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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 62 73 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 7 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.18% 0.71% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.78% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 10
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
506 644 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 85.04% 91.09% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 416 550 484
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 5 February 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (89.66%) QA
2 15 (51.72%) C#
3 13 (44.83%) Selenium
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 9 (31.03%) .NET
5 9 (31.03%) Functional Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
6 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) Java
7 7 (24.14%) Web Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Big Data
8 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (20.69%) Ranorex
8 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
8 6 (20.69%) PHP
8 6 (20.69%) Google
9 5 (17.24%) HP UFT
9 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
10 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
11 1 (3.45%) Degree
11 1 (3.45%) JIRA
11 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
11 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
11 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
11 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
11 1 (3.45%) JUnit
11 1 (3.45%) ISEB
11 1 (3.45%) Windows

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (24.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Selenium
2 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
2 6 (20.69%) Ranorex
3 5 (17.24%) HP UFT
4 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Tester
2 11 (37.93%) Software Tester
3 8 (27.59%) QA Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Senior QA Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Software Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Software QA Tester
4 7 (24.14%) Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Test Analyst
5 6 (20.69%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (17.24%) Automation Test Lead
6 5 (17.24%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
7 4 (13.79%) Automation Tester
7 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (10.34%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Functional Testing
2 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
3 7 (24.14%) Web Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.45%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (3.45%) System Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C#
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (89.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Google