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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 86 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 20 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.42% 0.55% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.66% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 3
Average salary £37,500 £36,100 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.87% -3.73%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1175 1523 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.51% 83.13% 80.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1180 1094
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (59.26%) QA
2 15 (55.56%) Degree
3 13 (48.15%) Python
4 12 (44.44%) Selenium
5 10 (37.04%) C#
6 9 (33.33%) Java
6 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (29.63%) WebDriver
8 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
9 6 (22.22%) OO
9 6 (22.22%) JIRA
9 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
10 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
10 5 (18.52%) JMeter
10 5 (18.52%) Electronics
10 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 4 (14.81%) User Stories
11 4 (14.81%) Hudson
11 4 (14.81%) Selenium IDE
11 4 (14.81%) .NET
11 4 (14.81%) Finance
11 4 (14.81%) Scrum
11 4 (14.81%) Replication
11 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Web Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (7.41%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 8 (29.63%) WebDriver
3 6 (22.22%) JIRA
4 5 (18.52%) JMeter
5 4 (14.81%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (14.81%) Hudson
6 2 (7.41%) Appium
7 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.70%) Behat
General
1 5 (18.52%) Electronics
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Tester
1 9 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) QA Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) QA Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Python Developer
6 2 (7.41%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Tester
7 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
3 6 (22.22%) OO
3 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.81%) User Stories
5 4 (14.81%) Web Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
7 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) OOP
7 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Python
2 10 (37.04%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) C
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
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ECM Selection
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