The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 95 106 100
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 117 79 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.01% 2.34% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 2.61% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 101 77 74
Median salary £55,000 £38,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,500 £42,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3557 3032 3291
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.56% 89.89% 88.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2999 2504 2714
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Manchester

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Manchester.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Manchester

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Manchester

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +3 7 £32,000 -16.88% 2
Salford -8 5 £37,747 +0.65%
Wigan - 2 £42,500 -
Altrincham -10 1 £60,000 +88.97%
Bolton -13 1 £30,000 -17.24%
Oldham - 1 £40,000 -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 193 (75.10%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (49.03%) Java
3 125 (48.64%) Continuous Integration
4 96 (37.35%) OO
5 83 (32.30%) Test Scripting
6 78 (30.35%) SQL
7 76 (29.57%) Selenium
8 74 (28.79%) Test Automation
8 74 (28.79%) NoSQL
9 73 (28.40%) C#
10 72 (28.02%) Scrum
10 72 (28.02%) SDLC
11 70 (27.24%) TDD
12 69 (26.85%) Data Structures
12 69 (26.85%) Algorithms
13 63 (24.51%) BDD
14 62 (24.12%) Git (software)
15 61 (23.74%) QA
16 60 (23.35%) Degree
17 51 (19.84%) ISEB
17 51 (19.84%) Subversion
18 44 (17.12%) Configuration Management
18 44 (17.12%) Mercurial
19 43 (16.73%) ISTQB
20 39 (15.18%) Software Engineering
20 39 (15.18%) PHP
21 38 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
22 37 (14.40%) System Integration Testing
22 37 (14.40%) Cucumber
23 33 (12.84%) Kanban

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.56%) Alfresco
2 4 (1.56%) Apache
2 4 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.17%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.78%) CMS
4 2 (0.78%) Joomla!
4 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.78%) WordPress
5 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.39%) JBoss
5 1 (0.39%) Jetty
5 1 (0.39%) nginx
5 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.17%) Magento
3 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.61%) GitHub
2 9 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.39%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.39%) PaaS
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.56%) HTTP
1 4 (1.56%) LDAP
2 2 (0.78%) IMAP
2 2 (0.78%) SMTP
2 2 (0.78%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (28.79%) NoSQL
2 32 (12.45%) Relational Database
3 25 (9.73%) RDBMS
4 23 (8.95%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.95%) Big Data
7 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.56%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.78%) MySQL
11 1 (0.39%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 76 (29.57%) Selenium
2 62 (24.12%) Git (software)
3 51 (19.84%) Subversion
4 44 (17.12%) Mercurial
5 37 (14.40%) Cucumber
6 31 (12.06%) Jenkins
7 23 (8.95%) WebDriver
8 17 (6.61%) JIRA
9 14 (5.45%) HP UFT
10 10 (3.89%) SoapUI
11 9 (3.50%) FitNesse
11 9 (3.50%) SpecFlow
12 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.72%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.95%) Gatling
13 5 (1.95%) git-flow
13 5 (1.95%) NUnit
14 3 (1.17%) JUnit
General
1 24 (9.34%) Finance
2 13 (5.06%) Retail
3 10 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.72%) Banking
4 7 (2.72%) Games
5 4 (1.56%) Legal
6 3 (1.17%) Billing
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (23.35%) Developer
2 50 (19.46%) Tester
3 40 (15.56%) Automation Tester
4 38 (14.79%) Test Engineer
5 37 (14.40%) Analyst
6 35 (13.62%) Test Analyst
7 32 (12.45%) Architect
7 32 (12.45%) Senior Developer
8 31 (12.06%) Technical Architect
9 30 (11.67%) Java Developer
10 28 (10.89%) Senior Tester
11 27 (10.51%) Software Engineer
12 26 (10.12%) Java Architect
12 26 (10.12%) Java Technical Architect
13 25 (9.73%) C# Architect
13 25 (9.73%) PHP Architect
13 25 (9.73%) PHP Technical Architect
13 25 (9.73%) Test Automation Engineer
14 23 (8.95%) Senior Java Developer
15 22 (8.56%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.45%) Web Services
2 27 (10.51%) .NET
3 20 (7.78%) Gherkin
4 11 (4.28%) HTML
4 11 (4.28%) RESTful
4 11 (4.28%) SOAP
5 10 (3.89%) AngularJS
6 9 (3.50%) Spring
7 8 (3.11%) CSS
7 8 (3.11%) Node.js
7 8 (3.11%) XML
8 7 (2.72%) HTML5
8 7 (2.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (2.33%) jQuery
10 5 (1.95%) Gson
10 5 (1.95%) RxJava
11 4 (1.56%) CSS3
11 4 (1.56%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.56%) J2EE
11 4 (1.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 69 (26.85%) Algorithms
1 69 (26.85%) Data Structures
2 38 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (10.12%) Computer Science
4 17 (6.61%) iPad
5 9 (3.50%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.11%) User Experience
7 4 (1.56%) Clustering
7 4 (1.56%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.17%) iSeries
9 2 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.78%) Animation
9 2 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.39%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.51%) Windows
2 14 (5.45%) Android
3 13 (5.06%) Linux
4 9 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.72%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.72%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.72%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.17%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.17%) Unix
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (75.10%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (48.64%) Continuous Integration
3 96 (37.35%) OO
4 83 (32.30%) Test Scripting
5 74 (28.79%) Test Automation
6 72 (28.02%) Scrum
6 72 (28.02%) SDLC
7 70 (27.24%) TDD
8 63 (24.51%) BDD
9 44 (17.12%) Configuration Management
10 39 (15.18%) Software Engineering
11 37 (14.40%) System Integration Testing
12 33 (12.84%) Kanban
13 28 (10.89%) Risk Management
14 27 (10.51%) Automation Testing
14 27 (10.51%) Presales
15 26 (10.12%) RUP
16 25 (9.73%) OOA/OOD
17 23 (8.95%) Manual Testing
18 22 (8.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 126 (49.03%) Java
2 78 (30.35%) SQL
3 73 (28.40%) C#
4 39 (15.18%) PHP
5 24 (9.34%) Python
6 16 (6.23%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.89%) Ruby
8 7 (2.72%) VBA
9 4 (1.56%) C++
9 4 (1.56%) Scala
10 3 (1.17%) Clojure
10 3 (1.17%) ES6
10 3 (1.17%) Haskell
10 3 (1.17%) VBScript
11 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.39%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.39%) Go
12 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (23.35%) Degree
2 51 (19.84%) ISEB
3 43 (16.73%) ISTQB
4 25 (9.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (23.74%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) GCP
2 1 (0.39%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.17%) Docker
4 2 (0.78%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.39%) KVM
5 1 (0.39%) Varnish
5 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.56%) Puppet
2 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.78%) Packer
3 1 (0.39%) Ansible
3 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (6.23%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.28%) Oracle
3 10 (3.89%) VMware
4 4 (1.56%) Cognos
4 4 (1.56%) IBM
4 4 (1.56%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.78%) Aquila
5 2 (0.78%) BMC
5 2 (0.78%) Foundry
5 2 (0.78%) Remedy
5 2 (0.78%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.39%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.39%) Google
6 1 (0.39%) HP
6 1 (0.39%) SAP
6 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.39%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent HR
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheadle
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago