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 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
Automated Testing
Rank 77 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.84% 1.11% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.46% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 3
Average salary £46,000 £41,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.19% +41.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
724 753 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 87.02% 76.14% 83.45%
Number of salaries quoted 652 599 519
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,025 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 6 £46,000 +8.23% 1
Doncaster 0 1 £32,500 -1.51%
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 23 (76.67%) Java
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (60.00%) Finance
4 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (53.33%) HTML
6 13 (43.33%) Oracle
7 12 (40.00%) CSS
7 12 (40.00%) Spring
7 12 (40.00%) JIRA
8 11 (36.67%) HP UFT
9 10 (33.33%) Linux
9 10 (33.33%) Web Services
9 10 (33.33%) XML
9 10 (33.33%) Selenium
10 9 (30.00%) Manual Testing
10 9 (30.00%) Scrum
10 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (26.67%) TDD
11 8 (26.67%) QA
11 8 (26.67%) Test Management
11 8 (26.67%) JUnit
11 8 (26.67%) UML
12 7 (23.33%) VBScript
12 7 (23.33%) VB
13 6 (20.00%) J2EE
13 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
13 6 (20.00%) Ant
13 6 (20.00%) JDBC
13 6 (20.00%) OO

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (20.00%) JBoss
1 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (20.00%) Jetty
1 6 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) JIRA
2 11 (36.67%) HP UFT
3 10 (33.33%) Selenium
4 8 (26.67%) JUnit
5 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 6 (20.00%) Subversion
5 6 (20.00%) Maven
5 6 (20.00%) Ant
6 4 (13.33%) FitNesse
6 4 (13.33%) LoadRunner
6 4 (13.33%) Toad
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
1 12 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 4 (13.33%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) HTML
2 12 (40.00%) CSS
2 12 (40.00%) Spring
3 10 (33.33%) Web Services
3 10 (33.33%) XML
4 6 (20.00%) JMS
4 6 (20.00%) XML Schema
4 6 (20.00%) JAXB
4 6 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (20.00%) JDBC
4 6 (20.00%) J2EE
4 6 (20.00%) Apache CXF
4 6 (20.00%) HTML5
5 4 (13.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Scrum
2 9 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Test Management
3 8 (26.67%) TDD
3 8 (26.67%) UML
4 6 (20.00%) OO
4 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (20.00%) MVC
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) Java
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) VBScript
4 7 (23.33%) VB
5 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISEB
1 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) HP
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
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