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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 16 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Doncaster 1.79% 1.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
50 63 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Doncaster 89.29% 82.89% 77.46%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 38
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,044 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) VBScript
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (83.33%) Toad
1 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Test Management
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) People Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Doncaster by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (33.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Toad
1 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) OAT Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) People Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) VBScript
2 4 (66.67%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat