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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 107 136 168
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +32
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 76 54 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.10% 1.34% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.61% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 65 35 26
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,125
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £58,000 £61,250
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
2990 3363 3369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.67% 83.76% 80.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2462 2771 2871
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +10 20 £34,000 +13.33% 3
Cheadle +9 1 - -
Salford - 1 £38,000 -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 109 (66.87%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (51.53%) SQL
3 72 (44.17%) .NET
4 67 (41.10%) ISEB
5 57 (34.97%) Selenium
6 50 (30.67%) QA
7 49 (30.06%) Manual Testing
8 46 (28.22%) Test Scripting
9 40 (24.54%) Automation Testing
10 39 (23.93%) TDD
11 38 (23.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 36 (22.09%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (22.09%) Java
13 34 (20.86%) BDD
14 33 (20.25%) ISTQB
15 32 (19.63%) Web Services
15 32 (19.63%) Scrum
16 31 (19.02%) XML
16 31 (19.02%) Degree
17 30 (18.40%) SOAP
18 29 (17.79%) C#
18 29 (17.79%) SoapUI
18 29 (17.79%) SpecFlow
19 28 (17.18%) Mentoring
19 28 (17.18%) Regression Testing
20 27 (16.56%) Jenkins
20 27 (16.56%) Android
21 26 (15.95%) Apple iOS
21 26 (15.95%) System Testing
21 26 (15.95%) Compatibility Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (4.29%) Apache
2 6 (3.68%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.75%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.29%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.29%) MySQL
3 6 (3.68%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 57 (34.97%) Selenium
2 29 (17.79%) SoapUI
2 29 (17.79%) SpecFlow
3 27 (16.56%) Jenkins
4 23 (14.11%) TeamCity
5 21 (12.88%) Hudson
6 16 (9.82%) JIRA
7 11 (6.75%) WatiN
8 10 (6.13%) Maven
9 9 (5.52%) Git (software)
10 8 (4.91%) TestDirector
11 7 (4.29%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (4.29%) Cucumber
12 6 (3.68%) JUnit
12 6 (3.68%) Eclipse
12 6 (3.68%) Gradle
13 2 (1.23%) Redmine
13 2 (1.23%) Subversion
13 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (11.04%) Finance
2 10 (6.13%) Retail
3 6 (3.68%) Military
3 6 (3.68%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.07%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.07%) Banking
5 3 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.23%) Electronics
6 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.23%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (44.17%) Tester
2 48 (29.45%) Analyst
2 48 (29.45%) Test Analyst
3 28 (17.18%) Software Tester
4 21 (12.88%) Software Engineer
5 19 (11.66%) Test Leader
6 17 (10.43%) Developer
6 17 (10.43%) Senior Tester
7 16 (9.82%) Technical Tester
8 13 (7.98%) Lead Tester
9 12 (7.36%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 11 (6.75%) Software Test Engineer
10 11 (6.75%) Test Engineer
11 9 (5.52%) Team Leader
11 9 (5.52%) Java Team Leader
11 9 (5.52%) QA Tester
11 9 (5.52%) Java Developer
12 8 (4.91%) Automated Tester
13 7 (4.29%) Automation Tester
14 6 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (44.17%) .NET
2 32 (19.63%) Web Services
3 31 (19.02%) XML
4 30 (18.40%) SOAP
5 20 (12.27%) Hibernate
6 16 (9.82%) Spring
7 13 (7.98%) JSON
8 12 (7.36%) JSP
9 10 (6.13%) Servlets
9 10 (6.13%) JMS
9 10 (6.13%) WSDL
9 10 (6.13%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (6.13%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (6.13%) REST
10 6 (3.68%) Grails
10 6 (3.68%) HTML
11 5 (3.07%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.07%) CSS
12 4 (2.45%) Struts
13 3 (1.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.20%) Replication
1 15 (9.20%) Mobile App
2 14 (8.59%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.84%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.23%) DTV
6 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.61%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.61%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.56%) Android
2 26 (15.95%) Apple iOS
3 17 (10.43%) Linux
4 10 (6.13%) UNIX
5 8 (4.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (66.87%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.06%) Manual Testing
3 46 (28.22%) Test Scripting
4 40 (24.54%) Automation Testing
5 39 (23.93%) TDD
6 38 (23.31%) User Acceptance Testing
7 36 (22.09%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (20.86%) BDD
9 32 (19.63%) Scrum
10 28 (17.18%) Regression Testing
10 28 (17.18%) Mentoring
11 26 (15.95%) System Testing
11 26 (15.95%) Compatibility Testing
11 26 (15.95%) Software Testing
12 24 (14.72%) Test Automation
13 22 (13.50%) DSDM
14 19 (11.66%) OO
15 18 (11.04%) Web Testing
15 18 (11.04%) Coaching
16 17 (10.43%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (51.53%) SQL
2 36 (22.09%) Java
3 29 (17.79%) C#
4 17 (10.43%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.75%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.29%) C
7 6 (3.68%) C++
8 2 (1.23%) PHP
8 2 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (41.10%) ISEB
2 33 (20.25%) ISTQB
3 31 (19.02%) Degree
4 11 (6.75%) HND
5 8 (4.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.07%) CISSP
6 5 (3.07%) CISA
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (30.67%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.07%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (9.82%) Oracle
2 13 (7.98%) VMware
2 13 (7.98%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.75%) Telerik
4 7 (4.29%) SAP
5 1 (0.61%) Unisys
5 1 (0.61%) IBM
5 1 (0.61%) Capita
5 1 (0.61%) VocaLink
5 1 (0.61%) Perforce
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