The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Sheffield region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 53 60 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.41% 0.90% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.93% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
474 536 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.93% 96.40% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 421 456 670
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,025 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,085
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) ATDD
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSD
4 2 (40.00%) WSDL
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) BDD

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) eggPlant
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Behat
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) WSDL
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ATDD
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP