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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 55 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.41% 0.77% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.92% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Average salary £33,750 £33,150 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.80% -18.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
447 433 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 89.94% 83.11% 79.38%
Number of salaries quoted 384 357 226
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Warrington

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Electronics
3 4 (36.36%) ISO 9001
3 4 (36.36%) Windows CE
3 4 (36.36%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) HNC
3 4 (36.36%) HND
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) UML
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++
3 4 (36.36%) Pair Programming
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) N-Tier

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) SilkTest
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) C Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) WinForms
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 4 (36.36%) Pair Programming
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) UML
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) MVVM
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) HNC
1 4 (36.36%) HND
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO 9001
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Micro Focus
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