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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 68 77 101
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +24
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 77 51 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.15% 2.35% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 3.02% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 70 50 45
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
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
2024 1687 2298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.75% 77.85% 75.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1545 1398 1952
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
(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 +35 65 £35,000 +1.44% 17
Peterborough -3 7 £45,000 -35.71%
Huntingdon - 4 £43,500 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 87 (57.24%) QA
2 82 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (38.82%) Manual Testing
4 51 (33.55%) Python
5 47 (30.92%) ISEB
6 46 (30.26%) Software Testing
7 45 (29.61%) ISTQB
7 45 (29.61%) Selenium
8 42 (27.63%) HTML
9 41 (26.97%) Java
9 41 (26.97%) JavaScript
10 40 (26.32%) Test Scripting
11 39 (25.66%) Linux
12 33 (21.71%) C#
13 28 (18.42%) CSS
13 28 (18.42%) HTTP
14 27 (17.76%) Wireless
14 27 (17.76%) TDD
15 26 (17.11%) Regression Testing
15 26 (17.11%) Scrum
15 26 (17.11%) .NET
16 23 (15.13%) Microsoft
17 22 (14.47%) C++
18 21 (13.82%) C
19 20 (13.16%) Degree
19 20 (13.16%) Software Engineering
20 19 (12.50%) Open Source
21 18 (11.84%) SQL
22 17 (11.18%) Windows
22 17 (11.18%) JIRA

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (0.66%) Mule
1 1 (0.66%) Confluence
1 1 (0.66%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
1 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.42%) HTTP
2 27 (17.76%) Wireless
3 16 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 14 (9.21%) Internet
5 8 (5.26%) SSH
5 8 (5.26%) SNMP
6 7 (4.61%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.32%) X.509
8 1 (0.66%) SSL
8 1 (0.66%) DNS
8 1 (0.66%) LAN
8 1 (0.66%) WAN
8 1 (0.66%) WCDMA
8 1 (0.66%) DHCP
8 1 (0.66%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.66%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 15 (9.87%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.32%) Big Data
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.66%) MySQL
4 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.66%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.66%) Riak
4 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 45 (29.61%) Selenium
2 17 (11.18%) JIRA
2 17 (11.18%) WebDriver
2 17 (11.18%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.92%) WATIR
3 9 (5.92%) Selenium IDE
3 9 (5.92%) Jasmine
3 9 (5.92%) Sahi
4 7 (4.61%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.95%) FitNesse
6 5 (3.29%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.32%) Hudson
8 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.66%) JUnit
9 1 (0.66%) Maven
9 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.66%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 11 (7.24%) Finance
2 8 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Military
4 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.66%) Electronics
4 1 (0.66%) Retail
4 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (25.66%) Software Engineer
2 34 (22.37%) Test Engineer
3 29 (19.08%) Tester
4 27 (17.76%) Developer
4 27 (17.76%) QA Engineer
5 19 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
6 18 (11.84%) Test Analyst
6 18 (11.84%) Analyst
7 12 (7.89%) Senior QA Engineer
7 12 (7.89%) QA Tester
7 12 (7.89%) Software Tester
8 11 (7.24%) Software Test Analyst
8 11 (7.24%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (6.58%) Test Manager
10 6 (3.95%) Automated Test Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) Automated Test Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Senior Tester
11 5 (3.29%) Senior Test Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (27.63%) HTML
2 28 (18.42%) CSS
3 26 (17.11%) .NET
4 9 (5.92%) Dojo
5 8 (5.26%) Web Services
6 5 (3.29%) HTML5
6 5 (3.29%) REST
6 5 (3.29%) CSS3
7 4 (2.63%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.97%) XML
8 3 (1.97%) RESTful
9 1 (0.66%) WSDL
9 1 (0.66%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.66%) XSL
9 1 (0.66%) XSLT
9 1 (0.66%) Servlets
9 1 (0.66%) SOAP
9 1 (0.66%) JMS
9 1 (0.66%) Ajax
9 1 (0.66%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) Open Source
2 8 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 8 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.32%) User Experience
6 1 (0.66%) GIS
6 1 (0.66%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.66%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.66%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.66%) Linux
2 17 (11.18%) Windows
3 6 (3.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (38.82%) Manual Testing
3 46 (30.26%) Software Testing
4 40 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 27 (17.76%) TDD
6 26 (17.11%) Regression Testing
6 26 (17.11%) Scrum
7 20 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 16 (10.53%) BDD
8 16 (10.53%) Automation Testing
9 15 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (8.55%) Web Testing
10 13 (8.55%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.24%) Test Strategy
11 11 (7.24%) User Stories
12 9 (5.92%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.92%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.92%) Compatibility Testing
13 8 (5.26%) Performance Testing
14 7 (4.61%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (33.55%) Python
2 41 (26.97%) Java
2 41 (26.97%) JavaScript
3 33 (21.71%) C#
4 22 (14.47%) C++
5 21 (13.82%) C
6 18 (11.84%) SQL
7 16 (10.53%) Perl
8 11 (7.24%) Ruby
9 7 (4.61%) F#
10 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.63%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (30.92%) ISEB
2 45 (29.61%) ISTQB
3 20 (13.16%) Degree
4 5 (3.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) HNC
5 1 (0.66%) HND
5 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (57.24%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (4.61%) KVM
2 1 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Puppet
1 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.92%) Oracle
3 2 (1.32%) Google
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