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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 43 76 98
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +22
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 88 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.80% 2.10% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.93% 2.68% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 85 31 27
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
1483 1232 1474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 80.95% 78.22% 76.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 1067 1282
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £31,500 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 73 (55.73%) QA
2 53 (40.46%) ISEB
3 47 (35.88%) Python
4 46 (35.11%) ISTQB
5 45 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (33.59%) Test Scripting
6 44 (33.59%) HTML
7 43 (32.82%) JavaScript
8 39 (29.77%) Java
8 39 (29.77%) Linux
8 39 (29.77%) Software Testing
8 39 (29.77%) Selenium
9 30 (22.90%) CSS
10 28 (21.37%) C#
10 28 (21.37%) Wireless
11 27 (20.61%) Regression Testing
11 27 (20.61%) HTTP
12 25 (19.08%) Scrum
12 25 (19.08%) Manual Testing
13 24 (18.32%) Degree
14 23 (17.56%) .NET
14 23 (17.56%) C
15 22 (16.79%) C++
16 21 (16.03%) TDD
17 20 (15.27%) JIRA
18 17 (12.98%) Perl
19 16 (12.21%) Microsoft
19 16 (12.21%) SQL
19 16 (12.21%) Software Engineering
20 15 (11.45%) Git (software)

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (0.76%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Office
2 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
1 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.37%) Wireless
2 27 (20.61%) HTTP
3 14 (10.69%) TCP/IP
3 14 (10.69%) Internet
4 8 (6.11%) SSH
5 7 (5.34%) Ethernet
6 6 (4.58%) SNMP
7 3 (2.29%) X.509
8 2 (1.53%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.53%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.76%) LTE
9 1 (0.76%) STUN
9 1 (0.76%) SSL
9 1 (0.76%) LAN
9 1 (0.76%) WAN
9 1 (0.76%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.45%) NoSQL
2 12 (9.16%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.53%) MySQL
4 2 (1.53%) Big Data
4 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.76%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.76%) DB2
5 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 39 (29.77%) Selenium
2 20 (15.27%) JIRA
3 15 (11.45%) Git (software)
4 10 (7.63%) WebDriver
5 8 (6.11%) FitNesse
6 5 (3.82%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.05%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (3.05%) Bugzilla
7 4 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.29%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.53%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (1.53%) JUnit
9 2 (1.53%) Sahi
9 2 (1.53%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.53%) WATIR
9 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.53%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.76%) Hudson
10 1 (0.76%) GCC
10 1 (0.76%) SCons
General
1 9 (6.87%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.29%) Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Electronics
4 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.53%) Military
5 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (23.66%) Software Engineer
2 27 (20.61%) Tester
3 25 (19.08%) Developer
3 25 (19.08%) Test Engineer
4 24 (18.32%) QA Engineer
5 18 (13.74%) Software Tester
6 17 (12.98%) Analyst
6 17 (12.98%) Test Analyst
7 11 (8.40%) Software Test Analyst
8 10 (7.63%) Software Test Engineer
9 9 (6.87%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Senior QA Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Senior Tester
11 6 (4.58%) Test Manager
11 6 (4.58%) Automated Test Analyst
12 5 (3.82%) Web Developer
12 5 (3.82%) Senior Software Tester
13 4 (3.05%) QA Tester
13 4 (3.05%) Automated Test Engineer
14 3 (2.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (33.59%) HTML
2 30 (22.90%) CSS
3 23 (17.56%) .NET
4 7 (5.34%) Dojo
5 6 (4.58%) Web Services
6 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.29%) CSS3
7 3 (2.29%) RESTful
7 3 (2.29%) HTML5
8 2 (1.53%) OSGi
8 2 (1.53%) REST
8 2 (1.53%) XML
9 1 (0.76%) XSL
9 1 (0.76%) J2SE
9 1 (0.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Open Source
2 7 (5.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.53%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.76%) GIS
4 1 (0.76%) Grid Computing
4 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.76%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.76%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (29.77%) Linux
2 14 (10.69%) Windows
3 9 (6.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.59%) Test Scripting
3 39 (29.77%) Software Testing
4 27 (20.61%) Regression Testing
5 25 (19.08%) Scrum
5 25 (19.08%) Manual Testing
6 21 (16.03%) TDD
7 16 (12.21%) Software Engineering
8 15 (11.45%) Web Testing
9 12 (9.16%) Automation Testing
10 11 (8.40%) User Stories
10 11 (8.40%) Compatibility Testing
11 10 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (6.87%) Test Automation
13 8 (6.11%) BDD
13 8 (6.11%) Performance Testing
14 7 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (5.34%) Test Strategy
15 6 (4.58%) OO
15 6 (4.58%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (35.88%) Python
2 43 (32.82%) JavaScript
3 39 (29.77%) Java
4 28 (21.37%) C#
5 23 (17.56%) C
6 22 (16.79%) C++
7 17 (12.98%) Perl
8 16 (12.21%) SQL
9 7 (5.34%) Ruby
10 5 (3.82%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.53%) F#
12 2 (1.53%) TTCN
12 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.76%) Scala
13 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (40.46%) ISEB
2 46 (35.11%) ISTQB
3 24 (18.32%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) HNC
4 1 (0.76%) HND
4 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (55.73%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) KVM
Vendors
1 16 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.40%) Oracle
3 3 (2.29%) Google
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