The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Manchester / Bolton
Rank - 10 41
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton - 12.50% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 16.07% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 1
Median salary - £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 117 56 160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 89.31% 77.78% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 104 45 139
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.40% -21.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Bolton

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Bolton.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Bolton