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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 68 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 70 46 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.84% 2.06% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 2.61% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 60 45 67
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
2057 1765 2236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 83.48% 79.18% 75.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1422 1886
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +23 62 £35,000 +1.44% 11
Peterborough -1 8 £46,250 -33.92% 2
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 90 (54.88%) QA
2 84 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (40.24%) Manual Testing
4 58 (35.37%) ISEB
5 56 (34.15%) Python
6 54 (32.93%) Software Testing
7 47 (28.66%) Selenium
8 46 (28.05%) Linux
9 45 (27.44%) HTML
9 45 (27.44%) Java
9 45 (27.44%) ISTQB
10 41 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 41 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 37 (22.56%) C#
12 33 (20.12%) Regression Testing
13 30 (18.29%) .NET
13 30 (18.29%) HTTP
14 29 (17.68%) C++
14 29 (17.68%) SQL
15 28 (17.07%) CSS
16 26 (15.85%) Wireless
17 25 (15.24%) Scrum
17 25 (15.24%) Degree
17 25 (15.24%) JIRA
17 25 (15.24%) Microsoft
18 23 (14.02%) Windows
18 23 (14.02%) TDD
19 20 (12.20%) Perl
19 20 (12.20%) C
19 20 (12.20%) Software Engineering

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (0.61%) Mule
1 1 (0.61%) Confluence
1 1 (0.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.29%) HTTP
2 26 (15.85%) Wireless
3 18 (10.98%) TCP/IP
4 17 (10.37%) Internet
5 9 (5.49%) SNMP
6 6 (3.66%) SSH
7 5 (3.05%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.22%) X.509
8 2 (1.22%) DHCP
8 2 (1.22%) DNS
8 2 (1.22%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.22%) SSL
9 1 (0.61%) WCDMA
9 1 (0.61%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.76%) MongoDB
1 16 (9.76%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.83%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.22%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.61%) Riak
4 1 (0.61%) Big Data
4 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 47 (28.66%) Selenium
2 25 (15.24%) JIRA
3 16 (9.76%) Git (software)
4 12 (7.32%) WebDriver
5 8 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (4.88%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.05%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.05%) FitNesse
7 4 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.83%) Sahi
8 3 (1.83%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (1.83%) WATIR
8 3 (1.83%) Hudson
8 3 (1.83%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.22%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.22%) TestNG
9 2 (1.22%) JUnit
9 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.61%) WinRunner
10 1 (0.61%) QARun
General
1 15 (9.15%) Finance
2 8 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.83%) Banking
4 2 (1.22%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (26.83%) Software Engineer
2 40 (24.39%) Test Engineer
3 28 (17.07%) Developer
4 27 (16.46%) Tester
5 26 (15.85%) Software Test Engineer
6 25 (15.24%) QA Engineer
7 21 (12.80%) Analyst
7 21 (12.80%) Test Analyst
8 12 (7.32%) Senior QA Engineer
8 12 (7.32%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (6.10%) Software Test Analyst
9 10 (6.10%) Software Tester
10 9 (5.49%) Test Manager
10 9 (5.49%) QA Tester
11 7 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Automated Test Analyst
12 6 (3.66%) Automated Test Engineer
12 6 (3.66%) Test Team Leader
12 6 (3.66%) Team Leader
13 5 (3.05%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.44%) HTML
2 30 (18.29%) .NET
3 28 (17.07%) CSS
4 10 (6.10%) Dojo
5 9 (5.49%) Web Services
6 7 (4.27%) REST
7 6 (3.66%) CSS3
7 6 (3.66%) XML
7 6 (3.66%) HTML5
8 4 (2.44%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.83%) Servlets
9 3 (1.83%) RESTful
10 1 (0.61%) WCF
10 1 (0.61%) WPF
10 1 (0.61%) SOAP
10 1 (0.61%) XSL
10 1 (0.61%) XSLT
10 1 (0.61%) JMS
10 1 (0.61%) WSDL
10 1 (0.61%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.98%) Open Source
2 9 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.88%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.66%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.22%) User Experience
6 2 (1.22%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) GIS
7 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.05%) Linux
2 23 (14.02%) Windows
3 9 (5.49%) UNIX
4 1 (0.61%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (40.24%) Manual Testing
3 54 (32.93%) Software Testing
4 41 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 33 (20.12%) Regression Testing
6 25 (15.24%) Scrum
7 23 (14.02%) TDD
8 20 (12.20%) Software Engineering
9 16 (9.76%) Test Automation
9 16 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (9.15%) Unit Testing
11 13 (7.93%) Test Strategy
11 13 (7.93%) Mentoring
12 12 (7.32%) BDD
12 12 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (7.32%) Web Testing
13 10 (6.10%) User Stories
14 9 (5.49%) Automation Testing
14 9 (5.49%) Compatibility Testing
14 9 (5.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (34.15%) Python
2 45 (27.44%) Java
3 41 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 37 (22.56%) C#
5 29 (17.68%) C++
5 29 (17.68%) SQL
6 20 (12.20%) C
6 20 (12.20%) Perl
7 8 (4.88%) Ruby
8 6 (3.66%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.83%) Embedded C
9 3 (1.83%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.61%) F#
11 1 (0.61%) Scala
11 1 (0.61%) VB
11 1 (0.61%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 58 (35.37%) ISEB
2 45 (27.44%) ISTQB
3 25 (15.24%) Degree
4 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.61%) HNC
5 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (54.88%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) KVM
2 2 (1.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
1 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.66%) Oracle
3 2 (1.22%) Google
4 1 (0.61%) HP
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