The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 110 107 135
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +28
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.51% 0.46% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.61% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 3
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1442 1321 1792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.01% 76.36% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 1070 1594
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automation Testing
North West

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
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 25 July 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
Wilmslow - 5 £32,500 - 1
Warrington -17 1 £32,000 -8.57%
Crewe - 1 £22,500 - 1
Automation Testing
North West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (92.00%) QA
3 22 (88.00%) Windows
4 21 (84.00%) C#
5 18 (72.00%) SQL
6 17 (68.00%) .NET
6 17 (68.00%) Selenium
7 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
7 15 (60.00%) T-SQL
7 15 (60.00%) HTML
7 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (60.00%) Web Testing
7 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (60.00%) System Testing
7 15 (60.00%) Selenium IDE
8 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (24.00%) C++
10 5 (20.00%) C
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.00%) ISEB
10 5 (20.00%) Citrix
10 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
10 5 (20.00%) VMware
10 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (20.00%) XenApp
10 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Selenium
2 15 (60.00%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Tester
1 16 (64.00%) Software Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Development Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Software Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Junior
4 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) IT Graduate
4 1 (4.00%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Graduate
4 1 (4.00%) Graduate Software Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 15 (60.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Web Testing
2 15 (60.00%) System Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Workflow
5 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) TDD
7 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C#
2 18 (72.00%) SQL
3 15 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) C++
5 5 (20.00%) C
6 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (16.00%) Perl
6 4 (16.00%) VBScript
7 1 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) HND
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (92.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) XenApp
1 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.00%) Citrix
1 5 (20.00%) VMware
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