Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 282 297
Rank change year-on-year +82 +15 +50
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 125 46 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.27% 0.42% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 124 45 55
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £31,825 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.94% -3.33% +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 9562 10798 12914
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 97.93% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8026 9123 10586
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +84 102 £50,000 +41.34% 8
North Yorkshire +9 12 £42,500 +41.67% 1
South Yorkshire +24 8 £43,750 +2.94%
East Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 90 (72.00%) Selenium
3 89 (71.20%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (68.00%) Java
5 77 (61.60%) Cucumber
6 68 (54.40%) C#
7 65 (52.00%) Test Scripting
8 59 (47.20%) WebDriver
9 56 (44.80%) BDD
10 51 (40.80%) TDD
11 38 (30.40%) SDLC
12 35 (28.00%) Configuration Management
12 35 (28.00%) Gherkin
12 35 (28.00%) GitHub
12 35 (28.00%) Jenkins
13 28 (22.40%) SpecFlow
14 27 (21.60%) System Integration Testing
15 25 (20.00%) Test Strategy
16 23 (18.40%) Mentoring
17 17 (13.60%) Python
17 17 (13.60%) .NET
18 16 (12.80%) Big Data
19 15 (12.00%) SQL
20 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
20 14 (11.20%) Open Source
21 12 (9.60%) QA
22 11 (8.80%) XML
22 11 (8.80%) Coaching
23 10 (8.00%) Artificial Intelligence
23 10 (8.00%) Ruby

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 6 (4.80%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 35 (28.00%) GitHub
2 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.80%) Big Data
2 7 (5.60%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.80%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 90 (72.00%) Selenium
2 77 (61.60%) Cucumber
3 59 (47.20%) WebDriver
4 35 (28.00%) Jenkins
5 28 (22.40%) SpecFlow
6 7 (5.60%) FitNesse
7 6 (4.80%) JBehave
8 5 (4.00%) Appium
8 5 (4.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.40%) NUnit
9 3 (2.40%) Protractor
10 2 (1.60%) Calabash
10 2 (1.60%) JUnit
10 2 (1.60%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.80%) Capybara
11 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.80%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.80%) JIRA
11 1 (0.80%) TestNG
General
1 7 (5.60%) Finance
2 4 (3.20%) Retail
3 1 (0.80%) Games
3 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (28.00%) Gherkin
2 17 (13.60%) .NET
3 11 (8.80%) XML
4 9 (7.20%) Web Services
5 6 (4.80%) JRuby
5 6 (4.80%) Kafka
5 6 (4.80%) SOAP
5 6 (4.80%) WSDL
5 6 (4.80%) XSD
6 3 (2.40%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.60%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.60%) Flash
7 2 (1.60%) HTML
8 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.80%) CSS
8 1 (0.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.20%) Internet of Things
2 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (1.60%) User Experience
3 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.00%) Android
1 5 (4.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 89 (71.20%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (52.00%) Test Scripting
4 56 (44.80%) BDD
5 51 (40.80%) TDD
6 38 (30.40%) SDLC
7 35 (28.00%) Configuration Management
8 27 (21.60%) System Integration Testing
9 25 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 23 (18.40%) Mentoring
11 14 (11.20%) Open Source
12 11 (8.80%) Coaching
13 10 (8.00%) Artificial Intelligence
13 10 (8.00%) SDET
14 8 (6.40%) Manual Testing
14 8 (6.40%) Security Testing
15 7 (5.60%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (5.60%) Software Testing
15 7 (5.60%) Web Testing
16 6 (4.80%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (68.00%) Java
2 68 (54.40%) C#
3 17 (13.60%) Python
4 15 (12.00%) SQL
5 10 (8.00%) Ruby
6 6 (4.80%) Scala
7 2 (1.60%) C++
8 1 (0.80%) C
8 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.80%) PHP
8 1 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) ISEB
1 9 (7.20%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.00%) Google
2 5 (4.00%) Twitter
3 2 (1.60%) Capita
4 1 (0.80%) Apple
4 1 (0.80%) HP
4 1 (0.80%) Telerik