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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 72 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.28% 0.77% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.10% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £29,250 £27,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.36% +3.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,937 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +15.38%
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
600 453 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.45% 70.02% 86.37%
Number of salaries quoted 533 387 427
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA