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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 61 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.78% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £33,150 £40,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
429 277 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 84.62% 78.69% 70.23%
Number of salaries quoted 357 213 350
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014, 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 (66.67%) ISEB
1 8 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Test Management
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Selenium
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) NUnit
4 2 (16.67%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (8.33%) WATIR
5 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
5 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Test Management
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) ISEB
2 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Fujitsu
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
Warrington
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