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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 49 57 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.63% 2.29% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 2.59% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 5
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
458 579 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.12% 88.40% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 360 519 512
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 26 September 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 11 (64.71%) Manual Testing
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
3 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 8 (47.06%) Functional Testing
4 7 (41.18%) HP UFT
5 6 (35.29%) HP
5 6 (35.29%) QA
5 6 (35.29%) Selenium
6 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
6 5 (29.41%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Data Mining
6 5 (29.41%) VB
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
7 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (17.65%) SDLC
8 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
8 2 (11.76%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
8 2 (11.76%) Zephyr
8 2 (11.76%) Validation

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 5 (29.41%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) HP UFT
2 6 (35.29%) Selenium
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
2 4 (23.53%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) QA Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Manual 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
5 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Manual Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Functional Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
2 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) VB
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Google
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