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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 147 137 177
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +40
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 26 44 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.77% 1.34% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.52% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 20
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £32,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
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
2973 2895 3261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.19% 88.13% 85.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2542 2371 2667
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,000
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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Salford +8 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Automation Testing
North West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 29 (53.70%) Selenium
3 24 (44.44%) QA
4 23 (42.59%) Test Scripting
5 20 (37.04%) Scrum
5 20 (37.04%) Java
6 18 (33.33%) BDD
6 18 (33.33%) JIRA
7 17 (31.48%) Manual Testing
8 16 (29.63%) TDD
9 13 (24.07%) ISTQB
9 13 (24.07%) C#
10 12 (22.22%) Web Services
10 12 (22.22%) ISEB
11 11 (20.37%) Finance
11 11 (20.37%) SQL
11 11 (20.37%) Kanban
11 11 (20.37%) WebDriver
12 10 (18.52%) .NET
13 9 (16.67%) Windows
13 9 (16.67%) Automated Testing
13 9 (16.67%) Defect Management
14 8 (14.81%) QA Automation
14 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
14 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (14.81%) CSS
14 8 (14.81%) HTML
14 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
15 7 (12.96%) DOM
15 7 (12.96%) Linux

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 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 29 (53.70%) Selenium
2 18 (33.33%) JIRA
3 11 (20.37%) WebDriver
4 7 (12.96%) Gradle
4 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.96%) JMeter
4 7 (12.96%) NUnit
4 7 (12.96%) TestNG
5 6 (11.11%) HP UFT
5 6 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.41%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.70%) Appium
7 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.85%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Games
2 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Tester
2 19 (35.19%) Analyst
2 19 (35.19%) Automation Tester
2 19 (35.19%) Test Analyst
3 15 (27.78%) Software Tester
4 9 (16.67%) QA Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Java Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) QA Automation Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Manual Tester
8 5 (9.26%) Java Automation Tester
8 5 (9.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 5 (9.26%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (5.56%) Agile Tester
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Web Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Web Services
2 10 (18.52%) .NET
3 8 (14.81%) CSS
3 8 (14.81%) HTML
4 7 (12.96%) DOM
4 7 (12.96%) Silverlight
5 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.70%) SOAP
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Online Games
2 2 (3.70%) iPad
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (42.59%) Test Scripting
3 20 (37.04%) Scrum
4 18 (33.33%) BDD
5 17 (31.48%) Manual Testing
6 16 (29.63%) TDD
7 11 (20.37%) Kanban
8 9 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 9 (16.67%) Defect Management
9 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.81%) QA Automation
9 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
10 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (12.96%) Load Testing
10 7 (12.96%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (12.96%) Software Testing
10 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (11.11%) SDLC
11 6 (11.11%) System Testing
12 5 (9.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) Java
2 13 (24.07%) C#
3 11 (20.37%) SQL
4 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) ISTQB
2 12 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.85%) hybris
3 1 (1.85%) Twitter
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