The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Manchester / Bolton
Rank - 17 26
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 3.08% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.85% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Median salary - £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
137 52 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 90.73% 80.00% 90.70%
Number of salaries quoted 130 49 104
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 £30,200
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%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Bolton

Test Automation
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

Test Automation
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing