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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
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
109 110 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 79.56% 80.88% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 79 95 73
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 £28,000 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £34,850 £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 1 August 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 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Symfony
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Apache Solr
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) Xbox
2 4 (57.14%) OO PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Process Management
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Solr
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Development Team Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Development Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Symfony
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Xbox
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) OO PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Process Management
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Document Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft