The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 19 18
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 15 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 5.68% 8.90% 13.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 9.42% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 26
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £38,500
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 Stockport with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Stockport
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 249 138 176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 94.32% 94.52% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 227 125 166
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -1.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 Stockport

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Stockport

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Stockport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Stockport over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Stockport

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 17 (62.96%) Selenium
4 15 (55.56%) .NET
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle
6 8 (29.63%) VBA
6 8 (29.63%) Java
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (29.63%) ETL
6 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis
6 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (25.93%) SoapUI
7 7 (25.93%) C#
8 6 (22.22%) Web Services
8 6 (22.22%) XML
8 6 (22.22%) Python
8 6 (22.22%) TDD
9 5 (18.52%) Ruby
9 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
9 5 (18.52%) QA
10 4 (14.81%) .NET Core
10 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Core
10 4 (14.81%) SMACSS
10 4 (14.81%) gulp
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (14.81%) Docker

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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 (14.81%) Alfresco
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (14.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Selenium
2 7 (25.93%) SoapUI
3 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
3 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) gulp
3 4 (14.81%) NUnit
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 2 (7.41%) FitNesse
5 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
5 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.70%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Automation Test Lead
3 5 (18.52%) Test Leader
4 4 (14.81%) DBA
4 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.81%) SQL DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior iOS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) XML
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Core
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Core
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) CSS3
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) jQuery
3 4 (14.81%) RESTful
3 4 (14.81%) Sass
3 4 (14.81%) Spring
4 3 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (7.41%) WSDL
5 2 (7.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) iPad
2 1 (3.70%) iPhone
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis
2 8 (29.63%) ETL
3 6 (22.22%) TDD
4 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.81%) MVC
5 4 (14.81%) Progressive Enhancement
5 4 (14.81%) Refactoring
5 4 (14.81%) SMACSS
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Workflow
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) API Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Coaching
7 2 (7.41%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
7 2 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) VBA
3 7 (25.93%) C#
4 6 (22.22%) Python
5 5 (18.52%) Ruby
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.41%) C
8 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.70%) VB
8 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Cognos
2 4 (14.81%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
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