Period
to 24 February 2020

The median annual salary for a QA Automation Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation QA Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 227 250 299
Rank change year-on-year +23 +49 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 9 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 8
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £42,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -23.75% +6.56%
10th Percentile £39,750 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%

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 5,848 7,000 9,721
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 97.22% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,882 5,771 8,280
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%

QA Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Automation Engineer in Yorkshire

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for QA Automation Engineer in Yorkshire

QA Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 February 2020. 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
South Yorkshire - 5 £41,500 -
West Yorkshire 0 4 £50,000 +53.85%
QA Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, QA Automation Engineer 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 QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) QA
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) Postman
2 8 (88.89%) SpecFlow
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) QA Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Protractor
4 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
4 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (44.44%) Black-Box Testing
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
4 4 (44.44%) White-Box Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Public Sector
4 4 (44.44%) Gatling
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (44.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (44.44%) BrowserStack
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting

QA Automation Engineer 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 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Azure
1 4 (44.44%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Postman
2 8 (88.89%) SpecFlow
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
4 4 (44.44%) Gatling
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (44.44%) JMeter
4 4 (44.44%) Protractor
4 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
4 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (11.11%) LINQPad
5 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (44.44%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) QA Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) OOP
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) System Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) White-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft