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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 158 134 189
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +55
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 37 52 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.99% 1.48% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.54% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33 50 17
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
3631 3368 4103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.27% 95.55% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3185 2775 3513
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Altrincham - 2 £42,500 - 2
Automation Tester
North West

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 47 (78.33%) Selenium
2 43 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (56.67%) Test Scripting
4 30 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 26 (43.33%) Test Automation
5 26 (43.33%) Cucumber
6 24 (40.00%) Java
7 22 (36.67%) C#
7 22 (36.67%) Web Services
7 22 (36.67%) Automation Testing
8 20 (33.33%) Finance
9 19 (31.67%) BDD
10 17 (28.33%) Functional Testing
10 17 (28.33%) QA
10 17 (28.33%) TDD
10 17 (28.33%) Windows
11 16 (26.67%) SDLC
12 15 (25.00%) Manual Testing
13 14 (23.33%) Scrum
13 14 (23.33%) Defect Management
14 13 (21.67%) ISEB
14 13 (21.67%) SQL
14 13 (21.67%) JIRA
14 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
15 12 (20.00%) Process Improvement
15 12 (20.00%) ISTQB
15 12 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 11 (18.33%) Regression Testing
16 11 (18.33%) CSS

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 (1.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (78.33%) Selenium
2 26 (43.33%) Cucumber
3 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
3 13 (21.67%) JIRA
4 11 (18.33%) FitNesse
4 11 (18.33%) WebDriver
5 9 (15.00%) Gradle
5 9 (15.00%) HP UFT
5 9 (15.00%) NUnit
5 9 (15.00%) TestNG
6 8 (13.33%) JMeter
7 4 (6.67%) SpecFlow
7 4 (6.67%) TestComplete
8 3 (5.00%) TeamCity
8 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.67%) jMock
10 1 (1.67%) Ranorex
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) Web Services
2 11 (18.33%) CSS
2 11 (18.33%) HTML
3 9 (15.00%) .NET
3 9 (15.00%) DOM
4 8 (13.33%) Silverlight
5 5 (8.33%) Gherkin
6 4 (6.67%) SOAP
7 3 (5.00%) XML
8 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.33%) Behat
8 2 (3.33%) REST
8 2 (3.33%) WSDL
8 2 (3.33%) XSD
9 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.67%) J2EE
9 1 (1.67%) Spring
9 1 (1.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (1.67%) iPad
1 1 (1.67%) PlayStation
1 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Android
3 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) Test Scripting
3 30 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 26 (43.33%) Test Automation
5 22 (36.67%) Automation Testing
6 19 (31.67%) BDD
7 17 (28.33%) Functional Testing
7 17 (28.33%) TDD
8 16 (26.67%) SDLC
9 15 (25.00%) Manual Testing
10 14 (23.33%) Defect Management
10 14 (23.33%) Scrum
11 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (20.00%) Process Improvement
13 11 (18.33%) Regression Testing
14 9 (15.00%) RAD
14 9 (15.00%) Software Testing
15 8 (13.33%) Load Testing
15 8 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) Java
2 22 (36.67%) C#
3 13 (21.67%) SQL
4 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.00%) Ruby
6 5 (8.33%) Python
7 4 (6.67%) VBScript
8 2 (3.33%) C
8 2 (3.33%) C++
8 2 (3.33%) Perl
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) ISEB
2 12 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.33%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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