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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 61 58 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 22 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.83% 1.07% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 1.27% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 1
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +22.80%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
680 471 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 87.52% 84.11% 80.23%
Number of salaries quoted 592 384 514
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
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 18 December 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Manual Testing
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
4 13 (46.43%) JUnit
4 13 (46.43%) Test Planning
5 10 (35.71%) Subversion
5 10 (35.71%) QA
5 10 (35.71%) Java
6 9 (32.14%) WATIR
6 9 (32.14%) Ruby
6 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
6 9 (32.14%) Integration Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Performance Management
7 7 (25.00%) DevOps
7 7 (25.00%) Big Data
7 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (25.00%) People Management
7 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
8 6 (21.43%) JIRA
9 5 (17.86%) Web Testing
9 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
10 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 4 (14.29%) Selenium
10 4 (14.29%) FitNesse
10 4 (14.29%) Banking
10 4 (14.29%) Scrum

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) JUnit
2 10 (35.71%) Subversion
3 9 (32.14%) WATIR
3 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
4 6 (21.43%) JIRA
5 4 (14.29%) Selenium
5 4 (14.29%) FitNesse
5 4 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (3.57%) Ant
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
1 11 (39.29%) Test Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Tester
3 4 (14.29%) Performance Tester
3 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Tester
5 2 (7.14%) QA Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Automated Tester
5 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Quality Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) JDBC
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) XML Schema
1 1 (3.57%) JAXB
1 1 (3.57%) Spring
1 1 (3.57%) Apache CXF
1 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Manual Testing
3 13 (46.43%) Test Planning
4 9 (32.14%) Integration Testing
5 7 (25.00%) People Management
5 7 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 7 (25.00%) DevOps
6 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Web Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Test Management
10 2 (7.14%) Use Case
10 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) Ruby
4 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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