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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 57 67 74
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.08% 1.35% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.53% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 7
Median salary £49,250 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,850 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,650 £46,000 £38,600
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
464 590 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.45% 88.72% 87.25%
Number of salaries quoted 368 530 525
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 29 September 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 9 (69.23%) VB
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Automation Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
4 6 (46.15%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) HP UFT
5 5 (38.46%) Data Mining
5 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
5 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (30.77%) LabVIEW
6 4 (30.77%) MS Office
6 4 (30.77%) C
6 4 (30.77%) Electronics
7 3 (23.08%) Selenium
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
8 2 (15.38%) Zephyr
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
8 2 (15.38%) Spring
8 2 (15.38%) Java
9 1 (7.69%) ISEB
9 1 (7.69%) Publishing
9 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 1 (7.69%) MVC
9 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering

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:

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) HP UFT
2 4 (30.77%) LabVIEW
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) Zephyr
5 1 (7.69%) eggPlant
General
1 4 (30.77%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Development Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Electronics Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Development Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Test Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
1 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) JPA
2 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Automation Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) VB
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C
4 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) HP