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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 31 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.54% - 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% - 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
180 188 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.91% 75.50% 85.03%
Number of salaries quoted 106 133 155
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 July 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) Web Services
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Mobile App
4 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
5 6 (46.15%) QA
5 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
6 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
7 4 (30.77%) TeamCity
7 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) BDD
7 4 (30.77%) SDLC
8 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (23.08%) Calabash
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 3 (23.08%) SignalR
8 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (23.08%) Selenium
8 3 (23.08%) Maven
8 3 (23.08%) TDD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) TeamCity
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) Maven
3 3 (23.08%) Calabash
4 2 (15.38%) Gradle
4 2 (15.38%) Ant
5 1 (7.69%) JUnit
5 1 (7.69%) Toad
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.69%) Appium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) QA Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) SignalR
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) NHibernate
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) RESTful
3 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
6 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
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