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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 80 100 103
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.63% 1.69% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.87% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 16
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
791 1551 1479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.00% 90.38% 84.42%
Number of salaries quoted 688 1226 1130
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £57,650
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Crewe +19 3 £35,000 +59.09%
Knutsford - 1 £31,500 -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 18 (81.82%) Selenium
2 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Test Scripting
3 14 (63.64%) Web Services
4 12 (54.55%) Manual Testing
4 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 12 (54.55%) Cucumber
4 12 (54.55%) SDLC
5 11 (50.00%) Windows
6 10 (45.45%) ISEB
6 10 (45.45%) HP UFT
6 10 (45.45%) Scrum
6 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
6 10 (45.45%) Degree
7 9 (40.91%) FitNesse
7 9 (40.91%) RAD
8 7 (31.82%) SQL
9 6 (27.27%) C#
9 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 6 (27.27%) .NET
10 4 (18.18%) XML
10 4 (18.18%) MVC
10 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 4 (18.18%) BDD
10 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
11 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
11 3 (13.64%) QA
11 3 (13.64%) Defect Tracking
11 3 (13.64%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 3 (13.64%) Maven

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) Selenium
2 12 (54.55%) Cucumber
3 10 (45.45%) HP UFT
4 9 (40.91%) FitNesse
5 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 3 (13.64%) JIRA
6 3 (13.64%) JUnit
6 3 (13.64%) Maven
6 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
6 3 (13.64%) Toad
7 2 (9.09%) TestComplete
8 1 (4.55%) NUnit
8 1 (4.55%) Sahi
8 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
8 1 (4.55%) WatiN
8 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Tester
2 12 (54.55%) Software Tester
3 11 (50.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.55%) Head of Testing
6 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
3 4 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Test Scripting
3 12 (54.55%) Manual Testing
3 12 (54.55%) SDLC
3 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 10 (45.45%) Scrum
5 9 (40.91%) RAD
6 4 (18.18%) BDD
6 4 (18.18%) MVC
6 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.09%) TDD
8 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
1 10 (45.45%) ISEB
1 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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