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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 114 123 182
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +59
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 83 63 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.22% 1.79% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.99% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 75 57 15
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £34,600
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
3341 3160 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.50% 89.65% 86.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2939 2576 3119
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Altrincham - 14 £45,000 - 1
Test Automation
North West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 89 (75.42%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (51.69%) Automated Testing
3 59 (50.00%) Selenium
4 54 (45.76%) Test Scripting
5 51 (43.22%) TDD
6 48 (40.68%) SDLC
7 47 (39.83%) BDD
8 44 (37.29%) Java
9 41 (34.75%) Scrum
10 35 (29.66%) QA
11 32 (27.12%) ISTQB
12 30 (25.42%) SQL
13 29 (24.58%) ISEB
13 29 (24.58%) Cucumber
14 27 (22.88%) Finance
15 25 (21.19%) Regression Testing
16 23 (19.49%) Configuration Management
16 23 (19.49%) Software Testing
17 22 (18.64%) Web Services
18 20 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (16.10%) .NET
19 19 (16.10%) Continuous Improvement
20 18 (15.25%) iPad
20 18 (15.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 18 (15.25%) System Integration Testing
20 18 (15.25%) C#
21 17 (14.41%) JIRA
21 17 (14.41%) Apple iOS
22 16 (13.56%) Functional Testing
22 16 (13.56%) Degree

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 (0.85%) Confluence
1 1 (0.85%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) GitHub
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) VPN
2 2 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
1 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.85%) Big Data
2 1 (0.85%) MySQL
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 59 (50.00%) Selenium
2 29 (24.58%) Cucumber
3 17 (14.41%) JIRA
4 16 (13.56%) HP UFT
5 12 (10.17%) WebDriver
6 11 (9.32%) FitNesse
7 5 (4.24%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.24%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.24%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.39%) Ranorex
8 4 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.39%) TestComplete
9 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.69%) Appium
10 2 (1.69%) Gradle
10 2 (1.69%) NUnit
10 2 (1.69%) TestNG
11 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (22.88%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Retail
3 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.39%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Electronics
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (37.29%) Tester
2 31 (26.27%) Test Engineer
3 28 (23.73%) Test Automation Engineer
4 27 (22.88%) Analyst
5 26 (22.03%) Automation Tester
5 26 (22.03%) Test Analyst
6 25 (21.19%) Software Tester
7 15 (12.71%) Scrum Master
8 14 (11.86%) Senior Tester
9 10 (8.47%) Agile Scrum Master
9 10 (8.47%) Software Analyst
9 10 (8.47%) Software Test Analyst
10 9 (7.63%) QA Automation Tester
10 9 (7.63%) QA Tester
10 9 (7.63%) Software QA Tester
11 8 (6.78%) Senior Automation Tester
12 7 (5.93%) Automation Test Analyst
12 7 (5.93%) Test Leader
12 7 (5.93%) Test Manager
13 6 (5.08%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.64%) Web Services
2 19 (16.10%) .NET
3 7 (5.93%) SOAP
4 6 (5.08%) Gherkin
5 5 (4.24%) RESTful
6 3 (2.54%) CSS
6 3 (2.54%) HTML
6 3 (2.54%) XML
7 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.69%) Behat
7 2 (1.69%) DOM
7 2 (1.69%) Polymer
7 2 (1.69%) REST
7 2 (1.69%) Web Components
7 2 (1.69%) WSDL
7 2 (1.69%) XSD
8 1 (0.85%) CSS3
8 1 (0.85%) HTML5
8 1 (0.85%) Node.js
8 1 (0.85%) Sidekiq
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.25%) iPad
2 6 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.54%) iPhone
4 3 (2.54%) Replication
5 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.41%) Apple iOS
2 15 (12.71%) Windows
3 14 (11.86%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (75.42%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (51.69%) Automated Testing
3 54 (45.76%) Test Scripting
4 51 (43.22%) TDD
5 48 (40.68%) SDLC
6 47 (39.83%) BDD
7 41 (34.75%) Scrum
8 25 (21.19%) Regression Testing
9 23 (19.49%) Configuration Management
9 23 (19.49%) Software Testing
10 20 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (16.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (15.25%) System Integration Testing
13 16 (13.56%) Functional Testing
13 16 (13.56%) Manual Testing
14 12 (10.17%) Automation Testing
15 11 (9.32%) Process Improvement
16 10 (8.47%) Defect Management
17 9 (7.63%) RAD
17 9 (7.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.29%) Java
2 30 (25.42%) SQL
3 18 (15.25%) C#
4 15 (12.71%) PHP
5 6 (5.08%) C++
6 5 (4.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.24%) Python
7 3 (2.54%) Apple Swift
7 3 (2.54%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.54%) Ruby
8 2 (1.69%) C
8 2 (1.69%) Perl
8 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (27.12%) ISTQB
2 29 (24.58%) ISEB
3 18 (15.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (13.56%) Degree
5 4 (3.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.69%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (29.66%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (2.54%) Oracle
2 2 (1.69%) HP
3 1 (0.85%) Google
3 1 (0.85%) SAP
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