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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 107 104 124
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 6 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.33% 0.66% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.84% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 7
Average salary £31,875 £36,625 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.96% +38.20%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +0.18%
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
1515 1193 1611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.45% 79.32% 74.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1113 995 1381
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) QA
3 10 (52.63%) Selenium
4 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Python
5 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
5 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
5 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
5 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
6 7 (36.84%) ISEB
6 7 (36.84%) C#
7 5 (26.32%) .NET
7 5 (26.32%) UNIX
7 5 (26.32%) Linux
7 5 (26.32%) FitNesse
8 4 (21.05%) TDD
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) BDD
9 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
9 3 (15.79%) C++
9 3 (15.79%) Ruby
10 2 (10.53%) JIRA
10 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (10.53%) Wireless
10 2 (10.53%) JMeter
10 2 (10.53%) SQL
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
10 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
10 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (5.26%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Bluetooth
1 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (10.53%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) 2G
2 1 (5.26%) RNC
2 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.26%) LTE
2 1 (5.26%) 3GPP
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) FitNesse
3 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
4 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.53%) Sahi
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) WATIR
4 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.53%) JMeter
5 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
5 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.26%) JUnit
5 1 (5.26%) QALoad
5 1 (5.26%) TestLink
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) QA Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Test Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
3 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
4 4 (21.05%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) Web Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) V-Model
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Test Management
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
6 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) F#
5 2 (10.53%) Tcl
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
2 7 (36.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) MKS
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago