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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 188 175 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 14 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.080% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.084% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
4010 3563 4217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.53% 94.86% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3465 3103 3801
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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
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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 £37,500 -
Automation Tester
North West

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) Selenium
1 13 (86.67%) Automation Testing
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (53.33%) Java
4 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
4 8 (53.33%) Ruby
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
8 3 (20.00%) Market Research
8 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (20.00%) Android
8 3 (20.00%) User Stories
8 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) JIRA
8 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
9 2 (13.33%) TDD
9 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
9 2 (13.33%) BDD
10 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
10 1 (6.67%) Test Management
10 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Automation Testing
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Market Research
6 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) User Stories
7 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) Test Management
8 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.67%) System Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Ruby
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
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