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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 111 111 118
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 88 80 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.33% 2.05% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 2.28% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 77 69 64
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -21.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
3402 3502 3506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.90% 89.86% 87.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2889 2894 2891
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Sale - 10 £42,500 -
Stockport -1 8 £45,000 - 2
Bury - 3 £33,000 -
Bolton - 2 £29,750 -
Cheadle +5 1 £50,000 - 1
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 95 (60.13%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (40.51%) Scrum
3 61 (38.61%) Java
4 60 (37.97%) Selenium
5 56 (35.44%) QA
6 54 (34.18%) SQL
7 47 (29.75%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (28.48%) Test Scripting
9 37 (23.42%) C#
9 37 (23.42%) Android
10 36 (22.78%) ISTQB
10 36 (22.78%) Apple iOS
11 33 (20.89%) ISEB
11 33 (20.89%) Git (software)
12 32 (20.25%) Test Automation
13 31 (19.62%) .NET
13 31 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (18.35%) Web Services
15 28 (17.72%) Windows
15 28 (17.72%) SDLC
16 27 (17.09%) JSON
17 25 (15.82%) Software Testing
17 25 (15.82%) Mobile App
17 25 (15.82%) JavaScript
18 24 (15.19%) OO
19 23 (14.56%) NoSQL
20 21 (13.29%) HTML
20 21 (13.29%) Microsoft
20 21 (13.29%) SOAP
21 20 (12.66%) TDD

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 7 (4.43%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.53%) JBoss
2 4 (2.53%) Jetty
2 4 (2.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.27%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (12.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) Internet
2 4 (2.53%) HTTP
3 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.56%) NoSQL
2 19 (12.03%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.96%) RDBMS
3 11 (6.96%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.80%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.53%) Couchbase
5 4 (2.53%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.53%) Redis
5 4 (2.53%) Riak
6 3 (1.90%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.63%) MySQL
8 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (37.97%) Selenium
2 33 (20.89%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.39%) JIRA
4 13 (8.23%) Appium
5 12 (7.59%) Cucumber
6 11 (6.96%) Grunt
6 11 (6.96%) Subversion
7 10 (6.33%) Broccoli
7 10 (6.33%) gulp
7 10 (6.33%) JSHint
7 10 (6.33%) Mercurial
8 9 (5.70%) Calabash
8 9 (5.70%) Eclipse
9 8 (5.06%) Jenkins
10 7 (4.43%) Redmine
11 6 (3.80%) WebDriver
12 5 (3.16%) HP UFT
12 5 (3.16%) SoapUI
12 5 (3.16%) TeamCity
13 4 (2.53%) TestComplete
General
1 14 (8.86%) Finance
2 3 (1.90%) Banking
2 3 (1.90%) Games
2 3 (1.90%) Retail
2 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (34.81%) Tester
2 45 (28.48%) Analyst
2 45 (28.48%) Test Analyst
3 36 (22.78%) Developer
4 28 (17.72%) Software Tester
5 21 (13.29%) Automation Tester
5 21 (13.29%) Java Developer
5 21 (13.29%) QA Tester
6 20 (12.66%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 18 (11.39%) Software Analyst
7 18 (11.39%) Software Test Analyst
8 16 (10.13%) Lead Tester
8 16 (10.13%) Senior Tester
9 15 (9.49%) Automation Test Analyst
9 15 (9.49%) QA Leader
9 15 (9.49%) Senior QA Tester
10 13 (8.23%) Architect
10 13 (8.23%) Technical Architect
11 12 (7.59%) Test Engineer
12 10 (6.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.62%) .NET
2 29 (18.35%) Web Services
3 27 (17.09%) JSON
4 21 (13.29%) HTML
4 21 (13.29%) SOAP
5 19 (12.03%) RESTful
6 17 (10.76%) CSS
7 16 (10.13%) XML
8 14 (8.86%) HTML5
8 14 (8.86%) J2EE
9 13 (8.23%) AngularJS
10 12 (7.59%) CSS3
10 12 (7.59%) jQuery
11 11 (6.96%) Node.js
12 10 (6.33%) Express
13 9 (5.70%) JSP
14 8 (5.06%) Hibernate
14 8 (5.06%) Spring
15 7 (4.43%) Grails
15 7 (4.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (15.82%) Mobile App
3 18 (11.39%) iPad
4 14 (8.86%) Computer Science
5 10 (6.33%) Algorithms
5 10 (6.33%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.90%) Replication
7 2 (1.27%) User Experience
8 1 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.63%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.42%) Android
2 36 (22.78%) Apple iOS
3 28 (17.72%) Windows
4 18 (11.39%) Mac OS X
5 17 (10.76%) Windows 10
6 16 (10.13%) Linux
7 15 (9.49%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.90%) Unix
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (60.13%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (40.51%) Scrum
3 47 (29.75%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (28.48%) Test Scripting
5 32 (20.25%) Test Automation
6 28 (17.72%) SDLC
7 25 (15.82%) Software Testing
8 24 (15.19%) OO
9 20 (12.66%) Manual Testing
9 20 (12.66%) TDD
10 18 (11.39%) Regression Testing
11 17 (10.76%) Defect Tracking
12 16 (10.13%) BDD
12 16 (10.13%) Functional Testing
12 16 (10.13%) Kanban
12 16 (10.13%) Web Testing
13 15 (9.49%) Case Management
14 14 (8.86%) Software Engineering
15 13 (8.23%) RUP
15 13 (8.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (38.61%) Java
2 54 (34.18%) SQL
3 37 (23.42%) C#
4 25 (15.82%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.23%) PHP
6 10 (6.33%) ES6
7 9 (5.70%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.53%) Ruby
8 4 (2.53%) VBScript
9 2 (1.27%) Python
10 1 (0.63%) C++
10 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.63%) Scala
10 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (22.78%) ISTQB
2 33 (20.89%) ISEB
3 20 (12.66%) Degree
4 15 (9.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (35.44%) QA
System Software
1 18 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.49%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.16%) Puppet
2 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) Ansible
3 1 (0.63%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.03%) VMware
3 9 (5.70%) Google
4 8 (5.06%) Apple
4 8 (5.06%) Perforce
5 2 (1.27%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.27%) hybris
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle
6 1 (0.63%) NetApp
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