Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 70 77
Rank change year-on-year +29 +7 -37
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 34 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 5.15% 1.96% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.38% 2.25% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 2
Warrington median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% +26.92% -4.41%
10th Percentile £33,800 £36,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £57,125 £57,250 £36,250
Cheshire median annual salary £48,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.25% +14.29% +3.70%

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 632 578 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 95.76% 87.31% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 509 467 509
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +6.58% +1.33%
10th Percentile £28,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £53,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Warrington

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Scrum
3 15 (44.12%) Unit Testing
4 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
5 12 (35.29%) Collaborative Working
6 11 (32.35%) System Integration Testing
6 11 (32.35%) Integration Testing
7 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 10 (29.41%) C++
8 9 (26.47%) SQL
9 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 7 (20.59%) .NET
10 7 (20.59%) Java
10 7 (20.59%) QA
10 7 (20.59%) Selenium
10 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
11 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
11 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
12 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
12 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
12 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (14.71%) XML
12 5 (14.71%) Python
13 4 (11.76%) C#
13 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
13 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
13 4 (11.76%) Test Planning
13 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (8.82%) Travis CI

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 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
3 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
4 3 (8.82%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Software Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) C++ Software Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Test Manager
3 7 (20.59%) Junior
4 6 (17.65%) Junior Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Automation Tester
6 4 (11.76%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) XML
3 3 (8.82%) Django
3 3 (8.82%) JSON
3 3 (8.82%) Spring
4 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.88%) Node.js
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Scrum
3 15 (44.12%) Unit Testing
4 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
5 12 (35.29%) Collaborative Working
6 11 (32.35%) Integration Testing
6 11 (32.35%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
10 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Test Planning
10 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
11 3 (8.82%) Microservices
12 2 (5.88%) Acceptance Criteria
12 2 (5.88%) Mobile Development
12 2 (5.88%) TDD
12 2 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) C++
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.59%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) Python
6 4 (11.76%) C#
7 3 (8.82%) C
8 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft