Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Test Analyst was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation Analyst
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 258 235
Rank change year-on-year -38 -23 +49
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 9 26 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.11% 0.35% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.36% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 36
Manchester median annual salary £46,250 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.31% -18.75% +19.40%
10th Percentile £38,875 £26,750 £27,125
90th Percentile £51,250 £43,250 £43,750
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -13.33% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7669 7211 7181
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.45% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6368 6193 5978
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in Manchester

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in Manchester.

Salary trend for Automation Test Analyst in Manchester

Automation Test Analyst
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -8 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Automation Test Analyst
North West

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Automation Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
5 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) Validation
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) Open Source
6 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
6 2 (22.22%) Cucumber

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (11.11%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (11.11%) JMeter
4 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
4 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) RESTful
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
1 3 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) Process Management
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) WorldPay
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle