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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
North West / Cheshire
Rank 77 80 106
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +26
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.20% 1.81% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 2.19% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 16
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
857 1098 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.70% 82.87% 88.10%
Number of salaries quoted 659 963 1343
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Macclesfield +1 2 £27,500 -
Knutsford +8 1 - -
Chester -3 1 £57,500 +53.33%
Warrington - 1 £32,500 -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (46.15%) C#
3 12 (46.15%) Finance
4 10 (38.46%) TDD
4 10 (38.46%) QA
4 10 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (38.46%) .NET
4 10 (38.46%) MySQL
5 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
5 9 (34.62%) JIRA
5 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
5 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
5 9 (34.62%) SDLC
6 8 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
6 8 (30.77%) Information Governance
6 8 (30.77%) BDD
6 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
6 8 (30.77%) Banking
6 8 (30.77%) SQL
6 8 (30.77%) Java
6 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 6 (23.08%) CSS
8 5 (19.23%) Web Services
8 5 (19.23%) Linux
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle
8 5 (19.23%) J2EE

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 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.85%) CICS
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) BASE24
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) MySQL
3 4 (15.38%) DB2
4 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) JIRA
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (11.54%) Bitbucket
4 3 (11.54%) Gradle
5 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
5 2 (7.69%) Subversion
6 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
6 1 (3.85%) JUnit
6 1 (3.85%) Mockito
6 1 (3.85%) Moq
6 1 (3.85%) NUnit
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium
6 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Tester
2 12 (46.15%) Software Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Junior
4 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Product Development Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Product Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) ATM Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
2 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 6 (23.08%) CSS
3 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 5 (19.23%) J2EE
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) EJB
5 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 4 (15.38%) jQuery
5 4 (15.38%) JSP
5 4 (15.38%) Servlets
6 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 3 (11.54%) Backbone.js
6 3 (11.54%) CSS3
6 3 (11.54%) HTML5
6 3 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (11.54%) REST
6 3 (11.54%) Spring
6 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.69%) RIA
3 1 (3.85%) IVR
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) Telematics
3 1 (3.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (38.46%) TDD
2 10 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
3 9 (34.62%) SDLC
3 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
4 8 (30.77%) BDD
4 8 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (30.77%) Information Governance
4 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 5 (19.23%) Coaching
5 5 (19.23%) Investment Management
5 5 (19.23%) MVC
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.85%) COBOL
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.85%) HND
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Sun
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) Chordiant
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) New Relic