The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 20 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.30% 9.66% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 11.76% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 1
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Automated Testing
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 119 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 85.71% 82.07% 64.94%
Number of salaries quoted 70 109 42
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Calabash
3 1 (25.00%) Appium
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Calabash
1 1 (25.00%) Appium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Engineering Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
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