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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 93 100 116
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 28 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.71% 0.98% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.22% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 7
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -
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
1414 1392 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.54% 79.95% 79.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 1041 1107
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 10 £40,000 -
Crewe - 6 - -
Warrington +6 5 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Wilmslow +4 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Macclesfield +7 1 £27,500 - 2
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 34 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (68.29%) SQL
3 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
3 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
4 20 (48.78%) Web Services
5 19 (46.34%) .NET
6 18 (43.90%) HTML
6 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
6 18 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (41.46%) .NET Framework
7 17 (41.46%) C#
8 16 (39.02%) jQuery
9 15 (36.59%) SDLC
10 14 (34.15%) XML
11 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
11 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
11 13 (31.71%) Java
11 13 (31.71%) Finance
11 13 (31.71%) Manual Testing
12 12 (29.27%) WCF
12 12 (29.27%) Mobile App
13 11 (26.83%) MVC
13 11 (26.83%) Scrum
14 10 (24.39%) CSS
14 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
14 10 (24.39%) NHibernate
14 10 (24.39%) LESS
15 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
15 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
15 9 (21.95%) Windows

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (4.88%) IIS
1 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) VPN
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
2 4 (9.76%) OLTP
3 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) JIRA
1 8 (19.51%) Selenium
1 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.07%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.20%) Maven
3 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.20%) MSTest
4 4 (9.76%) Mercurial
4 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
4 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.32%) JUnit
5 3 (7.32%) Toad
5 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.32%) Calabash
6 2 (4.88%) Gradle
6 2 (4.88%) Ant
7 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.44%) Appium
7 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Financial Institution
3 6 (14.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Tester
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) QA Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Lead Tester
6 2 (4.88%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Database Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) Web Services
2 19 (46.34%) .NET
3 18 (43.90%) HTML
4 17 (41.46%) .NET Framework
5 16 (39.02%) jQuery
6 14 (34.15%) XML
7 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
8 12 (29.27%) WCF
9 10 (24.39%) NHibernate
9 10 (24.39%) CSS
9 10 (24.39%) LESS
10 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (19.51%) HTML5
10 8 (19.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (19.51%) WF
10 8 (19.51%) XSLT
11 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (14.63%) Entity Framework
12 6 (14.63%) RESTful
13 4 (9.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Mobile App
2 8 (19.51%) User Experience
2 8 (19.51%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (9.76%) N-Tier
4 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Android
2 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (36.59%) SDLC
4 13 (31.71%) Manual Testing
5 11 (26.83%) Scrum
5 11 (26.83%) MVC
6 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
7 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
7 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
8 8 (19.51%) OO
9 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
9 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
10 6 (14.63%) OOP
10 6 (14.63%) Web Development
10 6 (14.63%) Kanban
10 6 (14.63%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (14.63%) BDD
11 5 (12.20%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) SQL
2 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
3 17 (41.46%) C#
4 13 (31.71%) Java
5 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
6 5 (12.20%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.88%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) Python
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 16 days ago
Macclesfield
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Salary: £28 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Macclesfield
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago