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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
North West / Cheshire
Rank 81 75 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.90% 1.98% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 2.39% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 19
Median salary £34,312 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
858 1088 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.71% 82.74% 87.86%
Number of salaries quoted 660 952 1354
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 21 January 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
Wilmslow -15 4 £34,000 +13.33%
Knutsford +7 2 £36,000 +16.12%
Test Automation
North West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 11 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 7 (31.82%) Selenium
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
8 4 (18.18%) C#
8 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
9 3 (13.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
9 3 (13.64%) SDLC
9 3 (13.64%) Fintech
9 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
9 3 (13.64%) BASE24
9 3 (13.64%) IVR
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) Java
9 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
9 3 (13.64%) Adobe
9 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
9 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Android
9 3 (13.64%) Banking
10 2 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing

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 (13.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Selenium
2 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.55%) TestComplete
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Software Tester
2 4 (18.18%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Web Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Android Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Android Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) ATM Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) iOS Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) CSS3
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.64%) Fintech
2 3 (13.64%) IVR
3 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Android
1 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 11 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
8 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.09%) BDD
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
8 2 (9.09%) Investment Management
8 2 (9.09%) SOA
8 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.55%) API Development
9 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
9 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Sun
3 1 (4.55%) Telerik