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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 91 93 107
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.67% 1.68% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.86% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 16
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
997 1563 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.50% 90.71% 84.32%
Number of salaries quoted 836 1179 1118
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,725 £28,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Chester -5 4 £40,000 -
Wilmslow -4 2 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Knutsford - 1 £31,500 -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (72.41%) Selenium
3 18 (62.07%) Web Services
4 17 (58.62%) Test Automation
5 15 (51.72%) Scrum
5 15 (51.72%) Test Scripting
5 15 (51.72%) Cucumber
6 14 (48.28%) SDLC
6 14 (48.28%) Manual Testing
7 13 (44.83%) ISEB
8 12 (41.38%) HP UFT
8 12 (41.38%) Windows
8 12 (41.38%) ISTQB
8 12 (41.38%) Degree
9 11 (37.93%) FitNesse
9 11 (37.93%) RAD
10 9 (31.03%) JIRA
10 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
10 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (24.14%) QA
11 7 (24.14%) TDD
11 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
12 6 (20.69%) Retail
12 6 (20.69%) Maven
12 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (17.24%) SQL
13 5 (17.24%) XML
13 5 (17.24%) BDD
13 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
14 4 (13.79%) Defect Tracking

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) Selenium
2 15 (51.72%) Cucumber
3 12 (41.38%) HP UFT
4 11 (37.93%) FitNesse
5 9 (31.03%) JIRA
6 6 (20.69%) Maven
7 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
8 4 (13.79%) JUnit
8 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
8 4 (13.79%) Toad
9 2 (6.90%) Ant
10 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
10 1 (3.45%) NUnit
10 1 (3.45%) Sahi
10 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
10 1 (3.45%) Subversion
10 1 (3.45%) TestNG
10 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
10 1 (3.45%) WatiN
10 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (20.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Tester
2 16 (55.17%) Software Tester
3 14 (48.28%) Automation Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Software Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) QA Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Senior QA Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Software QA Tester
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (3.45%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Test Automation
3 15 (51.72%) Scrum
3 15 (51.72%) Test Scripting
4 14 (48.28%) Manual Testing
4 14 (48.28%) SDLC
5 11 (37.93%) RAD
6 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
7 7 (24.14%) TDD
8 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (17.24%) BDD
10 4 (13.79%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (13.79%) Stress Testing
11 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
11 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
12 2 (6.90%) Build Automation
12 2 (6.90%) Open Source
12 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Java
4 3 (10.34%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) ISEB
2 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 12 (41.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
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