The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 South Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 78 67 84
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.69% 0.55% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.68% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £26,000 £50,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.00% +81.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
764 586 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.27% 80.94% 73.89%
Number of salaries quoted 637 474 610
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -11 7 £26,000 -48.00%
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) ISEB
1 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
2 7 (43.75%) QA
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) VB
5 4 (25.00%) WinRunner
5 4 (25.00%) QARun
5 4 (25.00%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) Logistics
5 4 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) JIRA
6 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (18.75%) BDD
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile Games
7 2 (12.50%) Games
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) MySQL
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) HTML

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) WinRunner
1 4 (25.00%) QARun
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Toad
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.25%) TestNG
General
1 2 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Games Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Games Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile Games
2 1 (6.25%) E-Learning
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Logistics
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
2 3 (18.75%) BDD
3 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) ISEB
1 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) VMware