The median annual salary for an Automation Test Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 182 183
Rank change year-on-year -13 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 12 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 5
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,250 £40,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4102 3444 3245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.15% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3510 2959 2708
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Altrincham -6 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Sale - 1 £38,000 -
Automation Test Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 32 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (68.75%) BDD
4 20 (62.50%) Test Scripting
5 18 (56.25%) ISEB
6 17 (53.13%) ISTQB
7 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (46.88%) TDD
8 14 (43.75%) Selenium
9 12 (37.50%) Cucumber
10 11 (34.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (34.38%) Python
11 9 (28.13%) Java
12 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 8 (25.00%) QA
13 7 (21.88%) Gherkin
13 7 (21.88%) Scrum
14 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
14 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
15 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
15 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
15 5 (15.63%) Finance
15 5 (15.63%) C#
15 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
16 4 (12.50%) Windows
16 4 (12.50%) Logistics
16 4 (12.50%) Marketing
16 4 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
16 4 (12.50%) FitNesse
16 4 (12.50%) Jasmine

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 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Selenium
2 12 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
4 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
5 4 (12.50%) FitNesse
5 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
6 3 (9.38%) GoCD
6 3 (9.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
6 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
7 2 (6.25%) JIRA
8 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.13%) Gatling
8 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.13%) Subversion
8 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Gherkin
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Android
1 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (68.75%) BDD
4 20 (62.50%) Test Scripting
5 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (46.88%) TDD
6 7 (21.88%) Scrum
7 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.50%) DevOps
9 4 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (12.50%) Logistics
9 4 (12.50%) SDLC
10 3 (9.38%) Coaching
10 3 (9.38%) Load Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Refactoring
10 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
11 2 (6.25%) OO
11 2 (6.25%) Project Management
11 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Python
2 9 (28.13%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) ISEB
2 17 (53.13%) ISTQB
3 11 (34.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (9.38%) Sun Certification
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
6 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.38%) Ansible
2 3 (9.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft