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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 88 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -11
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 10 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.83% 0.23% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.26% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 14
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £39,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +7.58%
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
1001 1544 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.56% 90.66% 84.41%
Number of salaries quoted 841 1164 1116
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 - 6 £42,500 -
Chester 0 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Knutsford - 1 - -
Automation Testing
North West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
3 8 (42.11%) QA
3 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
4 7 (36.84%) JIRA
5 6 (31.58%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Selenium
6 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 4 (21.05%) Open Source
7 4 (21.05%) BDD
8 3 (15.79%) Validation
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
8 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Retail
8 3 (15.79%) Information Management
8 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
8 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Stress Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Degree
9 2 (10.53%) Git (software)

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project Server
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
2 5 (26.32%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
3 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
4 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) JUnit
4 2 (10.53%) Maven
4 2 (10.53%) NUnit
4 2 (10.53%) Ranorex
4 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Software Tester
1 8 (42.11%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) QA Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Software Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Software QA Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer in Test
4 3 (15.79%) Senior QA Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Web Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (10.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
3 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) BDD
5 4 (21.05%) Open Source
6 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Information Management
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Stress Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
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