The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 56 90 62
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -28
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 80 38 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.56% 1.80% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 2.21% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 74 36 84
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automated Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1838 1719 1952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.69% 81.55% 74.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1411 1670
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +21 61 £40,000 +5.96% 11
Peterborough +8 8 £43,000 +32.30%
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 72 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (41.21%) QA
3 60 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 56 (33.94%) Python
5 50 (30.30%) Linux
6 49 (29.70%) Software Testing
7 47 (28.48%) ISEB
8 44 (26.67%) C#
8 44 (26.67%) SQL
9 41 (24.85%) Java
10 38 (23.03%) Selenium
11 37 (22.42%) Test Scripting
11 37 (22.42%) .NET
12 36 (21.82%) ISTQB
13 35 (21.21%) Regression Testing
13 35 (21.21%) C++
14 33 (20.00%) HTML
15 30 (18.18%) JavaScript
15 30 (18.18%) Scrum
16 28 (16.97%) JIRA
16 28 (16.97%) Windows
17 27 (16.36%) Microsoft
18 26 (15.76%) Test Automation
19 22 (13.33%) Unit Testing
20 21 (12.73%) HTTP
21 20 (12.12%) CSS
21 20 (12.12%) Degree
22 19 (11.52%) TCP/IP
22 19 (11.52%) QuickTest Pro
23 18 (10.91%) Perl

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (0.61%) Mule
1 1 (0.61%) Confluence
1 1 (0.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.73%) HTTP
2 19 (11.52%) TCP/IP
3 15 (9.09%) Wireless
4 10 (6.06%) Internet
4 10 (6.06%) SNMP
5 4 (2.42%) ATM
6 3 (1.82%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.21%) SSL
7 2 (1.21%) DNS
7 2 (1.21%) 3G
7 2 (1.21%) DHCP
7 2 (1.21%) 2G
8 1 (0.61%) TETRA
8 1 (0.61%) NFC
8 1 (0.61%) LTE
8 1 (0.61%) DECT
8 1 (0.61%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.91%) MongoDB
2 17 (10.30%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.85%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.21%) Big Data
6 1 (0.61%) Riak
6 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 38 (23.03%) Selenium
2 28 (16.97%) JIRA
3 19 (11.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.24%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.64%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.03%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.03%) JMeter
7 5 (3.03%) Ant
7 5 (3.03%) WinRunner
8 4 (2.42%) JUnit
9 3 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.82%) QARun
9 3 (1.82%) Hudson
10 2 (1.21%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.21%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.21%) TestNG
10 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.21%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.61%) CruiseControl
General
1 15 (9.09%) Finance
2 8 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.42%) Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Electronics
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (26.06%) Test Engineer
2 38 (23.03%) Software Engineer
3 30 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
4 28 (16.97%) Developer
4 28 (16.97%) Tester
5 25 (15.15%) Analyst
6 24 (14.55%) Test Analyst
7 18 (10.91%) QA Engineer
8 12 (7.27%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (6.06%) Software Tester
10 9 (5.45%) Team Leader
10 9 (5.45%) Senior Test Analyst
10 9 (5.45%) Test Team Leader
10 9 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.45%) Senior QA Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) Automation Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) Test Automation Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) Automation Team Leader
11 8 (4.85%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (3.64%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.42%) .NET
2 33 (20.00%) HTML
3 20 (12.12%) CSS
4 10 (6.06%) Dojo
5 8 (4.85%) CSS3
5 8 (4.85%) HTML5
6 7 (4.24%) REST
6 7 (4.24%) XML
7 6 (3.64%) Web Services
8 5 (3.03%) Servlets
9 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.82%) WinForms
9 3 (1.82%) WCF
9 3 (1.82%) WPF
9 3 (1.82%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (1.21%) RESTful
11 1 (0.61%) Ajax
11 1 (0.61%) SOAP
11 1 (0.61%) XSL
11 1 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.48%) Open Source
2 11 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.85%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.82%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.82%) User Experience
7 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.21%) Chemistry
7 2 (1.21%) Biology
7 2 (1.21%) Life Science
7 2 (1.21%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 50 (30.30%) Linux
2 28 (16.97%) Windows
3 17 (10.30%) UNIX
4 3 (1.82%) Android
5 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Tizen
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.61%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 49 (29.70%) Software Testing
4 37 (22.42%) Test Scripting
5 35 (21.21%) Regression Testing
6 30 (18.18%) Scrum
7 26 (15.76%) Test Automation
8 22 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 18 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 14 (8.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (8.48%) Test Strategy
12 12 (7.27%) Agile Testing
12 12 (7.27%) Mentoring
12 12 (7.27%) TDD
13 10 (6.06%) Test Management
14 9 (5.45%) Load Testing
15 8 (4.85%) Web Testing
15 8 (4.85%) Configuration Management
15 8 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (33.94%) Python
2 44 (26.67%) C#
2 44 (26.67%) SQL
3 41 (24.85%) Java
4 35 (21.21%) C++
5 30 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 18 (10.91%) Perl
7 16 (9.70%) Ruby
8 9 (5.45%) C
9 5 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.42%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.82%) VB
12 1 (0.61%) Delphi
12 1 (0.61%) TTCN
12 1 (0.61%) Scala
12 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (28.48%) ISEB
2 36 (21.82%) ISTQB
3 20 (12.12%) Degree
4 4 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.61%) HNC
5 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (41.21%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
1 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.45%) HP
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle
4 2 (1.21%) VMware
5 1 (0.61%) Google
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