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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 60 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.83% 0.45% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.51% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -52.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
419 392 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 86.93% 88.49% 83.15%
Number of salaries quoted 311 293 235
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 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 27 February 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Warrington

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) QA
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) .NET
6 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Ruby
6 5 (38.46%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
6 5 (38.46%) BDD
7 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (30.77%) Selenium
7 4 (30.77%) HTML
7 4 (30.77%) OO
7 4 (30.77%) LAN
7 4 (30.77%) WAN
7 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 4 (30.77%) TDD
7 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
8 3 (23.08%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
8 3 (23.08%) Electronics
8 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
8 3 (23.08%) CruiseControl
8 3 (23.08%) Subversion

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
2 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) CruiseControl
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) WATIR
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (23.08%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) QA Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded C Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) SOAP
3 3 (23.08%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) XSLT
3 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows CE
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) OO
5 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) UML
6 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Kanban
6 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Test Management
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) Ruby
3 5 (38.46%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) C
4 3 (23.08%) VBScript
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++
4 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) HNC
1 3 (23.08%) HND
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
2 3 (23.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Terminal Server
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft