Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for The Grinder skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited The Grinder over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The Grinder - Java Load Testing Framework
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 307 281
Rank change year-on-year +23 -26 -
Permanent jobs citing The Grinder 5 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.068% 0.038% 0.054%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Manchester median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
North West median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year +18.18% - -

The Grinder is in the Development Applications 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 development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,739 1,831 1,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.81% 23.23% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,419 1,509 1,539
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,146 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

The Grinder
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing The Grinder as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for The Grinder in Manchester

The Grinder
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for The Grinder in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing The Grinder 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 The Grinder.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Gatling
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Refactoring
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Travis CI
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (40.00%) C#

The Grinder
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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Gatling
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Refactoring
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA