The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 180 190 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 12 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.074% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.078% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
3685 3859 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.79% 95.03% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3093 3186 3184
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 Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 28 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 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
Stockport - 2 £36,250 - 1
Automation Tester
North West

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Automation Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Selenium
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) C#
4 10 (55.56%) Java
5 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
6 7 (38.89%) BDD
6 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) Automation Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 6 (33.33%) QA
8 5 (27.78%) TDD
8 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
9 4 (22.22%) Scrum
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
9 4 (22.22%) .NET
9 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
9 4 (22.22%) Windows
9 4 (22.22%) Python
9 4 (22.22%) SDLC
10 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
10 3 (16.67%) Web Services
10 3 (16.67%) System Testing
10 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
11 2 (11.11%) Scala

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Automation Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
5 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.11%) JUnit
6 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (11.11%) NUnit
6 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (5.56%) Hudson
7 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (38.89%) BDD
2 7 (38.89%) Automation Testing
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) System Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Code Coverage
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) Scala
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP
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