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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 89 122 119
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 3 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.29% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.58% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,937 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.43% +1.16%
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
859 1542 1547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.46% 89.76% 86.23%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1203 1204
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Crewe - 2 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £24,000 -
Automation Testing
North West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) Selenium
4 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
5 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
7 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
7 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
7 2 (15.38%) Skype
7 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 2 (15.38%) TestComplete
7 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
7 2 (15.38%) Open Source
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (15.38%) WCF
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework

Automation Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project Server
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Skype
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) NUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
2 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
2 2 (15.38%) TestComplete
2 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Software Tester
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer in Test
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Software Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Web Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Web Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Web Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.69%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Information Management
4 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 3 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware