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

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 30 64 71
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 30 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.47% 1.08% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.03% 1.25% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 6
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,000 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
427 558 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 92.03% 86.11% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 336 457 564
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £65,000
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 26 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (72.22%) TDD
3 24 (66.67%) Selenium
4 23 (63.89%) Automated Testing
5 18 (50.00%) C#
5 18 (50.00%) Java
6 15 (41.67%) BDD
7 14 (38.89%) Test Scripting
8 12 (33.33%) WebDriver
8 12 (33.33%) SQL
8 12 (33.33%) SDLC
9 11 (30.56%) Gherkin
9 11 (30.56%) OO
9 11 (30.56%) QA
10 10 (27.78%) TestNG
10 10 (27.78%) NUnit
10 10 (27.78%) Subversion
10 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
10 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
10 10 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
11 9 (25.00%) Automation Testing
12 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
13 7 (19.44%) Functional Testing
13 7 (19.44%) Process Management
13 7 (19.44%) Regression Testing
14 6 (16.67%) GitHub
14 6 (16.67%) Behat
14 6 (16.67%) DevOps
15 5 (13.89%) Exploratory Testing
15 5 (13.89%) Git (software)

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 2 (5.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) GitHub
2 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (66.67%) Selenium
2 12 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
3 10 (27.78%) NUnit
3 10 (27.78%) Subversion
3 10 (27.78%) TestNG
4 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
6 4 (11.11%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.56%) FitNesse
7 2 (5.56%) FogBugz
7 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
7 2 (5.56%) JIRA
7 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Automation Tester
1 11 (30.56%) Tester
2 9 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Automation Tester
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Tester
4 7 (19.44%) Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Angular Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Junior
7 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Gherkin
2 6 (16.67%) Behat
3 4 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.56%) .NET
5 2 (5.56%) LAMP
5 2 (5.56%) SOAP
5 2 (5.56%) WSDL
5 2 (5.56%) XML
5 2 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 3 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (72.22%) TDD
3 23 (63.89%) Automated Testing
4 15 (41.67%) BDD
5 14 (38.89%) Test Scripting
6 12 (33.33%) SDLC
7 11 (30.56%) OO
8 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
8 10 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (25.00%) Automation Testing
10 7 (19.44%) Functional Testing
10 7 (19.44%) Process Management
10 7 (19.44%) Regression Testing
11 6 (16.67%) DevOps
12 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (13.89%) Exploratory Testing
13 3 (8.33%) Coaching
13 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
13 3 (8.33%) Mobile Development
13 3 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) C#
1 18 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) Apple Swift
3 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) HP
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
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