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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 67 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.41% 1.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £33,000 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
624 570 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 87.89% 85.97% 81.53%
Number of salaries quoted 536 462 433
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 12 (63.16%) QA
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Selenium
3 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
5 5 (26.32%) Code Coverage
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) Workflow
5 5 (26.32%) JBoss
5 5 (26.32%) Apache
5 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
5 5 (26.32%) MySQL
5 5 (26.32%) JUnit
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) PHP
5 5 (26.32%) System Testing
5 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
5 5 (26.32%) Subversion
5 5 (26.32%) Maven
5 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Puppet
5 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) JBoss
1 5 (26.32%) Apache
1 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
1 2 (10.53%) PaaS
1 2 (10.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) VLAN
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
1 7 (36.84%) Selenium
1 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 5 (26.32%) Subversion
2 5 (26.32%) Maven
2 5 (26.32%) JUnit
3 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (10.53%) TestComplete
4 1 (5.26%) MSI
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Test Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Tester
3 6 (31.58%) Build Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Manual Tester
4 5 (26.32%) Systems Tester
4 5 (26.32%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Systems Test Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Functional Test Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Automation Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (26.32%) System Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Code Coverage
2 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
2 5 (26.32%) Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 5 (26.32%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) XQuery
3 1 (5.26%) XPath
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
Sheffield
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
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