The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cheshire / Macclesfield
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 1.85% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
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 Macclesfield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Macclesfield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 45 63 114
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 83.33% 92.65% 93.44%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 81
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Macclesfield 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 Macclesfield

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 29 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) Information Governance
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) WordPress
5 1 (20.00%) OWASP
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) HND
5 1 (20.00%) IBM

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Macclesfield 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 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (60.00%) Information Governance
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) OWASP
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) IBM