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Everything you need to know about test automation professionals in Manchester

Pubished 18th November 2021


There are currently 2437 test automation professionals in Manchester and 20% of them have changed jobs in the last year.

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Average salaries


Gender breakdown

The test automation workforce in Manchester has a male majority of 78% whilst 22% are female.

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Top universities

Among the universities where most graduates are placed into test automation roles in Manchester, The University of Manchester comes out on top with 146 professionals. The University of Salford comes in second with 127 professionals followed by Liverpool John Moores University with 125.

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Top 3 fields of study


The number of test automation professionals in Manchester that studied in the field

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Computer Science

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Information Technology


University degree

64% of test automation professionals in Manchester have a bachelor's degree while over a quarter (27%) have a master's degree.

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Top 3 most common skills among test automation professionals


The number of test automation professionals that list the skill on their LinkedIn profile

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Test Automation

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Regression Testing


Most common skills among test automation professionals

97% of test automation professionals list Test Automation as a skill on their LinkedIn profile while 59% list Software Development and 54% list Regression Testing.

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Fastest growing skills among test automation professionals

API Testing, Postman API and Defect Management are the top three fastest-growing skills among test automation professionals in Manchester.

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Fastest growing titles among test automation professionals

Engineering Team Lead, Automation Lead and Quality Assurance Test Engineer
are the top three fastest-growing titles among test automation professionals in Manchester.

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Most common titles among test automation professionals

Test Analyst, Test Manager and Test Engineer are the top three most common titles among test automation professionals in Manchester.

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Companies using test automation professionals

Barclays, Booking.com and TalkTalk are the top companies in Manchester that have hired test automation professionals.

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