The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
North West / Cheshire
Rank 85 85 121
Rank change year-on-year
0 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 3 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% 1.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.37% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 6
Median salary £36,250 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

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
983 1242 1812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.75% 95.54% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 796 1077 1438
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Chester -1 2 £36,250 -3.33%
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Automation Tester
North West

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 2 (33.33%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Market Making
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) B2B
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) HND
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby

Automation Tester Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Market Making
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago