The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 50 72 75
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 11 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.06% 0.57% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 0.65% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Automation 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
448 617 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.05% 87.39% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 350 557 478
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,025
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Sheffield

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 9 (52.94%) Manual Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
2 8 (47.06%) Functional Testing
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) QA
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Selenium
4 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
5 5 (29.41%) HP UFT
5 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) HP
7 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
7 3 (17.65%) VB
7 3 (17.65%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
7 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
7 3 (17.65%) Keyword-Driven Testing
7 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
8 2 (11.76%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
8 2 (11.76%) Zephyr
8 2 (11.76%) BDD

Automation Testing
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) HP UFT
3 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Zephyr
5 1 (5.88%) Capybara
5 1 (5.88%) eggPlant
5 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
5 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Test Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Functional Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Tester
4 2 (11.76%) QA Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Manual Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Functional Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
7 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Google