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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 40 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.37% 5.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 6.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 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%
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
248 263 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 84.64% 80.67% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 233 221 277
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) WATIR
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) Sahi
3 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Jasmine
3 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) F#
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (12.50%) Document Management
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) WATIR
2 4 (50.00%) Sahi
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) QA Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
1 2 (25.00%) F#
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA