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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 91 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 11 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.86% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.43% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 6
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
1070 1624 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.33% 88.12% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1326 992
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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
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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
Macclesfield - 3 - -
Knutsford - 2 £35,000 -
Warrington - 2 £30,500 -
Wilmslow +10 1 £37,500 +50.00%
Chester - 1 £45,000 - 1
Automation Testing
North West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 12 (75.00%) QA
2 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
4 8 (50.00%) .NET
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) Validation
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
6 6 (37.50%) Performance Testing
6 6 (37.50%) JIRA
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
6 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
6 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Stress Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Selenium
8 3 (18.75%) Retail
8 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Scrum
9 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
9 2 (12.50%) C#
9 2 (12.50%) Java
9 2 (12.50%) Web Services
9 2 (12.50%) Test Management

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
1 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) NUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Ranorex
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Software Tester
3 5 (31.25%) Tester
4 4 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 3 (18.75%) Senior QA Tester
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Tester
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Tester
6 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Software Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
7 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Manual Testing
1 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 6 (37.50%) Validation
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Stress Testing
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Test Management
7 1 (6.25%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Chester
Computer Futures
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