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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 31 15 37
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.72% 5.41% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 6.78% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Median salary £30,000 £36,250 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +9.84%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
128 59 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 92.75% 79.73% 91.48%
Number of salaries quoted 114 56 138
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 11 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Legal

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 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Strategy Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories