Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 28 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 81 103 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.36% 7.40% 6.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.46% 8.71% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 70 76 92
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.77% -1.52%
10th Percentile £25,875 £27,125 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,625 £55,000 £46,125
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +17.65%

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 957 1183 1404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 86.92% 85.05% 87.20%
Number of salaries quoted 808 975 1235
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.48%
10th Percentile £25,925 £26,250 £24,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +10 68 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Doncaster +3 12 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Test Automation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 57 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) Selenium
3 25 (30.86%) Java
3 25 (30.86%) Test Strategy
4 24 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 23 (28.40%) QA
6 20 (24.69%) HTML
6 20 (24.69%) CSS
6 20 (24.69%) Web Services
7 19 (23.46%) Linux
8 18 (22.22%) TDD
9 17 (20.99%) HP UFT
10 16 (19.75%) Test Scripting
10 16 (19.75%) RESTful
11 15 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (18.52%) SoapUI
11 15 (18.52%) HP
11 15 (18.52%) OO
12 14 (17.28%) Spring
12 14 (17.28%) ISTQB
12 14 (17.28%) Node.js
12 14 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 14 (17.28%) Greenfield Project
13 13 (16.05%) BDD
13 13 (16.05%) Finance
14 12 (14.81%) C#
15 11 (13.58%) Kubernetes
15 11 (13.58%) Docker
15 11 (13.58%) Mentoring

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 (11.11%) Apache
1 9 (11.11%) nginx
2 2 (2.47%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.23%) Jetty
3 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) GitHub
3 1 (1.23%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Firewall
2 8 (9.88%) VPN
3 1 (1.23%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) MySQL
2 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.94%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.47%) Big Data
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.47%) Redis
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (32.10%) Selenium
2 17 (20.99%) HP UFT
3 15 (18.52%) SoapUI
4 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
5 10 (12.35%) JUnit
6 9 (11.11%) Subversion
7 8 (9.88%) Eclipse
7 8 (9.88%) IntelliJ
7 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
8 6 (7.41%) Cucumber
9 5 (6.17%) Gradle
9 5 (6.17%) Maven
9 5 (6.17%) NUnit
9 5 (6.17%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.70%) Babel
10 3 (3.70%) webpack
11 2 (2.47%) Mockito
11 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.47%) YouTrack
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (1.23%) Automotive
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) QA Engineer
2 15 (18.52%) Test Engineer
3 14 (17.28%) Tester
4 12 (14.81%) QA Test Engineer
5 11 (13.58%) Java Developer
5 11 (13.58%) Software QA Engineer
5 11 (13.58%) Software Quality Engineer
5 11 (13.58%) Software Test Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Administrator
6 9 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (9.88%) Test Manager
8 7 (8.64%) Automation Tester
9 5 (6.17%) Software Tester
10 4 (4.94%) Senior QA Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) CSS
1 20 (24.69%) HTML
1 20 (24.69%) Web Services
2 16 (19.75%) RESTful
3 14 (17.28%) Node.js
3 14 (17.28%) Spring
4 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
4 10 (12.35%) SOAP
5 9 (11.11%) .NET
5 9 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 9 (11.11%) JPA
5 9 (11.11%) JSON
5 9 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 9 (11.11%) XML
6 8 (9.88%) JMS
7 7 (8.64%) Backbone.js
7 7 (8.64%) HTML5
8 5 (6.17%) Gherkin
8 5 (6.17%) React
9 3 (3.70%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (12.35%) User Experience
3 7 (8.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.47%) Robotics
4 2 (2.47%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Linux
2 3 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.86%) Test Strategy
3 18 (22.22%) TDD
4 16 (19.75%) Test Scripting
5 15 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (18.52%) OO
6 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 13 (16.05%) BDD
8 11 (13.58%) Configuration Management
8 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
9 10 (12.35%) Scrum
9 10 (12.35%) SOA
9 10 (12.35%) Software Testing
10 9 (11.11%) High Availability
10 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 9 (11.11%) Load Balancing
10 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.88%) Manual Testing
11 8 (9.88%) Microservices
11 8 (9.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) Java
2 24 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.81%) C#
4 9 (11.11%) SQL
5 6 (7.41%) Python
5 6 (7.41%) Ruby
6 5 (6.17%) Go
7 4 (4.94%) Scala
8 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.47%) C
10 1 (1.23%) PHP
10 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) ISTQB
2 10 (12.35%) Degree
3 6 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (7.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.23%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.40%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) Docker
2 8 (9.88%) GlusterFS
2 8 (9.88%) iptables
3 7 (8.64%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) Kubernetes
2 9 (11.11%) Ansible
2 9 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (11.11%) Puppet
3 8 (9.88%) HAProxy
4 3 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.47%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (2.47%) Mesos
5 2 (2.47%) Rancher
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) HP
2 9 (11.11%) Rackspace
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 3 (3.70%) Twitter
5 2 (2.47%) Capita
5 2 (2.47%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.47%) Google
6 1 (1.23%) Apple
6 1 (1.23%) SAP
6 1 (1.23%) Zend