The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank - - 45
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield - - 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £20,500
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 Macclesfield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
143 93 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 86.67% 90.29% 75.78%
Number of salaries quoted 131 78 116
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Macclesfield region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 10 (100.00%) ISEB
2 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (90.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Degree
3 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 8 (80.00%) QA
3 8 (80.00%) Selenium
3 8 (80.00%) FitNesse
3 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) RAD
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
1 8 (80.00%) FitNesse
1 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Tester
2 9 (90.00%) Software Tester
3 8 (80.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (90.00%) Manual Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) RAD
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ISEB
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft