The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 213 223
Rank change year-on-year +45 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 74 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.36% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.42% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 72 23 31
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  

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 5296 5424 6722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.68% 97.71% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4449 4599 5530
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 June 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 +55 44 £51,250 +46.42% 3
South Yorkshire +2 15 £45,000 +50.00% 1
North Yorkshire -4 8 £48,500 +34.72% 1
East Yorkshire - 7 £30,000 - 1
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 96 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (70.15%) Selenium
4 84 (62.69%) Java
5 83 (61.94%) C#
6 82 (61.19%) Test Scripting
7 71 (52.99%) SDLC
8 69 (51.49%) TDD
9 67 (50.00%) Cucumber
10 60 (44.78%) BDD
10 60 (44.78%) WebDriver
11 53 (39.55%) Gherkin
12 51 (38.06%) System Integration Testing
13 49 (36.57%) Jenkins
14 47 (35.07%) Configuration Management
15 43 (32.09%) GitHub
16 26 (19.40%) Software Testing
17 21 (15.67%) ISTQB
18 20 (14.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 18 (13.43%) Python
20 16 (11.94%) .NET
20 16 (11.94%) QA
21 13 (9.70%) Mentoring
22 12 (8.96%) SpecFlow
22 12 (8.96%) Manual Testing
22 12 (8.96%) SQL
22 12 (8.96%) ISEB
23 11 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
24 10 (7.46%) Test Strategy
24 10 (7.46%) Finance

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 (1.49%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 43 (32.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) Internet
2 2 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.49%) Big Data
2 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 94 (70.15%) Selenium
2 67 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 60 (44.78%) WebDriver
4 49 (36.57%) Jenkins
5 12 (8.96%) SpecFlow
6 11 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (5.97%) NUnit
8 7 (5.22%) Subversion
8 7 (5.22%) TestNG
9 6 (4.48%) Git (software)
9 6 (4.48%) JIRA
9 6 (4.48%) JMeter
9 6 (4.48%) SoapUI
9 6 (4.48%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.49%) Appium
10 2 (1.49%) Calabash
10 2 (1.49%) Gatling
10 2 (1.49%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.49%) RSpec
10 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (7.46%) Finance
2 6 (4.48%) Retail
3 4 (2.99%) Banking
3 4 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.49%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (39.55%) Gherkin
2 16 (11.94%) .NET
3 2 (1.49%) CSS
3 2 (1.49%) HTML
3 2 (1.49%) JRuby
3 2 (1.49%) Kafka
3 2 (1.49%) Node.js
3 2 (1.49%) REST
3 2 (1.49%) WPF
3 2 (1.49%) XML
4 1 (0.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.48%) iPad
2 4 (2.99%) Internet of Things
3 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 96 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (61.19%) Test Scripting
4 71 (52.99%) SDLC
5 69 (51.49%) TDD
6 60 (44.78%) BDD
7 51 (38.06%) System Integration Testing
8 47 (35.07%) Configuration Management
9 26 (19.40%) Software Testing
10 13 (9.70%) Mentoring
11 12 (8.96%) Manual Testing
12 10 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (7.46%) Test Strategy
13 8 (5.97%) Agile Testing
14 7 (5.22%) OO
15 6 (4.48%) Defect Tracking
15 6 (4.48%) Risk Assessment
15 6 (4.48%) SDET
16 4 (2.99%) Continuous Delivery
16 4 (2.99%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 84 (62.69%) Java
2 83 (61.94%) C#
3 18 (13.43%) Python
4 12 (8.96%) SQL
5 6 (4.48%) VBScript
6 5 (3.73%) VB
7 4 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.24%) Ruby
9 2 (1.49%) PHP
9 2 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (15.67%) ISTQB
2 20 (14.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (8.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (5.22%) Microsoft
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