The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 43 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.36% 0.36% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.41% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
228 243 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 77.29% 87.73% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 178 189 232
Median salary £46,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £102,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of job ads across the Peterborough region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Peterborough

Test Automation
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Peterborough region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
3 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Developer in Test
2 4 (66.67%) QA Automation Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) QA Test Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago