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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 107 106 112
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 8 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.45% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.49% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 10
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +41.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -0.52%
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
1456 1219 1516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.03% 79.10% 75.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 1069 1325
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Python
3 13 (56.52%) Test Scripting
4 11 (47.83%) QA
4 11 (47.83%) Automated Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Selenium
5 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
6 9 (39.13%) Manual Testing
7 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
8 6 (26.09%) FitNesse
8 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (26.09%) Wireless
8 6 (26.09%) ISEB
8 6 (26.09%) Tcl
8 6 (26.09%) Bluetooth
8 6 (26.09%) C#
8 6 (26.09%) UNIX
8 6 (26.09%) Linux
9 5 (21.74%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) .NET
10 4 (17.39%) TDD
10 4 (17.39%) BDD
11 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
11 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (13.04%) Ruby
11 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
11 3 (13.04%) Java
11 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
11 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (4.35%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (26.09%) Wireless
1 6 (26.09%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.35%) LTE
2 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.35%) RNC
2 1 (4.35%) 2G
2 1 (4.35%) 3GPP
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Selenium
2 6 (26.09%) FitNesse
3 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
3 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) JMeter
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) Sahi
4 2 (8.70%) WATIR
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) Valgrind
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) QALoad
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
5 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.35%) JUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Software Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Test Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) QA Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Tester
6 3 (13.04%) Software Tester
7 2 (8.70%) Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
8 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) Java EE
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) UNIX
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Test Scripting
3 11 (47.83%) Automated Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Manual Testing
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Web Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.35%) Line Management
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Coaching
8 1 (4.35%) Test Management
8 1 (4.35%) V-Model
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.35%) Fault Management
8 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Tcl
2 6 (26.09%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) F#
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
2 6 (26.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) MKS
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) HP
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