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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 60 88 61
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -27
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 80 50 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.57% 2.28% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 2.79% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74 48 78
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1846 1795 1910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.45% 81.81% 73.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1504 1614
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +15 61 £40,000 +11.11% 10
Peterborough +8 9 £43,000 +7.50%
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 70 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (40.82%) Python
3 53 (36.05%) QA
4 48 (32.65%) Linux
5 47 (31.97%) Manual Testing
6 45 (30.61%) SQL
7 42 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 42 (28.57%) ISEB
8 39 (26.53%) C#
9 36 (24.49%) Test Scripting
10 35 (23.81%) C++
10 35 (23.81%) Java
11 34 (23.13%) Selenium
12 31 (21.09%) ISTQB
12 31 (21.09%) Regression Testing
13 29 (19.73%) .NET
14 27 (18.37%) Windows
14 27 (18.37%) Test Automation
15 25 (17.01%) Scrum
16 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
16 24 (16.33%) JIRA
17 23 (15.65%) JavaScript
18 22 (14.97%) HTML
18 22 (14.97%) Unit Testing
19 21 (14.29%) Perl
19 21 (14.29%) UNIX
20 20 (13.61%) QuickTest Pro
21 16 (10.88%) Ruby
21 16 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
22 15 (10.20%) Degree

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (0.68%) Mule
1 1 (0.68%) Confluence
1 1 (0.68%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 14 (9.52%) HTTP
3 8 (5.44%) Internet
4 7 (4.76%) HTTPS
4 7 (4.76%) Wireless
5 5 (3.40%) SNMP
6 4 (2.72%) ATM
7 2 (1.36%) DHCP
7 2 (1.36%) DNS
7 2 (1.36%) 2G
7 2 (1.36%) SSL
7 2 (1.36%) 3G
8 1 (0.68%) TETRA
8 1 (0.68%) SSH
8 1 (0.68%) NFC
8 1 (0.68%) Network Security
8 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.68%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.84%) MongoDB
2 12 (8.16%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.80%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.04%) Big Data
5 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.68%) OLAP
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.68%) Riak
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 34 (23.13%) Selenium
2 24 (16.33%) JIRA
3 20 (13.61%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (5.44%) JMeter
5 6 (4.08%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.08%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.40%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.40%) Ant
6 5 (3.40%) WinRunner
7 3 (2.04%) JUnit
7 3 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.04%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.04%) QARun
8 2 (1.36%) QADirector
8 2 (1.36%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.36%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.36%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.36%) Hudson
9 1 (0.68%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
General
1 10 (6.80%) Finance
2 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.04%) Games
4 2 (1.36%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (29.93%) Test Engineer
2 38 (25.85%) Software Engineer
3 31 (21.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 23 (15.65%) Tester
5 20 (13.61%) Analyst
6 19 (12.93%) Test Analyst
7 18 (12.24%) Developer
8 13 (8.84%) QA Engineer
9 12 (8.16%) Team Leader
9 12 (8.16%) Test Team Leader
10 11 (7.48%) Automation Team Leader
11 10 (6.80%) Automation Engineer
12 9 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
12 9 (6.12%) Senior Test Analyst
12 9 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (5.44%) Senior Software Engineer
13 8 (5.44%) Software Tester
14 7 (4.76%) Senior QA Engineer
15 6 (4.08%) Automation Tester
15 6 (4.08%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.73%) .NET
2 22 (14.97%) HTML
3 13 (8.84%) CSS
4 7 (4.76%) REST
5 6 (4.08%) XML
6 5 (3.40%) Servlets
6 5 (3.40%) Web Services
6 5 (3.40%) HTML5
6 5 (3.40%) Dojo
6 5 (3.40%) CSS3
7 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.04%) WCF
8 3 (2.04%) WPF
8 3 (2.04%) WinForms
8 3 (2.04%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (0.68%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.68%) Android SDK
9 1 (0.68%) RESTful
9 1 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.12%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.12%) Open Source
3 8 (5.44%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.08%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.04%) Device Driver
6 3 (2.04%) User Experience
7 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.36%) Chemistry
7 2 (1.36%) Biology
7 2 (1.36%) Life Science
8 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.65%) Linux
2 27 (18.37%) Windows
3 21 (14.29%) UNIX
4 4 (2.72%) Android
5 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Tizen
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.68%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (31.97%) Manual Testing
3 42 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 36 (24.49%) Test Scripting
5 31 (21.09%) Regression Testing
6 27 (18.37%) Test Automation
7 25 (17.01%) Scrum
8 22 (14.97%) Unit Testing
9 16 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (10.20%) Agile Testing
10 15 (10.20%) Mentoring
11 13 (8.84%) Test Management
11 13 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (7.48%) Software Engineering
12 11 (7.48%) Test Strategy
13 10 (6.80%) TDD
14 9 (6.12%) Load Testing
15 7 (4.76%) BDD
15 7 (4.76%) Automation Testing
16 6 (4.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 60 (40.82%) Python
2 45 (30.61%) SQL
3 39 (26.53%) C#
4 35 (23.81%) C++
4 35 (23.81%) Java
5 23 (15.65%) JavaScript
6 21 (14.29%) Perl
7 16 (10.88%) Ruby
8 11 (7.48%) C
9 6 (4.08%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.04%) VB
11 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.68%) TTCN
12 1 (0.68%) Scala
12 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.68%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 42 (28.57%) ISEB
2 31 (21.09%) ISTQB
3 15 (10.20%) Degree
4 5 (3.40%) VCP4
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (36.05%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) WAI
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (2.04%) Firmware
2 1 (0.68%) KVM
2 1 (0.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Puppet
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.12%) HP
3 2 (1.36%) VMware
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle
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