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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 105 98 104
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 19 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.12% 1.27% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.52% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 10
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
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
1475 1517 1350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.12% 83.63% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 1201 1095
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Warrington +4 8 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Crewe - 7 £22,000 - 1
Macclesfield +11 2 £27,500 -
Chester - 2 £40,000 - 3
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 44 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (58.00%) SQL
3 25 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 25 (50.00%) Web Services
4 22 (44.00%) .NET
4 22 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 22 (44.00%) HTML
4 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (44.00%) SDLC
5 21 (42.00%) Finance
6 20 (40.00%) Mobile App
7 19 (38.00%) .NET Framework
7 19 (38.00%) jQuery
8 18 (36.00%) C#
9 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
9 17 (34.00%) Manual Testing
10 16 (32.00%) Unit Testing
10 16 (32.00%) Java
10 16 (32.00%) MVC
11 15 (30.00%) CSS
11 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (28.00%) OO
13 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
14 12 (24.00%) Risk Management
14 12 (24.00%) Financial Institution
14 12 (24.00%) Wireless
14 12 (24.00%) OOP
14 12 (24.00%) Retail
14 12 (24.00%) Customer Engagement
14 12 (24.00%) HTML5

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8 (16.00%) Apache
2 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.00%) Jetty
3 4 (8.00%) Liferay
3 4 (8.00%) JBoss
4 2 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) VPN
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.00%) MySQL
3 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.00%) OLTP
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) JIRA
2 7 (14.00%) Selenium
2 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.00%) MSTest
2 7 (14.00%) Maven
3 6 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.00%) Subversion
5 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
5 4 (8.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (6.00%) Mercurial
6 3 (6.00%) Calabash
7 2 (4.00%) Gradle
7 2 (4.00%) Ant
8 1 (2.00%) JUnit
8 1 (2.00%) SilkTest
8 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 12 (24.00%) Retail
2 12 (24.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Tester
3 8 (16.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Test Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) QA Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Test Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Lead Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Database Team Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.00%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (50.00%) Web Services
2 22 (44.00%) HTML
2 22 (44.00%) .NET
3 19 (38.00%) .NET Framework
3 19 (38.00%) jQuery
4 15 (30.00%) CSS
5 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (24.00%) HTML5
7 11 (22.00%) RESTful
7 11 (22.00%) WCF
7 11 (22.00%) XML
8 9 (18.00%) NHibernate
9 7 (14.00%) Spring
9 7 (14.00%) XSLT
9 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (14.00%) LESS
9 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (14.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (14.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 12 (24.00%) User Experience
3 7 (14.00%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (8.00%) N-Tier
4 4 (8.00%) Device Driver
5 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) SDLC
3 17 (34.00%) Manual Testing
4 16 (32.00%) Unit Testing
4 16 (32.00%) MVC
5 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (28.00%) OO
7 12 (24.00%) Risk Management
7 12 (24.00%) OOP
7 12 (24.00%) Customer Engagement
7 12 (24.00%) Mentoring
7 12 (24.00%) Modular Programming
8 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
9 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 10 (20.00%) Scrum
9 10 (20.00%) Web Application Development
9 10 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
10 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
10 7 (14.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) SQL
2 22 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (36.00%) C#
4 16 (32.00%) Java
5 8 (16.00%) PHP
6 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (12.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.00%) VBA
8 1 (2.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) VB
8 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) ISEB
2 6 (12.00%) Degree
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) HP
2 1 (2.00%) Micro Focus
2 1 (2.00%) IBM
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