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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 73 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.90% 0.86% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.19% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 3
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
753 671 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 84.89% 71.92% 84.45%
Number of salaries quoted 661 554 549
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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
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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Sheffield -3 7 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Rotherham - 1 £37,000 -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (52.38%) Java
1 11 (52.38%) Selenium
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) ISEB
3 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Test Management
4 7 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 7 (33.33%) SDLC
5 6 (28.57%) QA
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 6 (28.57%) VBScript
5 6 (28.57%) VB
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) SOAP
5 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (28.57%) Toad
5 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
6 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (23.81%) XML
6 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) Test Planning
7 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 6 (28.57%) Toad
4 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (9.52%) JIRA
7 1 (4.76%) Subversion
7 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
1 10 (47.62%) Test Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.52%) OAT Tester
5 2 (9.52%) OAT Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Quality Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) SOAP
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) XML
3 4 (19.05%) Gherkin
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.76%) Spring
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Test Management
2 7 (33.33%) SDLC
3 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Test Planning
5 4 (19.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.52%) People Management
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) VBScript
3 6 (28.57%) VB
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) ISEB
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
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