Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 198 301
Rank change year-on-year +35 +103 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 134 115 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.61% 1.21% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.24% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 125 114 35
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £27,200
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £43,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -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 8,049 9,277 10,986
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 97.52% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6,607 7,786 9,221
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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
West Yorkshire +45 108 £40,000 -20.00% 9
North Yorkshire +3 18 £55,000 +25.71%
South Yorkshire -10 6 £37,500 -16.67% 1
East Yorkshire +9 2 £42,500 +41.67%
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 114 (85.07%) Selenium
3 85 (63.43%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (56.72%) C#
5 63 (47.01%) Java
6 40 (29.85%) QA
7 32 (23.88%) .NET
8 31 (23.13%) SQL
9 30 (22.39%) Performance Testing
10 28 (20.90%) JavaScript
10 28 (20.90%) Software Testing
11 26 (19.40%) Cucumber
12 25 (18.66%) BDD
12 25 (18.66%) Scrum
13 23 (17.16%) Test Scripting
14 22 (16.42%) JMeter
15 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
15 21 (15.67%) SDLC
16 20 (14.93%) SDET
16 20 (14.93%) ISEB
16 20 (14.93%) Web Services
16 20 (14.93%) SpecFlow
17 18 (13.43%) WebDriver
17 18 (13.43%) HP
18 16 (11.94%) QA Automation
18 16 (11.94%) Protractor
18 16 (11.94%) Appium
18 16 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (11.19%) TestComplete

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 13 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) BrowserStack
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) FTP
2 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 114 (85.07%) Selenium
2 26 (19.40%) Cucumber
3 22 (16.42%) JMeter
4 20 (14.93%) SpecFlow
5 18 (13.43%) WebDriver
6 16 (11.94%) Appium
6 16 (11.94%) Protractor
6 16 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (11.19%) TestComplete
8 14 (10.45%) Jenkins
8 14 (10.45%) LoadRunner
8 14 (10.45%) LoadUI
8 14 (10.45%) NeoLoad
8 14 (10.45%) WebLOAD
9 13 (9.70%) SoapUI
10 12 (8.96%) Visual Studio
11 10 (7.46%) JUnit
12 8 (5.97%) Ant
12 8 (5.97%) Jasmine
12 8 (5.97%) Maven
General
1 11 (8.21%) Retail
2 7 (5.22%) Finance
3 5 (3.73%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Games
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.88%) .NET
2 20 (14.93%) Web Services
3 14 (10.45%) HTML
4 10 (7.46%) CSS
4 10 (7.46%) Gherkin
4 10 (7.46%) XML
5 3 (2.24%) RESTful
6 2 (1.49%) jQuery
6 2 (1.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (8.96%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.24%) Fintech
4 3 (2.24%) User Experience
5 1 (0.75%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.75%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.99%) Linux
1 4 (2.99%) Windows
1 4 (2.99%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 85 (63.43%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (22.39%) Performance Testing
4 28 (20.90%) Software Testing
5 25 (18.66%) BDD
5 25 (18.66%) Scrum
6 23 (17.16%) Test Scripting
7 21 (15.67%) SDLC
8 20 (14.93%) SDET
9 16 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (11.94%) QA Automation
10 15 (11.19%) Open Source
11 13 (9.70%) Manual Testing
12 10 (7.46%) API Testing
12 10 (7.46%) Mathematics
12 10 (7.46%) User Stories
13 9 (6.72%) Critical Thinking
14 8 (5.97%) Context-Driven Testing
14 8 (5.97%) Cybersecurity
14 8 (5.97%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 76 (56.72%) C#
2 63 (47.01%) Java
3 31 (23.13%) SQL
4 28 (20.90%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.97%) PHP
6 7 (5.22%) Python
7 3 (2.24%) Ruby
8 1 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (14.93%) ISEB
2 14 (10.45%) Degree
3 13 (9.70%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (29.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.43%) HP
3 10 (7.46%) Google
4 5 (3.73%) Twitter