Period
to 26 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

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
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 242 154 232
Rank change year-on-year -88 +78 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 17 5 74
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.19% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.20% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 72
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £36,375
25th Percentile £46,250 £36,000 £40,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £43,750 £48,750
90th Percentile " £44,350 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 6,077 2,499 7,190
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 96.71% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,761 2,192 5,818
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £23,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,750 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +1.36% +5.77% +4.00%

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in Yorkshire

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in Yorkshire

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

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 26 September 2021. 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 -82 14 £55,000 +29.41% 6
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Test Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, 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 17 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (70.59%) Selenium
3 11 (64.71%) Social Skills
4 10 (58.82%) C#
5 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (52.94%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
6 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
7 7 (41.18%) API Testing
8 6 (35.29%) SDET
8 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
8 6 (35.29%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
8 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
10 4 (23.53%) Postman
10 4 (23.53%) SDLC
10 4 (23.53%) .NET
10 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 4 (23.53%) QA
11 3 (17.65%) Java
11 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
11 3 (17.65%) PHP
11 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
11 3 (17.65%) WinForms
11 3 (17.65%) WPF
11 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
11 3 (17.65%) Appium
11 3 (17.65%) React
12 2 (11.76%) GraphQL

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 1 (5.88%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
3 4 (23.53%) Postman
4 3 (17.65%) Appium
4 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.76%) Cypress.io
6 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (64.71%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) React
2 3 (17.65%) WinForms
2 3 (17.65%) WPF
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) GraphQL
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
4 7 (41.18%) API Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
5 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
5 6 (35.29%) SDET
6 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
7 4 (23.53%) SDLC
8 2 (11.76%) Backlog Refinement
8 2 (11.76%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (11.76%) DevOps
8 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
8 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) Accessibility
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft