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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 99 91 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 32 34 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.84% 1.75% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.09% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 15
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £53,500 £37,500
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
1515 1627 1294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.12% 83.91% 82.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1305 1033
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 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 September 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 12 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Crewe -3 7 £22,000 - 1
Knutsford - 7 £31,500 -
Chester -2 5 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Macclesfield +12 1 £27,500 -12.69%
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 54 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (52.46%) SQL
3 30 (49.18%) .NET
4 26 (42.62%) Web Services
5 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
5 24 (39.34%) HTML
6 23 (37.70%) SDLC
7 22 (36.07%) CSS
8 21 (34.43%) C#
8 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
8 21 (34.43%) Finance
8 21 (34.43%) jQuery
8 21 (34.43%) Mobile App
9 19 (31.15%) Java
10 18 (29.51%) Windows
10 18 (29.51%) Mentoring
11 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
11 17 (27.87%) Manual Testing
12 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (24.59%) OO
13 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
13 15 (24.59%) AngularJS
14 14 (22.95%) Unit Testing
14 14 (22.95%) .NET Framework
15 13 (21.31%) XML
15 13 (21.31%) RESTful
16 12 (19.67%) Customer Engagement
16 12 (19.67%) HTML5
16 12 (19.67%) Cucumber
16 12 (19.67%) User Experience

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (13.11%) Apache
2 7 (11.48%) Node.js
3 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.20%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.56%) Jetty
4 4 (6.56%) Liferay
4 4 (6.56%) JBoss
5 2 (3.28%) IIS
6 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) Wireless
2 1 (1.64%) VPN
2 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) MySQL
3 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Selenium
1 12 (19.67%) Cucumber
2 11 (18.03%) JIRA
3 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (11.48%) Maven
3 7 (11.48%) MSTest
4 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.84%) SilkTest
4 6 (9.84%) HP UFT
5 5 (8.20%) TeamCity
6 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.56%) Subversion
6 4 (6.56%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (6.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (6.56%) Calabash
7 2 (3.28%) Ant
7 2 (3.28%) Gradle
8 1 (1.64%) JUnit
8 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (34.43%) Finance
2 12 (19.67%) Financial Institution
2 12 (19.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Tester
4 8 (13.11%) Test Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.48%) QA Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Test Consultant
6 6 (9.84%) Test Automation Consultant
6 6 (9.84%) Test Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Consultant
6 6 (9.84%) Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Lead Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Test Team Leader
9 2 (3.28%) Software Tester
9 2 (3.28%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (49.18%) .NET
2 26 (42.62%) Web Services
3 24 (39.34%) HTML
4 22 (36.07%) CSS
5 21 (34.43%) jQuery
6 15 (24.59%) AngularJS
7 14 (22.95%) .NET Framework
8 13 (21.31%) XML
8 13 (21.31%) RESTful
9 12 (19.67%) HTML5
10 9 (14.75%) XSLT
11 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET
11 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (11.48%) Spring
13 6 (9.84%) LAMP
13 6 (9.84%) Entity Framework
13 6 (9.84%) WCF
14 5 (8.20%) SOAP
14 5 (8.20%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Mobile App
2 12 (19.67%) User Experience
3 4 (6.56%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.56%) Device Driver
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.70%) SDLC
3 18 (29.51%) Mentoring
4 17 (27.87%) Manual Testing
5 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (24.59%) OO
7 14 (22.95%) Unit Testing
8 12 (19.67%) OOP
8 12 (19.67%) MVC
8 12 (19.67%) Risk Management
8 12 (19.67%) Modular Programming
8 12 (19.67%) Customer Engagement
9 11 (18.03%) Software Testing
10 10 (16.39%) Test Scripting
10 10 (16.39%) Web Application Development
10 10 (16.39%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
12 7 (11.48%) Project Management
12 7 (11.48%) Integration Testing
12 7 (11.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) SQL
2 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
3 21 (34.43%) C#
4 19 (31.15%) Java
5 11 (18.03%) VB.NET
6 8 (13.11%) PHP
6 8 (13.11%) T-SQL
7 7 (11.48%) C
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) VB
8 1 (1.64%) VBA
8 1 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) ISEB
2 6 (9.84%) ISTQB
2 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) HP
2 6 (9.84%) IBM
2 6 (9.84%) Micro Focus
3 1 (1.64%) Apple
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life
Posted: 16 days ago