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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
North West / Manchester
Rank 149 143 165
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 45 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.23% 0.96% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.00% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 41 30 23
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,750 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
3558 3091 3805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.87% 96.08% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3067 2584 3286
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -8 2 £42,500 +77.08% 2
Automation Tester
North West

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 59 (84.29%) Selenium
2 54 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (61.43%) Test Scripting
4 41 (58.57%) Cucumber
5 36 (51.43%) Automated Testing
6 34 (48.57%) Test Automation
7 31 (44.29%) Java
8 30 (42.86%) BDD
9 27 (38.57%) TDD
10 25 (35.71%) SDLC
11 24 (34.29%) Finance
11 24 (34.29%) C#
12 23 (32.86%) Automation Testing
13 21 (30.00%) QA
14 20 (28.57%) Web Services
15 18 (25.71%) System Integration Testing
16 17 (24.29%) Functional Testing
16 17 (24.29%) WebDriver
16 17 (24.29%) Scrum
16 17 (24.29%) Defect Management
17 15 (21.43%) Manual Testing
17 15 (21.43%) Jenkins
18 14 (20.00%) JIRA
18 14 (20.00%) Windows
18 14 (20.00%) ISEB
18 14 (20.00%) SQL
19 13 (18.57%) Process Improvement
20 12 (17.14%) FitNesse
20 12 (17.14%) Degree
20 12 (17.14%) Regression Testing

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 (1.43%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 59 (84.29%) Selenium
2 41 (58.57%) Cucumber
3 17 (24.29%) WebDriver
4 15 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 14 (20.00%) JIRA
6 12 (17.14%) FitNesse
7 10 (14.29%) HP UFT
8 6 (8.57%) Gradle
8 6 (8.57%) TestNG
9 5 (7.14%) NUnit
10 4 (5.71%) JMeter
10 4 (5.71%) SpecFlow
10 4 (5.71%) TestComplete
11 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
11 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (2.86%) Ranorex
12 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (1.43%) Mockito
General
1 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) Web Services
2 11 (15.71%) Gherkin
3 9 (12.86%) .NET
4 7 (10.00%) CSS
4 7 (10.00%) HTML
5 6 (8.57%) DOM
6 4 (5.71%) Silverlight
6 4 (5.71%) SOAP
7 3 (4.29%) XML
8 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.86%) Behat
8 2 (2.86%) REST
8 2 (2.86%) WSDL
8 2 (2.86%) XSD
9 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.43%) J2EE
9 1 (1.43%) Spring
9 1 (1.43%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.43%) PlayStation
2 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Android
3 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (61.43%) Test Scripting
3 36 (51.43%) Automated Testing
4 34 (48.57%) Test Automation
5 30 (42.86%) BDD
6 27 (38.57%) TDD
7 25 (35.71%) SDLC
8 23 (32.86%) Automation Testing
9 18 (25.71%) System Integration Testing
10 17 (24.29%) Defect Management
10 17 (24.29%) Functional Testing
10 17 (24.29%) Scrum
11 15 (21.43%) Manual Testing
12 13 (18.57%) Process Improvement
13 12 (17.14%) Regression Testing
14 10 (14.29%) RAD
15 9 (12.86%) Configuration Management
15 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (12.86%) Exploratory Testing
16 8 (11.43%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) Java
2 24 (34.29%) C#
3 14 (20.00%) SQL
4 8 (11.43%) Ruby
5 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.57%) Python
7 4 (5.71%) VBScript
8 2 (2.86%) C
8 2 (2.86%) C++
8 2 (2.86%) Perl
9 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) ISEB
2 12 (17.14%) Degree
3 7 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.00%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle
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