The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 70 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 16 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.83% 1.01% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 1
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +62.79%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automated Testing
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
764 777 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 87.21% 87.21% 80.26%
Number of salaries quoted 652 608 526
Average salary £36,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.94% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the South Yorkshire region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 12 £27,500 -21.42% 4
Doncaster - 4 £42,500 -
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (57.89%) SQL
3 19 (50.00%) Java
3 19 (50.00%) JUnit
4 17 (44.74%) Manual Testing
5 13 (34.21%) Subversion
5 13 (34.21%) Test Planning
6 11 (28.95%) QA
7 10 (26.32%) Finance
8 9 (23.68%) Linux
8 9 (23.68%) WATIR
8 9 (23.68%) Selenium
8 9 (23.68%) Ruby
8 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
8 9 (23.68%) Integration Testing
9 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 8 (21.05%) HTML
9 8 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (21.05%) Scrum
10 7 (18.42%) Oracle
10 7 (18.42%) CSS
10 7 (18.42%) Performance Management
10 7 (18.42%) Big Data
10 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (18.42%) DevOps
10 7 (18.42%) Spring
10 7 (18.42%) People Management
11 6 (15.79%) Banking
11 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Web Services

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.89%) JBoss
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.26%) Jetty
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Big Data
2 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) JUnit
2 13 (34.21%) Subversion
3 9 (23.68%) WATIR
3 9 (23.68%) Selenium
3 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
4 8 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
5 5 (13.16%) Ant
5 5 (13.16%) Maven
6 4 (10.53%) JIRA
6 4 (10.53%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.63%) Toad
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.63%) Concordion
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
1 15 (39.47%) Test Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Tester
3 8 (21.05%) Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Graduate
9 1 (2.63%) Quality Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
9 1 (2.63%) Junior
9 1 (2.63%) Coordinator
9 1 (2.63%) Test Coordinator
9 1 (2.63%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) HTML
2 7 (18.42%) CSS
2 7 (18.42%) Spring
3 6 (15.79%) Web Services
4 5 (13.16%) XML
5 4 (10.53%) HTML5
5 4 (10.53%) Apache CXF
5 4 (10.53%) JAXB
5 4 (10.53%) JDBC
5 4 (10.53%) J2EE
5 4 (10.53%) XML Schema
6 3 (7.89%) JMS
6 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (5.26%) Apache Camel
7 2 (5.26%) Middleware
8 1 (2.63%) SOAP
8 1 (2.63%) LAMP
8 1 (2.63%) Laravel
8 1 (2.63%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) Manual Testing
3 13 (34.21%) Test Planning
4 9 (23.68%) Integration Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Scrum
6 7 (18.42%) Performance Management
6 7 (18.42%) DevOps
6 7 (18.42%) People Management
7 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
7 6 (15.79%) OO
8 5 (13.16%) UML
8 5 (13.16%) Web Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
8 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.53%) Test Management
9 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 19 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) Ruby
4 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.53%) VBScript
5 4 (10.53%) VB
6 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) ISEB
2 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Zend
4 1 (2.63%) Telerik
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