Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cheshire > Wilmslow
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 33 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wilmslow 2.76% 5.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 6.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 0
Wilmslow median annual salary £32,500 £34,312 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.28% - -
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +4.62%

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 149 237 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wilmslow 82.32% 81.16% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 138 224 96
Wilmslow median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £65,075 £67,500 £56,125
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -

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 20 November 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 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) RAD
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium IDE

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 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (60.00%) RAD
1 3 (60.00%) Scenario Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) API Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA