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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 67 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.09% 0.54% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.65% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 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%
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
526 465 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 71.96% 83.04% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 427 399 390
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 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 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 7 (77.78%) QA
3 6 (66.67%) PHP
3 6 (66.67%) MySQL
3 6 (66.67%) JIRA
3 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) Apache
4 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
4 4 (44.44%) Workflow
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) ISEB
6 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
6 2 (22.22%) Selenium
6 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
6 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (22.22%) Behat
6 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
7 1 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (44.44%) IIS
1 4 (44.44%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
2 2 (22.22%) Behat
2 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Tester
2 6 (66.67%) QA Tester
2 6 (66.67%) QA Leader
2 6 (66.67%) Lead Tester
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP