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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 44 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.20% 2.62% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 3.47% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Average salary £40,000 £70,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +86.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
272 259 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 85.53% 75.51% 72.47%
Number of salaries quoted 229 218 245
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) XSLT
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Jasmine

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (10.00%) WATIR
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Tester
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Automated Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) WCF
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) XSLT
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center