The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 28 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.81% 1.59% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 2.36% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +74.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Automated Testing
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
123 127 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 79.35% 67.20% 75.54%
Number of salaries quoted 103 119 98
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Bolton

Automated Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) ISEB
1 10 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 10 (100.00%) QA
1 10 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 10 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 10 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 10 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ISEB
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft