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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 153 147 171
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 27 44 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.77% 1.31% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.48% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 18
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £32,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,250 £55,000
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
3107 2981 3389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.77% 88.67% 85.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2646 2481 2745
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 £56,500 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +7 4 £27,500 -26.66%
Automation Testing
North West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (59.26%) Selenium
3 28 (51.85%) Java
4 25 (46.30%) Test Scripting
5 22 (40.74%) QA
6 21 (38.89%) JIRA
6 21 (38.89%) Scrum
7 19 (35.19%) C#
8 17 (31.48%) ISTQB
9 16 (29.63%) TDD
10 15 (27.78%) BDD
11 14 (25.93%) Web Services
11 14 (25.93%) Windows
12 13 (24.07%) CSS
12 13 (24.07%) HTML
12 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
12 13 (24.07%) WebDriver
13 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (22.22%) TestNG
13 12 (22.22%) Kanban
13 12 (22.22%) Silverlight
13 12 (22.22%) Load Testing
13 12 (22.22%) Gradle
13 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
13 12 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
13 12 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (22.22%) NUnit
13 12 (22.22%) DOM
13 12 (22.22%) Linux
13 12 (22.22%) JMeter

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 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 32 (59.26%) Selenium
2 21 (38.89%) JIRA
3 13 (24.07%) WebDriver
4 12 (22.22%) Gradle
4 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 12 (22.22%) JMeter
4 12 (22.22%) NUnit
4 12 (22.22%) TestNG
5 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.41%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.85%) Appium
7 1 (1.85%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Games
2 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Tester
2 23 (42.59%) Automation Tester
3 14 (25.93%) Analyst
3 14 (25.93%) Test Analyst
4 13 (24.07%) Software Tester
5 11 (20.37%) QA Engineer
6 10 (18.52%) Automation Engineer
6 10 (18.52%) Java Automation Tester
6 10 (18.52%) Java Engineer
6 10 (18.52%) QA Automation Engineer
6 10 (18.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 10 (18.52%) Selenium Tester
7 6 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Manual Tester
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Tester
8 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) QA Tester
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) Web Services
2 13 (24.07%) CSS
2 13 (24.07%) HTML
3 12 (22.22%) DOM
3 12 (22.22%) Silverlight
4 7 (12.96%) .NET
5 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) iPad
2 3 (5.56%) Online Games
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) Test Scripting
3 21 (38.89%) Scrum
4 16 (29.63%) TDD
5 15 (27.78%) BDD
6 12 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (22.22%) Kanban
6 12 (22.22%) Load Testing
6 12 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
7 10 (18.52%) Defect Management
7 10 (18.52%) QA Automation
8 9 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 9 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 9 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 5 (9.26%) SDLC
10 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.56%) Regression Testing
11 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) C#
3 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.74%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Intel Security
3 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.85%) hybris
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Twitter
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