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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 76 65 80
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 13 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.35% 1.04% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.21% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 6
Average salary £32,750 £28,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.96% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,200 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.62%
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
816 662 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 85.00% 86.20% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 707 509 669
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 December 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 -15 12 £32,750 +16.96% 1
Doncaster - 1 - - 1
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 15 (68.18%) QA
2 8 (36.36%) Selenium
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
3 7 (31.82%) Apache
3 7 (31.82%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) PHP
3 7 (31.82%) MySQL
3 7 (31.82%) JUnit
3 7 (31.82%) Workflow
3 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (31.82%) System Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
4 6 (27.27%) Java
5 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
5 5 (22.73%) JBoss
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 5 (22.73%) Code Coverage
5 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Subversion
5 5 (22.73%) Maven
5 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Puppet
5 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (18.18%) JIRA

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 7 (31.82%) Apache
2 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 5 (22.73%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) VLAN
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) JUnit
2 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 5 (22.73%) Subversion
3 5 (22.73%) Maven
4 4 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 2 (9.09%) TestNG
5 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (4.55%) MSI
6 1 (4.55%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Tester
2 11 (50.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Functional Test Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Build Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Test Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Manual Tester
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 2 (9.09%) QA Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Automated Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Workflow
1 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
1 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (31.82%) System Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Code Coverage
2 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Release Management
4 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C#
1 7 (31.82%) PHP
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
1 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
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