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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.15% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.63%
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
1823 1474 2008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.20% 94.25% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1195 1649
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 2014. 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 - 3 £32,500 -
Automation Tester
North West

Automation Tester
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) REST

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle