (19.12%) Cypress.io
5 13 (19.12%) FitNesse
6 10 (14.71%) Cucumber
7 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
7 6 (8.82%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.88%) Appium
8 4 (5.88%) JIRA
8 4 (5.88%) Maven
8 4 (5.88%) REST Assured
8 4 (5.88%) SoapUI
8 4 (5.88%) Subversion
8 4 (5.88%) TestNG
9 1 (1.47%) Charles Proxy
General
1 54 (79.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 42 (61.76%) Games
3 20 (29.41%) Finance
4 18 (26.47%) Social Skills
5 14 (20.59%) Public Sector
6 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (8.82%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) JSON
1 10 (14.71%) XML
2 6 (8.82%) COM
2 6 (8.82%) HTML
2 6 (8.82%) REST
2 6 (8.82%) WPF
3 4 (5.88%) RESTful
3 4 (5.88%) SOAP
4 2 (2.94%) Node.js
5 1 (1.47%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.47%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) Social Media
2 15 (22.06%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (20.59%) Cyber Defence
3 14 (20.59%) Cyberattack
3 14 (20.59%) Cybercrime
3 14 (20.59%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.82%) User Experience
4 6 (8.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) VMS
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Android
2 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 61 (89.71%) Agile
3 45 (66.18%) Test Scripting
4 38 (55.88%) BDD
5 32 (47.06%) Acceptance Criteria
5 32 (47.06%) Software Testing
6 28 (41.18%) Test Strategy
7 27 (39.71%) Software Engineering
8 25 (36.76%) Functional Testing
9 23 (33.82%) Artificial Intelligence
10 18 (26.47%) Project Management
11 14 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (20.59%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 14 (20.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 14 (20.59%) Exploratory Testing
11 14 (20.59%) Platform Engineering
11 14 (20.59%) Scrum
11 14 (20.59%) SDET
11 14 (20.59%) TDD
11 14 (20.59%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 44 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 34 (50.00%) Java
3 26 (38.24%) Python
4 12 (17.65%) C#
4 12 (17.65%) TypeScript
5 6 (8.82%) C++
6 4 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (61.76%) Accessibility
2 15 (22.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Atlassian
2 6 (8.82%) ANSYS
2 6 (8.82%) Bloomberg
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft