The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 31 38
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 58 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 12.08% 4.91% 5.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.39% 6.14% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 56 22 34
Median salary £60,000 £31,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +92.00% -2.34%  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 433 391 618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 90.21% 79.96% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 360 330 544
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Sheffield

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Sheffield

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Sheffield over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 103 (74.10%) Java
2 90 (64.75%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (48.20%) SQL
4 64 (46.04%) TDD
5 56 (40.29%) JavaScript
6 54 (38.85%) Software Engineering
7 44 (31.65%) HTML
7 44 (31.65%) CSS
8 43 (30.94%) Selenium
9 42 (30.22%) Degree
10 40 (28.78%) Git (software)
10 40 (28.78%) OO
11 39 (28.06%) C#
12 38 (27.34%) Python
13 37 (26.62%) Scrum
14 36 (25.90%) Scala
14 36 (25.90%) BDD
15 35 (25.18%) Subversion
15 35 (25.18%) NoSQL
16 34 (24.46%) Go
16 34 (24.46%) Jenkins
16 34 (24.46%) Ruby
16 34 (24.46%) Oracle
17 31 (22.30%) PL/SQL
17 31 (22.30%) Oracle Forms
17 31 (22.30%) Oracle Reports
18 28 (20.14%) GitHub
19 26 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (18.71%) Configuration Management
20 25 (17.99%) WebDriver

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.88%) Apache
1 4 (2.88%) nginx
2 2 (1.44%) Confluence
3 1 (0.72%) JBoss
3 1 (0.72%) Jetty
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.14%) GitHub
2 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.44%) PaaS
4 2 (1.44%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.60%) HTTP
2 4 (2.88%) Firewall
2 4 (2.88%) VPN
3 2 (1.44%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.18%) NoSQL
2 31 (22.30%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (7.91%) Redis
4 10 (7.19%) CouchDB
5 9 (6.47%) MySQL
6 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.72%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.72%) Riak
Development Applications
1 43 (30.94%) Selenium
2 40 (28.78%) Git (software)
3 35 (25.18%) Subversion
4 34 (24.46%) Jenkins
5 31 (22.30%) Oracle Forms
6 25 (17.99%) WebDriver
7 24 (17.27%) Mercurial
8 22 (15.83%) Cucumber
9 17 (12.23%) NUnit
10 16 (11.51%) TestNG
11 2 (1.44%) JIRA
11 2 (1.44%) Scrutinizer-CI
11 2 (1.44%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.44%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.72%) Babel
12 1 (0.72%) eCATT
12 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 5 (3.60%) Finance
2 3 (2.16%) Games
3 2 (1.44%) Banking
3 2 (1.44%) Retail
3 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (40.29%) Developer
2 28 (20.14%) Automation Tester
2 28 (20.14%) Tester
3 24 (17.27%) Java Developer
3 24 (17.27%) Software Engineer
4 22 (15.83%) Java Engineer
4 22 (15.83%) Java Software Engineer
4 22 (15.83%) Senior Java Engineer
4 22 (15.83%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 22 (15.83%) Senior Software Engineer
5 21 (15.11%) Senior Automation Tester
5 21 (15.11%) Senior Tester
6 18 (12.95%) Software Developer
7 15 (10.79%) Java Scala Developer
7 15 (10.79%) Oracle Developer
7 15 (10.79%) Python Developer
7 15 (10.79%) Scala Developer
8 14 (10.07%) QA Engineer
9 11 (7.91%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (7.19%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (31.65%) CSS
1 44 (31.65%) HTML
2 24 (17.27%) Gherkin
2 24 (17.27%) RESTful
3 20 (14.39%) AngularJS
3 20 (14.39%) Web Services
4 13 (9.35%) Node.js
5 12 (8.63%) Dropwizard
6 7 (5.04%) jQuery
7 3 (2.16%) Behat
8 2 (1.44%) Akka
8 2 (1.44%) beanstalkd
8 2 (1.44%) Gearman
8 2 (1.44%) Kafka
8 2 (1.44%) Laravel
8 2 (1.44%) LESS
8 2 (1.44%) Play Framework
8 2 (1.44%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.44%) Sass
8 2 (1.44%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.55%) Computer Science
2 22 (15.83%) Algorithms
2 22 (15.83%) Data Structures
3 9 (6.47%) User Experience
4 4 (2.88%) iPad
5 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.16%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.76%) Linux
2 4 (2.88%) Windows
3 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (64.75%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (46.04%) TDD
3 54 (38.85%) Software Engineering
4 40 (28.78%) OO
5 37 (26.62%) Scrum
6 36 (25.90%) BDD
7 26 (18.71%) Configuration Management
7 26 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (16.55%) Test Scripting
9 22 (15.83%) SDLC
9 22 (15.83%) System Integration Testing
10 19 (13.67%) Data Modelling
11 15 (10.79%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.91%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.47%) Mentoring
14 8 (5.76%) Test Strategy
15 7 (5.04%) DevOps
16 5 (3.60%) Continuous Delivery
16 5 (3.60%) Manual Testing
16 5 (3.60%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (74.10%) Java
2 67 (48.20%) SQL
3 56 (40.29%) JavaScript
4 39 (28.06%) C#
5 38 (27.34%) Python
6 36 (25.90%) Scala
7 34 (24.46%) Go
7 34 (24.46%) Ruby
8 31 (22.30%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.44%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.44%) Clojure
9 2 (1.44%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (30.22%) Degree
2 20 (14.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (11.51%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.44%) ISEB
4 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.72%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.32%) Docker
2 4 (2.88%) GlusterFS
2 4 (2.88%) iptables
2 4 (2.88%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.88%) Ansible
2 4 (2.88%) HAProxy
2 4 (2.88%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.88%) Puppet
3 2 (1.44%) Graphite
3 2 (1.44%) Salt
4 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (24.46%) Oracle
2 4 (2.88%) Apple
2 4 (2.88%) Rackspace
3 2 (1.44%) Splunk
3 2 (1.44%) Zend
4 1 (0.72%) HP
4 1 (0.72%) SAP
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