The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 108 106 111
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 12 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.69% 0.43% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.55% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 16
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,930 £37,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £42,500 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1415 1264 1375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.09% 76.84% 74.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1101 1167
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Automation Testing
Cambridgeshire

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 11 July 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 21 (84.00%) Python
2 20 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (44.00%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (44.00%) Wireless
3 11 (44.00%) Automated Testing
3 11 (44.00%) Tcl
3 11 (44.00%) Bluetooth
4 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Selenium
4 10 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 9 (36.00%) QA
5 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
6 8 (32.00%) FitNesse
6 8 (32.00%) UNIX
6 8 (32.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) ISEB
8 5 (20.00%) C#
8 5 (20.00%) Ruby
9 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.00%) .NET
10 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (8.00%) C++
10 2 (8.00%) Java
10 2 (8.00%) Perl
10 2 (8.00%) SQL
10 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
10 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) Bluetooth
1 11 (44.00%) Wi-Fi
1 11 (44.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) 2G
2 1 (4.00%) RNC
2 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.00%) LTE
2 1 (4.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Selenium
2 8 (32.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.00%) Sahi
3 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.00%) WATIR
3 2 (8.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) QALoad
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Valgrind
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Software Engineer
2 15 (60.00%) Test Engineer
3 12 (48.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 8 (32.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) Java EE
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) UNIX
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (44.00%) Automated Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
5 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) UML
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) V-Model
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Fault Management
6 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Python
2 11 (44.00%) Tcl
3 5 (20.00%) Ruby
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) F#
4 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (28.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) MKS
2 1 (4.00%) SAP