The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Automation 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
113 148 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 87.60% 88.62% 77.17%
Number of salaries quoted 106 142 83
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Bolton region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Bolton

Automation Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware