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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 106 133 164
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +31
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 76 49 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.24% 1.26% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 1.52% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 73 40 24
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £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
2922 3225 3471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.07% 82.65% 81.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2421 2616 3016
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 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 3 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
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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
Stockport -2 8 £33,750 -43.75% 5
Salford - 8 £40,000 - 2
Cheadle +3 5 £37,500 -
Wigan +2 2 £36,500 -18.88%
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 111 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (49.09%) SQL
3 78 (47.27%) .NET
4 56 (33.94%) ISEB
5 54 (32.73%) QA
5 54 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (32.12%) TDD
7 52 (31.52%) Selenium
8 50 (30.30%) Test Scripting
9 46 (27.88%) BDD
10 45 (27.27%) Java
11 44 (26.67%) Manual Testing
12 43 (26.06%) Web Services
13 41 (24.85%) Degree
14 40 (24.24%) SoapUI
15 37 (22.42%) XML
15 37 (22.42%) SOAP
15 37 (22.42%) C#
16 36 (21.82%) OO
16 36 (21.82%) SpecFlow
17 34 (20.61%) Regression Testing
17 34 (20.61%) Scrum
17 34 (20.61%) Automation Testing
17 34 (20.61%) Mentoring
18 33 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
19 32 (19.39%) Compatibility Testing
20 31 (18.79%) System Testing
21 29 (17.58%) Finance
22 28 (16.97%) ISTQB
23 25 (15.15%) SDLC

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 6 (3.64%) 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 2 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.48%) Relational Database
2 13 (7.88%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.24%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.42%) MySQL
6 3 (1.82%) Big Data
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (31.52%) Selenium
2 40 (24.24%) SoapUI
3 36 (21.82%) SpecFlow
4 24 (14.55%) Jenkins
5 21 (12.73%) Hudson
5 21 (12.73%) TeamCity
6 17 (10.30%) JIRA
7 12 (7.27%) Maven
8 11 (6.67%) WatiN
9 6 (3.64%) Git (software)
9 6 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.64%) HP UFT
9 6 (3.64%) Cucumber
10 5 (3.03%) Visual Studio
10 5 (3.03%) NUnit
11 4 (2.42%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.21%) WebLOAD
12 2 (1.21%) FitNesse
12 2 (1.21%) JUnit
12 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (17.58%) Finance
2 13 (7.88%) Retail
3 7 (4.24%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.03%) Banking
5 3 (1.82%) Games
6 2 (1.21%) Electronics
6 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.21%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 62 (37.58%) Tester
2 53 (32.12%) Analyst
3 46 (27.88%) Test Analyst
4 24 (14.55%) Software Tester
5 22 (13.33%) Developer
6 16 (9.70%) Technical Tester
7 14 (8.48%) Software Engineer
8 13 (7.88%) QA Tester
8 13 (7.88%) Automated Tester
9 12 (7.27%) Test Manager
10 11 (6.67%) Test Leader
11 10 (6.06%) Technical Test Analyst
11 10 (6.06%) .NET Developer
11 10 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (4.85%) Senior Tester
12 8 (4.85%) Lead Tester
12 8 (4.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 7 (4.24%) Development Manager
14 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (47.27%) .NET
2 43 (26.06%) Web Services
3 37 (22.42%) XML
3 37 (22.42%) SOAP
4 19 (11.52%) Hibernate
5 16 (9.70%) JSON
6 15 (9.09%) HTML
7 14 (8.48%) Spring
8 12 (7.27%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (7.27%) REST
8 12 (7.27%) Servlets
8 12 (7.27%) ActiveMQ
8 12 (7.27%) JMS
8 12 (7.27%) WSDL
9 10 (6.06%) ASP.NET
10 9 (5.45%) CSS
10 9 (5.45%) JSP
10 9 (5.45%) RESTful
11 8 (4.85%) HTML5
11 8 (4.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.30%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.70%) Replication
2 16 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.64%) User Experience
5 4 (2.42%) Social Media
6 2 (1.21%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.21%) DTV
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.61%) Informatics
7 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.52%) Android
1 19 (11.52%) Apple iOS
2 15 (9.09%) Linux
3 12 (7.27%) UNIX
4 9 (5.45%) Windows
5 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
3 53 (32.12%) TDD
4 50 (30.30%) Test Scripting
5 46 (27.88%) BDD
6 44 (26.67%) Manual Testing
7 36 (21.82%) OO
8 34 (20.61%) Regression Testing
8 34 (20.61%) Scrum
8 34 (20.61%) Automation Testing
8 34 (20.61%) Mentoring
9 33 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 32 (19.39%) Compatibility Testing
11 31 (18.79%) System Testing
12 25 (15.15%) SDLC
13 20 (12.12%) Software Testing
14 17 (10.30%) Workflow
14 17 (10.30%) Test Automation
15 16 (9.70%) Software Engineering
15 16 (9.70%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 81 (49.09%) SQL
2 45 (27.27%) Java
3 37 (22.42%) C#
4 22 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.45%) C
7 8 (4.85%) C++
8 5 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.03%) XQuery
9 4 (2.42%) PHP
10 2 (1.21%) Ruby
11 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 56 (33.94%) ISEB
2 41 (24.85%) Degree
3 28 (16.97%) ISTQB
4 11 (6.67%) HND
5 9 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (3.03%) CISSP
6 5 (3.03%) CISA
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (32.73%) 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
Vendors
1 13 (7.88%) Oracle
2 11 (6.67%) Telerik
3 9 (5.45%) SAP
3 9 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.82%) IBM
4 3 (1.82%) VMware
5 2 (1.21%) Zend
6 1 (0.61%) VocaLink
6 1 (0.61%) Perforce
6 1 (0.61%) Unisys
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Posted: 22 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £26k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Flex-Time
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + excellent benefits & bonus package
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Altrincham
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago
Stockport
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
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