The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 40 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.11% 1.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Automated Testing
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
220 208 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 81.48% 81.25% 62.81%
Number of salaries quoted 144 158 99
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,858
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Chester region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Chester

Automated Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center