Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 275 246
Rank change year-on-year +52 -29 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 70 47 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.83% 0.48% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.49% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 66 32 72
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,350 £35,300
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - -

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 8,161 9,575 10,804
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 97.50% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6,695 8,037 9,129
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 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 +48 51 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North Yorkshire -3 15 £55,000 -4.35% 1
South Yorkshire -8 3 £37,500 -6.25%
East Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 70 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 57 (81.43%) Selenium
3 39 (55.71%) Cucumber
3 39 (55.71%) C#
3 39 (55.71%) API Testing
4 38 (54.29%) Gherkin
4 38 (54.29%) Java
5 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (40.00%) Mobile Development
7 25 (35.71%) Open Source
7 25 (35.71%) NUnit
8 19 (27.14%) QA
9 16 (22.86%) ISEB
9 16 (22.86%) Performance Testing
10 15 (21.43%) TestComplete
10 15 (21.43%) WebLOAD
10 15 (21.43%) HP
10 15 (21.43%) LoadRunner
10 15 (21.43%) JMeter
10 15 (21.43%) NeoLoad
10 15 (21.43%) LoadUI
11 11 (15.71%) Functional Testing
11 11 (15.71%) Software Testing
11 11 (15.71%) Marketing
12 10 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
12 10 (14.29%) Test Strategy
12 10 (14.29%) Coaching
13 9 (12.86%) User Acceptance Testing

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 28 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 57 (81.43%) Selenium
2 39 (55.71%) Cucumber
3 25 (35.71%) NUnit
4 15 (21.43%) JMeter
4 15 (21.43%) LoadRunner
4 15 (21.43%) LoadUI
4 15 (21.43%) NeoLoad
4 15 (21.43%) TestComplete
4 15 (21.43%) WebLOAD
5 4 (5.71%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.86%) JIRA
7 1 (1.43%) Appium
7 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.43%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 11 (15.71%) Marketing
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (54.29%) Gherkin
2 5 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Android
1 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 39 (55.71%) API Testing
3 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (40.00%) Mobile Development
5 25 (35.71%) Open Source
6 16 (22.86%) Performance Testing
7 11 (15.71%) Functional Testing
7 11 (15.71%) Software Testing
8 10 (14.29%) Coaching
8 10 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 9 (12.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (10.00%) BDD
10 7 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (8.57%) Integration Testing
11 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 6 (8.57%) Security Testing
12 5 (7.14%) OO
13 4 (5.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (55.71%) C#
2 38 (54.29%) Java
3 8 (11.43%) Python
4 6 (8.57%) Ruby
5 1 (1.43%) C++
5 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) ISEB
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.14%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) HP