Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cheshire > Wilmslow
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 44 22
Rank change year-on-year +15 -22 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wilmslow 2.22% 3.95% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 4.65% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 6
Wilmslow median annual salary £32,500 £34,312 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.28% +14.37% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £36,950 £37,156 £32,500
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%

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 Wilmslow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wilmslow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 140 258 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wilmslow 77.78% 84.87% 77.50%
Number of salaries quoted 124 241 88
Wilmslow median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -11.95%
10th Percentile £21,500 £24,161 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,175 £66,000 £60,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% -

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) RAD
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver

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 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) RAD
1 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA