Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 73 34
Rank change year-on-year +12 -39 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 17 2 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.82% 0.30% 7.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 0.34% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 67
Warrington median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £36,950 £28,750 £30,050
90th Percentile £58,750 £36,250 £42,500
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%

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 498 593 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 82.59% 90.40% 90.27%
Number of salaries quoted 407 505 685
Warrington median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% -

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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Selenium
3 10 (58.82%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) QA
4 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
5 6 (35.29%) MVC
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
7 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
8 3 (17.65%) SOLID
8 3 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (17.65%) DevOps
8 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
8 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
8 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
8 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
8 3 (17.65%) C#
8 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Google
9 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
9 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 2 (11.76%) B2C

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (11.76%) Ranorex
4 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Test Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Automation Tester
2 5 (29.41%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) QA Manager
4 2 (11.76%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.88%) MongoDB Developer
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) Laravel
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
3 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) SOLID
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) B2C
6 2 (11.76%) Cash Management
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Google
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) New Relic