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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 116 103
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 121 65 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.19% 1.95% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 2.15% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 101 65 84
Median salary £55,000 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
3470 3018 3413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 91.53% 90.66% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2926 2479 2885
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +2 7 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Salford -3 4 £37,747 +0.65% 5
Oldham - 3 £40,000 -
Altrincham -8 1 £60,000 +88.97% 2
Bolton -16 1 £30,000 -17.24%
Wigan - 1 £42,500 -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 187 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (46.56%) Java
3 111 (44.94%) Continuous Integration
4 86 (34.82%) Test Scripting
5 81 (32.79%) OO
5 81 (32.79%) Scrum
6 79 (31.98%) Selenium
7 76 (30.77%) SQL
8 75 (30.36%) Test Automation
9 71 (28.74%) QA
9 71 (28.74%) C#
10 69 (27.94%) SDLC
11 66 (26.72%) NoSQL
12 61 (24.70%) Data Structures
12 61 (24.70%) Algorithms
13 60 (24.29%) BDD
14 59 (23.89%) TDD
15 57 (23.08%) Degree
16 53 (21.46%) ISEB
17 50 (20.24%) Git (software)
18 43 (17.41%) ISTQB
19 41 (16.60%) Configuration Management
20 40 (16.19%) PHP
20 40 (16.19%) Subversion
21 36 (14.57%) Web Services
21 36 (14.57%) Mercurial
21 36 (14.57%) Cucumber
21 36 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
22 35 (14.17%) System Integration Testing
22 35 (14.17%) Kanban

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 4 (1.62%) Apache
1 4 (1.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.21%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.21%) CMS
2 3 (1.21%) JBoss
2 3 (1.21%) Jetty
2 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.21%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.81%) Alfresco
3 2 (0.81%) Joomla!
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.81%) WordPress
4 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.40%) nginx
4 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Magento
2 2 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.07%) GitHub
2 9 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.81%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.62%) HTTP
2 3 (1.21%) LDAP
3 2 (0.81%) IMAP
3 2 (0.81%) SMTP
3 2 (0.81%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (26.72%) NoSQL
2 29 (11.74%) Relational Database
3 25 (10.12%) RDBMS
4 18 (7.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.43%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.62%) Big Data
7 4 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.62%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.21%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.21%) MySQL
8 3 (1.21%) Redis
8 3 (1.21%) Riak
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 79 (31.98%) Selenium
2 50 (20.24%) Git (software)
3 40 (16.19%) Subversion
4 36 (14.57%) Cucumber
4 36 (14.57%) Mercurial
5 27 (10.93%) Jenkins
6 21 (8.50%) WebDriver
7 19 (7.69%) JIRA
8 17 (6.88%) HP UFT
9 11 (4.45%) FitNesse
9 11 (4.45%) SoapUI
9 11 (4.45%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.83%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.43%) Broccoli
11 6 (2.43%) Grunt
11 6 (2.43%) gulp
11 6 (2.43%) JSHint
12 5 (2.02%) NUnit
12 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (10.93%) Finance
2 11 (4.45%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.83%) Banking
4 6 (2.43%) Retail
5 4 (1.62%) Games
5 4 (1.62%) Legal
6 3 (1.21%) Billing
6 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (23.08%) Tester
2 46 (18.62%) Developer
3 43 (17.41%) Automation Tester
4 41 (16.60%) Analyst
5 40 (16.19%) Test Engineer
6 39 (15.79%) Test Analyst
7 32 (12.96%) Architect
8 31 (12.55%) Technical Architect
9 26 (10.53%) Java Architect
9 26 (10.53%) Java Technical Architect
9 26 (10.53%) Senior Tester
9 26 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
10 25 (10.12%) C# Architect
10 25 (10.12%) Java Developer
10 25 (10.12%) PHP Architect
10 25 (10.12%) PHP Technical Architect
11 24 (9.72%) Senior Developer
12 21 (8.50%) Software Engineer
13 19 (7.69%) QA Engineer
13 19 (7.69%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.57%) Web Services
2 25 (10.12%) .NET
3 18 (7.29%) Gherkin
4 13 (5.26%) HTML
5 12 (4.86%) AngularJS
6 10 (4.05%) CSS
6 10 (4.05%) HTML5
6 10 (4.05%) Node.js
6 10 (4.05%) RESTful
6 10 (4.05%) SOAP
7 9 (3.64%) jQuery
8 8 (3.24%) CSS3
8 8 (3.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (3.24%) XML
9 6 (2.43%) Express
10 5 (2.02%) Spring
11 4 (1.62%) J2EE
12 3 (1.21%) JSON
12 3 (1.21%) LEMP Stack
13 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 61 (24.70%) Algorithms
1 61 (24.70%) Data Structures
2 36 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (10.93%) Computer Science
4 20 (8.10%) iPad
5 9 (3.64%) User Experience
6 6 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.62%) Replication
8 3 (1.21%) iSeries
8 3 (1.21%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.81%) Clustering
9 2 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.12%) Windows
2 14 (5.67%) Android
3 13 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.45%) Linux
5 8 (3.24%) Mac OS X
5 8 (3.24%) Windows 10
5 8 (3.24%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.21%) Unix
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (44.94%) Continuous Integration
3 86 (34.82%) Test Scripting
4 81 (32.79%) OO
4 81 (32.79%) Scrum
5 75 (30.36%) Test Automation
6 69 (27.94%) SDLC
7 60 (24.29%) BDD
8 59 (23.89%) TDD
9 41 (16.60%) Configuration Management
10 35 (14.17%) Kanban
10 35 (14.17%) System Integration Testing
11 33 (13.36%) Software Engineering
12 30 (12.15%) Regression Testing
13 29 (11.74%) Manual Testing
14 28 (11.34%) Risk Management
14 28 (11.34%) RUP
15 27 (10.93%) Automation Testing
15 27 (10.93%) Presales
16 25 (10.12%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 115 (46.56%) Java
2 76 (30.77%) SQL
3 71 (28.74%) C#
4 40 (16.19%) PHP
5 19 (7.69%) Python
6 17 (6.88%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.24%) Ruby
8 6 (2.43%) ES6
9 5 (2.02%) C++
9 5 (2.02%) VBScript
10 4 (1.62%) Scala
11 3 (1.21%) Clojure
11 3 (1.21%) Haskell
11 3 (1.21%) VBA
12 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.40%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.40%) Go
13 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (23.08%) Degree
2 53 (21.46%) ISEB
3 43 (17.41%) ISTQB
4 25 (10.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (28.74%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) GCP
2 1 (0.40%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.24%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.21%) Docker
4 2 (0.81%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.40%) KVM
5 1 (0.40%) Varnish
5 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) Puppet
2 3 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.81%) Packer
4 1 (0.40%) Ansible
4 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (6.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.86%) VMware
3 6 (2.43%) Oracle
4 3 (1.21%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.81%) Aquila
5 2 (0.81%) Cognos
5 2 (0.81%) IBM
5 2 (0.81%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.40%) BMC
6 1 (0.40%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.40%) Google
6 1 (0.40%) HP
6 1 (0.40%) NetApp
6 1 (0.40%) Remedy
6 1 (0.40%) SAP
6 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.40%) Zend
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Searchability
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Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
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