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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 101 103 122
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.85% 0.81% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.00% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 17
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £30,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £34,900 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1490 1298 1810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.04% 80.97% 84.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 984 1522
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +18 5 £32,500 -
Warrington +3 4 £38,750 +24.00%
Northwich - 1 £26,000 - 1
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 41 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (62.75%) Windows
3 28 (54.90%) QA
4 27 (52.94%) Selenium
5 24 (47.06%) Finance
6 23 (45.10%) Manual Testing
7 22 (43.14%) Test Scripting
7 22 (43.14%) Java
8 21 (41.18%) SQL
8 21 (41.18%) Web Services
9 20 (39.22%) .NET
9 20 (39.22%) QuickTest Pro
9 20 (39.22%) Test Automation
10 18 (35.29%) ISEB
11 16 (31.37%) TDD
11 16 (31.37%) XML
12 15 (29.41%) Cucumber
13 13 (25.49%) JIRA
13 13 (25.49%) Retail
13 13 (25.49%) XSLT
14 12 (23.53%) SOAP
14 12 (23.53%) Middleware
14 12 (23.53%) OO
14 12 (23.53%) Financial Institution
14 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
15 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
15 11 (21.57%) C#
16 10 (19.61%) Risk Management
16 10 (19.61%) BDD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (17.65%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Mingle
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Wireless
2 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (52.94%) Selenium
2 20 (39.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (29.41%) Cucumber
4 13 (25.49%) JIRA
5 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (15.69%) FitNesse
7 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
8 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
8 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
8 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
8 4 (7.84%) WATIR
8 4 (7.84%) CruiseControl
9 3 (5.88%) Subversion
9 3 (5.88%) Maven
9 3 (5.88%) JUnit
9 3 (5.88%) Toad
9 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.92%) MSTest
10 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.96%) Concordion
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Retail
3 12 (23.53%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Tester
2 18 (35.29%) Analyst
3 16 (31.37%) Software Tester
4 15 (29.41%) Test Analyst
5 11 (21.57%) Developer
5 11 (21.57%) QA Analyst
6 9 (17.65%) QA Tester
6 9 (17.65%) Senior Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) QA Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
9 3 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) Web Services
2 20 (39.22%) .NET
3 16 (31.37%) XML
4 13 (25.49%) XSLT
5 12 (23.53%) Middleware
5 12 (23.53%) SOAP
6 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
7 9 (17.65%) .NET Remoting
7 9 (17.65%) WCF
7 9 (17.65%) LINQ
7 9 (17.65%) RESTful
7 9 (17.65%) XSD
7 9 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (11.76%) HTML
9 5 (9.80%) REST
9 5 (9.80%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (7.84%) JSON
11 2 (3.92%) HTML5
11 2 (3.92%) jQuery
11 2 (3.92%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Open Source
2 2 (3.92%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) Fixed Income
2 2 (3.92%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 32 (62.75%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) Manual Testing
3 22 (43.14%) Test Scripting
4 20 (39.22%) Test Automation
5 16 (31.37%) TDD
6 12 (23.53%) OO
7 10 (19.61%) Risk Management
7 10 (19.61%) BDD
8 9 (17.65%) Customer Engagement
8 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (17.65%) Validation
8 9 (17.65%) MVC
9 8 (15.69%) Scrum
9 8 (15.69%) RAD
10 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
11 4 (7.84%) SOA
11 4 (7.84%) Regression Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Kanban
11 4 (7.84%) Automation Testing
12 2 (3.92%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) Java
2 21 (41.18%) SQL
3 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.57%) C#
4 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 9 (17.65%) VB
4 9 (17.65%) XPath
5 6 (11.76%) Ruby
6 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) ISEB
2 8 (15.69%) Degree
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (54.90%) QA
2 9 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Telerik
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
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