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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 95 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 17 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.21% 0.79% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.94% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 4
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,300 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £48,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,937 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +15.38%
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
1200 1483 1318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.65% 83.64% 79.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 1189 1129
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 27 July 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 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 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 12 (57.14%) Selenium
3 11 (52.38%) QA
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) C#
4 9 (42.86%) Java
5 8 (38.10%) WebDriver
6 7 (33.33%) Python
7 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
7 6 (28.57%) OO
8 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
8 5 (23.81%) JIRA
8 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
8 5 (23.81%) .NET
9 4 (19.05%) JMeter
9 4 (19.05%) Scrum
9 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
9 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
10 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Web Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 3 (14.29%) Replication
10 3 (14.29%) Finance
10 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 3 (14.29%) C++
10 3 (14.29%) CRM
10 3 (14.29%) SQL
10 3 (14.29%) Linux

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Selenium
2 8 (38.10%) WebDriver
3 5 (23.81%) JIRA
4 4 (19.05%) JMeter
5 3 (14.29%) Hudson
5 3 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (9.52%) Appium
7 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.76%) Behat
7 1 (4.76%) eggPlant
7 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
7 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Test Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Tester
3 6 (28.57%) QA Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Software Tester
4 5 (23.81%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Graduate
8 1 (4.76%) Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Junior
8 1 (4.76%) Junior Tester
8 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .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%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
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 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) OO
2 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Web Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) User Stories
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 3 (14.29%) OOP
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
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