The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 55 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.65% - 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% - 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £31,250 - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
376 367 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 81.21% 74.44% 71.31%
Number of salaries quoted 286 334 317
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
North West

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 23 July 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
Chorley - 1 £30,000 -
Lancaster - 1 £32,500 -
Preston - 1 - -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (67.86%) JIRA
2 18 (64.29%) jQuery
2 18 (64.29%) MVC
2 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 17 (60.71%) PHP
3 17 (60.71%) HTML
3 17 (60.71%) MySQL
3 17 (60.71%) CSS
3 17 (60.71%) Linux
3 17 (60.71%) OO
3 17 (60.71%) Apache
3 17 (60.71%) Symfony
3 17 (60.71%) Git (software)
3 17 (60.71%) Apache Solr
3 17 (60.71%) Marketing
3 17 (60.71%) Project Management
3 17 (60.71%) Xbox
3 17 (60.71%) OO PHP
4 10 (35.71%) Scrum
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 8 (28.57%) Java
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 8 (28.57%) .NET
7 7 (25.00%) C#
7 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (25.00%) TDD
7 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (21.43%) Selenium
8 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 17 (60.71%) Apache
1 17 (60.71%) Apache Solr
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.57%) NServiceBus
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) JIRA
2 17 (60.71%) Git (software)
3 6 (21.43%) Selenium
4 2 (7.14%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.57%) NUnit
General
1 17 (60.71%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) PHP Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Lead Developer
4 9 (32.14%) Development Manager
5 6 (21.43%) Development Team Manager
6 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Lead PHP Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Software Development Manager
7 3 (10.71%) Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Software Manager
8 2 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) jQuery
2 17 (60.71%) CSS
2 17 (60.71%) HTML
2 17 (60.71%) Symfony
3 8 (28.57%) .NET
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (7.14%) Web Services
7 1 (3.57%) Ajax
7 1 (3.57%) NHibernate
7 1 (3.57%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Xbox
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) MVC
2 17 (60.71%) OO PHP
2 17 (60.71%) OO
2 17 (60.71%) Project Management
3 10 (35.71%) Scrum
4 7 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Workflow
6 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.14%) Document Management
6 2 (7.14%) Process Management
6 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Web Development
7 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 17 (60.71%) PHP
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle