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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 71 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 34 64 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.34% 3.64% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 4.39% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32 58 46
Average salary £44,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £29,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1236 1458 1310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.07% 83.03% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 1178 1140
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (59.77%) Python
2 41 (47.13%) Linux
3 34 (39.08%) Manual Testing
4 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 26 (29.89%) Selenium
6 26 (29.89%) C++
7 25 (28.74%) SQL
7 25 (28.74%) QA
8 23 (26.44%) HTML
9 20 (22.99%) Java
9 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
10 19 (21.84%) ISEB
11 18 (20.69%) .NET
12 17 (19.54%) Perl
13 16 (18.39%) ISTQB
14 15 (17.24%) Software Testing
14 15 (17.24%) Degree
14 15 (17.24%) C#
14 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
14 15 (17.24%) UNIX
14 15 (17.24%) NoSQL
15 14 (16.09%) C
15 14 (16.09%) CSS
15 14 (16.09%) Visualisation
16 13 (14.94%) HTTP
16 13 (14.94%) MongoDB
16 13 (14.94%) Mentoring
17 12 (13.79%) Windows
17 12 (13.79%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (2.30%) Node.js
1 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 13 (14.94%) HTTP
3 6 (6.90%) HTTPS
4 5 (5.75%) Wireless
5 4 (4.60%) Internet
6 3 (3.45%) Network Security
7 2 (2.30%) SNMP
8 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 13 (14.94%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (29.89%) Selenium
2 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.05%) JIRA
4 6 (6.90%) QADirector
5 4 (4.60%) FitNesse
6 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.45%) PhantomJS
6 3 (3.45%) JMeter
7 2 (2.30%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.30%) Appium
8 1 (1.15%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.15%) QARun
8 1 (1.15%) NUnit
8 1 (1.15%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.15%) Subversion
8 1 (1.15%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.15%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (26.44%) Tester
2 21 (24.14%) Developer
3 18 (20.69%) Test Engineer
4 11 (12.64%) Automation Tester
5 10 (11.49%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) Software Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) Lead Tester
7 8 (9.20%) Test Analyst
8 7 (8.05%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Test Development Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Development Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Team Leader
10 5 (5.75%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Test Team Leader
10 5 (5.75%) Software Tester
10 5 (5.75%) Automation Team Leader
11 4 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Test Manager
11 4 (4.60%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) HTML
2 18 (20.69%) .NET
3 14 (16.09%) CSS
4 7 (8.05%) Dojo
5 5 (5.75%) HTML5
6 4 (4.60%) WPF
6 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.60%) XML
7 3 (3.45%) Servlets
7 3 (3.45%) WCF
8 2 (2.30%) Ajax
8 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.30%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.30%) D3.js
8 2 (2.30%) SignalR
8 2 (2.30%) ServiceStack
8 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.30%) CSS3
8 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.15%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Visualisation
2 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.45%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) Social Media
5 2 (2.30%) Clustering
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 41 (47.13%) Linux
2 15 (17.24%) UNIX
3 12 (13.79%) Windows
4 6 (6.90%) Android
5 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.08%) Manual Testing
2 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 15 (17.24%) Software Testing
5 13 (14.94%) Mentoring
6 12 (13.79%) Test Automation
7 10 (11.49%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.34%) Regression Testing
9 7 (8.05%) Scrum
10 6 (6.90%) TDD
11 5 (5.75%) OO
11 5 (5.75%) Web Testing
11 5 (5.75%) Test Management
11 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.75%) Automation Testing
11 5 (5.75%) Network Management
11 5 (5.75%) Agile Testing
12 4 (4.60%) BDD
12 4 (4.60%) User Stories
12 4 (4.60%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 52 (59.77%) Python
2 26 (29.89%) C++
3 25 (28.74%) SQL
4 20 (22.99%) Java
4 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
5 17 (19.54%) Perl
6 15 (17.24%) C#
7 14 (16.09%) C
8 5 (5.75%) Ruby
8 5 (5.75%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.15%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (21.84%) ISEB
2 16 (18.39%) ISTQB
3 15 (17.24%) Degree
4 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (28.74%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) KVM
1 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle
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