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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 71 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.28% 0.87% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.23% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 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
597 487 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.08% 70.89% 86.02%
Number of salaries quoted 534 412 423
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 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 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) TDD
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) Java
4 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (43.48%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) CSS
4 10 (43.48%) ISEB
4 10 (43.48%) Hibernate
4 10 (43.48%) Spring
5 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
5 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
7 5 (21.74%) QA
7 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Scrum
8 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
8 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
8 4 (17.39%) HP
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) FitNesse
8 4 (17.39%) Banking
8 4 (17.39%) JIRA
8 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Web Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Test Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
1 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
1 4 (17.39%) FitNesse
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
1 10 (43.48%) Java Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Test Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Test Team Leader
3 4 (17.39%) Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Software Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Web Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
1 10 (43.48%) CSS
1 10 (43.48%) Hibernate
1 10 (43.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) TDD
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
4 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Web Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Test Management
6 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Use Case
8 2 (8.70%) UML
8 2 (8.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) ISEB
2 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Telerik
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
Sheffield
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
WANdisco
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago