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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 84 105 113
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 33 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.19% 0.66% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 0.79% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 10 2
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £41,150 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
1308 1390 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.85% 83.79% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1083 1028
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,000 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (44.07%) QA
3 21 (35.59%) Java
4 20 (33.90%) Scrum
5 19 (32.20%) Python
5 19 (32.20%) Performance Testing
6 18 (30.51%) SDLC
7 17 (28.81%) SQL
7 17 (28.81%) Degree
8 16 (27.12%) Test Automation
8 16 (27.12%) TDD
9 15 (25.42%) Selenium
9 15 (25.42%) Manual Testing
10 13 (22.03%) JIRA
10 13 (22.03%) Waterfall
11 12 (20.34%) WebDriver
11 12 (20.34%) V-Model
11 12 (20.34%) ISEB
11 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
11 12 (20.34%) Electronics
11 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing
12 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
12 10 (16.95%) C#
13 9 (15.25%) Perl
13 9 (15.25%) Software Testing
14 8 (13.56%) Apple iOS
14 8 (13.56%) Android
14 8 (13.56%) Test Scripting
14 8 (13.56%) QA Automation
15 7 (11.86%) Web Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (1.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Selenium
2 13 (22.03%) JIRA
3 12 (20.34%) WebDriver
4 7 (11.86%) Hudson
5 6 (10.17%) JMeter
5 6 (10.17%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (3.39%) Appium
6 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (20.34%) Electronics
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Test Engineer
2 18 (30.51%) Software Test Engineer
3 15 (25.42%) Tester
4 14 (23.73%) Developer
5 12 (20.34%) Automation Engineer
5 12 (20.34%) Test Automation Engineer
6 10 (16.95%) Automation Tester
7 8 (13.56%) Python Developer
8 7 (11.86%) Developer in Test
8 7 (11.86%) Java Engineer
9 6 (10.17%) QA Automation Engineer
9 6 (10.17%) QA Engineer
9 6 (10.17%) QA Test Engineer
9 6 (10.17%) Web Engineer
10 5 (8.47%) C# Developer
11 4 (6.78%) Analyst
11 4 (6.78%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
11 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
12 3 (5.08%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) .NET
1 6 (10.17%) REST
1 6 (10.17%) Web Services
2 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
2 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.78%) CSS
2 4 (6.78%) jQuery
3 1 (1.69%) COM
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) iPad
1 7 (11.86%) Replication
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) STB
4 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Android
1 8 (13.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.90%) Scrum
3 19 (32.20%) Performance Testing
4 18 (30.51%) SDLC
5 16 (27.12%) TDD
5 16 (27.12%) Test Automation
6 15 (25.42%) Manual Testing
7 13 (22.03%) Waterfall
8 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing
8 12 (20.34%) V-Model
9 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
10 9 (15.25%) Software Testing
11 8 (13.56%) QA Automation
11 8 (13.56%) Test Scripting
12 7 (11.86%) OO
12 7 (11.86%) Web Testing
13 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (10.17%) Defect Management
13 6 (10.17%) User Stories
14 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) Java
2 19 (32.20%) Python
3 17 (28.81%) SQL
4 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
5 10 (16.95%) C#
6 9 (15.25%) Perl
7 3 (5.08%) C++
8 2 (3.39%) Ruby
9 1 (1.69%) C
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Degree
2 12 (20.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (44.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Twitter
3 2 (3.39%) Facebook
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
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