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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 60 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.65% 0.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
415 504 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 90.41% 88.42% 79.10%
Number of salaries quoted 343 371 211
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) UML
4 5 (62.50%) Embedded C
4 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++
4 5 (62.50%) Windows CE
4 5 (62.50%) ISO 9001
4 5 (62.50%) C
4 5 (62.50%) C++
4 5 (62.50%) HNC
4 5 (62.50%) HND
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) Pair Programming
4 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
4 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Electronics
4 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) TDD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) WATIR
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) C++ Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded C Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
2 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) UML
4 5 (62.50%) Pair Programming
4 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
4 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded C
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++
1 5 (62.50%) C
1 5 (62.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) HNC
1 5 (62.50%) HND
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft