Period
to 18 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

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

Automation Test Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 213 259 235
Rank change year-on-year +46 -24 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 55 49 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.76% 0.50% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.51% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 49 39 78
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £36,650 £38,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £56,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 7,031 9,637 10,417
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 97.61% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5,791 8,213 8,925
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in Yorkshire

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in Yorkshire

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Engineer in Yorkshire

Test 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 Test Automation Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 2019. 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 +68 41 £45,000 -2.17% 11
North Yorkshire -6 12 £55,000 +37.50%
East Yorkshire +11 1 £35,000 -17.65%
South Yorkshire -5 1 - - 2
Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 45 (81.82%) Selenium
3 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (56.36%) API Testing
5 28 (50.91%) C#
5 28 (50.91%) Java
6 27 (49.09%) Cucumber
7 23 (41.82%) QA
8 22 (40.00%) Gherkin
9 21 (38.18%) Open Source
10 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (36.36%) Mobile Development
10 20 (36.36%) NUnit
11 16 (29.09%) Performance Testing
12 15 (27.27%) JMeter
13 13 (23.64%) ISEB
14 12 (21.82%) LoadRunner
14 12 (21.82%) HP
14 12 (21.82%) WebLOAD
14 12 (21.82%) TestComplete
14 12 (21.82%) NeoLoad
14 12 (21.82%) LoadUI
15 11 (20.00%) Scrum
16 10 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (18.18%) Test Strategy
17 7 (12.73%) Functional Testing
17 7 (12.73%) Non-Functional Testing
17 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 7 (12.73%) SQL

Test 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:

Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) GitHub
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 45 (81.82%) Selenium
2 27 (49.09%) Cucumber
3 20 (36.36%) NUnit
4 15 (27.27%) JMeter
5 12 (21.82%) LoadRunner
5 12 (21.82%) LoadUI
5 12 (21.82%) NeoLoad
5 12 (21.82%) TestComplete
5 12 (21.82%) WebLOAD
6 4 (7.27%) JIRA
6 4 (7.27%) SpecFlow
6 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.45%) FitNesse
7 3 (5.45%) GitLab
7 3 (5.45%) Hamcrest
7 3 (5.45%) HtmlUnit
7 3 (5.45%) JBehave
7 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.45%) Mockito
7 3 (5.45%) TestNG
General
1 6 (10.91%) Marketing
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (7.27%) REST
3 3 (5.45%) CSS
3 3 (5.45%) HTML
3 3 (5.45%) SOAP
3 3 (5.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.64%) .NET
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Android
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Mac OS
3 3 (5.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (56.36%) API Testing
4 21 (38.18%) Open Source
5 20 (36.36%) Mobile Development
6 16 (29.09%) Performance Testing
7 11 (20.00%) Scrum
8 10 (18.18%) Test Strategy
8 10 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (12.73%) Functional Testing
9 7 (12.73%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
9 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (10.91%) Coaching
11 4 (7.27%) Analytics
11 4 (7.27%) BDD
11 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.27%) Data Analytics
11 4 (7.27%) Kanban
11 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) C#
1 28 (50.91%) Java
2 7 (12.73%) SQL
3 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) Ruby
5 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (41.82%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) HP
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle