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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 34 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.68% 6.15% 6.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 7.69% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 8
Median salary £30,000 £36,250 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +9.84%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
134 52 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 90.54% 80.00% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 127 49 107
Median salary £37,500 £37,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Strategy Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA