The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 121 165 173
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 56 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.62% 0.62% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.71% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 50 20 22
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £25,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £37,500 £40,450
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Test Automation
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
3065 3081 3444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.87% 86.59% 85.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2598 2530 2838
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Manchester region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Manchester

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Manchester

Test Automation
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 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
Bolton - 5 £40,000 -
Stockport - 5 £40,000 - 1
Test Automation
North West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 64 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (43.75%) SDLC
3 41 (36.61%) Selenium
3 41 (36.61%) QA
4 39 (34.82%) Test Scripting
5 29 (25.89%) Java
6 25 (22.32%) C#
7 23 (20.54%) Automated Testing
8 21 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 21 (18.75%) Functional Testing
9 19 (16.96%) SQL
10 18 (16.07%) TDD
11 17 (15.18%) Games
11 17 (15.18%) .NET
11 17 (15.18%) SoapUI
12 16 (14.29%) Cucumber
12 16 (14.29%) Scrum
12 16 (14.29%) ISTQB
12 16 (14.29%) WebDriver
13 15 (13.39%) ISEB
13 15 (13.39%) BDD
13 15 (13.39%) System Integration Testing
14 13 (11.61%) Manual Testing
15 12 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (10.71%) Automation Testing
16 11 (9.82%) Defect Management
16 11 (9.82%) Configuration Management
16 11 (9.82%) Web Services
16 11 (9.82%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (8.93%) .NET Framework

Test Automation
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 (0.89%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (36.61%) Selenium
2 17 (15.18%) SoapUI
3 16 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 16 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 10 (8.93%) HP UFT
5 9 (8.04%) JIRA
6 7 (6.25%) JUnit
7 5 (4.46%) FitNesse
7 5 (4.46%) Ranorex
8 3 (2.68%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.79%) NUnit
9 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.89%) Ant
10 1 (0.89%) JMeter
10 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.89%) Maven
10 1 (0.89%) Sahi
10 1 (0.89%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.89%) WatiN
10 1 (0.89%) WinRunner
General
1 17 (15.18%) Games
2 10 (8.93%) Finance
3 1 (0.89%) Banking
3 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (37.50%) Analyst
1 42 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 30 (26.79%) Test Engineer
3 29 (25.89%) Tester
4 27 (24.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 22 (19.64%) Automation Test Analyst
6 18 (16.07%) Software Test Engineer
7 16 (14.29%) Automation Tester
8 13 (11.61%) QA Tester
8 13 (11.61%) Software Tester
9 12 (10.71%) Developer
10 11 (9.82%) Developer in Test
11 10 (8.93%) Test Manager
12 9 (8.04%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 8 (7.14%) QA Analyst
13 8 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
13 8 (7.14%) Software Analyst
13 8 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
14 7 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
14 7 (6.25%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.18%) .NET
2 11 (9.82%) Web Services
3 10 (8.93%) .NET Framework
3 10 (8.93%) SOAP
4 2 (1.79%) XML
5 1 (0.89%) Grails
5 1 (0.89%) HTML
5 1 (0.89%) Middleware
5 1 (0.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Online Games
2 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.14%) Android
1 8 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.25%) Windows
3 3 (2.68%) Linux
4 2 (1.79%) Unix
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (43.75%) SDLC
3 39 (34.82%) Test Scripting
4 23 (20.54%) Automated Testing
5 21 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 21 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 18 (16.07%) TDD
7 16 (14.29%) Scrum
8 15 (13.39%) BDD
8 15 (13.39%) System Integration Testing
9 13 (11.61%) Manual Testing
10 12 (10.71%) Automation Testing
10 12 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (9.82%) Configuration Management
11 11 (9.82%) Defect Management
11 11 (9.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (8.04%) Line Management
12 9 (8.04%) Process Improvement
12 9 (8.04%) Software Engineering
12 9 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.89%) Java
2 25 (22.32%) C#
3 19 (16.96%) SQL
4 5 (4.46%) Python
4 5 (4.46%) Scala
5 2 (1.79%) VB
5 2 (1.79%) VBScript
6 1 (0.89%) C
6 1 (0.89%) C++
6 1 (0.89%) Groovy
6 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.89%) PHP
6 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 15 (13.39%) ISEB
3 10 (8.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (36.61%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.68%) Citrix
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle
3 1 (0.89%) Telerik
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