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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 57 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 36 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.49% 0.53% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 0.73% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 6
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £35,000 £50,000
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
902 689 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 87.49% 73.61% 81.18%
Number of salaries quoted 758 575 485
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +8 21 £30,000 -7.69%
Doncaster - 15 £42,500 -
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 37 (69.81%) SQL
2 34 (64.15%) Java
3 32 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
4 24 (45.28%) HTML
5 21 (39.62%) Finance
6 19 (35.85%) Selenium
6 19 (35.85%) Manual Testing
7 18 (33.96%) Spring
7 18 (33.96%) Oracle
7 18 (33.96%) CSS
8 16 (30.19%) QA
9 15 (28.30%) ISEB
9 15 (28.30%) QuickTest Pro
10 14 (26.42%) TDD
11 13 (24.53%) ISTQB
11 13 (24.53%) JUnit
11 13 (24.53%) Linux
12 12 (22.64%) Web Services
12 12 (22.64%) XML
12 12 (22.64%) VBScript
12 12 (22.64%) VB
12 12 (22.64%) Hibernate
12 12 (22.64%) Scrum
12 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
13 11 (20.75%) JIRA
13 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (18.87%) Regression Testing
15 9 (16.98%) Windows
15 9 (16.98%) Test Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (11.32%) Jetty
1 6 (11.32%) Confluence
1 6 (11.32%) WebSphere
1 6 (11.32%) JBoss
1 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Selenium
2 15 (28.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (24.53%) JUnit
4 11 (20.75%) JIRA
5 9 (16.98%) Subversion
6 6 (11.32%) Maven
6 6 (11.32%) Eclipse
6 6 (11.32%) Toad
6 6 (11.32%) Ant
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
8 3 (5.66%) WATIR
8 3 (5.66%) FitNesse
9 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.89%) Concordion
10 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Analyst
2 22 (41.51%) Test Analyst
3 19 (35.85%) Developer
4 18 (33.96%) Java Developer
5 11 (20.75%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (20.75%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Tester
7 4 (7.55%) Test Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Software Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Web Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Test Team Leader
8 3 (5.66%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Lead Test Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Release Coordinator
10 1 (1.89%) Test Leader
10 1 (1.89%) Senior Quality Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Graduate
10 1 (1.89%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) HTML
2 18 (33.96%) Spring
2 18 (33.96%) CSS
3 12 (22.64%) Web Services
3 12 (22.64%) XML
3 12 (22.64%) Hibernate
4 6 (11.32%) Apache CXF
4 6 (11.32%) HTML5
4 6 (11.32%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (11.32%) JAXB
4 6 (11.32%) JMS
4 6 (11.32%) XML Schema
4 6 (11.32%) J2EE
4 6 (11.32%) JDBC
4 6 (11.32%) SOAP
5 1 (1.89%) Laravel
5 1 (1.89%) Symfony
5 1 (1.89%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (1.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) Manual Testing
3 14 (26.42%) TDD
4 12 (22.64%) Scrum
4 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
5 10 (18.87%) Regression Testing
6 9 (16.98%) Test Management
6 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
7 8 (15.09%) UML
8 7 (13.21%) OO
8 7 (13.21%) MVC
8 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
8 7 (13.21%) Test Planning
8 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
9 6 (11.32%) Automation Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Functional Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Performance Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 37 (69.81%) SQL
2 34 (64.15%) Java
3 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
4 12 (22.64%) VBScript
4 12 (22.64%) VB
5 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.66%) Ruby
7 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.89%) C#
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) ISEB
2 13 (24.53%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.19%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) VMware
3 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.66%) Telerik
4 3 (5.66%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Zend