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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 79 59 74
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 33 66 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.36% 3.72% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 4.45% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 29 61 38
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,500 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,600
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
1200 1483 1318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.65% 83.64% 79.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 1189 1129
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 48 (56.47%) Python
2 40 (47.06%) Manual Testing
3 36 (42.35%) Linux
4 35 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (36.47%) Selenium
6 25 (29.41%) Test Scripting
6 25 (29.41%) QA
7 22 (25.88%) C++
8 20 (23.53%) HTML
9 19 (22.35%) Java
10 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
10 18 (21.18%) SQL
10 18 (21.18%) .NET
10 18 (21.18%) Degree
11 16 (18.82%) Perl
11 16 (18.82%) ISEB
12 15 (17.65%) Visualisation
13 14 (16.47%) C
14 13 (15.29%) CSS
14 13 (15.29%) UNIX
14 13 (15.29%) NoSQL
14 13 (15.29%) Mentoring
15 12 (14.12%) C#
15 12 (14.12%) Software Testing
15 12 (14.12%) ISTQB
16 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
17 10 (11.76%) HTTP
17 10 (11.76%) MongoDB
18 9 (10.59%) Finance
18 9 (10.59%) Scrum

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (3.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.76%) HTTP
3 5 (5.88%) Wireless
3 5 (5.88%) HTTPS
4 4 (4.71%) Internet
5 3 (3.53%) Network Security
6 1 (1.18%) SSH
6 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) NoSQL
2 10 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (36.47%) Selenium
2 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.06%) QADirector
4 5 (5.88%) JIRA
4 5 (5.88%) Appium
5 4 (4.71%) PhantomJS
5 4 (4.71%) JMeter
5 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.53%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.35%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.18%) NUnit
8 1 (1.18%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.18%) Subversion
8 1 (1.18%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.18%) Android Studio
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Tester
2 17 (20.00%) Developer
2 17 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 10 (11.76%) Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) Automation Tester
4 9 (10.59%) Test Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) Lead Tester
5 8 (9.41%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Software Tester
6 6 (7.06%) Team Leader
6 6 (7.06%) Test Development Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Development Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.53%) QA Leader
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Development Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Automation Team Leader
9 3 (3.53%) QA Test Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Knowledge Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.53%) HTML
2 18 (21.18%) .NET
3 13 (15.29%) CSS
4 5 (5.88%) Dojo
4 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.71%) WPF
5 4 (4.71%) HTML5
6 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.53%) WCF
6 3 (3.53%) XML
6 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.53%) ServiceStack
6 3 (3.53%) D3.js
6 3 (3.53%) SignalR
6 3 (3.53%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (2.35%) Ajax
7 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.18%) LINQ
8 1 (1.18%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Visualisation
2 7 (8.24%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Social Media
3 3 (3.53%) Social Network
3 3 (3.53%) Clustering
3 3 (3.53%) User Experience
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.35%) Linux
2 13 (15.29%) UNIX
3 8 (9.41%) Windows
3 8 (9.41%) Android
4 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.06%) Manual Testing
2 35 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 13 (15.29%) Mentoring
5 12 (14.12%) Software Testing
6 9 (10.59%) Scrum
7 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.24%) Regression Testing
8 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.06%) Web Testing
9 5 (5.88%) Network Management
9 5 (5.88%) Performance Testing
9 5 (5.88%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.88%) TDD
9 5 (5.88%) Web Design
9 5 (5.88%) CRM
9 5 (5.88%) User Stories
9 5 (5.88%) Automation Testing
10 4 (4.71%) DevOps
10 4 (4.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (56.47%) Python
2 22 (25.88%) C++
3 19 (22.35%) Java
4 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
4 18 (21.18%) SQL
5 16 (18.82%) Perl
6 14 (16.47%) C
7 12 (14.12%) C#
8 3 (3.53%) Ruby
8 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Degree
2 16 (18.82%) ISEB
3 12 (14.12%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.53%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (29.41%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
1 1 (1.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle
1 1 (1.18%) WorldPay
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