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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 35 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.00% 0.54% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.09% 0.73% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 3
Average salary £32,000 £25,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
197 137 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 82.08% 74.46% 88.32%
Number of salaries quoted 172 128 172
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) ISEB
3 9 (45.00%) Manual Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (40.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (35.00%) DSDM
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) Coaching
5 7 (35.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) BDD
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) JUnit
7 5 (25.00%) Selenium
7 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (20.00%) Gradle
8 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
8 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
8 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (20.00%) Spring
8 4 (20.00%) JBoss
8 4 (20.00%) Apache
8 4 (20.00%) JSP
8 4 (20.00%) Change Control
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (20.00%) MySQL
8 4 (20.00%) MVC

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (20.00%) JBoss
1 4 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) JUnit
3 5 (25.00%) Selenium
3 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (20.00%) Gradle
4 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (15.00%) Subversion
6 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.00%) Hudson
7 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 5 (25.00%) Lead Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Build Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Release Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Release Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) JSP
2 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (20.00%) Spring
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (35.00%) DSDM
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Coaching
4 7 (35.00%) Functional Testing
4 7 (35.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) Change Control
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Release Management
7 2 (10.00%) Logistics
7 2 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Capita
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