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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 71 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.86% 1.09% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.46% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 3
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +46.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
608 547 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 86.98% 74.73% 84.36%
Number of salaries quoted 546 442 388
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,025 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (40.00%) Spring
5 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 6 (40.00%) CSS
5 6 (40.00%) Web Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Test Management
6 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
6 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) ISEB
6 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
6 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
6 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (26.67%) JIRA
6 4 (26.67%) Banking
6 4 (26.67%) FitNesse
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) Selenium
8 2 (13.33%) Big Data

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
1 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
1 4 (26.67%) FitNesse
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Team Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Test Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Test Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
1 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (40.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Management
4 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
4 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) User Stories
7 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP
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