The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 60 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.34% 3.40% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 3.94% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 3
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £34,500
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 Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
370 406 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 82.59% 86.38% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 311 325 351
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £27,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Warrington

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Test Scripting
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) QA
4 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 6 (54.55%) Java
5 6 (54.55%) .NET
5 6 (54.55%) Ruby
5 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
5 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
5 6 (54.55%) BDD
6 5 (45.45%) HTML
6 5 (45.45%) TDD
6 5 (45.45%) Selenium
6 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (36.36%) XML
7 4 (36.36%) XSLT
7 4 (36.36%) Windows
7 4 (36.36%) HTTP
7 4 (36.36%) ISEB
7 4 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
7 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
7 4 (36.36%) CruiseControl
7 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
7 4 (36.36%) JSON
7 4 (36.36%) WATIR
7 4 (36.36%) Release Management
7 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
7 4 (36.36%) Kanban

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 3 (27.27%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) TeamCity
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
2 4 (36.36%) MSTest
2 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (36.36%) CruiseControl
2 4 (36.36%) WATIR
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Test Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) XSLT
3 4 (36.36%) JSON
3 4 (36.36%) REST
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) WebSockets
5 1 (9.09%) Sass
5 1 (9.09%) LESS
5 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Test Scripting
3 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Release Management
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Kanban
5 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Ruby
4 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center