The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 58 72 92
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 62 41 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.55% 2.49% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 3.24% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 56 40 34
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,950 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1415 1264 1375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.09% 76.84% 74.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1101 1167
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Automated Testing
Cambridgeshire

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 11 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 63 (56.25%) QA
2 48 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 45 (40.18%) ISEB
4 43 (38.39%) Python
4 43 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 39 (34.82%) ISTQB
7 35 (31.25%) Java
8 32 (28.57%) Linux
9 31 (27.68%) Selenium
10 27 (24.11%) C#
10 27 (24.11%) Perl
11 24 (21.43%) C
11 24 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 24 (21.43%) Scrum
12 23 (20.54%) Degree
12 23 (20.54%) HTML
13 22 (19.64%) SQL
14 21 (18.75%) Manual Testing
15 20 (17.86%) HTTP
16 19 (16.96%) CSS
16 19 (16.96%) TDD
17 17 (15.18%) Wireless
18 16 (14.29%) JIRA
18 16 (14.29%) C++
18 16 (14.29%) .NET
19 15 (13.39%) Windows
20 14 (12.50%) Internet
20 14 (12.50%) Ruby
20 14 (12.50%) Regression Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (0.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.89%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) MS Office
2 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
1 1 (0.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.86%) HTTP
2 17 (15.18%) Wireless
3 14 (12.50%) Internet
4 9 (8.04%) X.509
5 8 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.25%) SSL
6 7 (6.25%) SSH
6 7 (6.25%) STUN
7 6 (5.36%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.79%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.89%) TDMA
9 1 (0.89%) TETRA
9 1 (0.89%) DNS
9 1 (0.89%) GSM
9 1 (0.89%) LAN
9 1 (0.89%) WAN
9 1 (0.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.68%) Big Data
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (0.89%) DB2
4 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.89%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 31 (27.68%) Selenium
2 16 (14.29%) JIRA
3 8 (7.14%) FitNesse
4 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.36%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.46%) Bugzilla
7 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.79%) WATIR
9 2 (1.79%) SCons
9 2 (1.79%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.79%) Sahi
9 2 (1.79%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.89%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.89%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.89%) JUnit
10 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (4.46%) Finance
2 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.79%) Military
2 2 (1.79%) Electronics
2 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (34.82%) Software Engineer
1 39 (34.82%) Test Engineer
2 24 (21.43%) Tester
3 21 (18.75%) Software Tester
3 21 (18.75%) Software Test Engineer
4 19 (16.96%) QA Engineer
5 12 (10.71%) Analyst
5 12 (10.71%) Test Analyst
6 11 (9.82%) Software Test Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Test Manager
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Software Tester
8 5 (4.46%) Senior QA Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Tester
9 4 (3.57%) Developer
10 2 (1.79%) Software Developer
10 2 (1.79%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (1.79%) Functional Test Engineer
10 2 (1.79%) Automated Test Engineer
10 2 (1.79%) Automated Tester
11 1 (0.89%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.54%) HTML
2 19 (16.96%) CSS
3 16 (14.29%) .NET
4 7 (6.25%) J2SE
4 7 (6.25%) RESTful
5 5 (4.46%) Web Services
6 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.68%) REST
7 2 (1.79%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.36%) Open Source
3 2 (1.79%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.89%) GIS
4 1 (0.89%) Grid Computing
4 1 (0.89%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.89%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.57%) Linux
2 15 (13.39%) Windows
3 12 (10.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 43 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 24 (21.43%) Scrum
5 21 (18.75%) Manual Testing
6 19 (16.96%) TDD
7 14 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 12 (10.71%) Test Automation
9 11 (9.82%) Compatibility Testing
9 11 (9.82%) Automation Testing
10 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
11 9 (8.04%) Web Testing
12 8 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.14%) Validation
12 8 (7.14%) Test Strategy
13 7 (6.25%) BDD
14 6 (5.36%) Security Testing
14 6 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (4.46%) Usability Testing
15 5 (4.46%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.39%) Python
2 35 (31.25%) Java
3 27 (24.11%) C#
3 27 (24.11%) Perl
4 24 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 24 (21.43%) C
5 22 (19.64%) SQL
6 16 (14.29%) C++
7 14 (12.50%) Ruby
8 7 (6.25%) Scala
9 6 (5.36%) TTCN
10 5 (4.46%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.57%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.79%) F#
13 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (40.18%) ISEB
2 39 (34.82%) ISTQB
3 23 (20.54%) Degree
4 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (56.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle
3 1 (0.89%) Perforce
3 1 (0.89%) Google
3 1 (0.89%) Red Gate
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