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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 73 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.77% 0.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £33,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
691 570 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 88.82% 76.72% 84.54%
Number of salaries quoted 582 483 354
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (58.82%) QA
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) Selenium
4 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
5 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
5 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
5 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
5 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) ISEB
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (11.76%) SaaS
7 2 (11.76%) Puppet
7 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
7 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
7 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
7 2 (11.76%) TestComplete
7 2 (11.76%) PowerShell

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) JBoss
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) Maven
3 2 (11.76%) TestComplete
3 2 (11.76%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Tester
2 8 (47.06%) Automation Tester
3 6 (35.29%) Test Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Analyst
6 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
6 3 (17.65%) QA Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Build Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
1 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Code Coverage
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) XQuery
4 1 (5.88%) XPath
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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