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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 55 70 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 54 50 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.72% 2.98% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 3.67% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 50 48 71
Average salary £45,000 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.40% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,510 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £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
1165 1364 1432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 80.23% 81.19% 74.24%
Number of salaries quoted 957 1178 1201
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 64 (54.24%) Python
2 54 (45.76%) Linux
3 47 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (37.29%) SQL
5 39 (33.05%) QA
6 36 (30.51%) Software Testing
6 36 (30.51%) ISEB
6 36 (30.51%) Manual Testing
7 33 (27.97%) C++
8 32 (27.12%) Test Scripting
9 27 (22.88%) Selenium
10 26 (22.03%) Java
10 26 (22.03%) Test Automation
11 25 (21.19%) ISTQB
12 23 (19.49%) HTML
12 23 (19.49%) UNIX
12 23 (19.49%) Windows
13 21 (17.80%) Perl
14 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
14 20 (16.95%) C#
14 20 (16.95%) Regression Testing
14 20 (16.95%) Unit Testing
15 18 (15.25%) JIRA
16 17 (14.41%) Microsoft
16 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
17 15 (12.71%) .NET
17 15 (12.71%) MongoDB
17 15 (12.71%) NoSQL
18 14 (11.86%) HTTP
19 13 (11.02%) Degree

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Project
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
2 14 (11.86%) HTTP
3 8 (6.78%) HTTPS
3 8 (6.78%) Wireless
4 5 (4.24%) Internet
4 5 (4.24%) SNMP
5 2 (1.69%) 3G
5 2 (1.69%) 2G
6 1 (0.85%) TETRA
6 1 (0.85%) SSH
6 1 (0.85%) NFC
6 1 (0.85%) Network Security
6 1 (0.85%) DECT
6 1 (0.85%) DHCP
6 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.85%) SSL
6 1 (0.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) MongoDB
1 15 (12.71%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (22.88%) Selenium
2 18 (15.25%) JIRA
3 8 (6.78%) JMeter
3 8 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.93%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (4.24%) Ant
6 4 (3.39%) QADirector
6 4 (3.39%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.54%) WinRunner
7 3 (2.54%) QARun
8 2 (1.69%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.69%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.69%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.85%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.85%) TestNG
9 1 (0.85%) JUnit
9 1 (0.85%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 11 (9.32%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.54%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (30.51%) Test Engineer
2 33 (27.97%) Software Engineer
3 26 (22.03%) Software Test Engineer
4 18 (15.25%) Developer
5 16 (13.56%) Tester
6 13 (11.02%) Automation Engineer
7 12 (10.17%) Team Leader
7 12 (10.17%) Test Team Leader
8 11 (9.32%) Analyst
8 11 (9.32%) Test Analyst
8 11 (9.32%) Automation Team Leader
9 9 (7.63%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (6.78%) Automation Tester
11 6 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (4.24%) Test Manager
12 5 (4.24%) Senior Test Engineer
12 5 (4.24%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (4.24%) Lead Tester
13 4 (3.39%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.49%) HTML
2 15 (12.71%) .NET
3 12 (10.17%) CSS
4 7 (5.93%) Dojo
5 5 (4.24%) XML
5 5 (4.24%) Servlets
5 5 (4.24%) HTML5
5 5 (4.24%) CSS3
6 3 (2.54%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 3 (2.54%) WinForms
6 3 (2.54%) WCF
6 3 (2.54%) WPF
7 2 (1.69%) REST
8 1 (0.85%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.85%) Web Services
8 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Visualisation
1 10 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.63%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.63%) Open Source
3 6 (5.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.54%) Device Driver
4 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.54%) User Experience
5 2 (1.69%) Life Science
5 2 (1.69%) Chemistry
5 2 (1.69%) Biology
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 54 (45.76%) Linux
2 23 (19.49%) UNIX
2 23 (19.49%) Windows
3 4 (3.39%) Android
4 3 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.85%) Tizen
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.51%) Software Testing
2 36 (30.51%) Manual Testing
3 32 (27.12%) Test Scripting
4 26 (22.03%) Test Automation
5 20 (16.95%) Unit Testing
5 20 (16.95%) Regression Testing
6 13 (11.02%) Test Management
6 13 (11.02%) Mentoring
7 11 (9.32%) Agile Testing
7 11 (9.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (7.63%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.63%) Load Testing
9 8 (6.78%) Scrum
9 8 (6.78%) TDD
10 7 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.08%) OO
11 6 (5.08%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.08%) BDD
11 6 (5.08%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 64 (54.24%) Python
2 44 (37.29%) SQL
3 33 (27.97%) C++
4 26 (22.03%) Java
5 21 (17.80%) Perl
6 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
6 20 (16.95%) C#
7 13 (11.02%) Ruby
8 12 (10.17%) C
9 7 (5.93%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.54%) VB
11 1 (0.85%) Delphi
11 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.85%) TTCN
11 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (30.51%) ISEB
2 25 (21.19%) ISTQB
3 13 (11.02%) Degree
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (33.05%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) WAI
3 1 (0.85%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Firmware
2 1 (0.85%) KVM
2 1 (0.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.69%) VMware
3 1 (0.85%) HP
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