Period
to 20 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 6 months to 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 24 17
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 93 105 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.74% 8.25% 11.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.39% 8.99% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 69 87 141
South Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -21.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £31,850 £26,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £49,424 £55,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +18.42%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,108 1,168 1,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 92.18% 91.82% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 910 979 1,059
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in South Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in South Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in South Yorkshire

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -11 73 £35,000 -6.67% 8
Barnsley +11 8 £30,500 +10.91%
Doncaster +1 3 £47,853 +6.34%
Test Automation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (47.31%) DevOps
3 36 (38.71%) QA
4 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
5 23 (24.73%) Git (software)
6 22 (23.66%) React
6 22 (23.66%) Selenium
6 22 (23.66%) Web Development
6 22 (23.66%) Software Engineering
7 21 (22.58%) PHP
8 20 (21.51%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (21.51%) AngularJS
9 19 (20.43%) Docker
9 19 (20.43%) Symfony
10 18 (19.35%) .NET
10 18 (19.35%) C#
10 18 (19.35%) Java
10 18 (19.35%) Windows
10 18 (19.35%) Marketing
10 18 (19.35%) Deployment Automation
11 17 (18.28%) Laravel
11 17 (18.28%) Grunt
11 17 (18.28%) webpack
11 17 (18.28%) gulp
11 17 (18.28%) Vue.js
11 17 (18.28%) PHP 7
12 16 (17.20%) SDLC
13 15 (16.13%) Finance
13 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
14 14 (15.05%) SQL

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.68%) IIS
2 4 (4.30%) Confluence
3 2 (2.15%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.60%) SaaS
4 6 (6.45%) Serverless
5 5 (5.38%) IaaS
5 5 (5.38%) PaaS
6 4 (4.30%) GitHub
7 2 (2.15%) Google App Engine
7 2 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.15%) Office 365
8 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) HTTP
1 6 (6.45%) HTTPS
2 4 (4.30%) DHCP
2 4 (4.30%) DNS
2 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.15%) Internet
3 2 (2.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.15%) MySQL
3 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (24.73%) Git (software)
2 22 (23.66%) Selenium
3 17 (18.28%) Grunt
3 17 (18.28%) gulp
3 17 (18.28%) webpack
4 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
4 11 (11.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (11.83%) WebDriver
5 9 (9.68%) JIRA
6 8 (8.60%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.38%) LINQPad
7 5 (5.38%) SoapUI
7 5 (5.38%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (5.38%) TestNG
8 4 (4.30%) JMeter
8 4 (4.30%) Maven
9 3 (3.23%) GitLab
9 3 (3.23%) JUnit
10 2 (2.15%) Ranorex
10 2 (2.15%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (19.35%) Marketing
2 15 (16.13%) Finance
3 4 (4.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Developer
2 20 (21.51%) Tester
3 17 (18.28%) Lead Developer
3 17 (18.28%) Lead PHP Developer
3 17 (18.28%) PHP Developer
4 10 (10.75%) Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) Performance Tester
5 9 (9.68%) Test Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Test Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Test Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.30%) Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Test Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Software Tester
9 4 (4.30%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) React
2 20 (21.51%) AngularJS
3 19 (20.43%) Symfony
4 18 (19.35%) .NET
5 17 (18.28%) Laravel
5 17 (18.28%) Vue.js
6 14 (15.05%) REST
7 10 (10.75%) SOAP
8 7 (7.53%) Web Services
9 6 (6.45%) HTML
9 6 (6.45%) Node.js
9 6 (6.45%) Spring
10 5 (5.38%) CSS
11 4 (4.30%) Middleware
12 3 (3.23%) Gherkin
12 3 (3.23%) HTML5
13 2 (2.15%) Backbone.js
13 2 (2.15%) LAMP
13 2 (2.15%) RESTful
13 2 (2.15%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.30%) User Experience
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Life Science
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) BBC
5 1 (1.08%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.08%) EPoS
5 1 (1.08%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.35%) Windows
2 10 (10.75%) Linux
3 9 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.30%) Unix
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.15%) Android
5 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (47.31%) DevOps
3 22 (23.66%) Software Engineering
3 22 (23.66%) Web Development
4 20 (21.51%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (19.35%) Deployment Automation
6 16 (17.20%) SDLC
7 14 (15.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (15.05%) Performance Testing
7 14 (15.05%) Scrum
7 14 (15.05%) Software Testing
8 13 (13.98%) Load Testing
9 12 (12.90%) Manual Testing
9 12 (12.90%) Regression Testing
10 10 (10.75%) Defect Management
10 10 (10.75%) Open Source
11 9 (9.68%) Test Strategy
12 8 (8.60%) Computer Science
12 8 (8.60%) Security Testing
13 7 (7.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
2 21 (22.58%) PHP
3 18 (19.35%) C#
3 18 (19.35%) Java
4 17 (18.28%) PHP 7
5 14 (15.05%) SQL
6 7 (7.53%) Ruby
7 6 (6.45%) Python
7 6 (6.45%) TypeScript
8 5 (5.38%) ES6
8 5 (5.38%) Go
9 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.15%) Java 8
10 2 (2.15%) VBScript
11 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Degree
1 8 (8.60%) ISTQB
2 7 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.30%) CISSP
3 4 (4.30%) GIAC
4 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.08%) OCA
5 1 (1.08%) OCAJ
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (38.71%) QA
System Software
1 19 (20.43%) Docker
2 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Puppet
2 4 (4.30%) Nessus
2 4 (4.30%) Nmap
2 4 (4.30%) SCCM
3 3 (3.23%) Ansible
4 2 (2.15%) WSUS
5 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle
3 4 (4.30%) IBM
3 4 (4.30%) Qualys
4 3 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.15%) Zend