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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 50 30 56
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +26
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.93% 5.70% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 7.56% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 25 7
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
352 344 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 81.67% 75.44% 76.69%
Number of salaries quoted 306 285 319
Average salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 17 April 2015. 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
Preston -1 3 £30,000 -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) iPhone
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Calabash
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Appium
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Degree

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Calabash
2 1 (16.67%) Appium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware