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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 74 123 116
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 140 49 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.82% 1.54% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 1.70% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 125 46 71
Median salary £55,000 £38,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +13.33%

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
3317 2874 3362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 90.46% 90.15% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2867 2369 2897
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +7 14 £45,000 +7.78% 4
Oldham - 4 £40,000 -
Salford +1 3 £37,747 +0.65%
Sale - 3 £45,000 -
Altrincham -9 2 £51,250 +86.36% 1
Cheadle +18 1 - -
Bolton -20 1 £30,000 -17.24%
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 177 (74.68%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (42.62%) Java
3 99 (41.77%) Continuous Integration
4 87 (36.71%) Scrum
5 83 (35.02%) Test Scripting
6 77 (32.49%) SQL
7 75 (31.65%) QA
8 73 (30.80%) OO
9 71 (29.96%) Selenium
10 68 (28.69%) Test Automation
11 66 (27.85%) SDLC
12 62 (26.16%) C#
13 61 (25.74%) NoSQL
14 55 (23.21%) ISEB
15 50 (21.10%) Degree
16 49 (20.68%) Data Structures
16 49 (20.68%) Algorithms
17 48 (20.25%) BDD
18 46 (19.41%) TDD
19 44 (18.57%) ISTQB
19 44 (18.57%) Git (software)
20 39 (16.46%) Web Services
21 37 (15.61%) PHP
22 36 (15.19%) Subversion
22 36 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
23 33 (13.92%) Software Engineering
23 33 (13.92%) Mercurial
23 33 (13.92%) Configuration Management
24 32 (13.50%) Kanban
25 31 (13.08%) Manual Testing

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 5 (2.11%) JBoss
1 5 (2.11%) Jetty
1 5 (2.11%) Tomcat
1 5 (2.11%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.69%) Apache
3 3 (1.27%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.84%) CMS
5 1 (0.42%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.42%) nginx
5 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (5.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.42%) Magento
1 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.80%) GitHub
3 3 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.84%) SaaS
5 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.42%) IaaS
5 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.27%) HTTP
1 3 (1.27%) LDAP
2 2 (0.84%) IMAP
2 2 (0.84%) SMTP
2 2 (0.84%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (25.74%) NoSQL
2 26 (10.97%) Relational Database
3 23 (9.70%) RDBMS
4 20 (8.44%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.38%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.53%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.11%) Couchbase
7 5 (2.11%) Redis
7 5 (2.11%) Riak
8 4 (1.69%) Big Data
8 4 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.84%) MySQL
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 71 (29.96%) Selenium
2 44 (18.57%) Git (software)
3 36 (15.19%) Subversion
4 33 (13.92%) Mercurial
5 27 (11.39%) Cucumber
6 20 (8.44%) JIRA
7 17 (7.17%) Jenkins
8 14 (5.91%) HP UFT
9 12 (5.06%) FitNesse
10 11 (4.64%) WebDriver
11 9 (3.80%) Broccoli
11 9 (3.80%) Grunt
11 9 (3.80%) gulp
11 9 (3.80%) JSHint
12 8 (3.38%) SoapUI
12 8 (3.38%) SpecFlow
13 6 (2.53%) Eclipse
13 6 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.11%) TeamCity
14 5 (2.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (11.39%) Finance
2 10 (4.22%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.53%) Banking
3 6 (2.53%) Games
4 4 (1.69%) Legal
5 3 (1.27%) Billing
5 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.42%) Electronics
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (24.05%) Tester
2 49 (20.68%) Developer
3 46 (19.41%) Analyst
4 44 (18.57%) Test Analyst
5 37 (15.61%) Test Engineer
6 35 (14.77%) Automation Tester
7 29 (12.24%) Architect
7 29 (12.24%) Java Developer
8 28 (11.81%) Technical Architect
9 26 (10.97%) Test Automation Engineer
10 24 (10.13%) Software Tester
11 23 (9.70%) C# Architect
11 23 (9.70%) Java Architect
11 23 (9.70%) Java Technical Architect
11 23 (9.70%) PHP Architect
11 23 (9.70%) PHP Technical Architect
11 23 (9.70%) QA Tester
12 22 (9.28%) Senior Tester
13 19 (8.02%) Senior Developer
14 17 (7.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.46%) Web Services
2 26 (10.97%) .NET
3 16 (6.75%) HTML
4 15 (6.33%) AngularJS
5 13 (5.49%) CSS
5 13 (5.49%) HTML5
5 13 (5.49%) Node.js
6 12 (5.06%) RESTful
6 12 (5.06%) SOAP
6 12 (5.06%) Spring
7 11 (4.64%) CSS3
7 11 (4.64%) Gherkin
7 11 (4.64%) jQuery
8 10 (4.22%) J2EE
9 9 (3.80%) Express
9 9 (3.80%) JSON
10 8 (3.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (2.95%) Hibernate
11 7 (2.95%) XML
12 3 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.68%) Algorithms
1 49 (20.68%) Data Structures
2 36 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (10.13%) Computer Science
4 20 (8.44%) iPad
5 8 (3.38%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.38%) User Experience
6 4 (1.69%) Replication
7 3 (1.27%) iSeries
7 3 (1.27%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.42%) Clustering
9 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.08%) Windows
2 20 (8.44%) Android
2 20 (8.44%) Apple iOS
3 14 (5.91%) Linux
4 12 (5.06%) Mac OS X
4 12 (5.06%) Windows 10
4 12 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.84%) Unix
5 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (74.68%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (41.77%) Continuous Integration
3 87 (36.71%) Scrum
4 83 (35.02%) Test Scripting
5 73 (30.80%) OO
6 68 (28.69%) Test Automation
7 66 (27.85%) SDLC
8 48 (20.25%) BDD
9 46 (19.41%) TDD
10 33 (13.92%) Configuration Management
10 33 (13.92%) Software Engineering
11 32 (13.50%) Kanban
12 31 (13.08%) Manual Testing
12 31 (13.08%) Regression Testing
13 27 (11.39%) RUP
13 27 (11.39%) Software Testing
13 27 (11.39%) System Integration Testing
14 24 (10.13%) Presales
14 24 (10.13%) Risk Management
15 23 (9.70%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 101 (42.62%) Java
2 77 (32.49%) SQL
3 62 (26.16%) C#
4 37 (15.61%) PHP
5 19 (8.02%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.33%) Python
7 9 (3.80%) ES6
7 9 (3.80%) Ruby
8 4 (1.69%) C++
8 4 (1.69%) Scala
8 4 (1.69%) VBScript
9 3 (1.27%) Clojure
9 3 (1.27%) Haskell
10 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.42%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.42%) Go
11 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (23.21%) ISEB
2 50 (21.10%) Degree
3 44 (18.57%) ISTQB
4 25 (10.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (31.65%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) GCP
2 1 (0.42%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.69%) Docker
4 2 (0.84%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.42%) KVM
5 1 (0.42%) Varnish
5 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.11%) Puppet
2 3 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.84%) Ansible
3 2 (0.84%) Packer
4 1 (0.42%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.75%) VMware
3 4 (1.69%) Oracle
4 3 (1.27%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.84%) Aquila
5 2 (0.84%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.42%) BMC
6 1 (0.42%) Cognos
6 1 (0.42%) Google
6 1 (0.42%) IBM
6 1 (0.42%) NetApp
6 1 (0.42%) Remedy
6 1 (0.42%) SAP
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Company Benefits
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
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