The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 68 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.62% 0.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
439 472 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 67.85% 83.69% 75.66%
Number of salaries quoted 373 415 361
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
South Yorkshire

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 21 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
1 4 (66.67%) Workflow
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
1 4 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 4 (66.67%) QA Leader
1 4 (66.67%) Lead Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Workflow
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA