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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 104 111 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 12 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.65% 0.25% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.32% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 18
Average salary £40,850 £37,500 £27,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.93% +35.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £36,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,250 £41,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
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
1493 1236 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.10% 77.64% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1070 1262
Average salary £41,500 £41,125 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (66.67%) Python
2 17 (62.96%) Test Scripting
3 12 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 12 (44.44%) QA
3 12 (44.44%) Selenium
4 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Manual Testing
6 9 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (33.33%) Wireless
6 9 (33.33%) Bluetooth
6 9 (33.33%) Tcl
7 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
8 7 (25.93%) ISEB
8 7 (25.93%) Linux
8 7 (25.93%) UNIX
8 7 (25.93%) FitNesse
9 6 (22.22%) Windows
9 6 (22.22%) C#
9 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (18.52%) .NET
11 4 (14.81%) TDD
11 4 (14.81%) Ruby
11 4 (14.81%) BDD
12 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
12 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (11.11%) Java
12 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
12 3 (11.11%) Microsoft

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (3.70%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (33.33%) Wireless
1 9 (33.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.70%) LTE
2 1 (3.70%) RNC
2 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.70%) 2G
2 1 (3.70%) 3GPP
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 7 (25.93%) FitNesse
3 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.41%) JMeter
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) Sahi
4 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
4 2 (7.41%) WATIR
4 2 (7.41%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.70%) Valgrind
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Maven
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) QALoad
5 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) Test Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 8 (29.63%) QA Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Software Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) Java EE
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
1 7 (25.93%) UNIX
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Test Scripting
2 12 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Manual Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) TDD
6 4 (14.81%) BDD
7 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) Web Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.70%) Test Management
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.70%) Fault Management
8 1 (3.70%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.70%) V-Model
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.70%) Validation
8 1 (3.70%) OOD
8 1 (3.70%) SOA
8 1 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Python
2 9 (33.33%) Tcl
3 6 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby
5 3 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (7.41%) C++
6 2 (7.41%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) F#
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) MKS
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) HP
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