Period
to 19 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 69 38
Rank change year-on-year +6 -31 +39
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 15 8 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.33% 1.23% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.36% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 55
Warrington median annual salary £38,750 £30,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.10% -24.38% +4.58%
10th Percentile £29,875 £22,650 £32,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £61,500 £43,750
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,780
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.18% +2.23%

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 599 590 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 93.16% 90.49% 92.82%
Number of salaries quoted 474 493 462
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £28,650 £22,550 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,875 £62,250 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Warrington

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
3 9 (60.00%) Web Services
3 9 (60.00%) OO
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) MVC
4 8 (53.33%) PHP
4 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 8 (53.33%) Unix
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 8 (53.33%) MySQL
4 8 (53.33%) jQuery
4 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (53.33%) New Relic
4 8 (53.33%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (53.33%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (53.33%) PHPUnit
4 8 (53.33%) REST
4 8 (53.33%) Laravel
4 8 (53.33%) Process Improvement
4 8 (53.33%) MongoDB
4 8 (53.33%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (53.33%) GitHub
4 8 (53.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (53.33%) DigitalOcean

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 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (53.33%) DigitalOcean
1 8 (53.33%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) MongoDB
2 8 (53.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
1 8 (53.33%) PHPUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) MongoDB Developer
2 8 (53.33%) MySQL Developer
2 8 (53.33%) PHP Developer
2 8 (53.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) Web Services
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) jQuery
2 8 (53.33%) Laravel
2 8 (53.33%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (53.33%) REST
2 8 (53.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
3 9 (60.00%) OO
4 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (53.33%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (53.33%) MVC
4 8 (53.33%) Process Improvement
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
7 1 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (6.67%) ETL
7 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) New Relic
2 2 (13.33%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft