The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 68 55 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 49 63 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.25% 3.80% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 4.53% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 49 60 41
Average salary £51,350 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Automated Testing
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1308 1390 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.85% 83.79% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1083 1028
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,000 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 52 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (51.04%) C#
3 47 (48.96%) Selenium
4 46 (47.92%) .NET
5 38 (39.58%) HTML
6 37 (38.54%) CSS
7 36 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 36 (37.50%) QA
8 34 (35.42%) SQL
8 34 (35.42%) WCF
9 33 (34.38%) MVC
10 32 (33.33%) LINQ
10 32 (33.33%) SDLC
11 31 (32.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 29 (30.21%) Software Engineering
13 26 (27.08%) Manual Testing
14 25 (26.04%) jQuery
14 25 (26.04%) REST
14 25 (26.04%) .NET Framework
15 24 (25.00%) VB.NET
15 24 (25.00%) Front End Development
16 23 (23.96%) Razor View Engine
16 23 (23.96%) Entity Framework
16 23 (23.96%) Unit Testing
16 23 (23.96%) XML
16 23 (23.96%) XSLT
16 23 (23.96%) JSON
16 23 (23.96%) Ajax
17 21 (21.88%) Python
18 20 (20.83%) TDD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 9 (9.38%) NServiceBus
2 8 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (7.29%) Node.js
4 2 (2.08%) CMS
4 2 (2.08%) Drupal
4 2 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) Internet
2 5 (5.21%) HTTP
3 3 (3.13%) Firewall
3 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.33%) Neo4j
4 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 47 (48.96%) Selenium
2 17 (17.71%) JIRA
3 8 (8.33%) PhantomJS
4 7 (7.29%) Appium
5 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.08%) Bower
6 2 (2.08%) Grunt
6 2 (2.08%) JMeter
6 2 (2.08%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.08%) Xdebug
7 1 (1.04%) Hudson
7 1 (1.04%) NUnit
7 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.21%) Finance
3 4 (4.17%) Games
4 3 (3.13%) Electronics
5 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.08%) Front Office
6 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (50.00%) Developer
2 29 (30.21%) C# Developer
3 27 (28.13%) Senior Developer
3 27 (28.13%) Software Developer
4 22 (22.92%) Senior Software Developer
5 21 (21.88%) Test Engineer
6 20 (20.83%) .NET Developer
6 20 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 18 (18.75%) C# Software Developer
7 18 (18.75%) Senior .NET Developer
7 18 (18.75%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 18 (18.75%) Senior C# Developer
8 17 (17.71%) Agile .NET Developer
8 17 (17.71%) Agile C# Developer
8 17 (17.71%) Agile Developer
8 17 (17.71%) Senior Agile Developer
9 16 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
9 16 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 14 (14.58%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (47.92%) .NET
2 38 (39.58%) HTML
3 37 (38.54%) CSS
4 34 (35.42%) WCF
5 32 (33.33%) LINQ
6 31 (32.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (26.04%) .NET Framework
7 25 (26.04%) jQuery
7 25 (26.04%) REST
8 23 (23.96%) Ajax
8 23 (23.96%) Entity Framework
8 23 (23.96%) JSON
8 23 (23.96%) Razor View Engine
8 23 (23.96%) XML
8 23 (23.96%) XSLT
9 17 (17.71%) HTML5
9 17 (17.71%) WPF
10 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET
10 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.33%) Social Media
2 8 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 7 (7.29%) Clustering
3 7 (7.29%) Social Network
4 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.13%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.13%) GPGPU
6 3 (3.13%) iPad
6 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.08%) STB
8 1 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.04%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.04%) NHS
8 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Linux
2 10 (10.42%) Android
2 10 (10.42%) Windows
3 7 (7.29%) Unix
4 4 (4.17%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.38%) MVC
3 32 (33.33%) SDLC
4 29 (30.21%) Software Engineering
5 26 (27.08%) Manual Testing
6 24 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 23 (23.96%) Unit Testing
8 20 (20.83%) TDD
9 18 (18.75%) Kanban
10 12 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 10 (10.42%) DevOps
12 9 (9.38%) Regression Testing
12 9 (9.38%) Software Testing
12 9 (9.38%) V-Model
12 9 (9.38%) Waterfall
13 8 (8.33%) Analytics
14 7 (7.29%) User Stories
15 6 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (6.25%) High Availability
15 6 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (51.04%) C#
2 36 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 34 (35.42%) SQL
4 24 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 21 (21.88%) Python
6 15 (15.63%) Java
7 8 (8.33%) C++
8 6 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.13%) Apple Swift
9 3 (3.13%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.08%) C
10 2 (2.08%) PHP
11 1 (1.04%) Perl
11 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) Degree
2 12 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.08%) Twitter
2 2 (2.08%) Zend
3 1 (1.04%) Facebook
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