The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 94 108 118
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 27 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.56% 1.09% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.36% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 6
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £32,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1495 1474 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.37% 79.98% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1094 1132
Average salary £40,000 £37,950 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cheshire region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +17 7 £40,000 - 8
Crewe - 6 - - 1
Wilmslow - 5 £32,500 -
Warrington +4 4 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Alderley Edge - 4 £30,000 -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) SQL
3 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 22 (48.89%) .NET
5 19 (42.22%) HTML
6 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (37.78%) Java
7 17 (37.78%) C#
7 17 (37.78%) Web Services
7 17 (37.78%) Finance
8 16 (35.56%) XML
8 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
8 16 (35.56%) jQuery
9 15 (33.33%) Manual Testing
9 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 15 (33.33%) Selenium
10 14 (31.11%) QA
10 14 (31.11%) Test Scripting
10 14 (31.11%) Windows
10 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
11 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
11 12 (26.67%) WCF
12 11 (24.44%) ISEB
12 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
13 10 (22.22%) LESS
13 10 (22.22%) Scrum
13 10 (22.22%) MVC
13 10 (22.22%) XSLT
13 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
14 9 (20.00%) NHibernate

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.44%) Trello
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Wireless
2 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) HTTP
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) OLTP
3 3 (6.67%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Selenium
2 8 (17.78%) JIRA
2 8 (17.78%) Cucumber
3 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (8.89%) Maven
6 4 (8.89%) Mercurial
6 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
7 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.67%) MSTest
7 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (6.67%) JUnit
7 3 (6.67%) Toad
8 2 (4.44%) LoadRunner
8 2 (4.44%) CruiseControl
8 2 (4.44%) Subversion
8 2 (4.44%) WATIR
9 1 (2.22%) FitNesse
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 9 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Tester
3 10 (22.22%) Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) .NET Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Test Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Test Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) QA Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) QA Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Automation Tester
8 3 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Software Tester
9 2 (4.44%) AWS Developer
9 2 (4.44%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Database Team Leader
9 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.44%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) .NET
2 19 (42.22%) HTML
3 17 (37.78%) Web Services
4 16 (35.56%) XML
4 16 (35.56%) jQuery
5 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 12 (26.67%) WCF
7 10 (22.22%) LESS
7 10 (22.22%) XSLT
8 9 (20.00%) CSS
8 9 (20.00%) NHibernate
9 8 (17.78%) WF
9 8 (17.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (17.78%) HTML5
10 6 (13.33%) SOAP
11 5 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
11 5 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (17.78%) User Experience
2 8 (17.78%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (11.11%) Open Source
4 4 (8.89%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.44%) Equities
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Android
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 14 (31.11%) Test Scripting
5 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
6 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 10 (22.22%) MVC
6 10 (22.22%) Scrum
7 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
7 8 (17.78%) BDD
8 7 (15.56%) Kanban
8 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
8 7 (15.56%) OO
9 6 (13.33%) OOP
9 6 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.11%) Web Development
10 5 (11.11%) SOA
10 5 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) SQL
2 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 17 (37.78%) C#
3 17 (37.78%) Java
4 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 5 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) ISEB
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Telerik
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