Period
to 24 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 254 305
Rank change year-on-year +81 +51 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 129 77 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.33% 0.71% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.73% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 125 69 57
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £32,200 £29,000 £30,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 9,502 10,598 12,107
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.64% 97.70% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8,070 8,980 9,995
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,075 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +56 107 £50,000 +17.65% 7
North Yorkshire +11 12 £40,000 +33.33% 2
South Yorkshire +16 9 £35,000 -22.22% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 100 (77.52%) Selenium
3 89 (68.99%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (55.81%) C#
4 72 (55.81%) Java
5 70 (54.26%) Cucumber
6 61 (47.29%) Test Scripting
7 55 (42.64%) WebDriver
8 54 (41.86%) BDD
9 41 (31.78%) TDD
10 29 (22.48%) Jenkins
11 28 (21.71%) GitHub
11 28 (21.71%) Gherkin
11 28 (21.71%) Configuration Management
12 26 (20.16%) SpecFlow
13 25 (19.38%) SDLC
14 22 (17.05%) System Integration Testing
15 21 (16.28%) Mentoring
16 19 (14.73%) Test Strategy
17 18 (13.95%) Finance
17 18 (13.95%) Python
18 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
18 16 (12.40%) SQL
18 16 (12.40%) .NET
19 14 (10.85%) Software Testing
20 13 (10.08%) Performance Testing
21 12 (9.30%) Open Source
21 12 (9.30%) Web Services
21 12 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
22 11 (8.53%) Google

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.55%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.78%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.71%) GitHub
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.53%) Big Data
2 5 (3.88%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 100 (77.52%) Selenium
2 70 (54.26%) Cucumber
3 55 (42.64%) WebDriver
4 29 (22.48%) Jenkins
5 26 (20.16%) SpecFlow
6 8 (6.20%) FitNesse
6 8 (6.20%) SoapUI
7 7 (5.43%) JMeter
7 7 (5.43%) JUnit
8 6 (4.65%) LoadRunner
9 5 (3.88%) Appium
9 5 (3.88%) JIRA
9 5 (3.88%) LoadUI
9 5 (3.88%) NeoLoad
9 5 (3.88%) Protractor
9 5 (3.88%) TestComplete
9 5 (3.88%) WebLOAD
10 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.33%) JBehave
11 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (13.95%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Retail
3 3 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.71%) Gherkin
2 16 (12.40%) .NET
3 12 (9.30%) Web Services
4 10 (7.75%) XML
5 5 (3.88%) SOAP
5 5 (3.88%) WSDL
5 5 (3.88%) XSD
6 4 (3.10%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.33%) Apache Flex
7 3 (2.33%) HTML
7 3 (2.33%) XML Schema
8 2 (1.55%) CSS
8 2 (1.55%) Flash
8 2 (1.55%) JRuby
8 2 (1.55%) Kafka
9 1 (0.78%) Behat
9 1 (0.78%) REST
9 1 (0.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.33%) Social Media
3 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.55%) User Experience
4 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.43%) Windows
2 5 (3.88%) Android
2 5 (3.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 89 (68.99%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (47.29%) Test Scripting
4 54 (41.86%) BDD
5 41 (31.78%) TDD
6 28 (21.71%) Configuration Management
7 25 (19.38%) SDLC
8 22 (17.05%) System Integration Testing
9 21 (16.28%) Mentoring
10 19 (14.73%) Test Strategy
11 14 (10.85%) Software Testing
12 13 (10.08%) Performance Testing
13 12 (9.30%) Open Source
14 10 (7.75%) Artificial Intelligence
15 9 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (6.98%) Scrum
16 8 (6.20%) DevOps
17 5 (3.88%) API Testing
17 5 (3.88%) Microservices
17 5 (3.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (55.81%) C#
1 72 (55.81%) Java
2 18 (13.95%) Python
3 16 (12.40%) SQL
4 7 (5.43%) Ruby
5 2 (1.55%) C++
5 2 (1.55%) Scala
6 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.78%) PHP
6 1 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (7.75%) ISEB
2 5 (3.88%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.33%) Degree
4 2 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.75%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.53%) Google
3 9 (6.98%) Twitter
4 6 (4.65%) HP
5 2 (1.55%) Capita
6 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.78%) IBM
6 1 (0.78%) Telerik