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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
North West / Cheshire
Rank 82 94 121
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +27
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 5 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 0.71% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.84% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Median salary £48,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
879 1077 1670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.72% 84.67% 89.64%
Number of salaries quoted 687 939 1348
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,215 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Chester +5 4 £59,250 +31.66%
Knutsford +5 1 £48,000 +37.14%
Automation Testing
North West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 8 (61.54%) SQL
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) JIRA
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (23.08%) QA Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) Middleware
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Android
6 2 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Google

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
3 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Head of QA
2 2 (15.38%) Head of Testing
2 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Tester
2 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (7.69%) Development Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) QA Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (15.38%) RESTful
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) JPA
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) Spring Batch
4 1 (7.69%) Spring Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) QA Automation
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) VB
6 1 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits
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