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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 42 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 30 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.77% 1.12% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 1.30% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 9
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
580 693 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 92.21% 86.30% 91.13%
Number of salaries quoted 475 562 696
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +34 30 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (69.23%) Selenium
3 26 (66.67%) TDD
4 23 (58.97%) Automated Testing
5 21 (53.85%) Java
6 20 (51.28%) C#
7 15 (38.46%) SQL
7 15 (38.46%) BDD
8 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
9 13 (33.33%) QA
10 12 (30.77%) WebDriver
10 12 (30.77%) SDLC
11 11 (28.21%) Gherkin
11 11 (28.21%) Automation Testing
11 11 (28.21%) OO
12 10 (25.64%) Configuration Management
12 10 (25.64%) Subversion
12 10 (25.64%) NUnit
12 10 (25.64%) Cucumber
12 10 (25.64%) TestNG
12 10 (25.64%) System Integration Testing
13 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
14 8 (20.51%) DevOps
14 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (20.51%) Functional Testing
15 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
15 7 (17.95%) Regression Testing
15 7 (17.95%) Process Management
16 6 (15.38%) GitHub
16 6 (15.38%) Behat

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 2 (5.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) GitHub
2 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (69.23%) Selenium
2 12 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 10 (25.64%) Cucumber
3 10 (25.64%) NUnit
3 10 (25.64%) Subversion
3 10 (25.64%) TestNG
4 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
6 4 (10.26%) HP UFT
6 4 (10.26%) JIRA
6 4 (10.26%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.13%) eggPlant
7 2 (5.13%) FitNesse
7 2 (5.13%) FogBugz
7 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Automation Tester
1 11 (28.21%) Tester
2 9 (23.08%) QA Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Automation Tester
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Tester
4 7 (17.95%) Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Angular Developer
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) Gherkin
2 6 (15.38%) Behat
3 4 (10.26%) Web Services
4 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.69%) Spring
5 2 (5.13%) .NET
5 2 (5.13%) LAMP
5 2 (5.13%) SOAP
5 2 (5.13%) WSDL
5 2 (5.13%) XML
5 2 (5.13%) XSD
6 1 (2.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.69%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.13%) iPad
2 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (66.67%) TDD
3 23 (58.97%) Automated Testing
4 15 (38.46%) BDD
5 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
6 12 (30.77%) SDLC
7 11 (28.21%) Automation Testing
7 11 (28.21%) OO
8 10 (25.64%) Configuration Management
8 10 (25.64%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (20.51%) DevOps
9 8 (20.51%) Functional Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Process Management
10 7 (17.95%) Regression Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (12.82%) Exploratory Testing
12 3 (7.69%) Coaching
12 3 (7.69%) Mobile Development
12 3 (7.69%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 20 (51.28%) C#
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Apple Swift
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) Objective-C
4 3 (7.69%) Python
5 2 (5.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) Section 508
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) HP
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
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