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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 28 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.65% 6.67% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 8.00% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £44,250 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.50% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £24,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,850 £40,000 £32,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
108 100 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 89.26% 83.33% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 98 95 54
Average salary £31,500 £36,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.10% +8.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Preston region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Preston

Automated Testing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Engineering Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Preston, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £17000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago