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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 25 28 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.94% 2.59% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 3.01% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
81 166 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 79.41% 86.01% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 71 143 112
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) Toad
5 2 (25.00%) JUnit
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Wiki
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) Toad
3 1 (12.50%) Calabash
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Sahi
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) WatiN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Java Programmer
1 2 (25.00%) Programmer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
2 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (12.50%) SignalR
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Wiki
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Apple
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