The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 48 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.43% 0.68% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 0.81% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Median salary £27,250 £40,625 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.92% -4.41%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
389 616 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 79.55% 84.38% 75.55%
Number of salaries quoted 329 542 434
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £26,000 £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%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Sheffield region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Sheffield

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 8 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 8 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) JMeter
3 7 (43.75%) Games
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) SDLC
4 6 (37.50%) VB
5 5 (31.25%) Electronics
5 5 (31.25%) LabVIEW
5 5 (31.25%) C
5 5 (31.25%) MS Office
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Zephyr
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
9 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Gradle
9 1 (6.25%) BDD
9 1 (6.25%) Hudson
9 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (6.25%) RESTful

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 8 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (43.75%) JMeter
4 5 (31.25%) LabVIEW
5 2 (12.50%) Zephyr
6 1 (6.25%) Ant
6 1 (6.25%) Gradle
6 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
6 1 (6.25%) Hudson
6 1 (6.25%) JIRA
6 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 7 (43.75%) Games
2 5 (31.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Test Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Development Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Developer in Test
6 1 (6.25%) Electronics Technician
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) JSP
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Keyword-Driven Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) VB
4 5 (31.25%) C
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP