The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 61 73 85
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 12 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.86% 0.51% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 0.60% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 8
Median salary £45,000 £32,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.62% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 606 665 876
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 94.10% 85.15% 92.02%
Number of salaries quoted 505 545 739
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £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 South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Testing in South Yorkshire

Automation Testing
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 Automation Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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 +13 9 £45,000 +69.81%
Doncaster - 3 £35,000 - 1
Automation Testing
Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 19 (82.61%) Test Scripting
2 17 (73.91%) Selenium
3 16 (69.57%) SDLC
4 13 (56.52%) Java
5 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (47.83%) Automated Testing
6 11 (47.83%) WebDriver
6 11 (47.83%) Cucumber
7 10 (43.48%) BDD
7 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
7 10 (43.48%) Gherkin
7 10 (43.48%) C#
8 9 (39.13%) Regression Testing
8 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
8 9 (39.13%) TDD
8 9 (39.13%) QA
8 9 (39.13%) GitHub
8 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
8 9 (39.13%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
9 8 (34.78%) Windows
10 7 (30.43%) JIRA
10 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (30.43%) Functional Testing
10 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
11 6 (26.09%) Integration Testing
11 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (26.09%) Process Improvement

Automation Testing
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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) Selenium
2 11 (47.83%) Cucumber
2 11 (47.83%) WebDriver
3 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
4 7 (30.43%) JIRA
4 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (26.09%) YouTrack
6 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
7 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
7 1 (4.35%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Tester
2 9 (39.13%) Automation Tester
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Automation Tester
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Tester
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Test Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Test Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Pensions Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Gherkin
2 6 (26.09%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Test Scripting
2 16 (69.57%) SDLC
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) Automated Testing
5 10 (43.48%) BDD
5 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
6 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
6 9 (39.13%) Regression Testing
6 9 (39.13%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (39.13%) TDD
7 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
8 7 (30.43%) Functional Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
9 6 (26.09%) Integration Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Logistics
9 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
9 6 (26.09%) Process Improvement
9 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Google
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