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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 53 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 65 38 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.69% 2.61% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 3.25% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 61 36 51
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1483 1170 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.26% 80.36% 73.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 919 1142
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 63 (44.37%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (43.66%) QA
3 55 (38.73%) Python
4 53 (37.32%) Linux
4 53 (37.32%) Manual Testing
5 48 (33.80%) Software Testing
6 47 (33.10%) ISEB
7 41 (28.87%) Java
8 39 (27.46%) HTML
9 35 (24.65%) SQL
9 35 (24.65%) Test Scripting
10 34 (23.94%) JavaScript
10 34 (23.94%) ISTQB
11 33 (23.24%) Selenium
12 31 (21.83%) C#
13 30 (21.13%) C++
14 27 (19.01%) Windows
14 27 (19.01%) Regression Testing
15 25 (17.61%) Wireless
16 24 (16.90%) .NET
16 24 (16.90%) HTTP
17 23 (16.20%) JIRA
17 23 (16.20%) Microsoft
18 22 (15.49%) CSS
19 21 (14.79%) Degree
20 20 (14.08%) Software Engineering
21 19 (13.38%) TCP/IP
21 19 (13.38%) Perl
22 18 (12.68%) Test Automation
22 18 (12.68%) NoSQL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.61%) Wireless
2 24 (16.90%) HTTP
3 19 (13.38%) TCP/IP
4 12 (8.45%) Internet
5 9 (6.34%) SNMP
6 4 (2.82%) HTTPS
6 4 (2.82%) SSH
6 4 (2.82%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.41%) 3G
7 2 (1.41%) 2G
7 2 (1.41%) SSL
7 2 (1.41%) DNS
7 2 (1.41%) DHCP
8 1 (0.70%) WCDMA
8 1 (0.70%) X.509
8 1 (0.70%) NFC
8 1 (0.70%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.68%) NoSQL
2 17 (11.97%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.52%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (23.24%) Selenium
2 23 (16.20%) JIRA
3 14 (9.86%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.93%) WebDriver
4 7 (4.93%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (2.82%) JMeter
5 4 (2.82%) Ant
6 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.41%) WinRunner
7 2 (1.41%) JUnit
7 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.41%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.41%) QARun
7 2 (1.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.41%) Hudson
7 2 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.41%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.41%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.41%) TestNG
8 1 (0.70%) QADirector
General
1 14 (9.86%) Finance
2 10 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.11%) Banking
4 2 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (30.28%) Software Engineer
2 41 (28.87%) Test Engineer
3 29 (20.42%) Software Test Engineer
4 27 (19.01%) Developer
5 20 (14.08%) Tester
6 18 (12.68%) Analyst
6 18 (12.68%) Test Analyst
7 13 (9.15%) QA Engineer
8 12 (8.45%) Front-End Developer
9 9 (6.34%) Software Tester
10 7 (4.93%) Test Team Leader
10 7 (4.93%) Team Leader
10 7 (4.93%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Automation Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Automated Test Analyst
11 6 (4.23%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (4.23%) Automated Test Engineer
11 6 (4.23%) Software Test Analyst
12 5 (3.52%) Senior Test Engineer
12 5 (3.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.46%) HTML
2 24 (16.90%) .NET
3 22 (15.49%) CSS
4 10 (7.04%) Dojo
5 6 (4.23%) HTML5
5 6 (4.23%) CSS3
6 5 (3.52%) REST
6 5 (3.52%) Web Services
6 5 (3.52%) XML
7 3 (2.11%) Servlets
8 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.41%) WinForms
8 2 (1.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (1.41%) WCF
8 2 (1.41%) WPF
8 2 (1.41%) RESTful
9 1 (0.70%) Android SDK
9 1 (0.70%) Ajax
9 1 (0.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.27%) Open Source
2 9 (6.34%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.63%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.93%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.11%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.41%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.41%) User Experience
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.70%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.70%) Biology
7 1 (0.70%) Life Science
7 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 53 (37.32%) Linux
2 27 (19.01%) Windows
3 15 (10.56%) UNIX
4 2 (1.41%) Android
5 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.70%) Tizen
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.70%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (44.37%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (37.32%) Manual Testing
3 48 (33.80%) Software Testing
4 35 (24.65%) Test Scripting
5 27 (19.01%) Regression Testing
6 20 (14.08%) Software Engineering
7 18 (12.68%) Test Automation
8 17 (11.97%) Unit Testing
9 15 (10.56%) Scrum
10 12 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (7.75%) TDD
11 11 (7.75%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.04%) Web Testing
13 9 (6.34%) User Stories
14 8 (5.63%) Automation Testing
14 8 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (4.93%) Test Management
15 7 (4.93%) Performance Testing
15 7 (4.93%) Configuration Management
16 6 (4.23%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (38.73%) Python
2 41 (28.87%) Java
3 35 (24.65%) SQL
4 34 (23.94%) JavaScript
5 31 (21.83%) C#
6 30 (21.13%) C++
7 19 (13.38%) Perl
8 16 (11.27%) C
9 11 (7.75%) Ruby
10 5 (3.52%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.11%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.41%) VB
12 2 (1.41%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.41%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.70%) Scala
13 1 (0.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 47 (33.10%) ISEB
2 34 (23.94%) ISTQB
3 21 (14.79%) Degree
4 1 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.70%) HNC
4 1 (0.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (43.66%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) Firmware
1 3 (2.11%) KVM
Vendors
1 23 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.82%) Oracle
3 2 (1.41%) VMware
3 2 (1.41%) Google
4 1 (0.70%) HP
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