The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 175 188 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 11 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.049% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.052% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Automation Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3717 3867 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.75% 95.08% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 3193 3186
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Analyst in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Automation Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Analyst across the Manchester region.

Automation Analyst Salary Trend in Manchester

Automation Analyst
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Cheadle - 1 £37,500 -
Automation Analyst
North West

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Automation Analyst in their job title 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 with Automation Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Selenium
3 6 (42.86%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) WebDriver
5 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
7 2 (14.29%) Capybara
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
7 2 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
8 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
8 1 (7.14%) Docker
8 1 (7.14%) DevOps
8 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Automation Analyst in their job title 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 with Automation Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) Capybara
3 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) WebLOAD
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Apple
1 1 (7.14%) Google