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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 25 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.25% 1.11% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.38% 1.50% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Average salary £27,500 - £25,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
122 133 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 84.72% 73.89% 75.38%
Number of salaries quoted 108 129 92
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Bolton

Automated Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) ISEB
1 12 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 10 (83.33%) Load Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (83.33%) QA
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) TDD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Software Engineer
1 10 (83.33%) Test Engineer
1 10 (83.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 10 (83.33%) Load Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) ISEB
2 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £52500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago