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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 95 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 13 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.90% 0.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 0
Average salary £38,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
1379 1663 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.23% 94.06% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1373 1452
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 £38,000
% 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
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 June 2015.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 34 (85.00%) Selenium
2 28 (70.00%) C++
3 25 (62.50%) Java
4 24 (60.00%) C#
4 24 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (47.50%) Test Scripting
7 18 (45.00%) JMeter
8 17 (42.50%) SQL
8 17 (42.50%) Degree
9 14 (35.00%) Kanban
9 14 (35.00%) OO
9 14 (35.00%) TDD
9 14 (35.00%) Scrum
10 13 (32.50%) OOP
10 13 (32.50%) Manual Testing
10 13 (32.50%) QA
11 12 (30.00%) Cucumber
11 12 (30.00%) SoapUI
11 12 (30.00%) Python
12 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
12 11 (27.50%) User Experience
13 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
13 10 (25.00%) Web Testing
13 10 (25.00%) SOAP
14 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
15 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
15 7 (17.50%) Linux
16 6 (15.00%) PHP

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (5.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 34 (85.00%) Selenium
2 18 (45.00%) JMeter
3 12 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 12 (30.00%) SoapUI
4 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (15.00%) LoadUI
5 6 (15.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) SOAP
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) User Experience
2 6 (15.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (47.50%) Test Scripting
4 14 (35.00%) Kanban
4 14 (35.00%) TDD
4 14 (35.00%) OO
4 14 (35.00%) Scrum
5 13 (32.50%) Manual Testing
5 13 (32.50%) OOP
6 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
7 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 10 (25.00%) Web Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.50%) Extreme Programming
11 1 (2.50%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) C++
2 25 (62.50%) Java
3 24 (60.00%) C#
4 17 (42.50%) SQL
5 12 (30.00%) Python
6 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (15.00%) PHP
8 4 (10.00%) Perl
8 4 (10.00%) C
9 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) QA
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