The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 37 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.60% 1.35% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 1.53% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 5
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Automated Testing
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
302 262 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 87.28% 88.22% 75.74%
Number of salaries quoted 238 225 219
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Peterborough region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Peterborough

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) QA
4 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Selenium
5 5 (29.41%) JIRA
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
6 4 (23.53%) ATM
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
7 3 (17.65%) REST
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
8 2 (11.76%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) Bug Management
8 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) Ruby
8 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 (5.88%) Mule
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) ATM
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.88%) Riak
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) OLAP
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.76%) JUnit
3 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.88%) CruiseControl
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) Hudson
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) QA Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Tester
3 6 (35.29%) Senior QA Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Software Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Agile Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) JMS
4 1 (5.88%) WSDL
4 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Bug Management
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
8 1 (5.88%) User Stories
8 1 (5.88%) UML
8 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 2 (11.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft