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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 57 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 19 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.59% 1.59% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 1.87% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 1
Average salary £27,500 £29,250 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.98% +36.04%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
656 588 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 89.37% 84.97% 85.17%
Number of salaries quoted 557 488 362
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 March 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 27 (65.85%) SQL
2 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (41.46%) Manual Testing
4 16 (39.02%) Java
5 14 (34.15%) JUnit
6 13 (31.71%) ISEB
6 13 (31.71%) Test Planning
7 11 (26.83%) Software Testing
7 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
7 11 (26.83%) QA
8 10 (24.39%) Subversion
9 9 (21.95%) WATIR
9 9 (21.95%) Ruby
9 9 (21.95%) Integration Testing
9 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
9 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
10 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Spring
11 7 (17.07%) HTML
11 7 (17.07%) CSS
11 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
11 7 (17.07%) People Management
11 7 (17.07%) DevOps
11 7 (17.07%) Performance Management
11 7 (17.07%) Big Data
11 7 (17.07%) Functional Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Selenium
12 6 (14.63%) TDD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Big Data
2 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) JUnit
2 10 (24.39%) Subversion
3 9 (21.95%) WATIR
3 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
4 7 (17.07%) Selenium
5 4 (9.76%) FitNesse
5 4 (9.76%) JIRA
5 4 (9.76%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.44%) Maven
7 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.44%) Ant
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
1 15 (36.59%) Test Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Tester
3 8 (19.51%) Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Performance Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Software Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Web Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.44%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Junior Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Quality Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Spring
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
1 7 (17.07%) CSS
2 6 (14.63%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.44%) LAMP
3 1 (2.44%) JAXB
3 1 (2.44%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.44%) JDBC
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) Symfony
3 1 (2.44%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) Laravel
3 1 (2.44%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) Manual Testing
3 13 (31.71%) Test Planning
4 11 (26.83%) Software Testing
5 9 (21.95%) Integration Testing
5 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
6 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
7 7 (17.07%) People Management
7 7 (17.07%) DevOps
7 7 (17.07%) Performance Management
7 7 (17.07%) Functional Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
8 6 (14.63%) TDD
9 5 (12.20%) Scrum
9 5 (12.20%) Web Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Test Management
10 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
11 3 (7.32%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) SQL
2 16 (39.02%) Java
3 9 (21.95%) Ruby
4 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) ISEB
2 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.76%) HP
2 3 (7.32%) Telerik
3 1 (2.44%) Zend