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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 98 101 106
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 26 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.50% 1.22% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.49% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 8
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
1521 1406 1417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.46% 81.79% 78.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1204 1085 1140
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +6 7 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Chester - 7 £40,000 -
Crewe - 7 £22,000 - 2
Macclesfield +14 2 £27,500 - 1
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (85.42%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (62.50%) SQL
3 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
4 23 (47.92%) Web Services
4 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
5 22 (45.83%) .NET
6 21 (43.75%) HTML
6 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 20 (41.67%) .NET Framework
7 20 (41.67%) SDLC
8 19 (39.58%) C#
9 18 (37.50%) Finance
9 18 (37.50%) jQuery
10 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (35.42%) Manual Testing
10 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
10 17 (35.42%) Mobile App
11 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET
11 14 (29.17%) Java
11 14 (29.17%) MVC
12 13 (27.08%) Unit Testing
13 12 (25.00%) WCF
13 12 (25.00%) CSS
13 12 (25.00%) XML
14 11 (22.92%) Windows
14 11 (22.92%) OO
14 11 (22.92%) Scrum
14 11 (22.92%) QA
14 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
14 11 (22.92%) Mentoring

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 5 (10.42%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) JBoss
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Jetty
3 1 (2.08%) Liferay
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Wireless
2 1 (2.08%) VPN
2 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) MySQL
3 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.33%) OLTP
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) JIRA
2 7 (14.58%) Selenium
2 7 (14.58%) MSTest
2 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.33%) Maven
5 4 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 4 (8.33%) Mercurial
6 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.25%) Calabash
7 2 (4.17%) Ant
7 2 (4.17%) Gradle
8 1 (2.08%) JUnit
8 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.08%) Toad
8 1 (2.08%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.08%) Subversion
8 1 (2.08%) Appium
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Financial Institution
3 9 (18.75%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Tester
3 9 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) QA Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Lead Tester
6 2 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Database Team Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) Web Services
2 22 (45.83%) .NET
3 21 (43.75%) HTML
4 20 (41.67%) .NET Framework
5 18 (37.50%) jQuery
6 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET
7 12 (25.00%) CSS
7 12 (25.00%) XML
7 12 (25.00%) WCF
8 10 (20.83%) NHibernate
8 10 (20.83%) HTML5
9 9 (18.75%) LESS
10 8 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (16.67%) WF
10 8 (16.67%) XSLT
11 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (14.58%) RESTful
12 6 (12.50%) Entity Framework
12 6 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Mobile App
2 10 (20.83%) User Experience
3 8 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (8.33%) N-Tier
5 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (85.42%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) SDLC
3 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (35.42%) Manual Testing
4 14 (29.17%) MVC
5 13 (27.08%) Unit Testing
6 11 (22.92%) OO
6 11 (22.92%) Scrum
6 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
6 11 (22.92%) Mentoring
7 10 (20.83%) Risk Management
7 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
8 9 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
8 9 (18.75%) OOP
8 9 (18.75%) Modular Programming
9 7 (14.58%) Mobile Application Development
9 7 (14.58%) Web Application Development
9 7 (14.58%) Integration Testing
9 7 (14.58%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 19 (39.58%) C#
4 14 (29.17%) Java
5 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.42%) PHP
6 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.08%) VBA
7 1 (2.08%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) ISEB
2 6 (12.50%) Degree
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
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