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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 27 38 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.54% 1.79% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.07% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Average salary £32,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
169 193 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.79% 86.55% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 150 119 256
Average salary £42,500 £39,900 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.51% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) JUnit
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (37.50%) Toad
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Concordion
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) JUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 3 (37.50%) Toad
3 1 (12.50%) Concordion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago