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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 62 79 122
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +43
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 83 60 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.46% 2.69% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 3.40% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 80 56 30
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £55,000
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
1944 1764 2290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.07% 79.00% 76.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1530 1523 1970
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +37 75 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Huntingdon - 4 £43,500 -
Peterborough -8 2 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (61.18%) QA
2 85 (55.92%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (41.45%) Manual Testing
4 57 (37.50%) Python
5 55 (36.18%) ISEB
6 54 (35.53%) ISTQB
7 52 (34.21%) Test Scripting
8 50 (32.89%) Selenium
9 45 (29.61%) Software Testing
10 43 (28.29%) Java
11 42 (27.63%) HTML
12 41 (26.97%) C#
12 41 (26.97%) JavaScript
13 38 (25.00%) Linux
14 32 (21.05%) TDD
15 31 (20.39%) Regression Testing
16 27 (17.76%) .NET
16 27 (17.76%) CSS
16 27 (17.76%) Wireless
17 26 (17.11%) HTTP
18 25 (16.45%) C++
18 25 (16.45%) Scrum
18 25 (16.45%) Degree
19 24 (15.79%) C
20 23 (15.13%) WebDriver
20 23 (15.13%) Automation Testing
21 20 (13.16%) BDD
22 19 (12.50%) JIRA
23 18 (11.84%) Software Engineering
24 17 (11.18%) Perl

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Office
2 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
1 1 (0.66%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.76%) Wireless
2 26 (17.11%) HTTP
3 14 (9.21%) TCP/IP
4 13 (8.55%) Internet
5 8 (5.26%) SSH
6 7 (4.61%) Ethernet
7 6 (3.95%) SNMP
8 3 (1.97%) X.509
9 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.32%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.66%) LTE
10 1 (0.66%) STUN
10 1 (0.66%) SSL
10 1 (0.66%) LAN
10 1 (0.66%) WAN
10 1 (0.66%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.87%) NoSQL
2 12 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.32%) Big Data
4 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.66%) MySQL
5 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.66%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 50 (32.89%) Selenium
2 23 (15.13%) WebDriver
3 19 (12.50%) JIRA
4 15 (9.87%) Git (software)
5 14 (9.21%) WATIR
5 14 (9.21%) Sahi
5 14 (9.21%) Jasmine
5 14 (9.21%) Selenium IDE
6 7 (4.61%) FitNesse
7 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.63%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.97%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.97%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.32%) JUnit
10 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.66%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.66%) TestNG
General
1 10 (6.58%) Finance
2 8 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.97%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Electronics
4 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.32%) Military
5 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (23.68%) Tester
2 31 (20.39%) Software Engineer
2 31 (20.39%) Test Engineer
3 29 (19.08%) Developer
4 25 (16.45%) QA Engineer
5 18 (11.84%) Software Tester
5 18 (11.84%) Analyst
5 18 (11.84%) Test Analyst
6 13 (8.55%) QA Tester
7 11 (7.24%) Software Test Engineer
7 11 (7.24%) Software Test Analyst
8 9 (5.92%) Front-End Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Test Manager
10 7 (4.61%) Senior QA Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Tester
11 6 (3.95%) Automated Test Analyst
11 6 (3.95%) Automated Test Engineer
12 5 (3.29%) Senior Software Tester
12 5 (3.29%) Web Developer
13 4 (2.63%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (27.63%) HTML
2 27 (17.76%) .NET
2 27 (17.76%) CSS
3 7 (4.61%) Dojo
4 6 (3.95%) Web Services
5 4 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.97%) CSS3
6 3 (1.97%) RESTful
6 3 (1.97%) HTML5
7 2 (1.32%) OSGi
7 2 (1.32%) REST
7 2 (1.32%) XML
8 1 (0.66%) XSL
8 1 (0.66%) J2SE
8 1 (0.66%) Ajax
8 1 (0.66%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.87%) Open Source
2 10 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.97%) User Experience
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.32%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.66%) GIS
6 1 (0.66%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.66%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.66%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.00%) Linux
2 15 (9.87%) Windows
3 8 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (55.92%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (41.45%) Manual Testing
3 52 (34.21%) Test Scripting
4 45 (29.61%) Software Testing
5 32 (21.05%) TDD
6 31 (20.39%) Regression Testing
7 25 (16.45%) Scrum
8 23 (15.13%) Automation Testing
9 20 (13.16%) BDD
10 18 (11.84%) Software Engineering
11 14 (9.21%) E-Commerce
12 12 (7.89%) Web Testing
12 12 (7.89%) Mentoring
13 11 (7.24%) User Stories
13 11 (7.24%) Test Strategy
14 10 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (6.58%) Compatibility Testing
15 8 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (5.26%) Performance Testing
16 7 (4.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 57 (37.50%) Python
2 43 (28.29%) Java
3 41 (26.97%) JavaScript
3 41 (26.97%) C#
4 25 (16.45%) C++
5 24 (15.79%) C
6 17 (11.18%) Perl
6 17 (11.18%) SQL
7 16 (10.53%) Ruby
8 12 (7.89%) F#
9 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.29%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.66%) TTCN
12 1 (0.66%) Scala
12 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (36.18%) ISEB
2 54 (35.53%) ISTQB
3 25 (16.45%) Degree
4 5 (3.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) HNC
5 1 (0.66%) HND
5 1 (0.66%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (61.18%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.61%) KVM
Vendors
1 16 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.24%) Oracle
3 3 (1.97%) Google
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