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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 42 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.39% 0.89% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.02% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Average salary £42,500 £51,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% +57.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
224 294 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 86.82% 87.24% 90.41%
Number of salaries quoted 179 233 230
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £32,625
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £102,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) LabVIEW
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Architect
4 1 (25.00%) Junior
4 1 (25.00%) Junior Embedded Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Principal Architect
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Python
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware