The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
North West / Cheshire
Rank 65 86 102
Rank change year-on-year +21 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 26 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.46% 1.23% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 1.44% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 13
Median salary £38,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 922 1109 1577
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.31% 85.24% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 735 933 1202
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Cheshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Cheshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Cheshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Cheshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +9 9 £34,000 -12.25%
Crewe - 4 £55,000 - 1
Knutsford - 2 - - 2
Warrington - 1 £31,500 -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (65.85%) Finance
3 21 (51.22%) SDLC
4 20 (48.78%) Java
5 16 (39.02%) Banking
5 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (34.15%) TDD
6 14 (34.15%) SQL
7 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
7 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
9 11 (26.83%) JSP
9 11 (26.83%) Servlets
9 11 (26.83%) EJB
10 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
10 10 (24.39%) Manual Testing
10 10 (24.39%) Test Strategy
11 9 (21.95%) BDD
11 9 (21.95%) Web Services
11 9 (21.95%) Risk Management
12 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
12 8 (19.51%) Scrum
12 8 (19.51%) Mainframe
12 8 (19.51%) ISTQB
12 8 (19.51%) ISEB
12 8 (19.51%) SOAP
12 8 (19.51%) HTML
12 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
12 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
13 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.44%) CICS
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) BASE24
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) MySQL
3 4 (9.76%) DB2
4 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.44%) Big Data
6 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.07%) Selenium
3 6 (14.63%) JIRA
4 5 (12.20%) Subversion
5 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.76%) SonarQube
6 3 (7.32%) Bitbucket
6 3 (7.32%) Gradle
6 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.88%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.44%) ClearCase
8 1 (2.44%) Gatling
8 1 (2.44%) JMeter
8 1 (2.44%) JUnit
8 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.44%) Mockito
8 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (65.85%) Finance
2 16 (39.02%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Test Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Tester
6 6 (14.63%) Consultant
6 6 (14.63%) Integration Consultant
6 6 (14.63%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (14.63%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Software Tester
7 4 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Development Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Product Development Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) EJB
1 11 (26.83%) JSP
1 11 (26.83%) Servlets
2 9 (21.95%) Web Services
3 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
3 8 (19.51%) HTML
3 8 (19.51%) SOAP
4 7 (17.07%) .NET
4 7 (17.07%) JMS
4 7 (17.07%) Spring
4 7 (17.07%) XML
5 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
5 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
5 5 (12.20%) CSS
6 4 (9.76%) J2EE
6 4 (9.76%) Java EE
6 4 (9.76%) JSON
7 3 (7.32%) Spring MVC
7 3 (7.32%) WCF
7 3 (7.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Mainframe
2 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.76%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.88%) PMI
4 2 (4.88%) RIA
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) IVR
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) SDLC
3 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (34.15%) TDD
5 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
7 10 (24.39%) Manual Testing
7 10 (24.39%) Test Strategy
8 9 (21.95%) BDD
8 9 (21.95%) Risk Management
9 8 (19.51%) Scrum
9 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
10 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
11 6 (14.63%) MVC
11 6 (14.63%) Regression Testing
12 5 (12.20%) Investment Management
12 5 (12.20%) Project Management
12 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
12 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) SQL
3 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) PHP
5 2 (4.88%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.44%) COBOL
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) XPath
6 1 (2.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) ISEB
1 8 (19.51%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 3 (7.32%) Sun Certification
4 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Sun
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe
3 1 (2.44%) Chordiant
3 1 (2.44%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 12 days ago