The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Doncaster with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South Yorkshire / Doncaster
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 13 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Doncaster 11.32% 16.67% 10.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.00% 18.97% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 7
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £33,750 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £41,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Doncaster with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Doncaster
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 100 58 113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Doncaster 94.34% 87.88% 86.92%
Number of salaries quoted 307 162 371
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £65,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Doncaster

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Doncaster.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Doncaster

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Doncaster

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Doncaster.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Doncaster

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Doncaster region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) SOAP
3 12 (66.67%) Web Services
3 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 12 (66.67%) SOA
3 12 (66.67%) Finance
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) Degree
4 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
4 10 (55.56%) XML
4 10 (55.56%) HTML
5 9 (50.00%) TDD
5 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 9 (50.00%) Spring
5 9 (50.00%) JPA
5 9 (50.00%) RESTful
5 9 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 8 (44.44%) Node.js
6 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
6 8 (44.44%) Hadoop
6 8 (44.44%) BDD
6 8 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (44.44%) Spring Boot
6 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 8 (44.44%) JUnit
7 7 (38.89%) OO
7 7 (38.89%) Selenium
7 7 (38.89%) Defect Management
7 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Doncaster 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 5 (27.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (44.44%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) JUnit
2 7 (38.89%) Selenium
3 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (33.33%) Gradle
3 6 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (33.33%) Maven
3 6 (33.33%) Subversion
4 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
4 4 (22.22%) Rational Functional Tester
4 4 (22.22%) SilkTest
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Electronics
3 5 (27.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Java Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Pensions Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) SOAP
2 12 (66.67%) Web Services
3 10 (55.56%) HTML
3 10 (55.56%) XML
4 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 9 (50.00%) JPA
4 9 (50.00%) RESTful
4 9 (50.00%) Spring
5 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 8 (44.44%) Node.js
5 8 (44.44%) Spring Boot
6 6 (33.33%) Backbone.js
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 6 (33.33%) HTML5
6 6 (33.33%) JMS
6 6 (33.33%) JSON
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) XBRL
8 1 (5.56%) J2EE
8 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) User Experience
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (66.67%) SOA
2 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
3 9 (50.00%) TDD
4 8 (44.44%) BDD
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (38.89%) Defect Management
5 7 (38.89%) OO
5 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
6 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Microservices
6 6 (33.33%) OOD
6 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
7 4 (22.22%) System Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Time Management
7 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) ISEB
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (22.22%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) SAP