The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 44 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.37% - 9.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% - 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 10
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 362 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 74.35% 87.86% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 145 212 103
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
Cheshire

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 18 April 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 5 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Siebel
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) WinRunner
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) SilkPerformer
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) GIS
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
2 4 (80.00%) WinRunner
2 4 (80.00%) SilkPerformer
2 4 (80.00%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
1 4 (80.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Siebel
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
Chester
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