Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Manchester > Altrincham
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 34 17
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 20 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 7.78% 3.23% 9.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.23% 3.45% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 11
Altrincham median annual salary £47,500 £47,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.53% +26.00% +20.97%
10th Percentile £34,700 £42,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,500 £53,750 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +12.58%

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 243 145 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 94.55% 93.55% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 207 116 73
Altrincham median annual salary £50,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% +12.00% -2.60%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £51,250 £50,000
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,625 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.57% +0.29% +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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) SDLC
3 10 (50.00%) MVC
3 10 (50.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (40.00%) HTML5
5 8 (40.00%) IIS
5 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
6 7 (35.00%) Scrum
6 7 (35.00%) Marketing
6 7 (35.00%) XHTML
6 7 (35.00%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) CMS
8 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (25.00%) Sitefinity
8 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (20.00%) jQuery
9 4 (20.00%) QA
9 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (20.00%) User Stories
9 4 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (20.00%) IT Strategy

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 (40.00%) IIS
2 6 (30.00%) CMS
3 5 (25.00%) Sitefinity
4 3 (15.00%) Confluence
5 2 (10.00%) Apache
6 1 (5.00%) Kentico
6 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (20.00%) Subversion
4 3 (15.00%) JIRA
5 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.00%) Selenium
5 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (5.00%) Ranorex
6 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Digital Developer
2 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Head of Development
3 2 (10.00%) Head of Digital
3 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
1 10 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) HTML5
4 7 (35.00%) XHTML
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (15.00%) RESTful
8 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (5.00%) React
9 1 (5.00%) SOAP
9 1 (5.00%) Spring
9 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Fintech
1 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) SDLC
3 10 (50.00%) MVC
4 9 (45.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (35.00%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
6 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 4 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (20.00%) DSDM
7 4 (20.00%) IT Strategy
7 4 (20.00%) RAD
7 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (20.00%) User Stories
8 3 (15.00%) Analytics
8 3 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Web Development
9 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) RedGate