The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 79 110 112
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.21% 0.69% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.77% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 6
Median salary £34,312 £34,000 £32,825
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,202 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £41,575
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
Test Automation
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
836 1566 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.19% 89.69% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 729 1222 1167
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
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%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Cheshire region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Cheshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Wilmslow - 6 £32,500 -
Warrington +9 2 £43,750 +29.62%
Knutsford - 2 £60,000 -
Test Automation
North West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (52.94%) C#
3 21 (41.18%) Finance
4 18 (35.29%) Defect Management
5 17 (33.33%) Selenium
6 16 (31.37%) QA
6 16 (31.37%) .NET
7 15 (29.41%) Java
7 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (27.45%) Software Engineering
9 13 (25.49%) Degree
9 13 (25.49%) Cucumber
9 13 (25.49%) SQL
9 13 (25.49%) Visual Studio
9 13 (25.49%) Windows
10 12 (23.53%) Performance Testing
10 12 (23.53%) Software Testing
11 11 (21.57%) WebDriver
11 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (21.57%) SDLC
12 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (19.61%) OO
12 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
12 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
12 10 (19.61%) Scrum
13 9 (17.65%) ISTQB
13 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
13 9 (17.65%) Linux
13 9 (17.65%) Web Services

Test Automation
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 (1.96%) Apache
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.96%) Engine Yard
2 1 (1.96%) Heroku
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.96%) SSL
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Selenium
2 13 (25.49%) Cucumber
2 13 (25.49%) Visual Studio
3 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (21.57%) WebDriver
4 9 (17.65%) SoapUI
5 7 (13.73%) MSTest
5 7 (13.73%) SpecFlow
6 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
7 4 (7.84%) HP UFT
7 4 (7.84%) JIRA
7 4 (7.84%) Maven
8 3 (5.88%) JUnit
9 2 (3.92%) FitNesse
9 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.92%) TestComplete
9 2 (3.92%) Toad
9 2 (3.92%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.96%) FishEye
10 1 (1.96%) Selenium IDE
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Analyst
1 19 (37.25%) Test Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Automation Tester
2 11 (21.57%) Tester
3 9 (17.65%) Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Developer in Test
4 7 (13.73%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Automation Tester
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Test Automation Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Tester
4 7 (13.73%) Software Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Test Automation Developer
5 6 (11.76%) C Software Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Consultant
6 5 (9.80%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) .NET
2 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
3 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 9 (17.65%) Web Services
4 7 (13.73%) SOAP
5 2 (3.92%) XML
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.96%) jQuery
6 1 (1.96%) LAMP
6 1 (1.96%) MCollective
6 1 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.92%) PMI
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
3 7 (13.73%) Windows CE
4 6 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Unix
6 1 (1.96%) CentOS
6 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Defect Management
3 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (27.45%) Software Engineering
5 12 (23.53%) Performance Testing
5 12 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 11 (21.57%) SDLC
7 10 (19.61%) OO
7 10 (19.61%) Scrum
8 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (17.65%) Validation
9 8 (15.69%) TDD
10 7 (13.73%) BDD
10 7 (13.73%) Embedded Software Development
10 7 (13.73%) Test Management
10 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
10 7 (13.73%) UML
11 6 (11.76%) DevOps
11 6 (11.76%) OOD
11 6 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) C#
2 15 (29.41%) Java
3 13 (25.49%) SQL
4 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
5 8 (15.69%) C++
6 7 (13.73%) C
7 6 (11.76%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.92%) Python
8 2 (3.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.96%) PHP
9 1 (1.96%) RPG
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 9 (17.65%) ISEB
2 9 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 7 (13.73%) HNC
3 7 (13.73%) HND
4 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (31.37%) QA
2 6 (11.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.96%) ISO13485
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
1 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
2 1 (1.96%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.96%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.96%) Nagios
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.96%) BMC
3 1 (1.96%) IBM
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.96%) VMware
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