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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 158 181 178
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 16 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.34% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 8
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +18.46%
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
3179 3807 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.19% 96.36% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2635 3267 3119
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -1 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £37,500 - 1
Automation Tester
North West

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 46 (67.65%) Selenium
2 42 (61.76%) C#
3 41 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (57.35%) Java
5 34 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 23 (33.82%) Test Scripting
6 23 (33.82%) WebDriver
7 22 (32.35%) QA
8 18 (26.47%) Automation Testing
8 18 (26.47%) Regression Testing
8 18 (26.47%) SQL
8 18 (26.47%) Scrum
9 17 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 17 (25.00%) Windows
10 16 (23.53%) Functional Testing
10 16 (23.53%) SDLC
10 16 (23.53%) QA Automation
11 15 (22.06%) BDD
11 15 (22.06%) Web Services
11 15 (22.06%) HP UFT
12 14 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (20.59%) Manual Testing
13 13 (19.12%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (19.12%) Performance Testing
13 13 (19.12%) NUnit
14 12 (17.65%) Cucumber
15 11 (16.18%) HP Quality Center
15 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
15 11 (16.18%) ISEB
16 10 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (67.65%) Selenium
2 23 (33.82%) WebDriver
3 15 (22.06%) HP UFT
4 13 (19.12%) NUnit
5 12 (17.65%) Cucumber
6 9 (13.24%) JUnit
6 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio
6 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (10.29%) JIRA
8 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
9 4 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (5.88%) SpecFlow
9 4 (5.88%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.47%) Appium
10 1 (1.47%) Sahi
10 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (1.47%) Finance
1 1 (1.47%) Legal
1 1 (1.47%) Marketing
1 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) Web Services
2 7 (10.29%) .NET
3 6 (8.82%) Gherkin
3 6 (8.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) iPhone
2 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 23 (33.82%) Test Scripting
4 18 (26.47%) Automation Testing
4 18 (26.47%) Regression Testing
4 18 (26.47%) Scrum
5 17 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 16 (23.53%) Functional Testing
6 16 (23.53%) QA Automation
6 16 (23.53%) SDLC
7 15 (22.06%) BDD
8 14 (20.59%) Manual Testing
8 14 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (19.12%) Performance Testing
9 13 (19.12%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (13.24%) Black-Box Testing
11 9 (13.24%) Code Coverage
11 9 (13.24%) TDD
11 9 (13.24%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 42 (61.76%) C#
2 39 (57.35%) Java
3 18 (26.47%) SQL
4 9 (13.24%) PHP
4 9 (13.24%) Python
4 9 (13.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) ISEB
2 9 (13.24%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) HND
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) HP
Greater Manchester
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £27000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago