The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 165 188 161
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -27
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 21 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.024% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.031% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 8
Average salary £37,500 £20,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.92% -38.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £20,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -1.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3335 3233 2829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.41% 78.80% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2750 2750 2528
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automation Testing
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 8 £55,000 -
Stockport - 4 £29,000 -
Wigan - 1 £22,500 -
Automation Testing
North West

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 28 (84.85%) Selenium
2 19 (57.58%) ISEB
3 16 (48.48%) Automated Testing
4 15 (45.45%) QA
5 13 (39.39%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (36.36%) SQL
6 12 (36.36%) Manual Testing
7 11 (33.33%) LoadRunner
7 11 (33.33%) QALoad
7 11 (33.33%) SilkPerformer
7 11 (33.33%) TestPartner
8 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
8 10 (30.30%) jMock
8 10 (30.30%) JUnit
8 10 (30.30%) EasyMock
8 10 (30.30%) QMS
9 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (21.21%) TDD
10 7 (21.21%) C#
10 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
11 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
12 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
12 5 (15.15%) BDD
12 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
12 5 (15.15%) System Testing
12 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
12 5 (15.15%) Oracle
12 5 (15.15%) Web Services
13 4 (12.12%) SOAP
13 4 (12.12%) Java

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (84.85%) Selenium
2 13 (39.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 11 (33.33%) QALoad
3 11 (33.33%) SilkPerformer
3 11 (33.33%) TestPartner
4 10 (30.30%) jMock
4 10 (30.30%) JUnit
4 10 (30.30%) EasyMock
5 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
5 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
6 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
6 4 (12.12%) Hudson
6 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
7 3 (9.09%) JIRA
7 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (9.09%) FitNesse
7 3 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
1 14 (42.42%) Test Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Head of Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Test Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Web Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) SOAP
3 3 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) .NET
5 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
5 1 (3.03%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Automated Testing
2 12 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
3 10 (30.30%) QMS
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) TDD
5 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 5 (15.15%) BDD
7 5 (15.15%) System Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.12%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.09%) Web Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Release Management
9 3 (9.09%) UML
10 2 (6.06%) ITIL
10 2 (6.06%) Service Management
10 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) ISEB
2 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £29500 - £42000 per annum
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