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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 178 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
3693 3868 3953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.62% 94.92% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3033 3236 3432
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,100
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 1 April 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 1 April 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 £33,750 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £35,000 -
Salford - 1 £40,000 -
Automation Tester
North West

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 20 (86.96%) Selenium
2 17 (73.91%) Automation Testing
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
5 10 (43.48%) C#
5 10 (43.48%) WebDriver
6 9 (39.13%) Java
6 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
7 8 (34.78%) SQL
7 8 (34.78%) TDD
7 8 (34.78%) Ruby
7 8 (34.78%) BDD
8 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
10 5 (21.74%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (21.74%) QA
10 5 (21.74%) System Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
11 4 (17.39%) JIRA
11 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
11 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (13.04%) Scrum
12 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
12 3 (13.04%) Degree
12 3 (13.04%) Web Testing
12 3 (13.04%) Android
12 3 (13.04%) Market Research
12 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
12 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (86.96%) Selenium
2 10 (43.48%) WebDriver
3 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
4 5 (21.74%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (17.39%) JIRA
6 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
7 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
7 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
8 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
8 1 (4.35%) Hudson
8 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) WPF
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Android
1 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Automation Testing
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
4 8 (34.78%) TDD
4 8 (34.78%) BDD
5 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
6 5 (21.74%) System Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Market Research
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) Web Testing
8 3 (13.04%) User Stories
9 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (4.35%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago