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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 97 127 169
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +42
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 87 60 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.43% 1.50% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 1.80% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 84 54 17
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £27,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
3117 3340 3317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 87.19% 83.33% 80.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2586 2715 2847
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 10 £40,000 -
Stockport +11 9 £30,000 -50.00% 3
Cheadle +4 5 £37,500 -
Wigan -3 4 £30,500 -32.22% 1
Oldham - 1 £28,500 - 1
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 108 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (44.24%) SQL
3 69 (41.82%) .NET
4 62 (37.58%) QA
5 60 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 58 (35.15%) Selenium
7 53 (32.12%) ISEB
8 52 (31.52%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (31.52%) TDD
9 45 (27.27%) BDD
10 43 (26.06%) Degree
10 43 (26.06%) Manual Testing
11 41 (24.85%) Java
11 41 (24.85%) Web Services
12 36 (21.82%) Finance
12 36 (21.82%) Scrum
13 34 (20.61%) C#
14 33 (20.00%) SoapUI
14 33 (20.00%) Mentoring
15 32 (19.39%) User Acceptance Testing
15 32 (19.39%) XML
16 31 (18.79%) OO
16 31 (18.79%) Regression Testing
16 31 (18.79%) SpecFlow
17 30 (18.18%) SOAP
17 30 (18.18%) SDLC
18 29 (17.58%) ISTQB
19 28 (16.97%) Automation Testing
20 26 (15.76%) Compatibility Testing
21 25 (15.15%) System Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.03%) IIS
1 5 (3.03%) Alfresco
2 3 (1.82%) Apache
3 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.24%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.03%) MySQL
4 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.82%) Big Data
6 2 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.21%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (35.15%) Selenium
2 33 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 31 (18.79%) SpecFlow
4 22 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 22 (13.33%) JIRA
5 18 (10.91%) TeamCity
5 18 (10.91%) Hudson
6 9 (5.45%) Cucumber
6 9 (5.45%) WatiN
6 9 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (5.45%) Maven
7 8 (4.85%) HP UFT
8 7 (4.24%) Git (software)
9 5 (3.03%) FitNesse
9 5 (3.03%) NUnit
10 4 (2.42%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.42%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.42%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.21%) Redmine
11 2 (1.21%) Gradle
General
1 36 (21.82%) Finance
2 12 (7.27%) Retail
3 6 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.03%) Banking
5 4 (2.42%) Games
5 4 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.21%) Electronics
6 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.21%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 60 (36.36%) Tester
2 55 (33.33%) Analyst
3 48 (29.09%) Test Analyst
4 27 (16.36%) Software Tester
5 22 (13.33%) Developer
6 16 (9.70%) QA Tester
7 13 (7.88%) Technical Tester
7 13 (7.88%) Test Manager
8 12 (7.27%) Automated Tester
9 11 (6.67%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) Test Leader
11 8 (4.85%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.24%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (4.24%) Analyst Developer
12 7 (4.24%) Senior Tester
12 7 (4.24%) Development Manager
12 7 (4.24%) Technical Test Analyst
12 7 (4.24%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 7 (4.24%) Lead Tester
13 6 (3.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (41.82%) .NET
2 41 (24.85%) Web Services
3 32 (19.39%) XML
4 30 (18.18%) SOAP
5 16 (9.70%) Hibernate
6 14 (8.48%) HTML
6 14 (8.48%) JSON
7 11 (6.67%) Spring
8 10 (6.06%) RESTful
9 9 (5.45%) HTML5
9 9 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (5.45%) REST
9 9 (5.45%) JSP
9 9 (5.45%) Servlets
9 9 (5.45%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (5.45%) JMS
9 9 (5.45%) WSDL
10 8 (4.85%) CSS
10 8 (4.85%) jQuery
11 7 (4.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.30%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.88%) Replication
4 10 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.64%) User Experience
6 4 (2.42%) Social Media
7 2 (1.21%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.21%) DTV
8 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.61%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.61%) Informatics
8 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.12%) Android
1 20 (12.12%) Apple iOS
2 15 (9.09%) Windows
3 13 (7.88%) Linux
4 9 (5.45%) UNIX
5 4 (2.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 52 (31.52%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (31.52%) TDD
4 45 (27.27%) BDD
5 43 (26.06%) Manual Testing
6 36 (21.82%) Scrum
7 33 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 32 (19.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (18.79%) OO
9 31 (18.79%) Regression Testing
10 30 (18.18%) SDLC
11 28 (16.97%) Automation Testing
12 26 (15.76%) Compatibility Testing
13 25 (15.15%) System Testing
13 25 (15.15%) Test Automation
14 23 (13.94%) Software Testing
15 17 (10.30%) Workflow
16 16 (9.70%) Test Strategy
16 16 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 73 (44.24%) SQL
2 41 (24.85%) Java
3 34 (20.61%) C#
4 21 (12.73%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.24%) PHP
7 6 (3.64%) C++
7 6 (3.64%) C
8 5 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.03%) XQuery
9 2 (1.21%) Ruby
10 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (32.12%) ISEB
2 43 (26.06%) Degree
3 29 (17.58%) ISTQB
4 11 (6.67%) HND
5 9 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (4.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (3.03%) CISSP
7 5 (3.03%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (37.58%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.03%) vSphere
2 3 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (8.48%) Oracle
2 12 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.67%) Telerik
4 6 (3.64%) SAP
5 3 (1.82%) IBM
5 3 (1.82%) VMware
5 3 (1.82%) Zend
6 2 (1.21%) HP
7 1 (0.61%) McAfee
7 1 (0.61%) Perforce
7 1 (0.61%) Unisys
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