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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 114 119 136
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 71 70 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.05% 1.97% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.27% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 63 59 36
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
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
3070 3077 3393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.81% 86.68% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2607 2525 2794
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Salford +11 5 £37,500 -1.31%
Stockport +1 2 £30,000 -16.08% 3
Bury - 2 £33,750 -
Cheadle - 1 £37,500 -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 63 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (38.40%) QA
3 43 (34.40%) Test Scripting
4 40 (32.00%) Selenium
5 37 (29.60%) Java
6 34 (27.20%) ISEB
7 31 (24.80%) JIRA
7 31 (24.80%) Manual Testing
8 30 (24.00%) TDD
9 29 (23.20%) SQL
10 28 (22.40%) Windows
10 28 (22.40%) SDLC
11 27 (21.60%) .NET
12 26 (20.80%) Git (software)
12 26 (20.80%) BDD
13 25 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (19.20%) Functional Testing
14 24 (19.20%) ISTQB
15 23 (18.40%) Scrum
15 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
15 23 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (18.40%) Test Automation
16 22 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (17.60%) SQL Server
16 22 (17.60%) Web Services
17 21 (16.80%) Degree
18 20 (16.00%) JSON
18 20 (16.00%) SOAP
18 20 (16.00%) MS Excel
18 20 (16.00%) Android

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 2 (1.60%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.80%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.80%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.60%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.20%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (32.00%) Selenium
2 31 (24.80%) JIRA
3 26 (20.80%) Git (software)
4 16 (12.80%) Cucumber
5 15 (12.00%) Appium
6 14 (11.20%) Mercurial
7 11 (8.80%) Subversion
8 9 (7.20%) Calabash
8 9 (7.20%) HP UFT
8 9 (7.20%) Redmine
9 7 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
10 6 (4.80%) NUnit
11 5 (4.00%) Bugzilla
11 5 (4.00%) FitNesse
11 5 (4.00%) SpecFlow
11 5 (4.00%) WebDriver
12 4 (3.20%) Gerrit
12 4 (3.20%) JMeter
13 3 (2.40%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (15.20%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) Legal
3 3 (2.40%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Marketing
4 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (32.00%) Tester
2 33 (26.40%) Analyst
3 31 (24.80%) Test Analyst
4 24 (19.20%) Test Engineer
5 22 (17.60%) Developer
6 21 (16.80%) Software Tester
7 18 (14.40%) QA Tester
8 15 (12.00%) Automation Tester
9 12 (9.60%) Lead Tester
10 11 (8.80%) Software Analyst
10 11 (8.80%) Software Test Analyst
10 11 (8.80%) Test Automation Engineer
11 10 (8.00%) Java Developer
11 10 (8.00%) Senior Tester
12 9 (7.20%) Automation Test Analyst
12 9 (7.20%) QA Engineer
12 9 (7.20%) QA Leader
13 8 (6.40%) Agile Tester
13 8 (6.40%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 8 (6.40%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.60%) .NET
2 22 (17.60%) Web Services
3 20 (16.00%) JSON
3 20 (16.00%) RESTful
3 20 (16.00%) SOAP
4 18 (14.40%) XML
5 9 (7.20%) Grails
5 9 (7.20%) JSP
6 6 (4.80%) HTML
7 5 (4.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.20%) CSS
8 4 (3.20%) HTML5
8 4 (3.20%) WebRTC
9 3 (2.40%) Android SDK
9 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (2.40%) CSS3
9 3 (2.40%) J2EE
9 3 (2.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.40%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.00%) iPad
5 3 (2.40%) User Experience
6 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.60%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.60%) Telematics
7 1 (0.80%) Animation
7 1 (0.80%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.40%) Windows
2 20 (16.00%) Android
3 18 (14.40%) Apple iOS
4 16 (12.80%) Windows 10
5 13 (10.40%) Mac OS X
6 9 (7.20%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.40%) Test Scripting
3 31 (24.80%) Manual Testing
4 30 (24.00%) TDD
5 28 (22.40%) SDLC
6 26 (20.80%) BDD
7 24 (19.20%) Functional Testing
8 23 (18.40%) Scrum
8 23 (18.40%) Test Automation
9 22 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (15.20%) Software Testing
11 16 (12.80%) Defect Management
12 14 (11.20%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (10.40%) Line Management
14 12 (9.60%) Android Development
14 12 (9.60%) Test Strategy
15 11 (8.80%) Regression Testing
15 11 (8.80%) System Integration Testing
16 10 (8.00%) iOS Development
17 9 (7.20%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.60%) Java
2 29 (23.20%) SQL
3 19 (15.20%) C#
4 14 (11.20%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.00%) Objective-C
6 4 (3.20%) Ruby
7 3 (2.40%) PHP
7 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.80%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.80%) C
8 1 (0.80%) Python
8 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.80%) VBA
8 1 (0.80%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 34 (27.20%) ISEB
2 24 (19.20%) ISTQB
3 21 (16.80%) Degree
4 5 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.60%) HND
5 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (38.40%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.60%) Docker
4 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.60%) VMware
3 12 (9.60%) Google
4 10 (8.00%) Apple
5 9 (7.20%) Perforce
6 7 (5.60%) Oracle
7 2 (1.60%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.60%) HP
7 2 (1.60%) Telerik
8 1 (0.80%) Cognos
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