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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 153 165 185
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 26 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.75% 0.54% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.56% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 2
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
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
3415 3206 3798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.88% 96.71% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2935 2670 3109
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +8 5 £28,750 -4.16%
Altrincham - 3 £33,000 - 2
Automation Tester
North West

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 36 (75.00%) Selenium
2 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (54.17%) ISTQB
4 24 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 23 (47.92%) QA
6 22 (45.83%) Automation Testing
6 22 (45.83%) Java
6 22 (45.83%) C#
7 20 (41.67%) ISEB
8 19 (39.58%) Windows
9 18 (37.50%) Web Services
10 17 (35.42%) Automated Testing
10 17 (35.42%) JIRA
11 13 (27.08%) NUnit
12 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
12 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (25.00%) Scrum
12 12 (25.00%) CSS
12 12 (25.00%) HTML
12 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 12 (25.00%) Linux
12 12 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (22.92%) DOM
13 11 (22.92%) JMeter
13 11 (22.92%) TDD
13 11 (22.92%) Load Testing
13 11 (22.92%) Silverlight
13 11 (22.92%) TestNG
13 11 (22.92%) Gradle
13 11 (22.92%) Performance Analysis

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 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (75.00%) Selenium
2 17 (35.42%) JIRA
3 13 (27.08%) NUnit
4 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (22.92%) Gradle
5 11 (22.92%) JMeter
5 11 (22.92%) TestNG
6 8 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 7 (14.58%) WebDriver
8 6 (12.50%) Ranorex
8 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (8.33%) FitNesse
9 4 (8.33%) HP UFT
10 3 (6.25%) MSTest
10 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
10 3 (6.25%) SpecFlow
11 2 (4.17%) Appium
12 1 (2.08%) Gatling
12 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
12 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) Web Services
2 12 (25.00%) CSS
2 12 (25.00%) HTML
3 11 (22.92%) DOM
3 11 (22.92%) Silverlight
4 4 (8.33%) .NET
4 4 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.08%) Dropwizard
5 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
5 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.08%) REST
5 1 (2.08%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.42%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 22 (45.83%) Automation Testing
4 17 (35.42%) Automated Testing
5 12 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (25.00%) Scrum
6 11 (22.92%) Load Testing
6 11 (22.92%) Performance Analysis
6 11 (22.92%) TDD
7 10 (20.83%) BDD
7 10 (20.83%) Functional Testing
8 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (16.67%) Defect Management
9 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
10 7 (14.58%) SDLC
10 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
11 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
12 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
13 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) C#
1 22 (45.83%) Java
2 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.75%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) ISTQB
2 20 (41.67%) ISEB
3 10 (20.83%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (47.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.50%) Telerik
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Twitter
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
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