The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 16 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 9.26% 3.64% 10.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.36% 4.17% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £38,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Automated Testing
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44 48 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 81.48% 87.27% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 11
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,150 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Salford

Automated Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) HND
1 5 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Telerik
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) WatiN

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) WatiN
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) HND
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Telerik