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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 25 37
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 74 50 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 10.16% 7.76% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.47% 9.63% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 62 43 42
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -3.22%  
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 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 645 519 815
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 88.60% 80.59% 85.61%
Number of salaries quoted 534 438 691
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +1.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +15 58 £60,000 +92.00% 3
Doncaster -1 13 £60,000 +60.00%
Rotherham 0 1 £42,500 -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 124 (77.02%) Java
2 106 (65.84%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (46.58%) SQL
4 74 (45.96%) TDD
5 64 (39.75%) JavaScript
6 55 (34.16%) HTML
7 54 (33.54%) Software Engineering
8 52 (32.30%) Degree
8 52 (32.30%) Selenium
9 50 (31.06%) CSS
10 48 (29.81%) OO
11 46 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 45 (27.95%) NoSQL
13 44 (27.33%) BDD
14 41 (25.47%) Oracle
14 41 (25.47%) C#
14 41 (25.47%) Subversion
15 40 (24.84%) Jenkins
16 38 (23.60%) Python
17 37 (22.98%) Scrum
18 36 (22.36%) Scala
18 36 (22.36%) Continuous Integration
19 35 (21.74%) Ruby
20 34 (21.12%) RESTful
20 34 (21.12%) Go
21 33 (20.50%) Oracle Reports
21 33 (20.50%) Web Services
21 33 (20.50%) PL/SQL
22 31 (19.25%) Oracle Forms
22 31 (19.25%) Test Scripting

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 (3.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.48%) Apache
3 4 (2.48%) nginx
4 3 (1.86%) JBoss
5 2 (1.24%) Confluence
6 1 (0.62%) Jetty
6 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.39%) GitHub
2 10 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.24%) PaaS
4 2 (1.24%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) HTTP
2 4 (2.48%) Firewall
2 4 (2.48%) VPN
3 2 (1.24%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (27.95%) NoSQL
2 33 (20.50%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (6.83%) Redis
4 10 (6.21%) CouchDB
5 9 (5.59%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.59%) MySQL
6 8 (4.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.86%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.62%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.62%) Riak
Development Applications
1 52 (32.30%) Selenium
2 46 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 41 (25.47%) Subversion
4 40 (24.84%) Jenkins
5 31 (19.25%) Oracle Forms
6 26 (16.15%) WebDriver
7 24 (14.91%) Mercurial
8 22 (13.66%) Cucumber
9 17 (10.56%) NUnit
10 16 (9.94%) TestNG
11 8 (4.97%) JUnit
12 6 (3.73%) Eclipse
12 6 (3.73%) Gradle
12 6 (3.73%) HP UFT
12 6 (3.73%) IntelliJ
12 6 (3.73%) Maven
13 5 (3.11%) Rational Functional Tester
13 5 (3.11%) SilkTest
14 2 (1.24%) JIRA
14 2 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (10.56%) Finance
2 8 (4.97%) Banking
3 6 (3.73%) Electronics
4 3 (1.86%) Games
5 2 (1.24%) Retail
5 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (40.99%) Developer
2 32 (19.88%) Java Developer
3 28 (17.39%) Automation Tester
3 28 (17.39%) Tester
4 24 (14.91%) Software Engineer
5 22 (13.66%) Java Engineer
5 22 (13.66%) Java Software Engineer
5 22 (13.66%) Senior Java Engineer
5 22 (13.66%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 22 (13.66%) Senior Software Engineer
6 21 (13.04%) Senior Automation Tester
6 21 (13.04%) Senior Tester
7 19 (11.80%) Analyst
7 19 (11.80%) Test Analyst
8 18 (11.18%) Software Developer
9 17 (10.56%) Oracle Developer
10 15 (9.32%) Java Scala Developer
10 15 (9.32%) Python Developer
10 15 (9.32%) Scala Developer
11 14 (8.70%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (34.16%) HTML
2 50 (31.06%) CSS
3 34 (21.12%) RESTful
4 33 (20.50%) Web Services
5 28 (17.39%) AngularJS
6 24 (14.91%) Gherkin
7 21 (13.04%) Node.js
8 15 (9.32%) SOAP
9 12 (7.45%) Dropwizard
10 11 (6.83%) Spring
10 11 (6.83%) XML
11 10 (6.21%) Hibernate
11 10 (6.21%) JPA
12 8 (4.97%) Spring Boot
13 7 (4.35%) jQuery
14 6 (3.73%) .NET
14 6 (3.73%) Backbone.js
14 6 (3.73%) HTML5
14 6 (3.73%) JMS
14 6 (3.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 22 (13.66%) Algorithms
2 22 (13.66%) Data Structures
3 15 (9.32%) User Experience
4 7 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.48%) iPad
6 3 (1.86%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.24%) Fintech
8 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.04%) Linux
2 5 (3.11%) Unix
3 4 (2.48%) Windows
4 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (65.84%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (45.96%) TDD
3 54 (33.54%) Software Engineering
4 48 (29.81%) OO
5 44 (27.33%) BDD
6 37 (22.98%) Scrum
7 36 (22.36%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (19.25%) Test Scripting
9 27 (16.77%) SDLC
10 26 (16.15%) Configuration Management
11 22 (13.66%) System Integration Testing
12 19 (11.80%) Data Modelling
13 17 (10.56%) SOA
13 17 (10.56%) Unit Testing
14 16 (9.94%) Test Strategy
15 11 (6.83%) E-Commerce
16 10 (6.21%) Manual Testing
16 10 (6.21%) Mathematics
17 9 (5.59%) DevOps
17 9 (5.59%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (77.02%) Java
2 75 (46.58%) SQL
3 64 (39.75%) JavaScript
4 41 (25.47%) C#
5 38 (23.60%) Python
6 36 (22.36%) Scala
7 35 (21.74%) Ruby
8 34 (21.12%) Go
9 33 (20.50%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.11%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.24%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.24%) Clojure
11 2 (1.24%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (32.30%) Degree
2 20 (12.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (9.94%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.73%) ISEB
4 6 (3.73%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.62%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.39%) QA
2 4 (2.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (3.73%) Docker
2 4 (2.48%) GlusterFS
2 4 (2.48%) iptables
2 4 (2.48%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.48%) Ansible
2 4 (2.48%) HAProxy
2 4 (2.48%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.48%) Puppet
3 2 (1.24%) Graphite
3 2 (1.24%) Salt
4 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (25.47%) Oracle
2 6 (3.73%) SAP
3 5 (3.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.48%) Apple
4 4 (2.48%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.24%) Splunk
5 2 (1.24%) Zend
6 1 (0.62%) HP
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