The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 91 108 110
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 14 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.99% 0.80% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.97% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 8
Average salary £36,750 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,390 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £48,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Automation Testing
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 Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1197 1449 1340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.95% 82.85% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 1173 1171
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Cambridge

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Automation Testing 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 Automation Testing.

1 12 (57.14%) Degree
1 12 (57.14%) Selenium
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) QA
3 9 (42.86%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) Python
4 7 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 6 (28.57%) .NET
5 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 5 (23.81%) OO
6 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (19.05%) JIRA
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) CRM
8 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) Linux
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Hudson
9 2 (9.52%) Behat
9 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Automation Testing 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 4 (19.05%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (9.52%) Appium
4 2 (9.52%) JMeter
4 2 (9.52%) Hudson
4 2 (9.52%) Behat
5 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.76%) Ranorex
5 1 (4.76%) eggPlant
5 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Test Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) QA Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate
6 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 5 (23.81%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
4 4 (19.05%) CRM
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) OOP
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) User Stories
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
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