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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 63 65 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.07% 1.09% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.27% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 11
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £38,000
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
554 630 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 84.58% 85.71% 89.37%
Number of salaries quoted 475 538 756
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Sheffield +9 7 £42,500 - 2
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Selenium
2 13 (61.90%) Automation Testing
3 10 (47.62%) HP
3 10 (47.62%) HP UFT
4 9 (42.86%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Functional Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
5 8 (38.10%) Spring
5 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 6 (28.57%) QA
8 5 (23.81%) Load Testing
8 5 (23.81%) VB
8 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
8 5 (23.81%) eggPlant
8 5 (23.81%) Keyword-Driven Testing
9 4 (19.05%) C#
9 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
10 3 (14.29%) JIRA
10 3 (14.29%) CMMI
10 3 (14.29%) Legal
10 3 (14.29%) ISEB
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Selenium
2 10 (47.62%) HP UFT
3 5 (23.81%) eggPlant
4 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 2 (9.52%) FitNesse
5 2 (9.52%) FogBugz
5 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.52%) Maven
5 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (9.52%) Zephyr
6 1 (4.76%) NUnit
6 1 (4.76%) Subversion
6 1 (4.76%) TestNG
6 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Automation Tester
2 4 (19.05%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Test Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
1 8 (38.10%) Spring
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) Behat
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
4 2 (9.52%) Java EE
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
4 2 (9.52%) WSDL
4 2 (9.52%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) XSD
5 1 (4.76%) JPA
5 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Automation Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (23.81%) Keyword-Driven Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Load Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
6 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
7 3 (14.29%) CMMI
7 3 (14.29%) Coaching
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
7 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.52%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) VB
4 4 (19.05%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
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