Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 19 11
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 14 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 11.11% 2.41% 14.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.89% 3.08% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 17
Salford median annual salary £37,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +1.25% -
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +10.26% +4.00%

Test 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 Salford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Salford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 94 65 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 74.60% 78.31% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 80 60 101
Salford median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £24,725 £27,825 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,125 £50,125 £50,000
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Salford.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Salford

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Salford

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Salford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Salford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Salford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Salford region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) Web Services
3 9 (64.29%) Workflow
4 8 (57.14%) J2EE
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 8 (57.14%) JBoss
4 8 (57.14%) Functional Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (50.00%) Ajax
5 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (50.00%) Degree
5 7 (50.00%) Broadband
5 7 (50.00%) JSP
5 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (50.00%) Service Management
5 7 (50.00%) Test Planning
6 6 (42.86%) DevOps
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (28.57%) OpenShift
8 4 (28.57%) Docker
8 4 (28.57%) Scrum
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) Linux
8 4 (28.57%) C++
8 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
9 3 (21.43%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (14.29%) ITSM
10 2 (14.29%) Identity Management

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 8 (57.14%) JBoss
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Broadband
2 2 (14.29%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 4 (28.57%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Software Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) J2EE
3 7 (50.00%) Ajax
3 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (50.00%) JSP
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (14.29%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Workflow
2 8 (57.14%) Functional Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Service Management
3 7 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (42.86%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Biometrics
6 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 2 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 2 (14.29%) ITSM
6 2 (14.29%) Microservices
6 2 (14.29%) Release Management
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) BMC
2 2 (14.29%) Remedy
2 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow