The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
England / Yorkshire
Rank 177 226 243
Rank change year-on-year +49 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 60 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.13% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 58 25 23
Median salary £46,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.14% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +19.71% -11.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5168 6324 7288
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.66% 97.22% 98.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4499 5259 5893
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 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
West Yorkshire +49 39 £51,000 +45.71% 10
South Yorkshire +24 13 £45,000 +44.00%
North Yorkshire +10 8 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 72 (67.29%) Selenium
2 65 (60.75%) C#
3 64 (59.81%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (57.01%) Test Scripting
5 57 (53.27%) Cucumber
6 56 (52.34%) TDD
6 56 (52.34%) Java
7 54 (50.47%) BDD
8 50 (46.73%) Automation Testing
9 48 (44.86%) Automated Testing
10 44 (41.12%) Test Automation
11 41 (38.32%) WebDriver
11 41 (38.32%) SDLC
12 37 (34.58%) System Integration Testing
13 34 (31.78%) Gherkin
14 30 (28.04%) Jenkins
14 30 (28.04%) Configuration Management
15 26 (24.30%) GitHub
16 22 (20.56%) Python
17 14 (13.08%) SQL
17 14 (13.08%) .NET
17 14 (13.08%) Software Testing
17 14 (13.08%) ISTQB
17 14 (13.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 10 (9.35%) SpecFlow
18 10 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (9.35%) QA
18 10 (9.35%) Scrum
18 10 (9.35%) Finance
19 9 (8.41%) Microsoft

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) MySQL
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 72 (67.29%) Selenium
2 57 (53.27%) Cucumber
3 41 (38.32%) WebDriver
4 30 (28.04%) Jenkins
5 10 (9.35%) SpecFlow
5 10 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (7.48%) eggPlant
6 8 (7.48%) SoapUI
7 6 (5.61%) JIRA
8 5 (4.67%) JMeter
8 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.74%) Git (software)
9 4 (3.74%) RSpec
9 4 (3.74%) TestComplete
10 3 (2.80%) NUnit
10 3 (2.80%) Subversion
10 3 (2.80%) TestNG
11 2 (1.87%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.93%) Appium
General
1 10 (9.35%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Retail
3 4 (3.74%) Advertising
3 4 (3.74%) Banking
3 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (31.78%) Gherkin
2 14 (13.08%) .NET
3 8 (7.48%) XML
4 5 (4.67%) SOAP
5 4 (3.74%) CSS
5 4 (3.74%) HTML
5 4 (3.74%) JSON
6 2 (1.87%) Behat
6 2 (1.87%) Web Services
6 2 (1.87%) WPF
6 2 (1.87%) WSDL
6 2 (1.87%) XSD
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.93%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.74%) iPad
2 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (59.81%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (57.01%) Test Scripting
3 56 (52.34%) TDD
4 54 (50.47%) BDD
5 50 (46.73%) Automation Testing
6 48 (44.86%) Automated Testing
7 44 (41.12%) Test Automation
8 41 (38.32%) SDLC
9 37 (34.58%) System Integration Testing
10 30 (28.04%) Configuration Management
11 14 (13.08%) Software Testing
12 10 (9.35%) Scrum
13 9 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (7.48%) Exploratory Testing
14 8 (7.48%) Functional Testing
15 7 (6.54%) API Testing
16 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
16 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
17 5 (4.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (60.75%) C#
2 56 (52.34%) Java
3 22 (20.56%) Python
4 14 (13.08%) SQL
5 8 (7.48%) Ruby
6 5 (4.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.74%) VB
7 4 (3.74%) VBScript
8 2 (1.87%) C
8 2 (1.87%) C++
8 2 (1.87%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) ISTQB
1 14 (13.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (7.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
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Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + 34 days holiday, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, much more
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: Up to £40,000+ health, dental, pension & flexible working
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly competitive
Posted: 11 days ago