The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 29 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.52% 1.82% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 2.80% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 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%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
119 107 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 76.77% 64.85% 72.78%
Number of salaries quoted 100 99 110
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 £21,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
Manchester

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 13 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 9 (100.00%) QA
1 9 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Software Test Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
1 9 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
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