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

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
North West / Cheshire
Rank 82 60 120
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +60
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 44 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.60% 3.39% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 3.99% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 37 8
Median salary £34,312 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% -26.31%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
882 1102 1677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.59% 84.83% 89.68%
Number of salaries quoted 693 957 1349
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 23 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
Knutsford +4 2 £36,000 -
Wilmslow -18 2 £34,156 +13.85%
Test Automation
North West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
3 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Defect Management
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Selenium
6 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (22.22%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
7 3 (16.67%) Adobe
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Android
7 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 3 (16.67%) Banking
7 3 (16.67%) BASE24
7 3 (16.67%) IVR
7 3 (16.67%) Fintech
7 3 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (16.67%) SDLC
8 2 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
8 2 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) BDD

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 3 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
General
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
1 10 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Web Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Android Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Android Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) ATM Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) iOS Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 3 (16.67%) Fintech
1 3 (16.67%) IVR
2 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
1 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Defect Management
2 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
6 2 (11.11%) SOA
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Sun
3 1 (5.56%) Telerik