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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 23 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.60% 0.97% 5.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 1.19% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
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
68 84 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 88.31% 81.55% 72.65%
Number of salaries quoted 62 58 72
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,123
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Workflow
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 8 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 8 (100.00%) QA Automation
2 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 4 (50.00%) OWASP
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) JMeter
3 4 (50.00%) HND
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Telerik
3 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Gerrit
3 4 (50.00%) API Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) SQL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
3 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) Gerrit
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) JMeter
3 4 (50.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 8 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Tester
2 7 (87.50%) Java Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium Tester
2 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 8 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 8 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 8 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 8 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Workflow
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) API Testing
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) OWASP
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Telerik