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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 138 169 180
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 40 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.19% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.40% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 39 11 8
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
2887 3248 3467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.10% 82.73% 81.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2385 2625 3014
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan +9 6 £39,000 -
Stockport - 4 £37,500 - 2
Automation Testing
North West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automation Testing.

1 61 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (55.06%) Manual Testing
3 48 (53.93%) SQL
4 40 (44.94%) BDD
5 39 (43.82%) .NET
6 38 (42.70%) System Testing
6 38 (42.70%) SpecFlow
7 37 (41.57%) TDD
8 35 (39.33%) SoapUI
9 34 (38.20%) Selenium
10 33 (37.08%) Compatibility Testing
10 33 (37.08%) Automated Testing
11 32 (35.96%) ISEB
12 29 (32.58%) Jenkins
13 25 (28.09%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (26.97%) QA
14 24 (26.97%) TeamCity
14 24 (26.97%) Hudson
15 23 (25.84%) Software Testing
16 22 (24.72%) SOAP
17 21 (23.60%) Regression Testing
18 20 (22.47%) Android
18 20 (22.47%) Apple iOS
18 20 (22.47%) User Acceptance Testing
19 19 (21.35%) Web Services
20 17 (19.10%) API Testing
21 16 (17.98%) Replication
22 13 (14.61%) Mobile App
23 12 (13.48%) User Stories
23 12 (13.48%) Test Automation

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) VPN
1 8 (8.99%) Network Security
2 1 (1.12%) xDSL
2 1 (1.12%) ADSL2
2 1 (1.12%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) MySQL
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (42.70%) SpecFlow
2 35 (39.33%) SoapUI
3 34 (38.20%) Selenium
4 29 (32.58%) Jenkins
5 24 (26.97%) Hudson
5 24 (26.97%) TeamCity
6 10 (11.24%) JIRA
7 8 (8.99%) Cucumber
8 6 (6.74%) WebDriver
9 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
9 5 (5.62%) HP UFT
9 5 (5.62%) Robotium
9 5 (5.62%) Jasmine
9 5 (5.62%) Calabash
9 5 (5.62%) Appium
10 4 (4.49%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.25%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (6.74%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (43.82%) Analyst
1 39 (43.82%) Test Analyst
2 33 (37.08%) Tester
3 16 (17.98%) Technical Tester
4 15 (16.85%) Software Tester
5 13 (14.61%) Test Engineer
6 11 (12.36%) Test Manager
7 10 (11.24%) Software Test Analyst
8 9 (10.11%) Technical Test Analyst
8 9 (10.11%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (7.87%) Test Leader
10 5 (5.62%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) Automation Tester
12 3 (3.37%) Senior Test Analyst
12 3 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
13 2 (2.25%) Software Test Engineer
13 2 (2.25%) Software Engineer
13 2 (2.25%) Automation Analyst
13 2 (2.25%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (43.82%) .NET
2 22 (24.72%) SOAP
3 19 (21.35%) Web Services
4 8 (8.99%) LAMP
5 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.49%) HTML
6 1 (1.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Replication
2 13 (14.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.47%) Android
1 20 (22.47%) Apple iOS
2 8 (8.99%) Linux
3 5 (5.62%) Windows
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (55.06%) Manual Testing
3 40 (44.94%) BDD
4 38 (42.70%) System Testing
5 37 (41.57%) TDD
6 33 (37.08%) Automated Testing
6 33 (37.08%) Compatibility Testing
7 25 (28.09%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (25.84%) Software Testing
9 21 (23.60%) Regression Testing
10 20 (22.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (19.10%) API Testing
12 12 (13.48%) Test Automation
12 12 (13.48%) User Stories
13 11 (12.36%) Scrum
14 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
14 10 (11.24%) SDLC
15 9 (10.11%) Software Engineering
16 8 (8.99%) Configuration Management
16 8 (8.99%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 48 (53.93%) SQL
2 11 (12.36%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.11%) Java
4 8 (8.99%) PHP
4 8 (8.99%) C++
5 6 (6.74%) C#
6 5 (5.62%) Ruby
7 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (35.96%) ISEB
2 4 (4.49%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.97%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Puppet
2 7 (7.87%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) SAP
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £29500 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + excellent benefits & bonus package
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago