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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 100 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 7 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.50% 0.39% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.42% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 1
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1327 1679 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.19% 94.43% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 1353 1364
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 30 (81.08%) Selenium
2 25 (67.57%) C++
3 23 (62.16%) Java
3 23 (62.16%) Test Automation
4 22 (59.46%) C#
5 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (48.65%) JMeter
7 16 (43.24%) Degree
8 15 (40.54%) Test Scripting
9 14 (37.84%) SQL
10 13 (35.14%) Python
10 13 (35.14%) Manual Testing
11 12 (32.43%) Kanban
11 12 (32.43%) SoapUI
11 12 (32.43%) OOP
11 12 (32.43%) OO
11 12 (32.43%) QA
11 12 (32.43%) Scrum
11 12 (32.43%) TDD
12 10 (27.03%) Software Testing
12 10 (27.03%) SOAP
12 10 (27.03%) User Experience
12 10 (27.03%) Web Testing
12 10 (27.03%) Cucumber
13 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
13 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
14 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
15 6 (16.22%) PHP
15 6 (16.22%) HP UFT
15 6 (16.22%) Linux

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 30 (81.08%) Selenium
2 18 (48.65%) JMeter
3 12 (32.43%) SoapUI
4 10 (27.03%) Cucumber
5 6 (16.22%) HP UFT
5 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
5 6 (16.22%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) User Experience
2 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Test Automation
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) Test Scripting
4 13 (35.14%) Manual Testing
5 12 (32.43%) Kanban
5 12 (32.43%) TDD
5 12 (32.43%) OOP
5 12 (32.43%) OO
5 12 (32.43%) Scrum
6 10 (27.03%) Software Testing
6 10 (27.03%) Web Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
8 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) C++
2 23 (62.16%) Java
3 22 (59.46%) C#
4 14 (37.84%) SQL
5 13 (35.14%) Python
6 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 6 (16.22%) PHP
8 3 (8.11%) Perl
8 3 (8.11%) C
9 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) QA
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