The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 110 113 129
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% 0.066% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.069% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Automation Tester
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1673 1450 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.16% 95.02% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1269 1698
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Cambridge

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
3 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 6 (54.55%) Ruby
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 3 (27.27%) C++
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) eggPlant
6 3 (27.27%) TestComplete
7 2 (18.18%) User Experience
7 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Kanban
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (18.18%) Test-First Development

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) eggPlant
3 3 (27.27%) TestComplete
4 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
7 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Kanban
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (18.18%) Test-First Development
7 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Ruby
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 3 (27.27%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
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