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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 103 111 113
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 7 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.49% 0.89% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.11% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 13
Average salary £34,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.88% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
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
1182 1532 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.20% 80.29% 78.50%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1248 1236
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (61.11%) QA
2 10 (55.56%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Selenium
3 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
4 6 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) JMeter
5 5 (27.78%) UNIX
5 5 (27.78%) Ant
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) Ruby
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) SDLC
6 4 (22.22%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) CRM
7 3 (16.67%) Behat
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) TDD
8 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
8 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.11%) Big Data
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 6 (33.33%) JMeter
3 5 (27.78%) Ant
4 3 (16.67%) Behat
5 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
5 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (5.56%) Ranorex
6 1 (5.56%) eggPlant
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (5.56%) Appium
6 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.56%) Hudson
6 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Test Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Software Test Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Tester
5 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) Physics
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) Ruby
5 4 (22.22%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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