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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 70 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.97% 0.74% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.05% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 3
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
607 476 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.84% 70.62% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 542 402 427
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) ISEB
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Selenium
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 4 (30.77%) Gherkin
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
4 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) Release Management
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
1 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
1 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Automation Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) OAT Tester
4 2 (15.38%) OAT Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Software Quality Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Gherkin
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
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WANdisco
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
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Sky Bet
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago