The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Manchester / Salford
Rank 13 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 4.08% - 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% - 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
40 19 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 81.63% 59.38% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 40
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,325 £57,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of job ads across the Salford 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Salford region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) DBS Check
3 2 (50.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP