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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 79 121 120
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 135 65 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.61% 1.81% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 2.01% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 121 56 64
Median salary £45,000 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
3348 3241 3678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.61% 90.13% 86.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2937 2662 3136
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +10 15 £45,000 - 3
Sale - 6 £43,750 - 2
Cheadle +16 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Oldham +1 2 £40,000 +40.35%
Bolton -5 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £42,500 - 2
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 148 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (40.57%) Java
3 83 (39.15%) Continuous Integration
4 82 (38.68%) Scrum
5 71 (33.49%) SQL
5 71 (33.49%) QA
6 70 (33.02%) Selenium
7 62 (29.25%) Test Scripting
8 58 (27.36%) C#
9 56 (26.42%) OO
9 56 (26.42%) Test Automation
10 55 (25.94%) SDLC
11 51 (24.06%) ISEB
12 45 (21.23%) NoSQL
13 41 (19.34%) ISTQB
14 40 (18.87%) Degree
14 40 (18.87%) Web Services
15 39 (18.40%) Git (software)
16 38 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (17.45%) Windows
18 33 (15.57%) TDD
18 33 (15.57%) BDD
18 33 (15.57%) Data Structures
18 33 (15.57%) Algorithms
19 30 (14.15%) Regression Testing
19 30 (14.15%) PHP
20 29 (13.68%) .NET
21 28 (13.21%) Kanban
21 28 (13.21%) Software Testing
22 27 (12.74%) Android

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 (2.36%) JBoss
1 5 (2.36%) Jetty
1 5 (2.36%) Tomcat
1 5 (2.36%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.89%) Apache
3 3 (1.42%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.47%) CMS
4 1 (0.47%) nginx
4 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.42%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (1.42%) GitHub
4 2 (0.94%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.47%) IaaS
5 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.89%) HTTP
1 4 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) IMAP
2 1 (0.47%) SMTP
2 1 (0.47%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.23%) NoSQL
2 22 (10.38%) SQL Server
3 20 (9.43%) Relational Database
4 18 (8.49%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.77%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.83%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.36%) Couchbase
7 5 (2.36%) Redis
7 5 (2.36%) Riak
8 3 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.42%) Big Data
9 2 (0.94%) MySQL
9 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.47%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 70 (33.02%) Selenium
2 39 (18.40%) Git (software)
3 26 (12.26%) Subversion
4 23 (10.85%) Mercurial
5 20 (9.43%) Cucumber
6 19 (8.96%) JIRA
7 13 (6.13%) Broccoli
7 13 (6.13%) Grunt
7 13 (6.13%) gulp
7 13 (6.13%) JSHint
8 12 (5.66%) HP UFT
8 12 (5.66%) Jenkins
9 11 (5.19%) FitNesse
10 8 (3.77%) SpecFlow
11 7 (3.30%) Eclipse
11 7 (3.30%) SoapUI
11 7 (3.30%) WebDriver
12 6 (2.83%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (12.26%) Finance
2 9 (4.25%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.83%) Banking
4 4 (1.89%) Games
4 4 (1.89%) Retail
5 3 (1.42%) Billing
5 3 (1.42%) Legal
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (27.83%) Tester
2 45 (21.23%) Developer
3 44 (20.75%) Analyst
4 43 (20.28%) Test Analyst
5 30 (14.15%) Automation Tester
6 27 (12.74%) QA Tester
6 27 (12.74%) Software Tester
7 26 (12.26%) Architect
7 26 (12.26%) Java Developer
8 25 (11.79%) Technical Architect
8 25 (11.79%) Test Engineer
9 21 (9.91%) Senior Tester
10 20 (9.43%) Lead Tester
10 20 (9.43%) Test Automation Engineer
11 19 (8.96%) QA Leader
12 17 (8.02%) C# Architect
12 17 (8.02%) Java Technical Architect
12 17 (8.02%) PHP Architect
12 17 (8.02%) PHP Technical Architect
12 17 (8.02%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.87%) Web Services
2 29 (13.68%) .NET
3 21 (9.91%) HTML
4 19 (8.96%) CSS
5 17 (8.02%) AngularJS
5 17 (8.02%) Node.js
6 16 (7.55%) HTML5
6 16 (7.55%) RESTful
7 15 (7.08%) CSS3
8 14 (6.60%) jQuery
9 13 (6.13%) Express
9 13 (6.13%) Spring
10 12 (5.66%) J2EE
10 12 (5.66%) JSON
10 12 (5.66%) SOAP
11 8 (3.77%) Hibernate
12 7 (3.30%) XML
13 5 (2.36%) Gherkin
13 5 (2.36%) REST
13 5 (2.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (15.57%) Algorithms
2 33 (15.57%) Data Structures
3 21 (9.91%) Computer Science
4 16 (7.55%) iPad
5 12 (5.66%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.36%) User Experience
7 4 (1.89%) Replication
8 3 (1.42%) iSeries
9 2 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.47%) Streaming Media
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.45%) Windows
2 27 (12.74%) Android
2 27 (12.74%) Apple iOS
3 19 (8.96%) Linux
4 17 (8.02%) Mac OS X
4 17 (8.02%) Windows 10
4 17 (8.02%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.94%) Unix
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (39.15%) Continuous Integration
3 82 (38.68%) Scrum
4 62 (29.25%) Test Scripting
5 56 (26.42%) OO
5 56 (26.42%) Test Automation
6 55 (25.94%) SDLC
7 33 (15.57%) BDD
7 33 (15.57%) TDD
8 30 (14.15%) Regression Testing
9 28 (13.21%) Kanban
9 28 (13.21%) Software Testing
10 23 (10.85%) Manual Testing
10 23 (10.85%) Software Engineering
11 22 (10.38%) Configuration Management
11 22 (10.38%) RUP
12 20 (9.43%) Defect Tracking
12 20 (9.43%) Presales
12 20 (9.43%) Risk Management
12 20 (9.43%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (40.57%) Java
2 71 (33.49%) SQL
3 58 (27.36%) C#
4 30 (14.15%) PHP
5 22 (10.38%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.13%) ES6
7 9 (4.25%) Python
8 8 (3.77%) Ruby
9 4 (1.89%) Scala
9 4 (1.89%) VBScript
10 3 (1.42%) C++
10 3 (1.42%) Clojure
10 3 (1.42%) Haskell
11 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.47%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.47%) Go
12 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 51 (24.06%) ISEB
2 41 (19.34%) ISTQB
3 40 (18.87%) Degree
4 16 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.94%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (33.49%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) GCP
2 1 (0.47%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.02%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.42%) Docker
4 1 (0.47%) KVM
4 1 (0.47%) Varnish
4 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.36%) Puppet
2 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.94%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.47%) Packer
4 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (11.79%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.43%) VMware
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle
3 2 (0.94%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.47%) Aquila
4 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.47%) Google
4 1 (0.47%) NetApp
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