The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 32 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 14 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 7.57% 6.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 7.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 0
Average salary £41,750 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.46% -
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 Stockport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
175 206 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 94.59% 89.96% 77.71%
Number of salaries quoted 162 192 103
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Stockport

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Stockport

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 27 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (81.48%) ISEB
3 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
4 16 (59.26%) Windows
4 16 (59.26%) VMware
4 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
4 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (59.26%) Defect Tracking
4 16 (59.26%) Windows Server
4 16 (59.26%) Case Management
5 15 (55.56%) Windows 10
5 15 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (55.56%) Mac OS X
5 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 11 (40.74%) BDD
7 9 (33.33%) Selenium
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (33.33%) TDD
8 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
9 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
9 7 (25.93%) JIRA
9 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
9 7 (25.93%) Bugzilla
9 7 (25.93%) DSDM
10 4 (14.81%) SQL
10 4 (14.81%) .NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stockport 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Selenium
2 7 (25.93%) Bugzilla
2 7 (25.93%) JIRA
2 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
3 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Tester
2 16 (59.26%) QA Leader
3 15 (55.56%) Lead Tester
3 15 (55.56%) QA Tester
3 15 (55.56%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 15 (55.56%) Senior QA Tester
3 15 (55.56%) Senior Tester
4 7 (25.93%) Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Automated Tester
4 7 (25.93%) Software Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Software Test Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Software Tester
4 7 (25.93%) Test Analyst
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Test Analyst
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (7.41%) Manual Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
1 16 (59.26%) Windows Server
2 15 (55.56%) Mac OS X
2 15 (55.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Case Management
1 16 (59.26%) Defect Tracking
2 11 (40.74%) BDD
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) TDD
4 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
5 7 (25.93%) DSDM
5 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) Defect Management
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) System Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) ISEB
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
1 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) VMware
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
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