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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 38 39 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.07% 1.93% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 2.28% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 6
Average salary £47,500 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
299 263 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 83.52% 84.57% 79.45%
Number of salaries quoted 216 243 282
Average salary £45,310 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.68% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 19 December 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 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Selenium
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Testing
5 4 (28.57%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 2 (14.29%) JIRA
7 2 (14.29%) JUnit
7 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 2 (14.29%) SQL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (7.14%) Mule
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) ATM
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.14%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (14.29%) JUnit
4 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
5 1 (7.14%) Subversion
5 1 (7.14%) Maven
5 1 (7.14%) Sahi
5 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.14%) WATIR
5 1 (7.14%) Hudson
5 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) QA Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior QA Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) QA Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Agile Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) XSLT
4 1 (7.14%) JMS
4 1 (7.14%) WSDL
4 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
4 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Testing
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Bug Management
7 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.14%) User Stories
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) UML
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ACL Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus and excellent benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 12 days ago