Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Manchester > Altrincham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 14 30
Rank change year-on-year -25 +16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 2.07% 14.53% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 19.10% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 6
Altrincham median annual salary £47,250 £42,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.18% +24.09% -8.67%
10th Percentile £42,000 £34,050 £25,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £46,250
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%

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 174 89 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 90.16% 76.07% 83.54%
Number of salaries quoted 136 71 118
Altrincham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £20,350
90th Percentile £51,250 £51,000 £50,375
Manchester median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +3.23%

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Altrincham region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Aquila
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) PA-DSS
2 2 (50.00%) TestNG
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber

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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) TestNG
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Secure Coding
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PA-DSS
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Aquila