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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 150 146 134
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 51 28 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.35% 0.85% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.93% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 50
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £24,400 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,400 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
3469 2998 3439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 91.53% 90.74% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2925 2463 2911
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 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
Oldham -24 3 £40,000 +60.00%
Wigan -12 2 £35,000 +48.93%
Salford -3 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Altrincham -7 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Bolton - 1 £26,500 -
Automation Testing
North West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 62 (72.94%) Selenium
2 59 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (47.06%) BDD
4 39 (45.88%) TDD
5 38 (44.71%) Java
6 34 (40.00%) QA
7 33 (38.82%) WebDriver
8 32 (37.65%) C#
9 29 (34.12%) Cucumber
10 28 (32.94%) Gherkin
10 28 (32.94%) Automated Testing
11 25 (29.41%) Test Scripting
12 24 (28.24%) Test Automation
13 22 (25.88%) Jenkins
13 22 (25.88%) SDLC
14 21 (24.71%) E-Commerce
15 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
16 18 (21.18%) Scrum
16 18 (21.18%) System Integration Testing
17 16 (18.82%) Ruby
17 16 (18.82%) Finance
18 15 (17.65%) Configuration Management
18 15 (17.65%) ISEB
19 14 (16.47%) ISTQB
19 14 (16.47%) JIRA
19 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (16.47%) GitHub
20 13 (15.29%) Defect Management
20 13 (15.29%) Degree
20 13 (15.29%) .NET

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 4 (4.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.47%) GitHub
2 4 (4.71%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 62 (72.94%) Selenium
2 33 (38.82%) WebDriver
3 29 (34.12%) Cucumber
4 22 (25.88%) Jenkins
5 14 (16.47%) JIRA
6 12 (14.12%) SpecFlow
7 6 (7.06%) JUnit
7 6 (7.06%) SoapUI
7 6 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (5.88%) JMeter
9 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (4.71%) Gradle
9 4 (4.71%) NUnit
9 4 (4.71%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.71%) TestNG
10 3 (3.53%) LoadRunner
10 3 (3.53%) Ranorex
11 2 (2.35%) Grunt
11 2 (2.35%) gulp
11 2 (2.35%) HP UFT
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Retail
3 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Games
4 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Tester
2 26 (30.59%) Automation Tester
3 17 (20.00%) Analyst
3 17 (20.00%) Senior Automation Tester
3 17 (20.00%) Senior Tester
4 16 (18.82%) Test Analyst
5 15 (17.65%) Test Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) QA Leader
6 10 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) QA Team Leader
7 9 (10.59%) Team Leader
8 8 (9.41%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) QA Automation Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) QA Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) Senior Test Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (7.06%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Developer
12 4 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (4.71%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.94%) Gherkin
2 13 (15.29%) .NET
3 9 (10.59%) CSS
3 9 (10.59%) HTML
4 5 (5.88%) jQuery
5 4 (4.71%) DOM
6 3 (3.53%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.35%) Ember.js
7 2 (2.35%) React
7 2 (2.35%) Sass
7 2 (2.35%) XML
8 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.18%) HTML5
8 1 (1.18%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.18%) Web Services
8 1 (1.18%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) iPad
2 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.71%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.35%) Replication
3 2 (2.35%) User Experience
4 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Android
3 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (47.06%) BDD
3 39 (45.88%) TDD
4 28 (32.94%) Automated Testing
5 25 (29.41%) Test Scripting
6 24 (28.24%) Test Automation
7 22 (25.88%) SDLC
8 21 (24.71%) E-Commerce
9 18 (21.18%) Scrum
9 18 (21.18%) System Integration Testing
10 15 (17.65%) Configuration Management
11 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (15.29%) Defect Management
13 11 (12.94%) Manual Testing
14 10 (11.76%) Kanban
15 8 (9.41%) QA Automation
15 8 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (8.24%) Performance Testing
16 7 (8.24%) Regression Testing
16 7 (8.24%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.71%) Java
2 32 (37.65%) C#
3 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.82%) Ruby
5 11 (12.94%) SQL
6 10 (11.76%) Python
7 4 (4.71%) Perl
7 4 (4.71%) PHP
8 3 (3.53%) C++
9 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.35%) C
10 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) ISEB
2 14 (16.47%) ISTQB
3 13 (15.29%) Degree
4 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle
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