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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 45 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.86% 2.70% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 3.01% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 2
Average salary £51,250 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.42% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
Test Automation
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
302 266 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 86.78% 89.86% 73.95%
Number of salaries quoted 238 226 196
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £69,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Gerrit
2 1 (33.33%) GCC
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Gerrit
1 1 (33.33%) GCC
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft