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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 49 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 73 30 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.13% 2.00% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 2.51% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 69 29 42
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
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
1503 1194 1624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.11% 79.44% 74.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 993 1389
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 73 (52.52%) Agile Software Development
1 73 (52.52%) QA
2 55 (39.57%) Manual Testing
3 51 (36.69%) ISEB
4 50 (35.97%) Python
5 43 (30.94%) Linux
5 43 (30.94%) HTML
5 43 (30.94%) Java
5 43 (30.94%) Software Testing
6 41 (29.50%) ISTQB
6 41 (29.50%) Test Scripting
7 40 (28.78%) JavaScript
8 38 (27.34%) Selenium
9 31 (22.30%) C#
10 28 (20.14%) CSS
10 28 (20.14%) HTTP
10 28 (20.14%) Regression Testing
11 27 (19.42%) Wireless
12 24 (17.27%) C++
13 23 (16.55%) .NET
13 23 (16.55%) Degree
14 22 (15.83%) C
14 22 (15.83%) Microsoft
15 21 (15.11%) TDD
16 20 (14.39%) Software Engineering
16 20 (14.39%) Perl
17 19 (13.67%) SQL
17 19 (13.67%) Windows
17 19 (13.67%) Scrum
17 19 (13.67%) Open Source

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 9 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.14%) HTTP
2 27 (19.42%) Wireless
3 17 (12.23%) TCP/IP
4 16 (11.51%) Internet
5 8 (5.76%) SNMP
5 8 (5.76%) SSH
6 7 (5.04%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.44%) DHCP
7 2 (1.44%) DNS
7 2 (1.44%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.44%) SSL
7 2 (1.44%) X.509
8 1 (0.72%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.72%) LTE
8 1 (0.72%) LAN
8 1 (0.72%) WAN
8 1 (0.72%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.51%) NoSQL
2 14 (10.07%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.44%) Big Data
3 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (27.34%) Selenium
2 17 (12.23%) JIRA
2 17 (12.23%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.91%) WebDriver
4 6 (4.32%) FitNesse
4 6 (4.32%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (2.88%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.44%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (1.44%) WATIR
6 2 (1.44%) JUnit
6 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.44%) TestComplete
6 2 (1.44%) TestNG
6 2 (1.44%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.44%) Hudson
6 2 (1.44%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.44%) Sahi
7 1 (0.72%) QADirector
7 1 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (7.91%) Finance
2 8 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.16%) Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.72%) Electronics
4 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (29.50%) Software Engineer
2 36 (25.90%) Test Engineer
3 27 (19.42%) Developer
4 22 (15.83%) Software Test Engineer
4 22 (15.83%) QA Engineer
5 20 (14.39%) Analyst
5 20 (14.39%) Test Analyst
5 20 (14.39%) Tester
6 12 (8.63%) Software Tester
7 11 (7.91%) Software Test Analyst
7 11 (7.91%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Automated Test Analyst
9 6 (4.32%) Automated Test Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Senior QA Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Test Manager
10 5 (3.60%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Senior Test Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (2.88%) Senior Software Test Engineer
12 3 (2.16%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (30.94%) HTML
2 28 (20.14%) CSS
3 23 (16.55%) .NET
4 9 (6.47%) Dojo
5 6 (4.32%) REST
5 6 (4.32%) Web Services
6 5 (3.60%) CSS3
6 5 (3.60%) HTML5
7 3 (2.16%) XML
8 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.44%) RESTful
9 1 (0.72%) OSGi
9 1 (0.72%) Servlets
9 1 (0.72%) XSL
9 1 (0.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Open Source
2 8 (5.76%) Mathematics
2 8 (5.76%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.88%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.44%) User Experience
6 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.72%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.72%) GIS
6 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.72%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 43 (30.94%) Linux
2 19 (13.67%) Windows
3 9 (6.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (52.52%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (39.57%) Manual Testing
3 43 (30.94%) Software Testing
4 41 (29.50%) Test Scripting
5 28 (20.14%) Regression Testing
6 21 (15.11%) TDD
7 20 (14.39%) Software Engineering
8 19 (13.67%) Scrum
9 14 (10.07%) Mentoring
10 13 (9.35%) Web Testing
11 11 (7.91%) BDD
12 10 (7.19%) User Stories
13 9 (6.47%) Automation Testing
13 9 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.47%) Compatibility Testing
13 9 (6.47%) Unit Testing
14 8 (5.76%) Performance Testing
15 7 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (5.04%) Configuration Management
15 7 (5.04%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 50 (35.97%) Python
2 43 (30.94%) Java
3 40 (28.78%) JavaScript
4 31 (22.30%) C#
5 24 (17.27%) C++
6 22 (15.83%) C
7 20 (14.39%) Perl
8 19 (13.67%) SQL
9 9 (6.47%) Ruby
10 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.88%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.44%) F#
12 2 (1.44%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.72%) Scala
13 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (36.69%) ISEB
2 41 (29.50%) ISTQB
3 23 (16.55%) Degree
4 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) HNC
4 1 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (52.52%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (5.04%) KVM
2 1 (0.72%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.47%) Oracle
3 2 (1.44%) Google
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