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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 49 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.85% - 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% - 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 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
219 218 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 92.80% 81.65% 81.57%
Number of salaries quoted 122 150 146
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 10 (83.33%) Mobile App
3 7 (58.33%) QA
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (58.33%) Manual Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
5 5 (41.67%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 4 (33.33%) TeamCity
7 3 (25.00%) BDD
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (25.00%) SDLC
7 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (25.00%) SignalR
7 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (25.00%) Calabash
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (25.00%) TDD
7 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) Calabash
3 2 (16.67%) Gradle
3 2 (16.67%) Ant
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) Appium
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) QA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) SignalR
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
2 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (58.33%) Manual Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft