The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 53 68 77
Rank change year-on-year +15 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 10 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.16% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 0.56% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 4
Median salary £45,000 £26,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.81% -18.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -10.25%  

Automation Testing 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 Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 434 532 699
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 93.74% 84.44% 92.22%
Number of salaries quoted 344 444 591
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in Sheffield

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Automation Testing in Sheffield

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (78.57%) Automated Testing
3 11 (78.57%) C#
3 11 (78.57%) Java
3 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
4 10 (71.43%) BDD
4 10 (71.43%) Gherkin
4 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 10 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 10 (71.43%) WebDriver
4 10 (71.43%) SDLC
4 10 (71.43%) TDD
5 9 (64.29%) GitHub
5 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
5 9 (64.29%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (64.29%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 2 (14.29%) QA
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Coaching
8 1 (7.14%) User Stories
8 1 (7.14%) Ranorex
8 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Behat
8 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server

Automation Testing
Top Related 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 9 (64.29%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
3 10 (71.43%) WebDriver
4 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) Ranorex
5 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Tester
2 9 (64.29%) Automation Tester
2 9 (64.29%) Senior Automation Tester
2 9 (64.29%) Senior Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.14%) Behat
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Automated Testing
3 10 (71.43%) BDD
3 10 (71.43%) SDLC
3 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 10 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 9 (64.29%) Configuration Management
4 9 (64.29%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Google