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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 113 109 128
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 4 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.23% 0.58% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.73% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 1
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
1487 1379 1515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.66% 80.27% 81.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1146 1024 1158
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Chester - 2 £32,500 - 2
Wilmslow -11 1 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Automation Testing
North West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) QA
2 7 (58.33%) ISEB
3 6 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Selenium
5 4 (33.33%) Middleware
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Fixed Income
6 3 (25.00%) Telerik
6 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
7 2 (16.67%) C++
7 2 (16.67%) VB
7 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (16.67%) Open Source

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) RoboHelp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) WATIR
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) QA Tester
5 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Junior
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Tester
6 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Market Making
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) VB
2 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (16.67%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Telerik
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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