The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 45 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.23% 1.17% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.26% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 4
Median salary £42,500 £35,750 £33,150
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% +7.84%
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Test Automation
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
226 476 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 92.62% 92.79% 87.99%
Number of salaries quoted 205 426 360
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of job ads across the Warrington region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Warrington

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 29 (93.55%) C#
2 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (54.84%) QA
4 16 (51.61%) Visual Studio
5 12 (38.71%) Selenium
5 12 (38.71%) WebDriver
5 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (35.48%) Performance Testing
6 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
6 11 (35.48%) Java
6 11 (35.48%) OO
7 10 (32.26%) SQL
7 10 (32.26%) C++
7 10 (32.26%) Scrum
7 10 (32.26%) Cucumber
8 9 (29.03%) SoapUI
8 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (29.03%) Pair Programming
8 9 (29.03%) Embedded Linux
8 9 (29.03%) .NET Framework
8 9 (29.03%) Degree
8 9 (29.03%) C
8 9 (29.03%) Validation
8 9 (29.03%) Electronics
8 9 (29.03%) Windows CE
8 9 (29.03%) OOD
8 9 (29.03%) ISO 9001
8 9 (29.03%) Embedded C
8 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
8 9 (29.03%) SOAP

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Visual Studio
2 12 (38.71%) Selenium
2 12 (38.71%) WebDriver
3 10 (32.26%) Cucumber
4 9 (29.03%) SoapUI
5 7 (22.58%) MSTest
5 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.23%) Synon
General
1 9 (29.03%) Electronics
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
1 10 (32.26%) Software Engineer
1 10 (32.26%) Test Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Automation Test Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) C Software Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) C++ Software Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Developer in Test
4 7 (22.58%) Automation Tester
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Automation Tester
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Test Automation Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Tester
4 7 (22.58%) Test Automation Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
1 9 (29.03%) .NET Framework
1 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
1 9 (29.03%) SOAP
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (29.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Embedded Linux
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
1 9 (29.03%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) OO
2 11 (35.48%) Performance Testing
2 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
3 10 (32.26%) Scrum
4 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (29.03%) Embedded Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) OOD
4 9 (29.03%) Pair Programming
4 9 (29.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (29.03%) SDLC
4 9 (29.03%) UML
4 9 (29.03%) Validation
5 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
5 7 (22.58%) Test Management
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.45%) BDD
6 2 (6.45%) OOP
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) C++
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) C
4 9 (29.03%) Embedded C
4 9 (29.03%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) RPG
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
1 9 (29.03%) HNC
1 9 (29.03%) HND
2 7 (22.58%) ISEB
2 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (54.84%) QA
2 9 (29.03%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center