Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 29 30
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 95 72 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 8.39% 6.40% 7.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.05% 7.15% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 74 62 69
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +2.94% +30.77%
10th Percentile £31,550 £29,225 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,125 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,471 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +4.64% +6.25%

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 1,050 1,007 1,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 92.76% 89.51% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 775 872 997
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 2018. 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 +9 75 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Doncaster 0 11 £55,000 -4.35%
Barnsley - 8 £27,500 - 1
Test Automation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.95%) QA
3 31 (32.63%) Java
4 28 (29.47%) DevOps
5 24 (25.26%) JavaScript
6 22 (23.16%) Software Engineering
6 22 (23.16%) Performance Testing
7 21 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (21.05%) Selenium
8 20 (21.05%) Test Scripting
9 17 (17.89%) Load Testing
9 17 (17.89%) Web Services
10 16 (16.84%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (16.84%) Functional Testing
10 16 (16.84%) Greenfield Project
11 15 (15.79%) Node.js
11 15 (15.79%) Finance
11 15 (15.79%) Spring
12 14 (14.74%) Software Testing
12 14 (14.74%) Retail
12 14 (14.74%) Git (software)
12 14 (14.74%) Relational Database
13 13 (13.68%) C#
13 13 (13.68%) SQL
13 13 (13.68%) Linux
13 13 (13.68%) Python
13 13 (13.68%) JSON
14 12 (12.63%) Windows
14 12 (12.63%) Mobile App
14 12 (12.63%) Manual Testing

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 (6.32%) Confluence
2 4 (4.21%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (4.21%) CMS
3 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.84%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (6.32%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.21%) SaaS
6 2 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.11%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.11%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.11%) IaaS
6 2 (2.11%) PaaS
6 2 (2.11%) Serverless
6 2 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.74%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.16%) MySQL
4 2 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.05%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 20 (21.05%) Selenium
2 14 (14.74%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.47%) Subversion
4 8 (8.42%) JIRA
5 7 (7.37%) Ant
5 7 (7.37%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.37%) Eclipse
5 7 (7.37%) Gradle
5 7 (7.37%) IntelliJ
5 7 (7.37%) JUnit
5 7 (7.37%) Maven
5 7 (7.37%) Mockito
6 5 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.21%) CF BOSH
7 4 (4.21%) FogBugz
7 4 (4.21%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.21%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.16%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.05%) GoCD
General
1 15 (15.79%) Finance
2 14 (14.74%) Retail
3 9 (9.47%) Games
4 3 (3.16%) Banking
4 3 (3.16%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) Developer
1 21 (22.11%) Tester
2 16 (16.84%) Senior Developer
3 14 (14.74%) Analyst
3 14 (14.74%) Test Analyst
4 13 (13.68%) Performance Tester
5 11 (11.58%) Java Developer
6 10 (10.53%) IT Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.26%) Software Tester
10 4 (4.21%) Middleware Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) QA Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.89%) Web Services
2 15 (15.79%) Node.js
2 15 (15.79%) Spring
3 13 (13.68%) JSON
4 12 (12.63%) REST
5 11 (11.58%) .NET
6 10 (10.53%) Middleware
6 10 (10.53%) React
7 8 (8.42%) XML
8 7 (7.37%) AngularJS
8 7 (7.37%) Apache CXF
8 7 (7.37%) Java EE
8 7 (7.37%) JAXB
8 7 (7.37%) JAX-WS
9 6 (6.32%) Django
9 6 (6.32%) React Native
10 5 (5.26%) HTML
11 4 (4.21%) CSS
11 4 (4.21%) HTML5
11 4 (4.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (12.63%) Mobile App
3 10 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.32%) iSeries
4 6 (6.32%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.21%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.11%) EPoS
7 1 (1.05%) BBC
7 1 (1.05%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.05%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Online Games
7 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.68%) Linux
2 12 (12.63%) Windows
3 11 (11.58%) Unix
4 7 (7.37%) Android
4 7 (7.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.47%) DevOps
3 22 (23.16%) Performance Testing
3 22 (23.16%) Software Engineering
4 21 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 17 (17.89%) Load Testing
7 16 (16.84%) Functional Testing
8 14 (14.74%) Software Testing
9 12 (12.63%) Manual Testing
10 11 (11.58%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (11.58%) Defect Management
10 11 (11.58%) Regression Testing
10 11 (11.58%) Service Management
11 10 (10.53%) IT Strategy
11 10 (10.53%) Project Management
11 10 (10.53%) Scrum
12 9 (9.47%) SDLC
12 9 (9.47%) Unit Testing
13 8 (8.42%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.63%) Java
2 24 (25.26%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.68%) C#
3 13 (13.68%) Python
3 13 (13.68%) SQL
4 7 (7.37%) PHP
4 7 (7.37%) Ruby
5 4 (4.21%) Java 8
5 4 (4.21%) Perl
5 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.11%) C++
6 2 (2.11%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.05%) ES6
7 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Degree
2 7 (7.37%) ISEB
2 7 (7.37%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.05%) HNC
4 1 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.05%) OCA
4 1 (1.05%) OCAJ
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (38.95%) QA
2 10 (10.53%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) Puppet
2 8 (8.42%) Ansible
3 3 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (6.32%) EMC
1 6 (6.32%) Google
1 6 (6.32%) NetApp
2 5 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.16%) Zend
4 1 (1.05%) HP
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat