The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title 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
Automation Tester
Rank 117 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Automation Tester
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1745 1505 1894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.17% 93.77% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1371 1159 1531
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Cheshire region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Cheshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester 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
Chester - 4 £32,500 - 1
Crewe - 1 £32,500 -
Automation Tester
North West

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Selenium
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) JUnit
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) Toad
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Open Source
5 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 3 (37.50%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (37.50%) Maven
5 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) JIRA
6 2 (25.00%) ISEB
7 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (12.50%) Middleware
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) JUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Toad
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
Chester, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + IT
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