Period
to 21 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 207 307
Rank change year-on-year +25 +100 +30
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 131 126 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.26% 1.19% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.22% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 123 116 58
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £31,400 £31,250 £29,625
90th Percentile £56,000 £55,000 £43,250
England median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.21% +11.76% +1.19%

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 10,125 10,365 12,113
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.58% 97.74% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8,625 8,953 10,082
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £59,750
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -1 94 £47,500 -5.00% 19
North Yorkshire +15 20 £40,000 +23.08%
South Yorkshire +5 15 £37,500 -16.67% 2
East Yorkshire 0 2 £38,750 +29.17%
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 109 (83.21%) Selenium
3 89 (67.94%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (41.22%) Cucumber
5 53 (40.46%) Java
6 51 (38.93%) C#
7 49 (37.40%) WebDriver
8 48 (36.64%) BDD
9 43 (32.82%) Test Scripting
10 34 (25.95%) TDD
11 26 (19.85%) SpecFlow
12 23 (17.56%) Finance
13 22 (16.79%) Test Strategy
14 21 (16.03%) Performance Testing
14 21 (16.03%) .NET
15 20 (15.27%) QA
16 19 (14.50%) Jenkins
17 17 (12.98%) Configuration Management
18 16 (12.21%) JMeter
18 16 (12.21%) Software Testing
18 16 (12.21%) SoapUI
18 16 (12.21%) GitHub
18 16 (12.21%) Gherkin
19 15 (11.45%) Greenfield Project
19 15 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (11.45%) Scrum
19 15 (11.45%) SQL
20 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
20 14 (10.69%) HP
20 14 (10.69%) ISEB

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 1 (0.76%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.21%) GitHub
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.11%) Big Data
2 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 109 (83.21%) Selenium
2 54 (41.22%) Cucumber
3 49 (37.40%) WebDriver
4 26 (19.85%) SpecFlow
5 19 (14.50%) Jenkins
6 16 (12.21%) JMeter
6 16 (12.21%) SoapUI
7 14 (10.69%) LoadRunner
8 13 (9.92%) LoadUI
8 13 (9.92%) NeoLoad
8 13 (9.92%) TestComplete
8 13 (9.92%) WebLOAD
9 10 (7.63%) JIRA
9 10 (7.63%) JUnit
10 8 (6.11%) Protractor
10 8 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (4.58%) FitNesse
12 5 (3.82%) Appium
12 5 (3.82%) TestNG
13 4 (3.05%) Jasmine
General
1 23 (17.56%) Finance
2 11 (8.40%) Retail
3 8 (6.11%) Marketing
4 2 (1.53%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Law
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.03%) .NET
2 16 (12.21%) Gherkin
3 10 (7.63%) Web Services
4 7 (5.34%) XML
5 6 (4.58%) CSS
6 5 (3.82%) HTML
7 3 (2.29%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.29%) RESTful
7 3 (2.29%) SOAP
7 3 (2.29%) WSDL
7 3 (2.29%) XSD
8 2 (1.53%) Apache Flex
8 2 (1.53%) JSON
9 1 (0.76%) Behat
9 1 (0.76%) Flash
9 1 (0.76%) REST
9 1 (0.76%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.29%) Social Media
3 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.53%) User Experience
4 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.05%) Windows
2 3 (2.29%) Android
2 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 89 (67.94%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (36.64%) BDD
4 43 (32.82%) Test Scripting
5 34 (25.95%) TDD
6 22 (16.79%) Test Strategy
7 21 (16.03%) Performance Testing
8 17 (12.98%) Configuration Management
9 16 (12.21%) Software Testing
10 15 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (11.45%) Scrum
11 13 (9.92%) Mentoring
11 13 (9.92%) SDLC
12 12 (9.16%) Open Source
13 11 (8.40%) Artificial Intelligence
14 10 (7.63%) DevOps
15 9 (6.87%) System Integration Testing
16 6 (4.58%) API Testing
17 5 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
17 5 (3.82%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (40.46%) Java
2 51 (38.93%) C#
3 15 (11.45%) SQL
4 12 (9.16%) Python
5 6 (4.58%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.05%) PHP
7 3 (2.29%) Ruby
8 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) ISEB
2 7 (5.34%) Degree
3 4 (3.05%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.27%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (10.69%) HP
1 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.40%) Google
3 9 (6.87%) Twitter
4 2 (1.53%) Capita
5 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.76%) IBM