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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 91 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 3 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.31% 1.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,282 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.28% +3.77%
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
836 600 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 85.48% 85.35% 81.54%
Number of salaries quoted 728 468 693
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 25 November 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
(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 -29 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Automation Testing
Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Junior
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Junior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft