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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 36 62 73
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 21 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.60% 0.54% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 0.64% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 10
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
404 469 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 88.40% 85.12% 92.64%
Number of salaries quoted 341 388 571
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) TDD
3 12 (44.44%) Selenium
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
5 8 (29.63%) QA
5 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
5 8 (29.63%) Java
5 8 (29.63%) OO
5 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
7 6 (22.22%) C#
7 6 (22.22%) NUnit
7 6 (22.22%) Subversion
7 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 6 (22.22%) TestNG
7 6 (22.22%) BDD
7 6 (22.22%) DevOps
8 5 (18.52%) Behat
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (18.52%) HP UFT
8 5 (18.52%) Process Management
8 5 (18.52%) HP
9 4 (14.81%) VB
9 4 (14.81%) Web Services
9 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
9 4 (14.81%) Keyword-Driven Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
9 4 (14.81%) SDLC

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 (3.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 6 (22.22%) NUnit
2 6 (22.22%) Subversion
2 6 (22.22%) TestNG
3 5 (18.52%) HP UFT
4 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.41%) FitNesse
5 2 (7.41%) FogBugz
5 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.70%) eggPlant
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
1 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) QA Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Angular Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Behat
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
4 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
4 2 (7.41%) Spring
4 2 (7.41%) WSDL
4 2 (7.41%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) XSD
5 1 (3.70%) JPA
5 1 (3.70%) LAMP
5 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) TDD
3 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
4 8 (29.63%) OO
4 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
5 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 6 (22.22%) BDD
6 6 (22.22%) DevOps
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (18.52%) Process Management
8 4 (14.81%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
8 4 (14.81%) SDLC
8 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
9 3 (11.11%) Coaching
9 3 (11.11%) Mobile Development
9 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) VB
5 3 (11.11%) Apple Swift
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
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