Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Task Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Task Automation over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Task Automation
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 169 185 260
Rank change year-on-year +16 +75 +12
Permanent jobs citing Task Automation 23 34 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.62% 0.69% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.74% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 5
10th Percentile £42,000 £47,500 "
25th Percentile £51,500 £51,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £60,250 £70,598 £63,750
90th Percentile £60,700 £70,947 £66,000
North West median annual salary £54,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.47% +7.50% -

Task 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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,480 4,611 5,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 93.75% 93.97% 92.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,964 3,719 4,672
10th Percentile £31,325 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,660 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Task Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Task Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Task Automation in Manchester

Task Automation
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Task Automation in Manchester.

Salary trend for Task Automation in Manchester

Task Automation
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Task Automation in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Task Automation in Manchester

Task Automation
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Task Automation within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. 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
Salford - 2 £42,000 -
Task Automation
North West

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT jobs citing Task 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Task Automation.

1 20 (86.96%) DevOps
2 18 (78.26%) Docker
2 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) Infrastructure as Code
3 17 (73.91%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 17 (73.91%) Python
3 17 (73.91%) Azure
3 17 (73.91%) AWS
3 17 (73.91%) Bash Shell
4 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (69.57%) PowerShell
4 16 (69.57%) VMware
5 15 (65.22%) Ansible
6 14 (60.87%) Machine Learning
6 14 (60.87%) Public Cloud
6 14 (60.87%) SDLC
6 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
6 14 (60.87%) Confluence
6 14 (60.87%) Puppet
6 14 (60.87%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (60.87%) Subversion
6 14 (60.87%) Software Testing
6 14 (60.87%) VLAN
6 14 (60.87%) JIRA
6 14 (60.87%) Red Hat
6 14 (60.87%) OSPF
6 14 (60.87%) Configuration Management
6 14 (60.87%) Service Management
6 14 (60.87%) RHCE
6 14 (60.87%) Firewall

Task Automation
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 14 (60.87%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (73.91%) AWS
1 17 (73.91%) Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
1 14 (60.87%) IPv4
1 14 (60.87%) OSPF
1 14 (60.87%) VLAN
1 14 (60.87%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
1 14 (60.87%) JIRA
1 14 (60.87%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) GitLab
3 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Lead Systems Engineer
1 14 (60.87%) Linux Engineer
1 14 (60.87%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 14 (60.87%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Site Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Public Cloud
2 3 (13.04%) Cloud Native
2 3 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
1 14 (60.87%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) DevOps
2 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) Infrastructure as Code
3 17 (73.91%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 14 (60.87%) Configuration Management
4 14 (60.87%) Cyber Intelligence
4 14 (60.87%) Data Science
4 14 (60.87%) DevSecOps
4 14 (60.87%) ITIL
4 14 (60.87%) Machine Learning
4 14 (60.87%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 14 (60.87%) Scrum
4 14 (60.87%) SDLC
4 14 (60.87%) Service Management
4 14 (60.87%) Software Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Fintech
6 3 (13.04%) Product Roadmap
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Bash Shell
1 17 (73.91%) Python
2 16 (69.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) Go
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) GIAC
1 14 (60.87%) RHCE
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Docker
2 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (60.87%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) Ansible
2 14 (60.87%) Puppet
3 4 (17.39%) Kubernetes
3 4 (17.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 14 (60.87%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) New Relic
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk