The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 43 49 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.06% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.39% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.71% +10.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.59%
Automation 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
246 257 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 86.62% 79.57% 80.19%
Number of salaries quoted 217 218 275
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,013 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Peterborough region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Peterborough

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Automation Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium IDE
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) WATIR
2 4 (66.67%) Sahi
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) F#

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Sahi
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium IDE
2 4 (66.67%) WATIR
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
1 2 (33.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA