The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Doncaster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 30 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Doncaster 3.57% 1.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 1.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Automation
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Doncaster region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Doncaster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
125 70 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Doncaster 89.29% 81.40% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 91 48 63
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £30,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Doncaster

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Doncaster region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Doncaster

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Doncaster

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Doncaster

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Doncaster

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Doncaster region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation.

1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (75.00%) Selenium
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 8 (66.67%) VBScript
3 8 (66.67%) VB
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle
4 7 (58.33%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (58.33%) Toad
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Test Management
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) SDLC
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) SOAP
5 6 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (50.00%) XML
5 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (50.00%) HTML
6 5 (41.67%) ISEB
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (41.67%) QA
6 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Doncaster by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Doncaster region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Toad
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) JUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Concordion
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
1 11 (91.67%) Test Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Release Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) SOAP
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
1 6 (50.00%) XML
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Test Management
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) VBScript
2 8 (66.67%) VB
3 7 (58.33%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat