The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 55 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
+30 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 17 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.64% 0.84% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 0.99% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 4
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
516 811 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 80.12% 85.37% 76.21%
Number of salaries quoted 436 689 596
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the South Yorkshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rotherham - 8 £42,500 -
Sheffield +26 7 £27,250 -32.92%
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 18 (66.67%) Selenium
2 16 (59.26%) Java
3 14 (51.85%) C#
3 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 13 (48.15%) Automation Testing
5 11 (40.74%) HP
5 11 (40.74%) HP UFT
6 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (33.33%) JIRA
6 9 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 9 (33.33%) VB
6 9 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
7 8 (29.63%) WebDriver
7 8 (29.63%) QA
8 7 (25.93%) Load Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Stress Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
8 7 (25.93%) Spring
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle
8 7 (25.93%) Legal
8 7 (25.93%) Games
8 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
8 7 (25.93%) CMMI
8 7 (25.93%) JMeter
8 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (25.93%) eggPlant
8 7 (25.93%) QA Automation
8 7 (25.93%) SDLC

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Confluence
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Selenium
2 11 (40.74%) HP UFT
3 9 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 9 (33.33%) JIRA
4 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
4 8 (29.63%) WebDriver
5 7 (25.93%) eggPlant
5 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
5 7 (25.93%) JMeter
6 5 (18.52%) LabVIEW
7 2 (7.41%) Zephyr
8 1 (3.70%) Ant
8 1 (3.70%) CasperJS
8 1 (3.70%) Concordion
8 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.70%) Gradle
8 1 (3.70%) Hudson
8 1 (3.70%) JBehave
8 1 (3.70%) JUnit
8 1 (3.70%) TestNG
General
1 7 (25.93%) Games
1 7 (25.93%) Legal
2 5 (18.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
1 11 (40.74%) Automation Test Analyst
1 11 (40.74%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Electronics Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Tester
5 4 (14.81%) Development Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Test Development Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Electronics Technician
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Senior QA Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
1 7 (25.93%) Spring
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) Behat
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) JSP
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Virtual Team
2 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Automation Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (25.93%) CMMI
4 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (25.93%) Load Testing
4 7 (25.93%) QA Automation
4 7 (25.93%) SDLC
4 7 (25.93%) Stress Testing
5 5 (18.52%) DevOps
6 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
6 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) TDD
8 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) C#
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) VB
4 5 (18.52%) C
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
2 7 (25.93%) Section 508
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) HP
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Atlassian