The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 56 66 94
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 50 61 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.44% 3.47% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 4.18% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 20
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £35,000 £36,327
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
1236 1458 1310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.07% 83.03% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 1178 1140
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Cambridge region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Cambridge

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 69 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (48.33%) Degree
3 51 (42.50%) QA
3 51 (42.50%) Python
4 47 (39.17%) Scrum
5 46 (38.33%) C#
5 46 (38.33%) SQL
6 43 (35.83%) C++
6 43 (35.83%) Selenium
7 42 (35.00%) Java
8 38 (31.67%) Software Testing
9 34 (28.33%) Software Engineering
10 27 (22.50%) JIRA
11 26 (21.67%) OO
11 26 (21.67%) Linux
12 25 (20.83%) Test Scripting
12 25 (20.83%) TDD
13 22 (18.33%) Manual Testing
14 21 (17.50%) XML
14 21 (17.50%) Finance
15 19 (15.83%) Windows
16 18 (15.00%) Regression Testing
17 17 (14.17%) HTML
18 16 (13.33%) C
19 15 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (12.50%) Unit Testing
19 15 (12.50%) Kanban
19 15 (12.50%) Computer Science
19 15 (12.50%) SDLC
20 14 (11.67%) Cucumber

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) TCP/IP
1 11 (9.17%) Internet
2 9 (7.50%) ICMP
2 9 (7.50%) Wireless
3 3 (2.50%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.67%) LTE
4 2 (1.67%) 3G
4 2 (1.67%) HTTP
4 2 (1.67%) 2G
4 2 (1.67%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.67%) Intranet
5 1 (0.83%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.83%) DHCP
5 1 (0.83%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) Big Data
2 2 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (35.83%) Selenium
2 27 (22.50%) JIRA
3 14 (11.67%) Cucumber
4 13 (10.83%) JMeter
4 13 (10.83%) SoapUI
4 13 (10.83%) Jenkins
5 12 (10.00%) NUnit
6 8 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (5.83%) Bugzilla
8 4 (3.33%) HP UFT
9 3 (2.50%) CruiseControl
9 3 (2.50%) JUnit
9 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.67%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.67%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.67%) GCC
10 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.67%) SCons
11 1 (0.83%) PhantomJS
General
1 21 (17.50%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.00%) Marketing
3 6 (5.00%) Electronics
4 3 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.83%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (39.17%) Developer
2 39 (32.50%) Software Engineer
3 37 (30.83%) Test Engineer
4 32 (26.67%) Software Developer
4 32 (26.67%) Tester
5 29 (24.17%) Software Test Engineer
6 24 (20.00%) Automation Tester
7 18 (15.00%) Software Programmer
7 18 (15.00%) Programmer
8 12 (10.00%) Analyst
8 12 (10.00%) Test Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Release Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Software Tester
10 6 (5.00%) Lead Tester
11 5 (4.17%) Team Leader
11 5 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.50%) XML
2 17 (14.17%) HTML
3 11 (9.17%) SOAP
4 8 (6.67%) WPF
5 6 (5.00%) Web Services
6 4 (3.33%) .NET
7 3 (2.50%) RESTful
8 2 (1.67%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.67%) CSS
8 2 (1.67%) JSON
8 2 (1.67%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.83%) Java EE
9 1 (0.83%) Ajax
9 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.00%) User Experience
3 9 (7.50%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.67%) Statistics
4 8 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 8 (6.67%) Algorithms
5 7 (5.83%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.83%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.67%) Linux
2 19 (15.83%) Windows
3 10 (8.33%) UNIX
4 8 (6.67%) Android
5 2 (1.67%) VMS
5 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (39.17%) Scrum
3 38 (31.67%) Software Testing
4 34 (28.33%) Software Engineering
5 26 (21.67%) OO
6 25 (20.83%) TDD
6 25 (20.83%) Test Scripting
7 22 (18.33%) Manual Testing
8 18 (15.00%) Regression Testing
9 15 (12.50%) Kanban
9 15 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 15 (12.50%) SDLC
10 14 (11.67%) Test Strategy
10 14 (11.67%) OOP
11 13 (10.83%) Agile Testing
12 12 (10.00%) BDD
12 12 (10.00%) Web Testing
12 12 (10.00%) Automated Testing
13 9 (7.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (42.50%) Python
2 46 (38.33%) C#
2 46 (38.33%) SQL
3 43 (35.83%) C++
4 42 (35.00%) Java
5 16 (13.33%) C
6 13 (10.83%) Perl
7 7 (5.83%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.50%) Ruby
10 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.83%) TTCN
11 1 (0.83%) PHP
11 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (48.33%) Degree
2 14 (11.67%) ISEB
3 5 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (42.50%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) WAI
Vendors
1 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
1 14 (11.67%) Perforce
2 9 (7.50%) WorldPay
3 7 (5.83%) TOWER Software
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle
5 2 (1.67%) Coverity
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