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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 62 89 68
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 86 44 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.42% 2.05% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 2.59% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 76 42 81
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2079 1698 2113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.57% 79.20% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1343 1784
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +19 65 £37,500 +8.69% 7
Peterborough +1 11 £47,500 -32.14% 2
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 81 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (45.93%) QA
3 67 (38.95%) Manual Testing
4 57 (33.14%) Python
5 53 (30.81%) Linux
6 52 (30.23%) Software Testing
7 48 (27.91%) ISEB
8 44 (25.58%) Java
9 43 (25.00%) C#
10 41 (23.84%) Selenium
11 39 (22.67%) HTML
12 38 (22.09%) SQL
13 37 (21.51%) JavaScript
13 37 (21.51%) .NET
13 37 (21.51%) Test Scripting
14 36 (20.93%) Regression Testing
14 36 (20.93%) ISTQB
15 32 (18.60%) C++
15 32 (18.60%) Scrum
16 27 (15.70%) Windows
17 26 (15.12%) Microsoft
18 25 (14.53%) HTTP
18 25 (14.53%) Wireless
18 25 (14.53%) JIRA
19 24 (13.95%) CSS
20 21 (12.21%) Degree
20 21 (12.21%) Software Engineering
21 19 (11.05%) TCP/IP
21 19 (11.05%) Perl
22 18 (10.47%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (0.58%) Mule
1 1 (0.58%) Confluence
1 1 (0.58%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.53%) HTTP
1 25 (14.53%) Wireless
2 19 (11.05%) TCP/IP
3 12 (6.98%) Internet
4 9 (5.23%) SNMP
5 4 (2.33%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.33%) HTTPS
5 4 (2.33%) SSH
6 2 (1.16%) 2G
6 2 (1.16%) SSL
6 2 (1.16%) 3G
6 2 (1.16%) DHCP
6 2 (1.16%) DNS
7 1 (0.58%) ATM
7 1 (0.58%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.58%) X.509
7 1 (0.58%) NFC
7 1 (0.58%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.47%) MongoDB
1 18 (10.47%) NoSQL
2 7 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.58%) Riak
4 1 (0.58%) Big Data
4 1 (0.58%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 41 (23.84%) Selenium
2 25 (14.53%) JIRA
3 18 (10.47%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (8.14%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.65%) WebDriver
6 7 (4.07%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.91%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.33%) JMeter
8 4 (2.33%) Ant
8 4 (2.33%) JUnit
9 3 (1.74%) Hudson
9 3 (1.74%) WinRunner
10 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.16%) LabVIEW
10 2 (1.16%) QARun
10 2 (1.16%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.16%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.16%) TestNG
11 1 (0.58%) QADirector
General
1 16 (9.30%) Finance
2 11 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Games
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (25.58%) Software Engineer
2 43 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 29 (16.86%) Software Test Engineer
4 28 (16.28%) Developer
4 28 (16.28%) Tester
5 27 (15.70%) Analyst
6 26 (15.12%) Test Analyst
7 21 (12.21%) QA Engineer
8 12 (6.98%) Front-End Developer
9 11 (6.40%) Software Tester
10 10 (5.81%) Senior QA Engineer
11 9 (5.23%) Senior Test Analyst
11 9 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
13 7 (4.07%) Team Leader
13 7 (4.07%) QA Tester
13 7 (4.07%) Test Team Leader
13 7 (4.07%) Automation Engineer
13 7 (4.07%) Automated Test Analyst
14 6 (3.49%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (22.67%) HTML
2 37 (21.51%) .NET
3 24 (13.95%) CSS
4 10 (5.81%) Dojo
5 8 (4.65%) REST
5 8 (4.65%) Web Services
6 6 (3.49%) XML
6 6 (3.49%) CSS3
6 6 (3.49%) HTML5
7 4 (2.33%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.74%) Servlets
8 3 (1.74%) RESTful
9 2 (1.16%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 2 (1.16%) WCF
9 2 (1.16%) WPF
9 2 (1.16%) WinForms
10 1 (0.58%) Ajax
10 1 (0.58%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.58%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.88%) Open Source
2 10 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.23%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.65%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.74%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.16%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.16%) User Experience
7 1 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.58%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.58%) Biology
7 1 (0.58%) Life Science
7 1 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 53 (30.81%) Linux
2 27 (15.70%) Windows
3 15 (8.72%) UNIX
4 2 (1.16%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Tizen
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.58%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (38.95%) Manual Testing
3 52 (30.23%) Software Testing
4 37 (21.51%) Test Scripting
5 36 (20.93%) Regression Testing
6 32 (18.60%) Scrum
7 21 (12.21%) Software Engineering
8 18 (10.47%) Test Automation
9 17 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (9.88%) Unit Testing
10 16 (9.30%) Test Strategy
11 15 (8.72%) TDD
12 12 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (6.98%) Mentoring
13 10 (5.81%) User Stories
13 10 (5.81%) Web Testing
14 9 (5.23%) Automation Testing
14 9 (5.23%) Agile Testing
15 8 (4.65%) BDD
16 7 (4.07%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (33.14%) Python
2 44 (25.58%) Java
3 43 (25.00%) C#
4 38 (22.09%) SQL
5 37 (21.51%) JavaScript
6 32 (18.60%) C++
7 19 (11.05%) Perl
8 16 (9.30%) C
9 13 (7.56%) Ruby
10 5 (2.91%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.74%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.16%) VB
12 2 (1.16%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.58%) Scala
13 1 (0.58%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 48 (27.91%) ISEB
2 36 (20.93%) ISTQB
3 21 (12.21%) Degree
4 4 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.58%) HNC
5 1 (0.58%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (45.93%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (1.74%) Firmware
1 3 (1.74%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Puppet
1 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.23%) HP
3 4 (2.33%) Oracle
4 2 (1.16%) VMware
4 2 (1.16%) Google
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Salary: £45k
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: to £60,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus and excellent benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: From £43,000 to £60,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £30000 per annum + numerous benefits
Posted: 27 days ago