The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wilmslow 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cheshire / Wilmslow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 11 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wilmslow 6.35% 10.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 14.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 0
Median salary £34,656 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.98% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 Wilmslow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wilmslow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 100 63 72
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wilmslow 79.37% 75.90% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 357 180 213
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £61,250 £66,700
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Wilmslow

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wilmslow.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Wilmslow

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Wilmslow.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Wilmslow

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Wilmslow over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Wilmslow region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 7 (63.64%) Finance
1 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
1 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Defect Management
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
3 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Component Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) RAD
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wilmslow 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
2 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Defect Management
1 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
1 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Component Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) RAD
4 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB