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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 27 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 4.11% - 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.77% - 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £31,500 - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
104 125 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 71.23% 73.96% 78.86%
Number of salaries quoted 81 110 117
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) UML
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) VBA
1 7 (87.50%) QA
1 7 (87.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft