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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 104 104 120
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 10 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.57% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.51% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 3
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +37.73%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
1483 1170 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.26% 80.36% 73.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 919 1142
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (83.33%) QA
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 6 (33.33%) C++
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) JMeter
5 5 (27.78%) Selenium
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) UNIX
6 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) Ruby
6 4 (22.22%) ISEB
6 4 (22.22%) Ant
7 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) Python
8 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
8 2 (11.11%) JIRA
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (11.11%) Advertising

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) JMeter
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
3 4 (22.22%) Ant
4 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.56%) Behat
5 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.56%) QALoad
5 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) QA Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Tester
6 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Management
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) V-Model
7 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Coaching
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) SOA
7 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C++
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) SAP