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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 4.23% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Salford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 67 15 60
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 94.37% 51.72% 88.24%
Number of salaries quoted 44 13 55
Median salary £37,747 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.65% -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £22,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,205 £57,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Angular Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared