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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 43 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.63% 1.67% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 2.03% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 11
Average salary £36,000 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
241 246 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 75.31% 82.27% 81.42%
Number of salaries quoted 179 213 254
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 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 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
1 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) ATM
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) OLAP
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 4 (50.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) HDFS