The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Altrincham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Altrincham region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 25 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 1.98% 4.32% 7.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 6.25% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 6
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75 96 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 74.26% 69.06% 78.48%
Number of salaries quoted 58 94 59
Average salary £46,000 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% +7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Automated Testing
Manchester

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Altrincham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Altrincham region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Altrincham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Altrincham region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 10 (76.92%) Software Testing
3 9 (69.23%) TestPartner
3 9 (69.23%) SilkPerformer
3 9 (69.23%) JUnit
3 9 (69.23%) ISEB
3 9 (69.23%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (69.23%) LoadRunner
3 9 (69.23%) QA
3 9 (69.23%) QALoad
3 9 (69.23%) jMock
3 9 (69.23%) Manual Testing
3 9 (69.23%) QMS
3 9 (69.23%) EasyMock
3 9 (69.23%) Automation Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 3 (23.08%) XPath
5 3 (23.08%) XAML
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) SAP
5 3 (23.08%) XSLT

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Altrincham region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 9 (69.23%) jMock
2 9 (69.23%) EasyMock
2 9 (69.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (69.23%) LoadRunner
2 9 (69.23%) TestPartner
2 9 (69.23%) SilkPerformer
2 9 (69.23%) QALoad
2 9 (69.23%) JUnit
3 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
3 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Head of Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Junior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Junior
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
2 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Junior C# Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XML
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) XSLT
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
2 3 (23.08%) WPF
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) REST
2 3 (23.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
1 3 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Software Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Automation Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Manual Testing
2 9 (69.23%) QMS
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) MVVM
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) XAML
2 3 (23.08%) XPath
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) IBM