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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 14 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.26% 3.82% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 4.20% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Average salary £36,250 £33,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.84% +40.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
56 143 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 73.68% 91.08% 84.67%
Number of salaries quoted 53 124 120
Average salary £35,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.47% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Bolton

Automated Testing
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Head of Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago