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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
North West / Manchester
Rank 149 146 169
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 51 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.34% 0.90% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.93% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 46 29 19
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%

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
3684 3218 3823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.72% 97.02% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3089 2659 3238
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Stockport -1 1 £32,500 +3.17%
Altrincham -15 1 £39,000 +62.50% 1
Wigan - 1 £27,500 -
Automation Tester
North West

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 73 (85.88%) Selenium
2 65 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (65.88%) Cucumber
4 50 (58.82%) Test Scripting
5 43 (50.59%) Java
6 42 (49.41%) Automated Testing
7 41 (48.24%) Test Automation
8 40 (47.06%) BDD
9 35 (41.18%) TDD
10 34 (40.00%) SDLC
11 29 (34.12%) C#
12 28 (32.94%) Finance
12 28 (32.94%) System Integration Testing
13 27 (31.76%) WebDriver
14 26 (30.59%) Automation Testing
15 23 (27.06%) QA
16 19 (22.35%) Scrum
16 19 (22.35%) Defect Management
17 18 (21.18%) Gherkin
18 17 (20.00%) Web Services
19 16 (18.82%) ISEB
19 16 (18.82%) Configuration Management
19 16 (18.82%) Functional Testing
19 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
20 15 (17.65%) SQL
21 14 (16.47%) JIRA
22 13 (15.29%) Manual Testing
22 13 (15.29%) GitHub
23 12 (14.12%) Process Improvement
23 12 (14.12%) Degree

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 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 73 (85.88%) Selenium
2 56 (65.88%) Cucumber
3 27 (31.76%) WebDriver
4 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
5 14 (16.47%) JIRA
6 11 (12.94%) FitNesse
6 11 (12.94%) HP UFT
7 6 (7.06%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.53%) Gradle
8 3 (3.53%) TestComplete
8 3 (3.53%) TestNG
8 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.35%) NUnit
9 2 (2.35%) Ranorex
9 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.18%) Mockito
General
1 28 (32.94%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) Gherkin
2 17 (20.00%) Web Services
3 10 (11.76%) .NET
4 4 (4.71%) CSS
4 4 (4.71%) HTML
5 3 (3.53%) DOM
5 3 (3.53%) XML
6 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.35%) Behat
6 2 (2.35%) SOAP
6 2 (2.35%) WSDL
6 2 (2.35%) XSD
7 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.18%) J2EE
7 1 (1.18%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.18%) Spring
7 1 (1.18%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.18%) iPad
2 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.18%) PlayStation
2 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Android
2 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (58.82%) Test Scripting
3 42 (49.41%) Automated Testing
4 41 (48.24%) Test Automation
5 40 (47.06%) BDD
6 35 (41.18%) TDD
7 34 (40.00%) SDLC
8 28 (32.94%) System Integration Testing
9 26 (30.59%) Automation Testing
10 19 (22.35%) Defect Management
10 19 (22.35%) Scrum
11 16 (18.82%) Configuration Management
11 16 (18.82%) Functional Testing
12 13 (15.29%) Manual Testing
13 12 (14.12%) Process Improvement
13 12 (14.12%) Regression Testing
14 10 (11.76%) Exploratory Testing
15 9 (10.59%) RAD
16 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
16 8 (9.41%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.59%) Java
2 29 (34.12%) C#
3 15 (17.65%) SQL
4 12 (14.12%) Python
5 7 (8.24%) Ruby
6 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.88%) VBScript
7 2 (2.35%) C
7 2 (2.35%) C++
7 2 (2.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) ISEB
2 12 (14.12%) Degree
3 5 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.06%) QA
2 4 (4.71%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.35%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.18%) HP
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle
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