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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 109 107 122
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 13 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.70% 0.69% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.85% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 14
Average salary £31,250 £31,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.57% -9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1568 1299 1666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.62% 80.93% 83.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 982 1329
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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
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 2 March 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
Alderley Edge - 4 £30,000 -
Chester - 4 £32,500 - 3
Warrington +5 2 - - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £32,500 - 2
Northwich - 1 £26,000 -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) QA
2 23 (54.76%) Selenium
3 22 (52.38%) Windows
4 19 (45.24%) SQL
4 19 (45.24%) Manual Testing
4 19 (45.24%) Test Scripting
4 19 (45.24%) Test Automation
5 18 (42.86%) Finance
6 17 (40.48%) .NET
7 16 (38.10%) Java
7 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
7 16 (38.10%) ISEB
7 16 (38.10%) QuickTest Pro
8 15 (35.71%) Web Services
8 15 (35.71%) XML
9 14 (33.33%) Scrum
9 14 (33.33%) Cucumber
10 13 (30.95%) JIRA
11 12 (28.57%) XSLT
12 11 (26.19%) C#
12 11 (26.19%) HTML
13 10 (23.81%) .NET Framework
13 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (21.43%) BDD
14 9 (21.43%) WCF
14 9 (21.43%) TDD
14 9 (21.43%) MVC
14 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
15 8 (19.05%) RAD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Mingle
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.14%) Wireless
2 3 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) OLTP
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (54.76%) Selenium
2 16 (38.10%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 13 (30.95%) JIRA
5 8 (19.05%) FitNesse
6 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (9.52%) Mercurial
10 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
10 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
10 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
10 3 (7.14%) WATIR
10 3 (7.14%) CruiseControl
10 3 (7.14%) Subversion
10 3 (7.14%) Maven
10 3 (7.14%) JUnit
10 3 (7.14%) Toad
11 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
12 1 (2.38%) Concordion
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Tester
2 14 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 11 (26.19%) Test Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Developer
4 9 (21.43%) QA Tester
4 9 (21.43%) QA Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Quality Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) .NET
2 15 (35.71%) Web Services
2 15 (35.71%) XML
3 12 (28.57%) XSLT
4 11 (26.19%) HTML
5 10 (23.81%) .NET Framework
6 9 (21.43%) WCF
7 8 (19.05%) jQuery
7 8 (19.05%) LESS
8 6 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (14.29%) WF
8 6 (14.29%) Middleware
8 6 (14.29%) NHibernate
8 6 (14.29%) SOAP
8 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 5 (11.90%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (11.90%) REST
10 3 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (11.90%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.76%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Test Scripting
2 19 (45.24%) Manual Testing
2 19 (45.24%) Test Automation
3 14 (33.33%) Scrum
4 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.43%) BDD
5 9 (21.43%) TDD
5 9 (21.43%) MVC
6 8 (19.05%) RAD
7 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Kanban
8 4 (9.52%) Web Design
8 4 (9.52%) Automation Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.14%) Validation
9 3 (7.14%) OO
9 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 16 (38.10%) Java
2 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) Ruby
5 3 (7.14%) XPath
5 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.14%) VB
5 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) ISEB
2 8 (19.05%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (54.76%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Telerik
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