The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 74 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.66% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £38,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Automation Tester
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
728 564 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.42% 98.09% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 632 465 596
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Sheffield region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Sheffield

Automation Tester
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA