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

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 137 145 184
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +39
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 43 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.23% 1.10% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.25% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 12
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £43,137 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
3096 2960 3414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.86% 88.38% 85.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2653 2472 2778
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Bury - 2 £46,500 -
Test Automation
North West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 52 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.38%) SDLC
3 37 (37.37%) Selenium
4 35 (35.35%) QA
5 28 (28.28%) Java
6 27 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 27 (27.27%) Test Scripting
7 25 (25.25%) Games
8 23 (23.23%) C#
8 23 (23.23%) ISTQB
9 22 (22.22%) Software Testing
10 20 (20.20%) Functional Testing
10 20 (20.20%) .NET
11 19 (19.19%) TDD
11 19 (19.19%) System Integration Testing
12 18 (18.18%) SoapUI
13 17 (17.17%) Cucumber
13 17 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (17.17%) ISEB
14 16 (16.16%) Android
14 16 (16.16%) Apple iOS
15 15 (15.15%) BDD
15 15 (15.15%) Scrum
15 15 (15.15%) Finance
16 13 (13.13%) Software Engineering
16 13 (13.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (12.12%) Online Games
17 12 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (11.11%) Configuration Management
18 11 (11.11%) SQL

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 2 (2.02%) CMS
2 1 (1.01%) Apache
2 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (37.37%) Selenium
2 18 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 17 (17.17%) Cucumber
4 10 (10.10%) WebDriver
5 9 (9.09%) JUnit
6 7 (7.07%) Ranorex
7 6 (6.06%) HP UFT
7 6 (6.06%) JIRA
8 4 (4.04%) FitNesse
8 4 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.03%) JMeter
9 3 (3.03%) SpecFlow
9 3 (3.03%) TestComplete
10 2 (2.02%) NUnit
11 1 (1.01%) Ant
11 1 (1.01%) Jtest
11 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.01%) Maven
11 1 (1.01%) WebLOAD
11 1 (1.01%) WinRunner
General
1 25 (25.25%) Games
2 15 (15.15%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (29.29%) Analyst
1 29 (29.29%) Test Analyst
2 25 (25.25%) Test Engineer
3 22 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
4 15 (15.15%) Tester
5 13 (13.13%) Software Test Engineer
6 11 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (11.11%) Software Tester
7 10 (10.10%) Consultant
7 10 (10.10%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 10 (10.10%) Test Consultant
8 8 (8.08%) Test Automation Consultant
8 8 (8.08%) Test Leader
9 7 (7.07%) Developer
9 7 (7.07%) Software Analyst
9 7 (7.07%) Software Test Analyst
9 7 (7.07%) Test Manager
10 6 (6.06%) Developer in Test
10 6 (6.06%) Mobile Test Analyst
11 5 (5.05%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.20%) .NET
2 9 (9.09%) SOAP
3 8 (8.08%) .NET Framework
4 7 (7.07%) Web Services
5 2 (2.02%) HTML
5 2 (2.02%) XML
6 1 (1.01%) CSS
6 1 (1.01%) Flash
6 1 (1.01%) Grails
6 1 (1.01%) HTML5
6 1 (1.01%) Middleware
6 1 (1.01%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.01%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Online Games
2 8 (8.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.16%) Android
1 16 (16.16%) Apple iOS
2 9 (9.09%) Windows
3 7 (7.07%) Linux
4 6 (6.06%) Unix
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.38%) SDLC
3 27 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 27 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 22 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 20 (20.20%) Functional Testing
6 19 (19.19%) System Integration Testing
6 19 (19.19%) TDD
7 17 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (15.15%) BDD
8 15 (15.15%) Scrum
9 13 (13.13%) Software Engineering
10 12 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (11.11%) Configuration Management
12 10 (10.10%) Manual Testing
13 9 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (9.09%) Process Improvement
14 8 (8.08%) Integration Testing
14 8 (8.08%) Open Source
15 7 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.28%) Java
2 23 (23.23%) C#
3 11 (11.11%) SQL
4 8 (8.08%) Python
4 8 (8.08%) Scala
5 3 (3.03%) Ruby
6 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.02%) VB
6 2 (2.02%) VBScript
7 1 (1.01%) C
7 1 (1.01%) C++
7 1 (1.01%) Groovy
7 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (23.23%) ISTQB
2 17 (17.17%) ISEB
3 13 (13.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (7.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (35.35%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.02%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (1.01%) Alterian
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle
3 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.01%) Telerik
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