The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 69 75 118
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +43
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 76 64 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.18% 2.70% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 3.57% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 69 60 36
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1927 1794 2091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.53% 75.82% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1535 1796
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cambridgeshire region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +14 62 £32,500 -18.75% 12
Peterborough -8 5 £50,000 -28.57%
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 81 (58.70%) QA
2 61 (44.20%) Test Scripting
3 60 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (38.41%) Python
5 49 (35.51%) ISEB
5 49 (35.51%) Selenium
5 49 (35.51%) ISTQB
6 43 (31.16%) Software Testing
7 39 (28.26%) C#
8 35 (25.36%) Java
9 32 (23.19%) Linux
10 31 (22.46%) TDD
11 27 (19.57%) Perl
11 27 (19.57%) SQL
12 26 (18.84%) JavaScript
12 26 (18.84%) Scrum
13 25 (18.12%) HTML
14 24 (17.39%) C
14 24 (17.39%) Ruby
15 23 (16.67%) Degree
15 23 (16.67%) Manual Testing
15 23 (16.67%) Automation Testing
16 21 (15.22%) .NET
17 20 (14.49%) HTTP
18 19 (13.77%) CSS
18 19 (13.77%) BDD
19 18 (13.04%) WebDriver
20 17 (12.32%) Regression Testing
20 17 (12.32%) Wireless
21 16 (11.59%) JIRA

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (0.72%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.72%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) MS Office
2 4 (2.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
1 1 (0.72%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.49%) HTTP
2 17 (12.32%) Wireless
3 14 (10.14%) Internet
4 9 (6.52%) X.509
5 8 (5.80%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.07%) SSL
6 7 (5.07%) SSH
6 7 (5.07%) STUN
7 6 (4.35%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.45%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.72%) TDMA
9 1 (0.72%) TETRA
9 1 (0.72%) DNS
9 1 (0.72%) GSM
9 1 (0.72%) LAN
9 1 (0.72%) WAN
9 1 (0.72%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.80%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.17%) Big Data
4 2 (1.45%) MySQL
5 1 (0.72%) DB2
5 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.72%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 49 (35.51%) Selenium
2 18 (13.04%) WebDriver
3 16 (11.59%) JIRA
4 14 (10.14%) WATIR
4 14 (10.14%) Jasmine
4 14 (10.14%) Sahi
4 14 (10.14%) Selenium IDE
5 8 (5.80%) FitNesse
5 8 (5.80%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (5.07%) Git (software)
7 6 (4.35%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.62%) Bugzilla
9 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.45%) SCons
11 1 (0.72%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.72%) GCC
11 1 (0.72%) JUnit
General
1 6 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (1.45%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.45%) Military
2 2 (1.45%) Electronics
2 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (34.78%) Test Engineer
2 40 (28.99%) Software Engineer
3 33 (23.91%) Tester
4 24 (17.39%) QA Engineer
5 22 (15.94%) Software Test Engineer
6 21 (15.22%) Software Tester
7 14 (10.14%) Analyst
7 14 (10.14%) Test Analyst
8 11 (7.97%) Software Test Analyst
9 10 (7.25%) QA Tester
10 8 (5.80%) Developer
11 7 (5.07%) Test Manager
12 6 (4.35%) Senior Tester
12 6 (4.35%) Automated Test Engineer
13 5 (3.62%) Senior Software Tester
13 5 (3.62%) Senior QA Engineer
14 4 (2.90%) Software Developer
14 4 (2.90%) Automated Tester
15 3 (2.17%) Senior Test Engineer
16 2 (1.45%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.12%) HTML
2 21 (15.22%) .NET
3 19 (13.77%) CSS
4 11 (7.97%) Web Services
5 7 (5.07%) J2SE
5 7 (5.07%) RESTful
6 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.17%) REST
8 2 (1.45%) HTML5
8 2 (1.45%) OSGi
8 2 (1.45%) WCF
8 2 (1.45%) jQuery
8 2 (1.45%) XML
8 2 (1.45%) XSLT
9 1 (0.72%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.80%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.35%) Open Source
3 2 (1.45%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.72%) GIS
4 1 (0.72%) Grid Computing
4 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.72%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.72%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.19%) Linux
2 15 (10.87%) Windows
3 12 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (44.20%) Test Scripting
2 60 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (31.16%) Software Testing
4 31 (22.46%) TDD
5 26 (18.84%) Scrum
6 23 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 23 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 19 (13.77%) BDD
8 17 (12.32%) Regression Testing
9 14 (10.14%) E-Commerce
9 14 (10.14%) Test Automation
10 13 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (7.97%) Compatibility Testing
12 10 (7.25%) Software Engineering
13 9 (6.52%) Security Testing
13 9 (6.52%) Web Testing
14 8 (5.80%) Validation
14 8 (5.80%) Test Strategy
15 7 (5.07%) OO
16 6 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.41%) Python
2 39 (28.26%) C#
3 35 (25.36%) Java
4 27 (19.57%) Perl
4 27 (19.57%) SQL
5 26 (18.84%) JavaScript
6 24 (17.39%) Ruby
6 24 (17.39%) C
7 16 (11.59%) C++
8 12 (8.70%) F#
9 7 (5.07%) Scala
10 6 (4.35%) TTCN
11 5 (3.62%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.90%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (35.51%) ISEB
1 49 (35.51%) ISTQB
2 23 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (58.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.25%) Oracle
3 1 (0.72%) Perforce
3 1 (0.72%) Google
3 1 (0.72%) Red Gate
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