Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 77 68
Rank change year-on-year +25 -9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 29 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 4.36% 1.50% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 1.69% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 8
Warrington median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +25.00%
10th Percentile £36,075 £23,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £56,625 £60,000 £47,375
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +31.03% +3.57% -6.67%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warrington
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 641 650 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 96.39% 88.92% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 505 531 466
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -6.25%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warrington.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation 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 in Warrington.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Warrington

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Warrington over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Warrington

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Scrum
3 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Collaborative Working
4 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
6 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 8 (27.59%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Integration Testing
7 7 (24.14%) C++
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
8 6 (20.69%) .NET
8 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
8 6 (20.69%) QA
9 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
9 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (17.24%) Java
10 4 (13.79%) XML
10 4 (13.79%) Python
10 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
10 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
10 4 (13.79%) Selenium
10 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Test Planning
11 3 (10.34%) Docker
11 3 (10.34%) Microservices

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
3 3 (10.34%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.45%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Test Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Software Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Junior
5 5 (17.24%) Junior Software Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Automation Tester
6 4 (13.79%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Tester
7 3 (10.34%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Manager
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) Django
3 3 (10.34%) JSON
3 3 (10.34%) Spring
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) Laravel
5 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.45%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Scrum
3 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Collaborative Working
4 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
5 8 (27.59%) Integration Testing
5 8 (27.59%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
8 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Test Planning
8 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.34%) Microservices
10 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.90%) Mobile Development
10 2 (6.90%) TDD
10 2 (6.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) Python
6 3 (10.34%) C
6 3 (10.34%) C#
7 2 (6.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) New Relic