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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 103 135 158
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +23
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 90 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.25% 1.14% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 1.39% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 79 37 27
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
3271 3025 3399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 82.13% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2822 2637 2993
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 14 £32,000 - 7
Salford - 10 £38,000 -
Bolton +11 8 £33,000 +40.42%
Cheadle - 4 - -
Altrincham +1 3 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 87 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (44.65%) SQL
3 62 (38.99%) ISEB
4 61 (38.36%) QA
5 60 (37.74%) Selenium
6 57 (35.85%) .NET
7 50 (31.45%) Software Testing
8 48 (30.19%) Manual Testing
9 43 (27.04%) Test Scripting
10 41 (25.79%) Automation Testing
10 41 (25.79%) Java
11 40 (25.16%) ISTQB
12 39 (24.53%) Degree
12 39 (24.53%) Finance
13 36 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (18.87%) C#
15 28 (17.61%) Scrum
15 28 (17.61%) BDD
16 27 (16.98%) Regression Testing
16 27 (16.98%) XML
17 25 (15.72%) Linux
17 25 (15.72%) Jenkins
18 23 (14.47%) Test Strategy
19 22 (13.84%) Microsoft
19 22 (13.84%) TDD
20 21 (13.21%) QuickTest Pro
20 21 (13.21%) JIRA
21 20 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
21 20 (12.58%) Test Automation
22 19 (11.95%) Computer Science

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (10.69%) Apache
2 12 (7.55%) JBoss
3 4 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.52%) IIS
3 4 (2.52%) Jetty
3 4 (2.52%) nginx
3 4 (2.52%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.52%) Google App Engine
2 4 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.52%) DNS
1 4 (2.52%) DHCP
1 4 (2.52%) FTP
1 4 (2.52%) HTTP
1 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.52%) IPsec
2 2 (1.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.18%) MySQL
2 4 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (37.74%) Selenium
2 25 (15.72%) Jenkins
3 21 (13.21%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (13.21%) JIRA
4 18 (11.32%) Git (software)
4 18 (11.32%) JUnit
5 16 (10.06%) SoapUI
6 15 (9.43%) SpecFlow
7 14 (8.81%) WatiN
8 13 (8.18%) TeamCity
9 12 (7.55%) Gradle
9 12 (7.55%) Eclipse
10 11 (6.92%) Cucumber
11 10 (6.29%) TestDirector
12 9 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (5.03%) Hudson
13 8 (5.03%) WebDriver
14 6 (3.77%) Subversion
15 4 (2.52%) LoadRunner
15 4 (2.52%) SilkPerformer
General
1 39 (24.53%) Finance
2 8 (5.03%) Military
2 8 (5.03%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.52%) Advertising
3 4 (2.52%) German Language
3 4 (2.52%) Italian Language
3 4 (2.52%) Turkish Language
4 3 (1.89%) Retail
5 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (34.59%) Tester
2 29 (18.24%) Analyst
3 28 (17.61%) Test Analyst
4 21 (13.21%) Software Engineer
5 20 (12.58%) Test Manager
6 19 (11.95%) Developer
7 18 (11.32%) Software Tester
8 16 (10.06%) Test Engineer
8 16 (10.06%) Software Test Engineer
9 13 (8.18%) Senior Tester
9 13 (8.18%) Test Leader
10 12 (7.55%) Java Developer
11 10 (6.29%) Team Leader
11 10 (6.29%) Technical Tester
11 10 (6.29%) QA Tester
12 9 (5.66%) Senior Test Analyst
12 9 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (5.66%) Lead Tester
13 8 (5.03%) Selenium Tester
13 8 (5.03%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (35.85%) .NET
2 27 (16.98%) XML
3 15 (9.43%) Hibernate
3 15 (9.43%) Spring
4 13 (8.18%) SOAP
4 13 (8.18%) Web Services
5 12 (7.55%) JSP
6 7 (4.40%) Servlets
7 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.52%) CSS
8 4 (2.52%) J2EE
8 4 (2.52%) HTML
8 4 (2.52%) jQuery
9 3 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.89%) REST
9 3 (1.89%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.89%) JSON
9 3 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (1.89%) WSDL
9 3 (1.89%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.29%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.40%) Replication
5 5 (3.14%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.52%) Blog
7 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.26%) Animation
9 1 (0.63%) Arduino
9 1 (0.63%) Open Source
9 1 (0.63%) iPad
9 1 (0.63%) iPhone
9 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.72%) Linux
2 18 (11.32%) Android
2 18 (11.32%) Windows
3 17 (10.69%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.89%) UNIX
5 2 (1.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.63%) CentOS
6 1 (0.63%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (31.45%) Software Testing
3 48 (30.19%) Manual Testing
4 43 (27.04%) Test Scripting
5 41 (25.79%) Automation Testing
6 36 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (17.61%) Scrum
7 28 (17.61%) BDD
8 27 (16.98%) Regression Testing
9 23 (14.47%) Test Strategy
10 22 (13.84%) TDD
11 20 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (12.58%) Test Automation
12 18 (11.32%) Test Management
13 16 (10.06%) Coaching
13 16 (10.06%) System Testing
14 15 (9.43%) Unit Testing
14 15 (9.43%) Change Control
15 14 (8.81%) QMS
15 14 (8.81%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (44.65%) SQL
2 41 (25.79%) Java
3 30 (18.87%) C#
4 14 (8.81%) PL/SQL
5 12 (7.55%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.40%) C
7 6 (3.77%) C++
8 4 (2.52%) Python
8 4 (2.52%) PHP
9 3 (1.89%) VBScript
10 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.63%) Ruby
10 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 62 (38.99%) ISEB
2 40 (25.16%) ISTQB
3 39 (24.53%) Degree
4 14 (8.81%) HND
5 8 (5.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (38.36%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) Puppet
2 4 (2.52%) Ansible
2 4 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.32%) VMware
3 14 (8.81%) Telerik
4 10 (6.29%) Oracle
5 5 (3.14%) SAP
6 4 (2.52%) Google
7 1 (0.63%) VocaLink
7 1 (0.63%) Zend
7 1 (0.63%) Capita
7 1 (0.63%) HP
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + bens + flexi
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Strong Modern Benefit Support
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £37,000 to £46,000 per annum Strong package for the right individ
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Lancashire
DAI Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £38,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
DAI Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £38,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 25 days ago