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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 68 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.45% 1.35% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.76% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 2
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.29%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
601 567 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 86.98% 76.52% 83.91%
Number of salaries quoted 545 456 378
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,358 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
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 3 September 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (42.86%) ISEB
1 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) JUnit
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
4 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
5 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
5 2 (14.29%) Big Data
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) JUnit
2 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
4 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 1 (7.14%) TestNG
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Software Quality Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) OAT Tester
3 2 (14.29%) OAT Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
Sheffield
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