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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 70 81 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 60 68 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.82% 2.69% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 3.35% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 55 60 99
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,770 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1738 2032 2105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.67% 80.51% 75.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1685 1796
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +8 53 £45,000 +38.46% 10
Peterborough +1 5 £36,000 -10.00%
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (50.00%) Python
2 61 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (40.28%) Linux
4 50 (34.72%) Manual Testing
5 49 (34.03%) QA
6 47 (32.64%) SQL
7 46 (31.94%) Test Scripting
8 41 (28.47%) ISEB
9 39 (27.08%) C++
10 36 (25.00%) Selenium
11 34 (23.61%) ISTQB
12 33 (22.92%) Software Testing
12 33 (22.92%) C#
13 31 (21.53%) Java
13 31 (21.53%) Regression Testing
14 28 (19.44%) Test Automation
15 27 (18.75%) UNIX
16 26 (18.06%) .NET
17 25 (17.36%) JIRA
17 25 (17.36%) HTML
18 24 (16.67%) Perl
19 23 (15.97%) Windows
20 22 (15.28%) JavaScript
20 22 (15.28%) Scrum
21 19 (13.19%) TCP/IP
22 18 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
23 17 (11.81%) Finance
23 17 (11.81%) MongoDB
23 17 (11.81%) NoSQL
24 16 (11.11%) Ruby

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (1.39%) MS Office
2 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.19%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.11%) HTTP
3 8 (5.56%) HTTPS
3 8 (5.56%) Wireless
4 5 (3.47%) Internet
5 4 (2.78%) SNMP
5 4 (2.78%) ATM
6 2 (1.39%) 3G
6 2 (1.39%) 2G
6 2 (1.39%) Network Security
7 1 (0.69%) TETRA
7 1 (0.69%) SSH
7 1 (0.69%) NFC
7 1 (0.69%) SSL
7 1 (0.69%) DECT
7 1 (0.69%) DHCP
7 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) MongoDB
1 17 (11.81%) NoSQL
2 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.08%) Big Data
4 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.69%) OLAP
5 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 36 (25.00%) Selenium
2 25 (17.36%) JIRA
3 18 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.56%) JMeter
6 5 (3.47%) Ant
6 5 (3.47%) WinRunner
6 5 (3.47%) QADirector
7 4 (2.78%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.08%) FitNesse
8 3 (2.08%) JUnit
8 3 (2.08%) QARun
9 2 (1.39%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.39%) LabVIEW
9 2 (1.39%) Subversion
9 2 (1.39%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.69%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.69%) TestNG
10 1 (0.69%) eggPlant
General
1 17 (11.81%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.08%) Games
4 2 (1.39%) Banking
4 2 (1.39%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.39%) Automotive
4 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (23.61%) Test Engineer
2 32 (22.22%) Tester
3 26 (18.06%) Software Engineer
4 22 (15.28%) Developer
5 20 (13.89%) Analyst
5 20 (13.89%) Software Test Engineer
6 18 (12.50%) Test Analyst
7 13 (9.03%) Automation Engineer
8 12 (8.33%) Team Leader
8 12 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
9 11 (7.64%) Software Tester
9 11 (7.64%) Automation Team Leader
10 9 (6.25%) Automation Tester
10 9 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
10 9 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
10 9 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (5.56%) Lead Tester
12 6 (4.17%) Development Engineer
12 6 (4.17%) Test Development Engineer
13 5 (3.47%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.06%) .NET
2 25 (17.36%) HTML
3 16 (11.11%) CSS
4 9 (6.25%) Dojo
5 5 (3.47%) XML
6 4 (2.78%) Servlets
6 4 (2.78%) HTML5
6 4 (2.78%) REST
6 4 (2.78%) CSS3
7 3 (2.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (2.08%) WCF
7 3 (2.08%) WPF
7 3 (2.08%) WinForms
8 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.69%) Web Services
8 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.69%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 8 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.86%) Open Source
5 3 (2.08%) User Experience
6 2 (1.39%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.39%) Chemistry
6 2 (1.39%) Biology
6 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.39%) Life Science
7 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 58 (40.28%) Linux
2 27 (18.75%) UNIX
3 23 (15.97%) Windows
4 4 (2.78%) Android
5 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Tizen
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.69%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (34.72%) Manual Testing
3 46 (31.94%) Test Scripting
4 33 (22.92%) Software Testing
5 31 (21.53%) Regression Testing
6 28 (19.44%) Test Automation
7 22 (15.28%) Scrum
8 16 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 13 (9.03%) Test Management
9 13 (9.03%) Test Strategy
9 13 (9.03%) Unit Testing
10 12 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (7.64%) Agile Testing
12 10 (6.94%) TDD
13 9 (6.25%) Load Testing
13 9 (6.25%) BDD
14 8 (5.56%) User Stories
14 8 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (4.86%) Web Testing
15 7 (4.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 72 (50.00%) Python
2 47 (32.64%) SQL
3 39 (27.08%) C++
4 33 (22.92%) C#
5 31 (21.53%) Java
6 24 (16.67%) Perl
7 22 (15.28%) JavaScript
8 16 (11.11%) Ruby
9 14 (9.72%) C
10 7 (4.86%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.08%) VB
12 1 (0.69%) Delphi
12 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.69%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 41 (28.47%) ISEB
2 34 (23.61%) ISTQB
3 15 (10.42%) Degree
4 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (34.03%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) WAI
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) Firmware
2 1 (0.69%) KVM
2 1 (0.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) HDFS
Vendors
1 12 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.25%) HP
3 4 (2.78%) WorldPay
4 2 (1.39%) VMware
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