The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Manchester / Stockport
Rank 31 33 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 4.35% 3.21% 9.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 3.40% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 17
Median salary £32,000 £38,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.88% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing 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 Stockport with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Stockport
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 147 147 178
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 91.30% 94.23% 90.36%
Number of salaries quoted 141 134 167
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +23.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Stockport

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Stockport.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Stockport

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
3 13 (56.52%) ISEB
4 12 (52.17%) QA
4 12 (52.17%) Test Strategy
5 9 (39.13%) SQL
6 8 (34.78%) .NET
6 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
7 7 (30.43%) VMware
7 7 (30.43%) Mac OS X
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle
7 7 (30.43%) VBA
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (30.43%) ETL
7 7 (30.43%) SoapUI
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
7 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (30.43%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (30.43%) Windows 10
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
7 7 (30.43%) Case Management
8 6 (26.09%) ISTQB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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 4 (17.39%) Alfresco
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) SoapUI
2 4 (17.39%) NUnit
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
1 7 (30.43%) Lead Tester
1 7 (30.43%) QA Leader
1 7 (30.43%) QA Tester
1 7 (30.43%) Senior QA Tester
1 7 (30.43%) Senior Tester
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Developer
1 7 (30.43%) Tester
2 5 (21.74%) Test Manager
3 4 (17.39%) DBA
3 4 (17.39%) SQL DBA
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Mac OS X
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
1 7 (30.43%) Windows 10
1 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Test Strategy
3 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Case Management
4 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
4 7 (30.43%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (30.43%) ETL
5 6 (26.09%) Integration Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (21.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 5 (21.74%) SDLC
6 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
6 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Test Management
6 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Workflow
8 3 (13.04%) System Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) ISEB
2 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
1 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Cognos
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
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