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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 37 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.15% 3.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 3.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 0
Average salary £45,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.81%
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
275 231 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 84.36% 81.05% 78.81%
Number of salaries quoted 215 207 234
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
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 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 23 October 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 4 (33.33%) WATIR
5 4 (33.33%) Sahi
5 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Jasmine
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) Python
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) F#
7 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (16.67%) Security Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (8.33%) Mule
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) CouchDB
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
2 4 (33.33%) WATIR
2 4 (33.33%) Sahi
2 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) Hudson
5 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
5 1 (8.33%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Tester
3 4 (33.33%) QA Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Agile Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) JMS
3 1 (8.33%) WSDL
3 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Bug Management
5 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) Ruby
1 2 (16.67%) F#
1 2 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft