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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 51 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.71% 1.10% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.36% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,500 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
460 368 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 87.62% 80.70% 86.52%
Number of salaries quoted 419 283 382
Median salary £39,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £56,500
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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - -
Preston -12 1 £39,000 +4.00%
Rossendale - 1 - - 1
Blackburn - 1 - - 1
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) QA
3 6 (60.00%) JIRA
3 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (60.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) Selenium
5 4 (40.00%) Fiddler
5 4 (40.00%) Capybara
5 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (40.00%) Calabash
6 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Release Management
7 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (10.00%) SOLID
8 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle

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 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) Calabash
3 4 (40.00%) Capybara
3 4 (40.00%) Fiddler
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) LINQ
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Release Management
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) SOLID
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
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