Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 33 30
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 133 91 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 9.61% 6.40% 7.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.59% 7.62% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 119 93 120
South Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £33,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £45,000 £50,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -

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 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 1256 1194 1710
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 90.75% 84.03% 88.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 1002 1454
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,413
90th Percentile £62,125 £60,000 £57,425
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 24 July 2017.

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 24 July 2017. 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 +27 111 £60,000 +50.00% 10
Doncaster 0 18 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Rotherham +2 1 £42,500 -
Barnsley -4 1 £32,500 - 1
Test Automation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 111 (83.46%) Java
2 90 (67.67%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (51.13%) SQL
4 53 (39.85%) HTML
4 53 (39.85%) JavaScript
4 53 (39.85%) TDD
5 48 (36.09%) Degree
5 48 (36.09%) CSS
6 45 (33.83%) Selenium
7 44 (33.08%) Software Engineering
8 41 (30.83%) Oracle
9 38 (28.57%) OO
10 37 (27.82%) Python
11 36 (27.07%) Scala
12 35 (26.32%) Ruby
13 34 (25.56%) Subversion
13 34 (25.56%) Web Services
13 34 (25.56%) C#
13 34 (25.56%) RESTful
13 34 (25.56%) NoSQL
13 34 (25.56%) Jenkins
13 34 (25.56%) Go
14 33 (24.81%) BDD
14 33 (24.81%) Git (software)
14 33 (24.81%) PL/SQL
14 33 (24.81%) Oracle Reports
15 31 (23.31%) Oracle Forms
16 29 (21.80%) Scrum
16 29 (21.80%) Test Scripting
16 29 (21.80%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (4.51%) Apache
1 6 (4.51%) nginx
1 6 (4.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.29%) GitHub
2 12 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.50%) PaaS
3 2 (1.50%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) Firewall
2 5 (3.76%) VPN
3 2 (1.50%) AMQP
3 2 (1.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.56%) NoSQL
2 33 (24.81%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (6.02%) Hadoop
3 8 (6.02%) MySQL
4 4 (3.01%) CouchDB
4 4 (3.01%) Redis
5 2 (1.50%) Big Data
5 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (33.83%) Selenium
2 34 (25.56%) Jenkins
2 34 (25.56%) Subversion
3 33 (24.81%) Git (software)
4 31 (23.31%) Oracle Forms
5 23 (17.29%) WebDriver
6 22 (16.54%) Cucumber
7 20 (15.04%) Mercurial
8 12 (9.02%) NUnit
9 11 (8.27%) TestNG
10 8 (6.02%) JUnit
11 7 (5.26%) HP UFT
12 6 (4.51%) Eclipse
12 6 (4.51%) Gradle
12 6 (4.51%) IntelliJ
12 6 (4.51%) Maven
13 5 (3.76%) Rational Functional Tester
13 5 (3.76%) SilkTest
14 2 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (1.50%) Scrutinizer-CI
General
1 17 (12.78%) Finance
2 7 (5.26%) Banking
3 6 (4.51%) Electronics
4 1 (0.75%) Automotive
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (40.60%) Developer
2 29 (21.80%) Tester
3 28 (21.05%) Automation Tester
3 28 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 20 (15.04%) Senior Automation Tester
4 20 (15.04%) Senior Tester
4 20 (15.04%) Software Engineer
5 18 (13.53%) Java Engineer
5 18 (13.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 18 (13.53%) Senior Java Engineer
5 18 (13.53%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 18 (13.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 18 (13.53%) Software Developer
6 17 (12.78%) Oracle Developer
7 15 (11.28%) Java Scala Developer
7 15 (11.28%) Python Developer
7 15 (11.28%) Scala Developer
8 10 (7.52%) Analyst
8 10 (7.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (7.52%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (39.85%) HTML
2 48 (36.09%) CSS
3 34 (25.56%) RESTful
3 34 (25.56%) Web Services
4 21 (15.79%) Gherkin
5 16 (12.03%) AngularJS
5 16 (12.03%) Node.js
6 15 (11.28%) SOAP
7 11 (8.27%) Spring
7 11 (8.27%) XML
8 10 (7.52%) Hibernate
8 10 (7.52%) JPA
9 8 (6.02%) Spring Boot
10 7 (5.26%) .NET
11 6 (4.51%) Backbone.js
11 6 (4.51%) Dropwizard
11 6 (4.51%) HTML5
11 6 (4.51%) JMS
11 6 (4.51%) JSON
12 5 (3.76%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.04%) Computer Science
2 18 (13.53%) Algorithms
2 18 (13.53%) Data Structures
3 13 (9.77%) User Experience
4 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.26%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.50%) Fintech
6 2 (1.50%) iPad
7 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.79%) Linux
2 5 (3.76%) Unix
3 4 (3.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (67.67%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (39.85%) TDD
3 44 (33.08%) Software Engineering
4 38 (28.57%) OO
5 33 (24.81%) BDD
6 29 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (21.80%) Scrum
6 29 (21.80%) Test Scripting
7 26 (19.55%) Configuration Management
8 23 (17.29%) SDLC
9 19 (14.29%) Data Modelling
10 18 (13.53%) System Integration Testing
11 15 (11.28%) Test Strategy
12 14 (10.53%) SOA
13 10 (7.52%) Manual Testing
13 10 (7.52%) Mathematics
14 8 (6.02%) Microservices
14 8 (6.02%) OOD
14 8 (6.02%) Unit Testing
15 7 (5.26%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (83.46%) Java
2 68 (51.13%) SQL
3 53 (39.85%) JavaScript
4 37 (27.82%) Python
5 36 (27.07%) Scala
6 35 (26.32%) Ruby
7 34 (25.56%) C#
7 34 (25.56%) Go
8 33 (24.81%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.76%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.50%) Clojure
10 2 (1.50%) PHP
11 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (36.09%) Degree
2 20 (15.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (12.03%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.51%) ISEB
4 6 (4.51%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (3.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.75%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.04%) QA
2 4 (3.01%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (6.02%) Docker
2 5 (3.76%) GlusterFS
2 5 (3.76%) iptables
3 4 (3.01%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.51%) Ansible
2 6 (4.51%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.51%) Puppet
3 5 (3.76%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.50%) Graphite
4 2 (1.50%) Salt
5 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (30.83%) Oracle
2 6 (4.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.51%) Rackspace
2 6 (4.51%) SAP
3 4 (3.01%) Apple
4 2 (1.50%) Splunk
4 2 (1.50%) Zend
5 1 (0.75%) HP
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + free parking, flexi time
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible working + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Consult Resolute Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Doncaster
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Affecto
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago