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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 53 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.11% 0.27% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.31% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Median salary £27,000 £30,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
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
428 637 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 78.97% 87.38% 78.74%
Number of salaries quoted 373 547 431
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 May 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 8 (72.73%) QA
2 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
3 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Google
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) PHP
5 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Ranorex
6 2 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
6 2 (18.18%) iPad
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) JIRA
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Management
7 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
7 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) VB
7 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
7 1 (9.09%) HP
7 1 (9.09%) ISEB

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%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
3 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
4 3 (27.27%) Ranorex
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Test Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Software Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Test Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Tester
5 2 (18.18%) Software Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (9.09%) Keyword-Driven Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) HP