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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 48 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 22 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.50% 0.57% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 0.67% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 11
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
556 598 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 88.54% 84.94% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 464 494 694
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Sheffield +25 22 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Selenium
3 16 (50.00%) TDD
3 16 (50.00%) SQL
4 14 (43.75%) Java
5 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 10 (31.25%) QA
6 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (28.13%) Functional Testing
7 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
7 9 (28.13%) C#
8 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 8 (25.00%) OO
8 8 (25.00%) DevOps
8 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 7 (21.88%) BDD
9 7 (21.88%) HP
9 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
9 7 (21.88%) Spring
9 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
10 6 (18.75%) NUnit
10 6 (18.75%) Subversion
10 6 (18.75%) TestNG
11 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
11 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (15.63%) SDLC
11 5 (15.63%) Behat
11 5 (15.63%) Process Management
12 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (12.50%) Web Services

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 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Selenium
2 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
3 6 (18.75%) NUnit
3 6 (18.75%) Subversion
3 6 (18.75%) TestNG
4 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
5 4 (12.50%) eggPlant
5 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
6 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
6 3 (9.38%) JIRA
7 2 (6.25%) FitNesse
7 2 (6.25%) FogBugz
7 2 (6.25%) Maven
7 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
1 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) QA Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Angular Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
1 7 (21.88%) Spring
2 5 (15.63%) Behat
3 4 (12.50%) Web Services
4 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.38%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.25%) .NET
5 2 (6.25%) Java EE
5 2 (6.25%) SOAP
5 2 (6.25%) WSDL
5 2 (6.25%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) XSD
6 1 (3.13%) JPA
6 1 (3.13%) LAMP
6 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.13%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) TDD
3 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Functional Testing
6 8 (25.00%) DevOps
6 8 (25.00%) OO
6 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (21.88%) BDD
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (15.63%) Process Management
8 5 (15.63%) SDLC
9 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Load Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Mobile Development
10 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) Apple Swift
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) Objective-C
4 3 (9.38%) VB
5 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
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