Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Altrincham with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Manchester > Altrincham
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 32 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -20 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 26 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 8.93% 4.64% 19.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.25% 5.33% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 29
Altrincham median annual salary £46,250 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.90% +23.53% +37.10%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,000 £18,625
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,750 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Altrincham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Altrincham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 281 169 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 96.56% 87.11% 81.46%
Number of salaries quoted 246 130 98
Altrincham median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% +1.19% +20.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,250 £26,775
90th Percentile £70,000 £53,750 £50,000
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Altrincham

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Altrincham.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Altrincham

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Altrincham

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Altrincham

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Altrincham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Altrincham over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Altrincham region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 22 (84.62%) .NET
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Selenium
3 13 (50.00%) MVC
4 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 11 (42.31%) C#
5 11 (42.31%) PHP
5 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
5 11 (42.31%) XML
5 11 (42.31%) DevOps
6 10 (38.46%) Scrum
6 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (34.62%) Web Services
7 9 (34.62%) Analytics
8 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
8 8 (30.77%) Vagrant
8 8 (30.77%) Katalon Studio
8 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
8 8 (30.77%) HTML
8 8 (30.77%) HTML5
8 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
8 8 (30.77%) Kanban
8 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (30.77%) Drupal
9 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
9 7 (26.92%) IT Strategy
10 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (23.08%) System Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Spring
10 6 (23.08%) SOAP

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Altrincham 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) Drupal
2 5 (19.23%) IIS
3 4 (15.38%) CMS
4 2 (7.69%) Confluence
4 2 (7.69%) Kentico
4 2 (7.69%) Sitefinity
4 2 (7.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) IaaS
2 2 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Selenium
2 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 8 (30.77%) Katalon Studio
2 8 (30.77%) Vagrant
3 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
4 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
5 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
7 2 (7.69%) JIRA
7 2 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
7 2 (7.69%) Subversion
8 1 (3.85%) Ranorex
8 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Performance Specialist
3 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 6 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Test Manager
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) PHP Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
2 11 (42.31%) XML
3 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (34.62%) Web Services
5 8 (30.77%) HTML
5 8 (30.77%) HTML5
6 6 (23.08%) SOAP
6 6 (23.08%) Spring
7 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
7 3 (11.54%) RESTful
7 3 (11.54%) XHTML
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (7.69%) CSS
8 2 (7.69%) jQuery
8 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) MVC
3 11 (42.31%) DevOps
4 10 (38.46%) Scrum
5 9 (34.62%) Analytics
6 8 (30.77%) Kanban
6 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
6 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
7 7 (26.92%) IT Strategy
8 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (23.08%) System Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (11.54%) SDLC
9 3 (11.54%) Web Development
10 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (7.69%) RAD
10 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C#
1 11 (42.31%) PHP
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) RedGate
2 1 (3.85%) Google