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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 48 85 101
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +16
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 75 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.27% 1.90% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 2.39% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 72 28 28
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,650 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
1442 1212 1512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.03% 79.42% 75.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1105 1062 1320
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 75 (57.25%) QA
2 73 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (43.51%) Manual Testing
4 54 (41.22%) ISEB
5 47 (35.88%) Python
6 46 (35.11%) ISTQB
7 43 (32.82%) Java
8 42 (32.06%) HTML
9 41 (31.30%) JavaScript
9 41 (31.30%) Test Scripting
10 40 (30.53%) Software Testing
11 38 (29.01%) Linux
12 37 (28.24%) Selenium
13 31 (23.66%) C#
14 29 (22.14%) Regression Testing
15 27 (20.61%) Wireless
15 27 (20.61%) CSS
16 26 (19.85%) .NET
16 26 (19.85%) HTTP
17 25 (19.08%) Degree
17 25 (19.08%) C++
18 24 (18.32%) C
18 24 (18.32%) Scrum
19 20 (15.27%) TDD
20 19 (14.50%) JIRA
21 18 (13.74%) Software Engineering
22 17 (12.98%) Perl
22 17 (12.98%) SQL
23 16 (12.21%) Microsoft
24 15 (11.45%) Windows

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (0.76%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Office
2 2 (1.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.61%) Wireless
2 26 (19.85%) HTTP
3 14 (10.69%) TCP/IP
4 13 (9.92%) Internet
5 8 (6.11%) SSH
6 7 (5.34%) Ethernet
7 6 (4.58%) SNMP
8 3 (2.29%) X.509
9 2 (1.53%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.53%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.76%) STUN
10 1 (0.76%) LTE
10 1 (0.76%) LAN
10 1 (0.76%) WAN
10 1 (0.76%) WCDMA
10 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.45%) NoSQL
2 12 (9.16%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.53%) Big Data
4 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.76%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (28.24%) Selenium
2 19 (14.50%) JIRA
3 15 (11.45%) Git (software)
4 11 (8.40%) WebDriver
5 7 (5.34%) FitNesse
6 4 (3.05%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.05%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.29%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.29%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.53%) JUnit
8 2 (1.53%) WATIR
8 2 (1.53%) Sahi
8 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.53%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.53%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.53%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.76%) SCons
9 1 (0.76%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.76%) Hudson
General
1 9 (6.87%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.29%) Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.53%) Electronics
4 2 (1.53%) Military
5 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (23.66%) Software Engineer
2 27 (20.61%) Developer
2 27 (20.61%) Tester
3 26 (19.85%) Test Engineer
4 25 (19.08%) QA Engineer
5 18 (13.74%) Software Tester
6 17 (12.98%) Analyst
6 17 (12.98%) Test Analyst
7 11 (8.40%) Software Test Analyst
7 11 (8.40%) Software Test Engineer
8 9 (6.87%) Front-End Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Senior QA Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Senior Tester
10 6 (4.58%) Automated Test Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Automated Test Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Senior Software Tester
11 5 (3.82%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.05%) Test Manager
12 4 (3.05%) QA Tester
13 3 (2.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (32.06%) HTML
2 27 (20.61%) CSS
3 26 (19.85%) .NET
4 7 (5.34%) Dojo
5 6 (4.58%) Web Services
6 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.29%) CSS3
7 3 (2.29%) HTML5
7 3 (2.29%) RESTful
8 2 (1.53%) XML
8 2 (1.53%) OSGi
8 2 (1.53%) REST
9 1 (0.76%) Ajax
9 1 (0.76%) J2SE
9 1 (0.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Open Source
2 8 (6.11%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.29%) User Experience
4 2 (1.53%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.76%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.76%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.76%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.76%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.01%) Linux
2 15 (11.45%) Windows
3 8 (6.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (43.51%) Manual Testing
3 41 (31.30%) Test Scripting
4 40 (30.53%) Software Testing
5 29 (22.14%) Regression Testing
6 24 (18.32%) Scrum
7 20 (15.27%) TDD
8 18 (13.74%) Software Engineering
9 12 (9.16%) Web Testing
9 12 (9.16%) Mentoring
10 11 (8.40%) Automation Testing
10 11 (8.40%) User Stories
11 10 (7.63%) Compatibility Testing
11 10 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (6.11%) Performance Testing
12 8 (6.11%) BDD
13 7 (5.34%) Test Automation
13 7 (5.34%) Test Strategy
13 7 (5.34%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (35.88%) Python
2 43 (32.82%) Java
3 41 (31.30%) JavaScript
4 31 (23.66%) C#
5 25 (19.08%) C++
6 24 (18.32%) C
7 17 (12.98%) Perl
7 17 (12.98%) SQL
8 6 (4.58%) Ruby
8 6 (4.58%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.82%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.53%) F#
10 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.76%) TTCN
11 1 (0.76%) Scala
11 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (41.22%) ISEB
2 46 (35.11%) ISTQB
3 25 (19.08%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.76%) HNC
4 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (57.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) KVM
Vendors
1 16 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.40%) Oracle
3 3 (2.29%) Google
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