The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Salford region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - 17 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford - 10.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 13.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £38,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 83.33% 76.25% 86.21%
Number of salaries quoted 65 46 47
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
Manchester

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Salford

Test Automation
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Salford region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Firebug
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Salford region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Firebug
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (100.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center