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

Automated Testing
Manchester > Altrincham
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 28 20
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 13 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 7.83% 6.25% 9.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.97% 6.67% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 12
Altrincham median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +23.19% -8.00%
10th Percentile £32,400 £28,725 £23,500
90th Percentile £73,250 £59,000 £38,975
Manchester median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +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 145 150 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 87.35% 93.75% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 108 122 88
Altrincham median annual salary £44,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,675 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,100 £49,875 £51,075
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) SDLC
3 7 (53.85%) QA
3 7 (53.85%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
5 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (38.46%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 4 (30.77%) User Stories
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) XHTML
7 3 (23.08%) IIS
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 3 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) ISEB
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Telerik
7 3 (23.08%) CMS

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 3 (23.08%) CMS
1 3 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) Sitefinity
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Ranorex
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) Telerik Test Studio
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Head of Development
4 2 (15.38%) Head of Digital
4 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) XHTML
3 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) React
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) SDLC
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Scenario Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) User Stories
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) ATDD
6 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Telerik
2 2 (15.38%) Google