The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £36,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
North West / Cheshire
Rank 91 83 118
Rank change year-on-year -8 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 2 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 1.46% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 1.53% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 6
Median salary £36,250 £37,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £42,500 £32,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +19.71% -8.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1036 1243 1689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.00% 95.62% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 846 1059 1294
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Cheshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Cheshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 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 +2 2 £36,250 -3.33%
Automation Tester
North West

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation

Automation Tester Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
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