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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 75 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 14 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.41% 0.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £33,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
883 791 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 88.65% 81.29% 81.97%
Number of salaries quoted 753 657 471
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 Test Automation within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Doncaster - 8 £42,500 -
Sheffield -6 6 £33,000 -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 17 (62.96%) Selenium
2 14 (51.85%) QA
2 14 (51.85%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) Linux
4 9 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
5 8 (29.63%) C#
6 7 (25.93%) VB
6 7 (25.93%) ISEB
7 6 (22.22%) VMware
7 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 6 (22.22%) VBScript
7 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle
7 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 6 (22.22%) XML
7 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
8 5 (18.52%) Test Management
8 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (18.52%) SOAP
8 5 (18.52%) Web Services
8 5 (18.52%) JUnit

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) JBoss
1 4 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (14.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Selenium
2 9 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (18.52%) JUnit
4 5 (18.52%) Toad
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (14.81%) Subversion
5 4 (14.81%) Maven
5 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
5 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
5 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.41%) TestComplete
7 1 (3.70%) Concordion
7 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
1 11 (40.74%) Test Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Tester
3 8 (29.63%) Automation Tester
4 6 (22.22%) Test Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Build Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Developer
7 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Test Coordinator
8 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
8 1 (3.70%) Release Coordinator
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) XML
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) SOAP
2 5 (18.52%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) Gherkin
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
2 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Test Management
3 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Workflow
4 4 (14.81%) Code Coverage
4 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) C#
4 7 (25.93%) VB
5 6 (22.22%) VBScript
5 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) PHP
6 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) XQuery
7 1 (3.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISEB
2 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (51.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft