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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 98 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 15 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.95% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1514 1398 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.25% 96.02% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1213 1490
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £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 27 February 2015.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 19 (95.00%) Selenium
2 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (50.00%) C++
5 9 (45.00%) C#
5 9 (45.00%) Java
5 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) Degree
7 6 (30.00%) JMeter
8 5 (25.00%) OO
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Scrum
8 5 (25.00%) Kanban
8 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (25.00%) User Experience
9 4 (20.00%) eggPlant
9 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
9 4 (20.00%) TestComplete
9 4 (20.00%) QA
9 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Web Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (20.00%) SOAP
9 4 (20.00%) OOP
10 3 (15.00%) .NET
10 3 (15.00%) UNIX

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) JMeter
3 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (20.00%) eggPlant
4 4 (20.00%) TestComplete
5 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (10.00%) LoadUI
6 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Kanban
4 5 (25.00%) OO
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (20.00%) OOP
5 4 (20.00%) Web Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C++
2 9 (45.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) Delphi
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £32k - 45k per year
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