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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 119 107 133
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 75 84 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.09% 2.35% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.62% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 65 80 50
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £80,000 £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
3181 3208 3328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.53% 89.56% 85.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2685 2647 2662
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +3 14 £45,000 +50.00%
Bury - 4 £33,000 -
Sale - 4 £42,500 - 1
Bolton - 1 £25,500 -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 72 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (36.42%) Java
2 55 (36.42%) Selenium
3 47 (31.13%) QA
4 43 (28.48%) Test Scripting
5 37 (24.50%) Scrum
6 34 (22.52%) Android
7 33 (21.85%) Test Automation
7 33 (21.85%) JSON
8 32 (21.19%) Git (software)
8 32 (21.19%) SQL
9 31 (20.53%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (20.53%) ISTQB
9 31 (20.53%) Apple iOS
9 31 (20.53%) SDLC
10 30 (19.87%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (19.87%) .NET
10 30 (19.87%) Web Services
10 30 (19.87%) TDD
11 29 (19.21%) Windows
12 28 (18.54%) SOAP
12 28 (18.54%) ISEB
12 28 (18.54%) Mobile App
13 26 (17.22%) JavaScript
14 24 (15.89%) C#
14 24 (15.89%) Microsoft
14 24 (15.89%) BDD
14 24 (15.89%) RESTful
14 24 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
15 23 (15.23%) JIRA

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 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.32%) Apache
3 1 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 20 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) Internet
2 4 (2.65%) HTTP
3 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.30%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.30%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.31%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (2.65%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.65%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.99%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 55 (36.42%) Selenium
2 32 (21.19%) Git (software)
3 23 (15.23%) JIRA
4 20 (13.25%) Appium
5 16 (10.60%) Cucumber
6 14 (9.27%) Redmine
7 13 (8.61%) Calabash
8 10 (6.62%) Mercurial
9 9 (5.96%) Subversion
10 8 (5.30%) Jenkins
10 8 (5.30%) WebDriver
11 6 (3.97%) Grunt
11 6 (3.97%) HP UFT
12 5 (3.31%) Broccoli
12 5 (3.31%) gulp
12 5 (3.31%) JSHint
13 4 (2.65%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.99%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.99%) JMeter
14 3 (1.99%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (7.28%) Finance
2 3 (1.99%) Retail
3 1 (0.66%) Banking
3 1 (0.66%) Games
3 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (30.46%) Tester
2 44 (29.14%) Analyst
2 44 (29.14%) Test Analyst
3 31 (20.53%) Developer
4 21 (13.91%) Test Engineer
5 20 (13.25%) QA Tester
5 20 (13.25%) Software Tester
6 17 (11.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 16 (10.60%) Automation Tester
8 15 (9.93%) Java Developer
8 15 (9.93%) Lead Tester
9 14 (9.27%) Senior Developer
9 14 (9.27%) Software Analyst
9 14 (9.27%) Software Test Analyst
10 13 (8.61%) QA Leader
10 13 (8.61%) Senior Tester
11 12 (7.95%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (7.28%) Automation Test Analyst
12 11 (7.28%) Senior QA Tester
12 11 (7.28%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (21.85%) JSON
2 30 (19.87%) .NET
2 30 (19.87%) Web Services
3 28 (18.54%) SOAP
4 24 (15.89%) RESTful
5 19 (12.58%) XML
6 16 (10.60%) JSP
7 14 (9.27%) Grails
7 14 (9.27%) HTML
8 12 (7.95%) CSS
9 10 (6.62%) J2EE
10 7 (4.64%) AngularJS
10 7 (4.64%) HTML5
11 6 (3.97%) CSS3
11 6 (3.97%) jQuery
11 6 (3.97%) REST
12 5 (3.31%) Node.js
13 4 (2.65%) Express
13 4 (2.65%) Hibernate
14 3 (1.99%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.87%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (18.54%) Mobile App
3 13 (8.61%) iPad
4 9 (5.96%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.99%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.99%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.66%) LIMS
7 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.66%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.52%) Android
2 31 (20.53%) Apple iOS
3 29 (19.21%) Windows
4 17 (11.26%) Mac OS X
4 17 (11.26%) Windows 10
5 13 (8.61%) Windows Server
6 8 (5.30%) Linux
7 3 (1.99%) Unix
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (28.48%) Test Scripting
3 37 (24.50%) Scrum
4 33 (21.85%) Test Automation
5 31 (20.53%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (20.53%) SDLC
6 30 (19.87%) TDD
7 24 (15.89%) BDD
8 22 (14.57%) Manual Testing
9 21 (13.91%) Software Testing
10 18 (11.92%) Functional Testing
10 18 (11.92%) Line Management
11 15 (9.93%) Android Development
11 15 (9.93%) Defect Tracking
12 13 (8.61%) Case Management
12 13 (8.61%) Defect Management
13 12 (7.95%) Analytics
13 12 (7.95%) iOS Development
13 12 (7.95%) Mobile Application Development
13 12 (7.95%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (36.42%) Java
2 32 (21.19%) SQL
3 26 (17.22%) JavaScript
4 24 (15.89%) C#
5 13 (8.61%) Objective-C
6 4 (2.65%) ES6
6 4 (2.65%) Ruby
7 2 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (0.66%) C
8 1 (0.66%) Python
8 1 (0.66%) Scala
8 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (20.53%) ISTQB
2 28 (18.54%) ISEB
3 17 (11.26%) Degree
4 11 (7.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (31.13%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (11.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Puppet
2 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.92%) VMware
3 15 (9.93%) Google
4 12 (7.95%) Apple
4 12 (7.95%) Perforce
5 9 (5.96%) Oracle
6 2 (1.32%) hybris
7 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.66%) Cognos
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + negotiable, excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
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Salary: Excellent Base Salary (DOE) plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
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