The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 61 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.39% 2.23% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 2.72% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 5
Average salary £50,000 £25,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+96.07% -21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £23,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £27,800 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automated Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
436 404 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 86.00% 81.78% 75.23%
Number of salaries quoted 376 337 304
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Lancashire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -17 1 £60,000 +130.76%
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware