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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 49 75 127
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +52
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 98 59 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.97% 2.62% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 3.40% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 95 54 28
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
1979 1737 2230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.09% 77.20% 76.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1565 1475 1935
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +37 88 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Huntingdon - 4 £43,500 -
Peterborough -10 3 £50,000 -28.57%
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 93 (60.00%) QA
2 57 (36.77%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (36.77%) Python
3 55 (35.48%) Test Scripting
4 54 (34.84%) ISTQB
4 54 (34.84%) Selenium
4 54 (34.84%) ISEB
5 44 (28.39%) HTML
5 44 (28.39%) Software Testing
6 43 (27.74%) JavaScript
7 39 (25.16%) Java
7 39 (25.16%) Linux
8 38 (24.52%) C#
9 33 (21.29%) TDD
10 30 (19.35%) CSS
11 29 (18.71%) Regression Testing
12 28 (18.06%) Wireless
13 27 (17.42%) Manual Testing
13 27 (17.42%) HTTP
14 26 (16.77%) .NET
14 26 (16.77%) Scrum
15 24 (15.48%) Degree
15 24 (15.48%) Automation Testing
16 23 (14.84%) C
17 22 (14.19%) C++
17 22 (14.19%) WebDriver
18 20 (12.90%) BDD
18 20 (12.90%) JIRA
19 18 (11.61%) Microsoft
19 18 (11.61%) SQL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (0.65%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 6 (3.87%) MS Office
2 3 (1.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
1 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.06%) Wireless
2 27 (17.42%) HTTP
3 14 (9.03%) TCP/IP
3 14 (9.03%) Internet
4 8 (5.16%) SSH
5 7 (4.52%) Ethernet
6 6 (3.87%) SNMP
7 3 (1.94%) X.509
8 2 (1.29%) ZigBee
8 2 (1.29%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.65%) LAN
9 1 (0.65%) WAN
9 1 (0.65%) WCDMA
9 1 (0.65%) SSL
9 1 (0.65%) STUN
9 1 (0.65%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 12 (7.74%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.58%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.29%) Big Data
4 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.29%) MySQL
5 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.65%) DB2
5 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.65%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 54 (34.84%) Selenium
2 22 (14.19%) WebDriver
3 20 (12.90%) JIRA
4 15 (9.68%) Git (software)
5 14 (9.03%) Sahi
5 14 (9.03%) Selenium IDE
5 14 (9.03%) Jasmine
5 14 (9.03%) WATIR
6 8 (5.16%) FitNesse
7 6 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.87%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (3.23%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.23%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.58%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.58%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.29%) JUnit
11 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.65%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.65%) TestNG
General
1 10 (6.45%) Finance
2 8 (5.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.94%) Banking
4 2 (1.29%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.29%) Military
4 2 (1.29%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (23.23%) Tester
2 32 (20.65%) Test Engineer
3 31 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 27 (17.42%) Developer
5 26 (16.77%) QA Engineer
6 19 (12.26%) Analyst
6 19 (12.26%) Test Analyst
7 18 (11.61%) Software Tester
8 13 (8.39%) QA Tester
9 11 (7.10%) Software Test Analyst
10 10 (6.45%) Test Manager
10 10 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
11 9 (5.81%) Front-End Developer
12 7 (4.52%) Senior Tester
12 7 (4.52%) Senior QA Engineer
13 6 (3.87%) Automated Test Analyst
13 6 (3.87%) Automated Test Engineer
14 5 (3.23%) Web Developer
14 5 (3.23%) Senior Software Tester
15 4 (2.58%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.39%) HTML
2 30 (19.35%) CSS
3 26 (16.77%) .NET
4 8 (5.16%) Web Services
5 7 (4.52%) Dojo
6 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.94%) RESTful
7 3 (1.94%) HTML5
7 3 (1.94%) CSS3
8 2 (1.29%) REST
8 2 (1.29%) OSGi
8 2 (1.29%) XML
9 1 (0.65%) XSL
9 1 (0.65%) J2SE
9 1 (0.65%) Ajax
9 1 (0.65%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.68%) Open Source
2 8 (5.16%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.29%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.65%) GIS
4 1 (0.65%) Grid Computing
4 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.65%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.16%) Linux
2 14 (9.03%) Windows
3 9 (5.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (36.77%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (35.48%) Test Scripting
3 44 (28.39%) Software Testing
4 33 (21.29%) TDD
5 29 (18.71%) Regression Testing
6 27 (17.42%) Manual Testing
7 26 (16.77%) Scrum
8 24 (15.48%) Automation Testing
9 20 (12.90%) BDD
10 16 (10.32%) Software Engineering
11 15 (9.68%) Web Testing
12 14 (9.03%) E-Commerce
13 12 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (7.10%) Test Strategy
14 11 (7.10%) User Stories
14 11 (7.10%) Compatibility Testing
15 9 (5.81%) Test Automation
16 8 (5.16%) Performance Testing
17 7 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
18 6 (3.87%) OO
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.77%) Python
2 43 (27.74%) JavaScript
3 39 (25.16%) Java
4 38 (24.52%) C#
5 23 (14.84%) C
6 22 (14.19%) C++
7 18 (11.61%) SQL
8 17 (10.97%) Ruby
8 17 (10.97%) Perl
9 12 (7.74%) F#
10 5 (3.23%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.58%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.29%) TTCN
12 2 (1.29%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.29%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.65%) Scala
13 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (34.84%) ISTQB
1 54 (34.84%) ISEB
2 24 (15.48%) Degree
3 5 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) HNC
4 1 (0.65%) HND
4 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.52%) KVM
Vendors
1 18 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.10%) Oracle
3 3 (1.94%) Google
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