The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 159 152 173
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 34 38 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.95% 1.06% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.18% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 12
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £52,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Automation Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3181 3208 3328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.53% 89.56% 85.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2685 2647 2662
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Manchester region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Manchester

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Automation Testing
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 Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Stockport -1 4 £27,500 -26.66%
Bolton - 1 £25,500 -
Automation Testing
North West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 40 (65.57%) Selenium
2 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (54.10%) Java
4 29 (47.54%) Test Scripting
5 25 (40.98%) C#
6 23 (37.70%) QA
7 22 (36.07%) JIRA
8 21 (34.43%) ISTQB
8 21 (34.43%) Scrum
9 19 (31.15%) TDD
9 19 (31.15%) Windows
10 18 (29.51%) HTML
10 18 (29.51%) CSS
11 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
11 17 (27.87%) Web Services
11 17 (27.87%) WebDriver
12 16 (26.23%) BDD
12 16 (26.23%) Jenkins
12 16 (26.23%) Linux
13 15 (24.59%) DOM
13 15 (24.59%) JMeter
13 15 (24.59%) NUnit
13 15 (24.59%) Performance Analysis
13 15 (24.59%) Gradle
13 15 (24.59%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (24.59%) TestNG
13 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (24.59%) Silverlight
13 15 (24.59%) Load Testing
14 13 (21.31%) Finance

Automation Testing
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 (1.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 40 (65.57%) Selenium
2 22 (36.07%) JIRA
3 17 (27.87%) WebDriver
4 16 (26.23%) Jenkins
5 15 (24.59%) Gradle
5 15 (24.59%) JMeter
5 15 (24.59%) NUnit
5 15 (24.59%) TestNG
6 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.56%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.28%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.64%) Appium
8 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.64%) JUnit
8 1 (1.64%) TestComplete
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Games
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Tester
2 26 (42.62%) Automation Tester
3 14 (22.95%) Software Tester
4 13 (21.31%) QA Engineer
5 12 (19.67%) Analyst
5 12 (19.67%) Automation Engineer
5 12 (19.67%) QA Automation Engineer
5 12 (19.67%) Test Analyst
6 11 (18.03%) Java Automation Tester
6 11 (18.03%) Java Engineer
6 11 (18.03%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 11 (18.03%) Selenium Tester
7 7 (11.48%) Test Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (8.20%) Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Manual Tester
10 4 (6.56%) Senior Tester
10 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) CSS
1 18 (29.51%) HTML
2 17 (27.87%) Web Services
3 15 (24.59%) DOM
3 15 (24.59%) Silverlight
4 7 (11.48%) .NET
5 3 (4.92%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) iPad
2 3 (4.92%) Online Games
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (47.54%) Test Scripting
3 21 (34.43%) Scrum
4 19 (31.15%) TDD
5 16 (26.23%) BDD
6 15 (24.59%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (24.59%) Load Testing
6 15 (24.59%) Performance Analysis
7 12 (19.67%) Kanban
8 11 (18.03%) Manual Testing
8 11 (18.03%) QA Automation
9 10 (16.39%) Automated Testing
9 10 (16.39%) Defect Management
10 9 (14.75%) Software Testing
11 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
12 5 (8.20%) SDLC
13 4 (6.56%) Exploratory Testing
13 4 (6.56%) Regression Testing
14 3 (4.92%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) Java
2 25 (40.98%) C#
3 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.84%) SQL
5 1 (1.64%) PHP
5 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (34.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.20%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (37.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Intel Security
3 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.64%) hybris
3 1 (1.64%) Twitter
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