The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Peterborough region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 40 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.65% 4.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 6.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 0
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
248 282 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 81.85% 79.21% 78.84%
Number of salaries quoted 220 237 265
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 £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
Cambridgeshire

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 31 July 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
3 7 (58.33%) QA
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (33.33%) WATIR
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (33.33%) Sahi
5 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Jasmine
5 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) XSLT
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) Python
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Ruby

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) WATIR
2 4 (33.33%) Sahi
2 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 4 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 4 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) XSLT
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) BDD
2 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) F#
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA