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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 54 56 78
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +22
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 4 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.87% 1.29% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.52% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 5
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £26,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £40,000 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%

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
412 461 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 89.57% 84.90% 92.49%
Number of salaries quoted 345 378 569
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £63,200
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 January 2017.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 6 (54.55%) Selenium
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
2 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) VB
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
5 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
6 1 (9.09%) Behat
6 1 (9.09%) GitHub
6 1 (9.09%) Jenkins

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 (9.09%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
3 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 1 (9.09%) eggPlant
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Test Leader
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Test Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) Behat
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Google