The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Tester
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 52 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 15 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.14% 0.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 0
Median salary £45,000 £28,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.52% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 466 475 732
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 97.69% 96.74% 98.79%
Number of salaries quoted 391 414 653
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Sheffield

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Sheffield

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Sheffield over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in Sheffield

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) Selenium
1 28 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (92.86%) TDD
4 25 (89.29%) Java
5 21 (75.00%) WebDriver
5 21 (75.00%) Cucumber
6 20 (71.43%) System Integration Testing
6 20 (71.43%) SDLC
6 20 (71.43%) Gherkin
6 20 (71.43%) Jenkins
6 20 (71.43%) BDD
6 20 (71.43%) Test Scripting
6 20 (71.43%) Configuration Management
7 18 (64.29%) GitHub
8 7 (25.00%) NUnit
8 7 (25.00%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) OO
9 6 (21.43%) Subversion
9 6 (21.43%) TestNG
10 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
11 2 (7.14%) Banking
11 2 (7.14%) Retail
11 2 (7.14%) Python
11 2 (7.14%) Process Management
11 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
11 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
11 2 (7.14%) SoapUI

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Cloud Services
1 18 (64.29%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 28 (100.00%) Selenium
2 21 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 21 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 20 (71.43%) Jenkins
4 7 (25.00%) NUnit
5 6 (21.43%) Subversion
5 6 (21.43%) TestNG
6 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (92.86%) TDD
4 20 (71.43%) BDD
4 20 (71.43%) Configuration Management
4 20 (71.43%) SDLC
4 20 (71.43%) System Integration Testing
4 20 (71.43%) Test Scripting
5 6 (21.43%) OO
6 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Process Management
8 1 (3.57%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (89.29%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
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