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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
North West / Manchester
Rank 147 144 170
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 54 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.42% 0.91% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.93% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 49 29 19
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%

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
3665 3211 3831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.70% 97.19% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3071 2666 3235
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +1 1 £32,500 +3.17%
Altrincham -11 1 £39,000 +62.50% 1
Wigan - 1 £27,500 -
Automation Tester
North West

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 76 (87.36%) Selenium
2 64 (73.56%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (67.82%) Cucumber
4 50 (57.47%) Test Scripting
5 46 (52.87%) Java
6 43 (49.43%) Automated Testing
6 43 (49.43%) Test Automation
7 42 (48.28%) BDD
8 37 (42.53%) TDD
9 35 (40.23%) SDLC
10 30 (34.48%) System Integration Testing
10 30 (34.48%) WebDriver
11 29 (33.33%) C#
12 28 (32.18%) Finance
13 26 (29.89%) Automation Testing
14 24 (27.59%) QA
15 19 (21.84%) Gherkin
15 19 (21.84%) Scrum
15 19 (21.84%) Defect Management
16 18 (20.69%) Jenkins
17 17 (19.54%) Configuration Management
17 17 (19.54%) Web Services
18 16 (18.39%) ISEB
19 15 (17.24%) SQL
19 15 (17.24%) Functional Testing
20 14 (16.09%) GitHub
20 14 (16.09%) JIRA
21 13 (14.94%) Degree
21 13 (14.94%) Python
22 12 (13.79%) HP UFT

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 76 (87.36%) Selenium
2 59 (67.82%) Cucumber
3 30 (34.48%) WebDriver
4 18 (20.69%) Jenkins
5 14 (16.09%) JIRA
6 12 (13.79%) HP UFT
7 11 (12.64%) FitNesse
8 6 (6.90%) SpecFlow
9 4 (4.60%) Gradle
9 4 (4.60%) TestNG
10 3 (3.45%) Ranorex
10 3 (3.45%) SoapUI
10 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
11 2 (2.30%) NUnit
11 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.30%) TestComplete
General
1 28 (32.18%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.84%) Gherkin
2 17 (19.54%) Web Services
3 9 (10.34%) .NET
4 5 (5.75%) CSS
4 5 (5.75%) HTML
5 4 (4.60%) DOM
6 3 (3.45%) XML
7 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.30%) Behat
7 2 (2.30%) SOAP
7 2 (2.30%) WSDL
7 2 (2.30%) XSD
8 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.15%) J2EE
8 1 (1.15%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.15%) Spring
8 1 (1.15%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.15%) iPad
2 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Android
2 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (73.56%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (57.47%) Test Scripting
3 43 (49.43%) Automated Testing
3 43 (49.43%) Test Automation
4 42 (48.28%) BDD
5 37 (42.53%) TDD
6 35 (40.23%) SDLC
7 30 (34.48%) System Integration Testing
8 26 (29.89%) Automation Testing
9 19 (21.84%) Defect Management
9 19 (21.84%) Scrum
10 17 (19.54%) Configuration Management
11 15 (17.24%) Functional Testing
12 12 (13.79%) Manual Testing
12 12 (13.79%) Process Improvement
13 11 (12.64%) Regression Testing
14 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (10.34%) Exploratory Testing
14 9 (10.34%) RAD
15 8 (9.20%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 46 (52.87%) Java
2 29 (33.33%) C#
3 15 (17.24%) SQL
4 13 (14.94%) Python
5 7 (8.05%) Ruby
6 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.75%) VBScript
8 2 (2.30%) C
8 2 (2.30%) C++
8 2 (2.30%) Perl
9 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) ISEB
2 13 (14.94%) Degree
3 5 (5.75%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (27.59%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.30%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.15%) HP
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle
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