The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 10 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 12.90% 13.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.67% 14.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 0
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Automated Testing
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
15 67 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 48.39% 90.54% 83.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 56 62
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Salford region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Salford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Salford region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Regression Testing
1 8 (88.89%) QA
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
1 8 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Test Scripting
1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
1 8 (88.89%) Functional Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Defect Management
2 7 (77.78%) QA Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Workflow
3 6 (66.67%) High Availability
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) HND
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 4 (44.44%) C#
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Telerik
6 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
7 2 (22.22%) JMeter
7 2 (22.22%) Ruby
7 2 (22.22%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) WebDriver

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Salford region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (22.22%) Appium
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) Gerrit
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) JMeter
3 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) QA Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP
3 1 (11.11%) Laravel
3 1 (11.11%) li3
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) WAMP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Defect Management
1 8 (88.89%) Functional Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Regression Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Test Scripting
1 8 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) QA Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Workflow
3 6 (66.67%) High Availability
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) API Testing
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) OWASP
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) MVVM
6 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
6 1 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) Telerik