Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 42 68
Rank change year-on-year -31 +26 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.19% 5.43% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 5.84% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 42 32
Warrington median annual salary £30,250 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.38% +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £22,650 £32,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £44,875 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +8.70% +15.00%

Test Automation 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 Warrington with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Warrington
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 601 531 918
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 89.30% 92.99% 92.54%
Number of salaries quoted 494 445 765
Warrington median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,150 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,125 £57,500 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Warrington

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) SOLID
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (25.00%) Go
5 2 (25.00%) Blog
5 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (25.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (25.00%) Magento
5 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) Scala
5 2 (25.00%) SOA

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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) gulp
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) Sass
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (12.50%) Memcached
4 1 (12.50%) phpspec
4 1 (12.50%) React
4 1 (12.50%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blog
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (37.50%) SOLID
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Go
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) New Relic
1 1 (12.50%) Zend