The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 64 55
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 0 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield - 1.98% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.17% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 9
Average salary - £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Automated Testing
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 Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
506 644 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 85.04% 91.09% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 416 550 484
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Sheffield region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Sheffield

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Web Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Pega
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Web Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Pega