The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 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 Preston region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.75% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 107 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 81.95% 81.06% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 77 93 75
Average salary £37,123 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,400 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
Lancashire

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Preston region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Preston

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 10 (90.91%) JIRA
2 8 (72.73%) Symfony
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) Apache Solr
2 8 (72.73%) Xbox
2 8 (72.73%) OO PHP
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) PHP
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) MySQL
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) OO
2 8 (72.73%) Apache
2 8 (72.73%) Project Management
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Process Management
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) Document Management
4 2 (18.18%) Python

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 8 (72.73%) Apache
1 8 (72.73%) Apache Solr
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) JIRA
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (72.73%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Development Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Lead Developer
2 4 (36.36%) PHP Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Development Team Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) Symfony
1 8 (72.73%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Xbox
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) OO
1 8 (72.73%) Project Management
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
1 8 (72.73%) OO PHP
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Document Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Process Management
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft