The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 100 111 134
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 80 69 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.38% 2.04% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 2.32% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 68 59 36
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
Automated Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2956 2980 3342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.11% 88.30% 85.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2539 2449 2725
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Manchester

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +8 6 £45,000 +23.28% 2
Salford +8 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Bury - 2 £33,750 - 1
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 67 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (36.55%) QA
3 50 (34.48%) Java
4 48 (33.10%) Selenium
5 45 (31.03%) Test Scripting
6 34 (23.45%) JIRA
7 33 (22.76%) ISEB
8 32 (22.07%) SQL
8 32 (22.07%) .NET
8 32 (22.07%) Windows
8 32 (22.07%) TDD
8 32 (22.07%) Manual Testing
9 31 (21.38%) Git (software)
10 30 (20.69%) Scrum
11 29 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (19.31%) SDLC
12 28 (19.31%) JSON
13 27 (18.62%) BDD
13 27 (18.62%) Mobile App
13 27 (18.62%) ISTQB
13 27 (18.62%) SOAP
13 27 (18.62%) Web Services
14 26 (17.93%) Microsoft
15 25 (17.24%) SQL Server
15 25 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (17.24%) Test Automation
15 25 (17.24%) Android
16 24 (16.55%) Functional Testing
17 23 (15.86%) Apple iOS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.07%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (1.38%) Apache
4 1 (0.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (15.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.21%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (5.52%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.52%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.07%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.38%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (33.10%) Selenium
2 34 (23.45%) JIRA
3 31 (21.38%) Git (software)
4 19 (13.10%) Appium
5 18 (12.41%) Cucumber
6 14 (9.66%) Mercurial
7 12 (8.28%) Calabash
7 12 (8.28%) Redmine
8 11 (7.59%) Subversion
9 9 (6.21%) HP UFT
10 7 (4.83%) Jenkins
10 7 (4.83%) WebDriver
11 6 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (3.45%) FitNesse
13 4 (2.76%) Bugzilla
13 4 (2.76%) Eclipse
13 4 (2.76%) Gerrit
13 4 (2.76%) JMeter
13 4 (2.76%) NUnit
13 4 (2.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (13.79%) Finance
2 6 (4.14%) Legal
3 3 (2.07%) Retail
4 1 (0.69%) Games
4 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (31.72%) Tester
2 35 (24.14%) Analyst
3 34 (23.45%) Test Analyst
4 27 (18.62%) Developer
5 26 (17.93%) Test Engineer
6 21 (14.48%) QA Tester
7 19 (13.10%) Software Tester
8 18 (12.41%) Automation Tester
9 15 (10.34%) Lead Tester
10 13 (8.97%) Java Developer
10 13 (8.97%) Senior Tester
11 12 (8.28%) QA Leader
12 11 (7.59%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 11 (7.59%) Senior Developer
12 11 (7.59%) Software Analyst
12 11 (7.59%) Software Test Analyst
12 11 (7.59%) Test Automation Engineer
13 10 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (6.90%) Technical Leader
14 9 (6.21%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.07%) .NET
2 28 (19.31%) JSON
3 27 (18.62%) SOAP
3 27 (18.62%) Web Services
4 22 (15.17%) XML
5 21 (14.48%) RESTful
6 14 (9.66%) JSP
7 12 (8.28%) Grails
8 9 (6.21%) HTML
9 6 (4.14%) CSS
9 6 (4.14%) J2EE
10 5 (3.45%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.45%) REST
11 4 (2.76%) HTML5
11 4 (2.76%) WebRTC
12 3 (2.07%) Apache Camel
12 3 (2.07%) ASP.NET
12 3 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (2.07%) CSS3
12 3 (2.07%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (18.62%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.52%) iPad
5 4 (2.76%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.76%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.07%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.38%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.38%) Telematics
8 1 (0.69%) Animation
8 1 (0.69%) LIMS
8 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.07%) Windows
2 25 (17.24%) Android
3 23 (15.86%) Apple iOS
4 19 (13.10%) Windows 10
5 17 (11.72%) Mac OS X
6 12 (8.28%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.76%) Linux
8 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (31.03%) Test Scripting
3 32 (22.07%) Manual Testing
3 32 (22.07%) TDD
4 30 (20.69%) Scrum
5 28 (19.31%) SDLC
6 27 (18.62%) BDD
7 25 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (17.24%) Test Automation
8 24 (16.55%) Functional Testing
9 20 (13.79%) Software Testing
10 19 (13.10%) Defect Management
11 16 (11.03%) Line Management
12 15 (10.34%) Android Development
13 14 (9.66%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (8.97%) iOS Development
14 13 (8.97%) Test Strategy
15 12 (8.28%) Analytics
15 12 (8.28%) Case Management
15 12 (8.28%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 50 (34.48%) Java
2 32 (22.07%) SQL
3 21 (14.48%) C#
4 20 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.97%) Objective-C
6 5 (3.45%) Ruby
7 3 (2.07%) PHP
7 3 (2.07%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.38%) Python
9 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.69%) C
9 1 (0.69%) Scala
9 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (22.76%) ISEB
2 27 (18.62%) ISTQB
3 22 (15.17%) Degree
4 6 (4.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.38%) HND
5 2 (1.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (36.55%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.28%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.48%) VMware
3 15 (10.34%) Google
4 13 (8.97%) Apple
5 12 (8.28%) Perforce
6 9 (6.21%) Oracle
7 3 (2.07%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.38%) HP
8 2 (1.38%) hybris
8 2 (1.38%) Telerik
9 1 (0.69%) Cognos
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Annual Bonus.
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
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Salary: Excellent Base Salary (DOE) plus Benefits
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Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Bury
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