The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 70 82 68
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 8 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.06% 0.80% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.89% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 11
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -30.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Automation 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
641 788 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 85.01% 90.47% 87.76%
Number of salaries quoted 525 668 649
Average salary £40,000 £36,800 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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 +11 6 £30,000 -7.69%
Automation Testing
Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 26 (83.87%) QA
2 16 (51.61%) C#
3 15 (48.39%) Selenium
4 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (29.03%) SQL
5 9 (29.03%) .NET
5 9 (29.03%) Functional Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
6 8 (25.81%) Java
6 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
6 8 (25.81%) Linux
7 7 (22.58%) Web Testing
7 7 (22.58%) PHP
7 7 (22.58%) Big Data
8 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
8 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (19.35%) Ranorex
8 6 (19.35%) Google
9 5 (16.13%) HP UFT
9 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
10 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
11 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
11 1 (3.23%) Ruby
11 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
11 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
11 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
11 1 (3.23%) Python
11 1 (3.23%) ISEB
11 1 (3.23%) Windows

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Selenium
2 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
2 6 (19.35%) Ranorex
3 5 (16.13%) HP UFT
4 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.23%) Appium
5 1 (3.23%) Calabash
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Tester
2 11 (35.48%) Software Tester
3 8 (25.81%) QA Tester
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 8 (25.81%) Senior QA Tester
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Software Tester
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Tester
3 8 (25.81%) Software QA Tester
4 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Test Analyst
5 6 (19.35%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Test Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Automation Test Lead
7 4 (12.90%) Automation Tester
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (9.68%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) Behat
3 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Functional Testing
2 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
3 7 (22.58%) Web Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps
5 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.23%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (3.23%) System Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) Java
4 7 (22.58%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (83.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Google