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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 85 111 110
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 13 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.10% 1.11% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.26% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 15
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,312 £29,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £62,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1009 1430 1705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.65% 87.89% 87.08%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1220 1398
Median salary £38,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 1 October 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 - 7 £34,312 - 1
Crewe - 3 £37,500 -
Chester +18 2 £42,500 -29.16%
Test Automation
North West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 16 (61.54%) Defect Management
3 15 (57.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (53.85%) Software Testing
5 11 (42.31%) .NET
6 6 (23.08%) C#
6 6 (23.08%) Selenium
6 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
8 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (15.38%) TDD
9 3 (11.54%) Validation
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
9 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
9 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
9 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
9 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
9 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
10 2 (7.69%) DevOps
10 2 (7.69%) Fintech
10 2 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment

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:

Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Selenium
1 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
2 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.69%) MSTest
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
General
1 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
1 14 (53.85%) Test Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Tester
3 3 (11.54%) Software Tester
3 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer in Test
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Integration Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Web Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.69%) Fintech
2 2 (7.69%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Defect Management
2 15 (57.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (53.85%) Software Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.54%) Validation
6 2 (7.69%) Code Coverage
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) SOA
6 2 (7.69%) Test Management
7 1 (3.85%) BDD
7 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) HNC
2 1 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO13485
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
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