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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 80 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 3 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.39% 2.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 2.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 0
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
677 482 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 87.92% 84.56% 80.97%
Number of salaries quoted 582 395 514
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) LAMP
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Junior
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Junior Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
XLN Telecom
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago