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

Automated Testing
Manchester > Altrincham
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 11 28
Rank change year-on-year -23 +17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 4.57% 18.24% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 22.50% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 9
Altrincham median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +37.10% -17.33%
10th Percentile £42,000 £29,200 £23,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £42,500
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.56% +11.88% +6.67%

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 171 120 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 86.80% 81.08% 84.31%
Number of salaries quoted 132 95 120
Altrincham median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +18.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,000 £21,675
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

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 17 January 2018, 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 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
4 4 (44.44%) PA-DSS
4 4 (44.44%) Secure Coding
4 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Benchmarking
4 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (22.22%) Confluence
6 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing

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 (22.22%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) NUnit
3 2 (22.22%) TestNG
3 2 (22.22%) Zephyr
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) Benchmarking
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) Secure Coding
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) QA Automation
4 2 (22.22%) SOLID
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) PA-DSS
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Aquila