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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 70 79 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 37 43 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.60% 2.37% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 2.96% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 63
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,200 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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
1170 1453 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.22% 80.10% 78.86%
Number of salaries quoted 982 1172 1200
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 55 (59.14%) Python
2 46 (49.46%) Linux
3 37 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (35.48%) C++
4 33 (35.48%) SQL
4 33 (35.48%) Manual Testing
5 30 (32.26%) QA
6 29 (31.18%) Test Scripting
7 23 (24.73%) Selenium
7 23 (24.73%) Java
8 22 (23.66%) HTML
8 22 (23.66%) UNIX
9 21 (22.58%) ISEB
10 20 (21.51%) Perl
10 20 (21.51%) Software Testing
11 19 (20.43%) JavaScript
12 16 (17.20%) Windows
12 16 (17.20%) ISTQB
12 16 (17.20%) Test Automation
13 15 (16.13%) .NET
13 15 (16.13%) TCP/IP
14 14 (15.05%) C
14 14 (15.05%) C#
14 14 (15.05%) MongoDB
14 14 (15.05%) NoSQL
15 13 (13.98%) Mentoring
15 13 (13.98%) HTTP
16 12 (12.90%) CSS
16 12 (12.90%) Visualisation
17 11 (11.83%) SDLC

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.08%) MS Project
1 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 13 (13.98%) HTTP
3 7 (7.53%) Wireless
3 7 (7.53%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.23%) Network Security
5 2 (2.15%) SNMP
5 2 (2.15%) Internet
6 1 (1.08%) TETRA
6 1 (1.08%) SSH
6 1 (1.08%) 3G
6 1 (1.08%) 2G
6 1 (1.08%) DECT
6 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) MongoDB
1 14 (15.05%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (24.73%) Selenium
2 10 (10.75%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.60%) JIRA
4 7 (7.53%) JMeter
5 6 (6.45%) QADirector
6 4 (4.30%) Ant
6 4 (4.30%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.08%) Appium
8 1 (1.08%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.08%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.08%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.08%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.08%) NUnit
8 1 (1.08%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.08%) Subversion
8 1 (1.08%) QARun
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.08%) Automotive
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (23.66%) Test Engineer
2 21 (22.58%) Tester
3 19 (20.43%) Developer
4 18 (19.35%) Software Engineer
5 13 (13.98%) Software Test Engineer
6 10 (10.75%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (9.68%) Automation Tester
8 8 (8.60%) Lead Tester
9 7 (7.53%) Automation Team Leader
9 7 (7.53%) Team Leader
9 7 (7.53%) Test Team Leader
10 6 (6.45%) Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) Test Development Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) Development Engineer
11 5 (5.38%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (5.38%) Test Analyst
11 5 (5.38%) Software Developer
12 4 (4.30%) Test Manager
12 4 (4.30%) Software Tester
12 4 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) HTML
2 15 (16.13%) .NET
3 12 (12.90%) CSS
4 7 (7.53%) Dojo
5 4 (4.30%) XML
6 3 (3.23%) HTML5
6 3 (3.23%) Servlets
7 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.15%) WPF
7 2 (2.15%) Ajax
7 2 (2.15%) CSS3
8 1 (1.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (1.08%) REST
8 1 (1.08%) WinForms
8 1 (1.08%) Spring
8 1 (1.08%) LINQ
8 1 (1.08%) WCF
8 1 (1.08%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Visualisation
2 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.15%) User Experience
5 1 (1.08%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.08%) Life Science
5 1 (1.08%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.08%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 46 (49.46%) Linux
2 22 (23.66%) UNIX
3 16 (17.20%) Windows
4 5 (5.38%) Android
5 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.48%) Manual Testing
3 29 (31.18%) Test Scripting
4 20 (21.51%) Software Testing
5 16 (17.20%) Test Automation
6 13 (13.98%) Mentoring
7 11 (11.83%) SDLC
7 11 (11.83%) Scrum
8 10 (10.75%) Unit Testing
8 10 (10.75%) Regression Testing
9 7 (7.53%) Agile Testing
9 7 (7.53%) Test Management
10 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.45%) TDD
10 6 (6.45%) Automation Testing
11 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.38%) Network Management
11 5 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.38%) Load Testing
11 5 (5.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 55 (59.14%) Python
2 33 (35.48%) C++
2 33 (35.48%) SQL
3 23 (24.73%) Java
4 20 (21.51%) Perl
5 19 (20.43%) JavaScript
6 14 (15.05%) C
6 14 (15.05%) C#
7 9 (9.68%) Ruby
8 5 (5.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.08%) TTCN
9 1 (1.08%) VB
9 1 (1.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) ISEB
2 16 (17.20%) ISTQB
3 9 (9.68%) Degree
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (32.26%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Docker
1 1 (1.08%) KVM
1 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.23%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.08%) VMware
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle
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