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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 172 131 186
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +55
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 25 62 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 1.58% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.64% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 60 6
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
3634 3791 3903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.22% 96.81% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3089 3148 3256
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 £25,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 25 September 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
Bolton - 1 £25,500 -
Automation Tester
North West

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 40 (78.43%) Selenium
2 28 (54.90%) Test Scripting
3 27 (52.94%) Automation Testing
4 25 (49.02%) C#
4 25 (49.02%) Java
5 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (47.06%) ISTQB
6 22 (43.14%) Web Services
6 22 (43.14%) Windows
7 21 (41.18%) Automated Testing
8 20 (39.22%) Linux
8 20 (39.22%) Jenkins
9 19 (37.25%) CSS
9 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
9 19 (37.25%) HTML
10 18 (35.29%) NUnit
10 18 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (33.33%) Silverlight
11 17 (33.33%) Load Testing
11 17 (33.33%) TestNG
11 17 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
11 17 (33.33%) Gradle
11 17 (33.33%) JMeter
11 17 (33.33%) DOM
12 15 (29.41%) QA
13 13 (25.49%) JIRA
14 11 (21.57%) Functional Testing
14 11 (21.57%) Software Testing
15 10 (19.61%) SQL

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 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (78.43%) Selenium
2 20 (39.22%) Jenkins
3 18 (35.29%) NUnit
4 17 (33.33%) Gradle
4 17 (33.33%) JMeter
4 17 (33.33%) TestNG
5 13 (25.49%) JIRA
6 6 (11.76%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.84%) FitNesse
7 4 (7.84%) HP UFT
7 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (7.84%) TestComplete
7 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.88%) Ranorex
9 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.96%) Appium
10 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.96%) RSpec
10 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) Web Services
2 19 (37.25%) CSS
2 19 (37.25%) HTML
3 17 (33.33%) DOM
3 17 (33.33%) Silverlight
4 5 (9.80%) .NET
5 3 (5.88%) REST
6 2 (3.92%) SOAP
6 2 (3.92%) XML
7 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.96%) Dropwizard
7 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.96%) JSON
7 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.96%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.84%) iPad
2 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.96%) PlayStation
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Test Scripting
2 27 (52.94%) Automation Testing
3 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (41.18%) Automated Testing
5 18 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (33.33%) Load Testing
6 17 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
7 11 (21.57%) Functional Testing
7 11 (21.57%) Software Testing
8 10 (19.61%) Manual Testing
9 9 (17.65%) Defect Management
10 8 (15.69%) TDD
11 7 (13.73%) SDLC
11 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
12 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
12 6 (11.76%) Scrum
12 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (9.80%) BDD
13 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) C#
1 25 (49.02%) Java
2 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.61%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) VBScript
5 2 (3.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) ISTQB
2 10 (19.61%) ISEB
3 7 (13.73%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Telerik
3 1 (1.96%) VMware
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