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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 18 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 19 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 9.60% 1.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 2.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 0
Average salary £33,000 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.79% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
171 193 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 86.36% 82.13% 86.87%
Number of salaries quoted 160 132 170
Average salary £34,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.38% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 2015, 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 24 (75.00%) ISEB
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 18 (56.25%) DSDM
3 15 (46.88%) Functional Testing
3 15 (46.88%) Mentoring
3 15 (46.88%) Coaching
4 12 (37.50%) TDD
5 11 (34.38%) QA
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) .NET
7 8 (25.00%) BDD
7 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (21.88%) Java
8 7 (21.88%) Linux
9 6 (18.75%) Compatibility Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
9 6 (18.75%) SpecFlow
9 6 (18.75%) Hudson
9 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
9 6 (18.75%) System Testing
9 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
10 5 (15.63%) Spring
10 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
11 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 4 (12.50%) SOAP
11 4 (12.50%) C
11 4 (12.50%) JUnit
11 4 (12.50%) Degree

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (6.25%) JBoss
1 2 (6.25%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
2 6 (18.75%) Hudson
2 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
2 6 (18.75%) SpecFlow
3 4 (12.50%) JUnit
4 3 (9.38%) Maven
4 3 (9.38%) Selenium
4 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.25%) Gradle
6 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Tester
1 15 (46.88%) Test Leader
2 11 (34.38%) Lead Tester
2 11 (34.38%) Senior Tester
3 9 (28.13%) Test Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Release Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
2 5 (15.63%) Spring
3 4 (12.50%) SOAP
4 3 (9.38%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (9.38%) XML
4 3 (9.38%) JMS
4 3 (9.38%) WSDL
4 3 (9.38%) JSON
4 3 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (9.38%) REST
4 3 (9.38%) Servlets
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.25%) JSP
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 18 (56.25%) DSDM
3 15 (46.88%) Functional Testing
3 15 (46.88%) Mentoring
3 15 (46.88%) Coaching
4 12 (37.50%) TDD
5 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (25.00%) BDD
7 6 (18.75%) System Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.38%) OOD
9 3 (9.38%) OO
9 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.25%) Change Control
10 2 (6.25%) Logistics
10 2 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) C
4 3 (9.38%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (75.00%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Capita
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexi
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago