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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 25 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.00% - 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% - 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £33,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
112 127 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 93.33% 80.89% 72.50%
Number of salaries quoted 106 113 84
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 21 November 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Bolton

Automated Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) ISEB
1 15 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Load Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Unit Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Software Testing
2 13 (86.67%) ISTQB
2 13 (86.67%) QA
2 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) TestDirector
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) BDD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) TestDirector
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineer
1 13 (86.67%) Test Engineer
1 13 (86.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Load Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Unit Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Software Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) ISEB
2 13 (86.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (86.67%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
IDH Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago