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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
North West / Lancashire
Rank 55 41 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.81% 2.27% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.67% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Median salary £38,250 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.37% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £36,750 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £45,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
439 300 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.51% 85.23% 88.43%
Number of salaries quoted 397 248 370
Median salary £37,500 £35,625 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire 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 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nelson - 3 £37,500 -
Chorley - 2 - -
Rossendale - 2 - -
Preston -13 1 £39,000 -2.50%
Blackburn - 1 - -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) QA
3 7 (63.64%) JIRA
3 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
3 7 (63.64%) Manual Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Automation Testing
4 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 6 (54.55%) Selenium
5 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
5 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
6 4 (36.36%) Capybara
6 4 (36.36%) Calabash
6 4 (36.36%) Fiddler
6 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Retail
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 2 (18.18%) Electronics
8 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
8 2 (18.18%) C#
8 2 (18.18%) .NET
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle
8 2 (18.18%) SAP
8 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (18.18%) Marketing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) Selenium
3 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 4 (36.36%) Calabash
4 4 (36.36%) Capybara
4 4 (36.36%) Fiddler
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) QA Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Development Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Software Manager
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) LINQ
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Automation Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Manual Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Release Management
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 1 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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