The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 167 170 183
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 19 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.42% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.44% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 2
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Automation Tester
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
3398 3425 3811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.56% 96.61% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2902 2798 3137
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Manchester

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Manchester

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 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
Stockport +11 3 £30,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £33,000 -
Automation Tester
North West

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (64.71%) Selenium
3 32 (62.75%) Test Scripting
4 26 (50.98%) QA
4 26 (50.98%) ISEB
5 23 (45.10%) C#
5 23 (45.10%) ISTQB
6 19 (37.25%) Java
6 19 (37.25%) Automation Testing
7 17 (33.33%) JIRA
7 17 (33.33%) Scrum
8 16 (31.37%) SDLC
8 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
9 15 (29.41%) BDD
9 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
10 14 (27.45%) TDD
10 14 (27.45%) Manual Testing
10 14 (27.45%) Functional Testing
11 13 (25.49%) Web Services
12 12 (23.53%) Windows
12 12 (23.53%) WebDriver
13 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (17.65%) Degree
14 9 (17.65%) Software Testing
14 9 (17.65%) SQL
15 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
15 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (11.76%) Finance
16 6 (11.76%) NUnit
16 6 (11.76%) Defect Management

Automation Tester Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (64.71%) Selenium
2 17 (33.33%) JIRA
3 12 (23.53%) WebDriver
4 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
4 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (11.76%) NUnit
6 5 (9.80%) Bugzilla
6 5 (9.80%) FitNesse
6 5 (9.80%) HP UFT
6 5 (9.80%) Ranorex
6 5 (9.80%) SoapUI
7 4 (7.84%) Gradle
7 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
7 4 (7.84%) JMeter
7 4 (7.84%) MSTest
7 4 (7.84%) TestNG
8 3 (5.88%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.92%) Appium
10 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) Web Services
2 5 (9.80%) .NET
3 4 (7.84%) CSS
3 4 (7.84%) DOM
3 4 (7.84%) HTML
3 4 (7.84%) Silverlight
3 4 (7.84%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) iPad
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (62.75%) Test Scripting
3 19 (37.25%) Automation Testing
4 17 (33.33%) Scrum
5 16 (31.37%) SDLC
5 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
6 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
6 15 (29.41%) BDD
7 14 (27.45%) Functional Testing
7 14 (27.45%) Manual Testing
7 14 (27.45%) TDD
8 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (17.65%) Software Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Defect Management
11 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
11 5 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (9.80%) DSDM
11 5 (9.80%) Process Improvement
11 5 (9.80%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) C#
2 19 (37.25%) Java
3 9 (17.65%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) C
5 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (50.98%) ISEB
2 23 (45.10%) ISTQB
3 9 (17.65%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (50.98%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.80%) Telerik
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) Twitter
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