Period
to 19 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 59 73
Rank change year-on-year +33 +14 -38
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 40 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 7.50% 2.83% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.83% 3.24% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 2
Warrington median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +30.77% -13.33%
10th Percentile £37,375 £36,950 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £36,250
Cheshire median annual salary £49,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +22.50% +14.29% -

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 511 524 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 95.87% 87.19% 93.58%
Number of salaries quoted 387 416 523
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,375 £21,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Warrington

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) Software Engineering
3 20 (50.00%) SQL
4 18 (45.00%) Java
5 13 (32.50%) Scrum
6 12 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 10 (25.00%) TDD
8 9 (22.50%) Web Services
8 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
8 9 (22.50%) SOA
8 9 (22.50%) Integration Testing
8 9 (22.50%) Spring
8 9 (22.50%) Refactoring
8 9 (22.50%) RESTful
8 9 (22.50%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (22.50%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (20.00%) C++
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.50%) Selenium
11 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
11 6 (15.00%) .NET
12 5 (12.50%) XML
12 5 (12.50%) OO
12 5 (12.50%) Python
12 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
12 5 (12.50%) Subversion
12 5 (12.50%) QA
12 5 (12.50%) Degree

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 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.50%) Selenium
3 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (12.50%) Mercurial
4 5 (12.50%) Subversion
5 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
5 3 (7.50%) Travis CI
6 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) TestRail
7 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Java Developer
5 7 (17.50%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Java Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Java Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Test Manager
6 6 (15.00%) Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Junior
6 6 (15.00%) Junior Software Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Test Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Automation Tester
8 3 (7.50%) Tester
9 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Junior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) RESTful
1 9 (22.50%) Spring
1 9 (22.50%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) .NET
3 5 (12.50%) XML
4 3 (7.50%) Django
4 3 (7.50%) JSON
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 5 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) Software Engineering
3 13 (32.50%) Scrum
4 12 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (25.00%) TDD
6 9 (22.50%) Collaborative Working
6 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
6 9 (22.50%) Integration Testing
6 9 (22.50%) Refactoring
6 9 (22.50%) SOA
6 9 (22.50%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.50%) Decision-Making
8 5 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 5 (12.50%) OO
8 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) Java
3 8 (20.00%) C++
4 5 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft