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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 82 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 22 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.65% 0.82% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 0.94% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 5
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1104 1591 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.01% 87.47% 82.98%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1312 983
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Wilmslow - 10 £30,000 - 1
Chester -3 3 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Macclesfield - 3 - -
Knutsford - 1 £40,000 - 1
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 45 (77.59%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (44.83%) Selenium
3 23 (39.66%) Test Automation
3 23 (39.66%) Windows
4 20 (34.48%) SQL
4 20 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (32.76%) Cucumber
6 18 (31.03%) Scrum
6 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
6 18 (31.03%) .NET
6 18 (31.03%) SDLC
7 17 (29.31%) HP UFT
8 16 (27.59%) Web Services
8 16 (27.59%) XML
8 16 (27.59%) Java
8 16 (27.59%) C#
9 15 (25.86%) Manual Testing
10 14 (24.14%) Test Scripting
10 14 (24.14%) ISTQB
10 14 (24.14%) XSLT
10 14 (24.14%) Linux
11 13 (22.41%) JIRA
11 13 (22.41%) AngularJS
12 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (20.69%) jQuery
12 12 (20.69%) MongoDB
12 12 (20.69%) Node.js
12 12 (20.69%) Project Management
12 12 (20.69%) HTML
12 12 (20.69%) CSS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (20.69%) Node.js
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (44.83%) Selenium
2 19 (32.76%) Cucumber
3 17 (29.31%) HP UFT
4 13 (22.41%) JIRA
5 10 (17.24%) FitNesse
6 9 (15.52%) Jenkins
7 6 (10.34%) Maven
8 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
9 4 (6.90%) Ant
9 4 (6.90%) SilkTest
10 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
10 3 (5.17%) Subversion
10 3 (5.17%) TeamCity
10 3 (5.17%) TestNG
10 3 (5.17%) Vagrant
11 2 (3.45%) CruiseControl
11 2 (3.45%) JUnit
11 2 (3.45%) Ranorex
11 2 (3.45%) Toad
11 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (15.52%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Tester
2 15 (25.86%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) Software Tester
3 14 (24.14%) .NET Developer
4 13 (22.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (22.41%) C# Developer
5 12 (20.69%) HTML Developer
5 12 (20.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (17.24%) Automated Tester
7 8 (13.79%) Analyst
7 8 (13.79%) Test Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 5 (8.62%) Senior Tester
8 5 (8.62%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Test Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) QA Tester
9 4 (6.90%) Senior QA Tester
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Software Tester
9 4 (6.90%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) .NET
2 16 (27.59%) Web Services
2 16 (27.59%) XML
3 14 (24.14%) XSLT
4 13 (22.41%) AngularJS
5 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 12 (20.69%) CSS
5 12 (20.69%) HTML
5 12 (20.69%) jQuery
6 7 (12.07%) JSON
7 4 (6.90%) SOAP
8 3 (5.17%) J2EE
9 2 (3.45%) REST
9 2 (3.45%) RESTful
10 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (1.72%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.17%) Wiki
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (39.66%) Windows
2 14 (24.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (77.59%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Test Automation
3 20 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (31.03%) Scrum
4 18 (31.03%) SDLC
5 15 (25.86%) Manual Testing
6 14 (24.14%) Test Scripting
7 12 (20.69%) Project Management
8 10 (17.24%) RAD
9 9 (15.52%) Software Testing
9 9 (15.52%) TDD
10 7 (12.07%) BDD
10 7 (12.07%) Coaching
10 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Functional Testing
12 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
12 5 (8.62%) Stress Testing
13 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
13 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (6.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) SQL
2 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.59%) C#
3 16 (27.59%) Java
4 5 (8.62%) C
5 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.45%) Ruby
7 1 (1.72%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) ISTQB
2 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 11 (18.97%) ISEB
3 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) HP
1 4 (6.90%) IBM
1 4 (6.90%) Micro Focus
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Apple
3 1 (1.72%) Citrix
3 1 (1.72%) VMware
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + car + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago