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 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 64 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.20% 0.88% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 1.11% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Average salary £37,500 £23,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.57% -18.96%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
408 451 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.61% 79.82% 74.52%
Number of salaries quoted 337 407 330
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
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 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
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 16 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Rossendale - 1 £37,500 -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Linux

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
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