The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 117 99 117
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 6 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.34% 0.92% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.12% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 3
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Automation 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
1528 1425 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.66% 81.52% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1217 1096 1178
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 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 +4 3 £37,500 +11.94%
Automation Testing
North West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) Trello
4 4 (40.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (40.00%) ISEB
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Mingle
6 2 (20.00%) User Experience
6 2 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) WCAG
6 2 (20.00%) WAI
6 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (20.00%) GitHub
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Umbraco
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Mingle
2 1 (10.00%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Trello
2 2 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Automated Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Usability Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Groovy
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) WCAG
2 2 (20.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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