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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 64 56 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 17 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.26% 0.23% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 0.27% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 4
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +88.67%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
632 374 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.15% 85.39% 83.43%
Number of salaries quoted 531 319 493
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 13 (56.52%) QA
2 12 (52.17%) Manual Testing
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) Test Planning
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) JUnit
5 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
5 7 (30.43%) JIRA
5 7 (30.43%) Performance Management
5 7 (30.43%) People Management
5 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (30.43%) DevOps
5 7 (30.43%) Big Data
6 6 (26.09%) Subversion
6 6 (26.09%) MySQL
6 6 (26.09%) Java
6 6 (26.09%) PHP
7 5 (21.74%) Ruby
7 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
7 5 (21.74%) WATIR
7 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 4 (17.39%) Workflow
8 4 (17.39%) IIS
8 4 (17.39%) Apache
8 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
8 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
8 4 (17.39%) Mobile App

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (17.39%) IIS
1 4 (17.39%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Big Data
2 6 (26.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) JUnit
1 7 (30.43%) JIRA
2 6 (26.09%) Subversion
3 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 5 (21.74%) WATIR
4 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (13.04%) Selenium
4 3 (13.04%) FitNesse
5 2 (8.70%) Behat
6 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.35%) Ant
6 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Tester
2 6 (26.09%) Automated Tester
2 6 (26.09%) QA Leader
2 6 (26.09%) Lead Tester
2 6 (26.09%) QA Tester
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
1 1 (4.35%) JAXB
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) JDBC
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) J2EE
1 1 (4.35%) Spring
1 1 (4.35%) Apache CXF
1 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Manual Testing
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Test Planning
3 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Performance Management
3 7 (30.43%) People Management
3 7 (30.43%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Workflow
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) Web Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Test Management
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) PHP
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) HP
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