The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 105 - 152
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 30 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.42% - 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% - 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 1
Average salary £47,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automation Tester
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2053 2393 2709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.93% 95.19% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1694 2012 2386
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 30 £47,500 -
Automation Tester
East of England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 32 (88.89%) Selenium
2 25 (69.44%) C++
3 22 (61.11%) Java
3 22 (61.11%) Test Automation
4 21 (58.33%) C#
5 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (50.00%) SQL
6 18 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 15 (41.67%) JMeter
8 13 (36.11%) Degree
9 11 (30.56%) QA
9 11 (30.56%) Cucumber
9 11 (30.56%) Kanban
9 11 (30.56%) User Experience
9 11 (30.56%) TDD
9 11 (30.56%) Scrum
9 11 (30.56%) OO
10 10 (27.78%) OOP
10 10 (27.78%) SOAP
10 10 (27.78%) SoapUI
10 10 (27.78%) Software Testing
10 10 (27.78%) Web Testing
10 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
11 9 (25.00%) Automated Testing
11 9 (25.00%) Python
12 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
13 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
14 6 (16.67%) UNIX
14 6 (16.67%) Linux
14 6 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
Development Applications
1 32 (88.89%) Selenium
2 15 (41.67%) JMeter
3 11 (30.56%) Cucumber
4 10 (27.78%) SoapUI
5 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 6 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (13.89%) LoadUI
7 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) SOAP
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) JMS
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) User Experience
2 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) UNIX
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Test Automation
2 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (30.56%) TDD
4 11 (30.56%) OO
4 11 (30.56%) Scrum
4 11 (30.56%) Kanban
5 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
5 10 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 10 (27.78%) OOP
5 10 (27.78%) Web Testing
6 9 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.78%) Automation Testing
10 1 (2.78%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) C++
2 22 (61.11%) Java
3 21 (58.33%) C#
4 18 (50.00%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) Python
6 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.89%) PHP
8 4 (11.11%) Perl
8 4 (11.11%) C
9 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.78%) Delphi
10 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) ISEB
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) QA