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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 52 46 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +38
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 5 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.07% 3.06% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 3.51% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 4
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £40,000 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
397 484 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.83% 87.05% 91.45%
Number of salaries quoted 351 413 625
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 £28,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 10 December 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 9 (56.25%) Manual Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Functional Testing
4 6 (37.50%) HP UFT
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 4 (25.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (25.00%) VB
6 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
8 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
8 2 (12.50%) JIRA
8 2 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (12.50%) C#
8 2 (12.50%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Zephyr
8 2 (12.50%) Test Planning

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) HP UFT
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) Zephyr
5 1 (6.25%) Capybara
5 1 (6.25%) eggPlant
5 1 (6.25%) Ranorex
5 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Behat
2 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Manual Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) Functional Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 4 (25.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
8 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
8 2 (12.50%) Coaching
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (12.50%) SDLC
8 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
9 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Google