The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 70 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.87% 0.53% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.63% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Average salary £42,500 £29,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.55% +16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
474 474 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 69.00% 83.60% 76.52%
Number of salaries quoted 397 413 369
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
South Yorkshire

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 1 August 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) QA
2 7 (63.64%) Manual Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) PHP
3 6 (54.55%) MySQL
4 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
4 4 (36.36%) Apache
4 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 4 (36.36%) Workflow
4 4 (36.36%) IIS
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Behat
7 1 (9.09%) QARun
7 1 (9.09%) Logistics
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (9.09%) Windows
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) E-Learning

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Behat
3 1 (9.09%) QARun
3 1 (9.09%) WinRunner
3 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Tester
2 6 (54.55%) QA Leader
2 6 (54.55%) Lead Tester
2 6 (54.55%) QA Tester
2 6 (54.55%) Automated Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
1 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Manual Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Workflow
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
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