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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 68 78 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 47 52 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.17% 2.90% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 3.67% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44 48 75
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,710 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £45,000 £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
1205 1415 1485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.25% 78.79% 77.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 1186 1255
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 63 (58.33%) Python
2 52 (48.15%) Linux
3 43 (39.81%) SQL
4 42 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (34.26%) Manual Testing
6 36 (33.33%) QA
6 36 (33.33%) C++
7 32 (29.63%) Test Scripting
8 29 (26.85%) ISEB
9 28 (25.93%) Software Testing
10 27 (25.00%) Selenium
11 25 (23.15%) UNIX
12 24 (22.22%) Java
13 23 (21.30%) Test Automation
14 22 (20.37%) Perl
14 22 (20.37%) HTML
14 22 (20.37%) ISTQB
15 21 (19.44%) Windows
16 19 (17.59%) JavaScript
17 18 (16.67%) C#
18 17 (15.74%) .NET
19 16 (14.81%) Regression Testing
19 16 (14.81%) TCP/IP
20 15 (13.89%) C
20 15 (13.89%) MongoDB
20 15 (13.89%) NoSQL
21 14 (12.96%) JIRA
22 13 (12.04%) Finance
22 13 (12.04%) HTTP
22 13 (12.04%) Visualisation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (0.93%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.93%) MS Project
1 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 13 (12.04%) HTTP
3 8 (7.41%) Wireless
3 8 (7.41%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.78%) Network Security
4 3 (2.78%) Internet
5 2 (1.85%) 3G
5 2 (1.85%) SNMP
5 2 (1.85%) 2G
6 1 (0.93%) NFC
6 1 (0.93%) SSH
6 1 (0.93%) TETRA
6 1 (0.93%) DECT
6 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.89%) MongoDB
1 15 (13.89%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (25.00%) Selenium
2 14 (12.96%) JIRA
3 9 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.41%) JMeter
5 6 (5.56%) QADirector
6 5 (4.63%) Ant
7 4 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (3.70%) FitNesse
7 4 (3.70%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.78%) QARun
8 3 (2.78%) WinRunner
9 2 (1.85%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.85%) LabVIEW
9 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.93%) PhantomJS
10 1 (0.93%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.93%) NUnit
10 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 13 (12.04%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.85%) Games
3 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.93%) Automotive
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (26.85%) Test Engineer
2 22 (20.37%) Software Engineer
3 21 (19.44%) Tester
4 18 (16.67%) Developer
5 16 (14.81%) Software Test Engineer
6 13 (12.04%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (9.26%) Team Leader
7 10 (9.26%) Test Team Leader
7 10 (9.26%) Automation Team Leader
7 10 (9.26%) Automation Tester
8 9 (8.33%) Analyst
9 8 (7.41%) Test Analyst
9 8 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (6.48%) Lead Tester
11 6 (5.56%) Test Development Engineer
11 6 (5.56%) Development Engineer
12 5 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
13 4 (3.70%) Software Developer
13 4 (3.70%) Consultant
13 4 (3.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.37%) HTML
2 17 (15.74%) .NET
3 12 (11.11%) CSS
4 7 (6.48%) Dojo
5 4 (3.70%) Servlets
5 4 (3.70%) XML
6 3 (2.78%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 3 (2.78%) WCF
6 3 (2.78%) WPF
6 3 (2.78%) WinForms
7 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.85%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.85%) HTML5
7 2 (1.85%) CSS3
8 1 (0.93%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Visualisation
2 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.70%) Open Source
5 3 (2.78%) User Experience
6 2 (1.85%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.85%) Chemistry
6 2 (1.85%) Biology
6 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.85%) Life Science
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 52 (48.15%) Linux
2 25 (23.15%) UNIX
3 21 (19.44%) Windows
4 4 (3.70%) Android
5 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.93%) Tizen
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (34.26%) Manual Testing
3 32 (29.63%) Test Scripting
4 28 (25.93%) Software Testing
5 23 (21.30%) Test Automation
6 16 (14.81%) Regression Testing
7 13 (12.04%) Unit Testing
7 13 (12.04%) Mentoring
8 12 (11.11%) Test Management
9 11 (10.19%) Scrum
10 10 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (9.26%) Agile Testing
11 8 (7.41%) Load Testing
12 6 (5.56%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.56%) TDD
12 6 (5.56%) OO
12 6 (5.56%) Automation Testing
12 6 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (4.63%) DevOps
13 5 (4.63%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (58.33%) Python
2 43 (39.81%) SQL
3 36 (33.33%) C++
4 24 (22.22%) Java
5 22 (20.37%) Perl
6 19 (17.59%) JavaScript
7 18 (16.67%) C#
8 15 (13.89%) C
9 11 (10.19%) Ruby
10 7 (6.48%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.78%) VB
12 1 (0.93%) TTCN
12 1 (0.93%) Delphi
12 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (26.85%) ISEB
2 22 (20.37%) ISTQB
3 10 (9.26%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Firmware
2 1 (0.93%) KVM
2 1 (0.93%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.70%) WorldPay
3 2 (1.85%) VMware
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) HP
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