The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 116 132 134
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 13 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.57% 0.094% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.12% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 6
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +27.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £36,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £39,600 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Automation Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1866 1722 1918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.77% 81.30% 73.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1469 1414 1639
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,470 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Automation Testing
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 Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
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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 +11 12 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Peterborough - 1 £40,000 -
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (83.33%) QA
2 11 (45.83%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) Selenium
4 9 (37.50%) Ruby
5 8 (33.33%) TDD
6 7 (29.17%) C++
6 7 (29.17%) Java
6 7 (29.17%) JMeter
7 6 (25.00%) Python
7 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Jasmine
8 5 (20.83%) UNIX
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) Ant
8 5 (20.83%) SQL
8 5 (20.83%) Scrum
9 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
9 4 (16.67%) BDD
9 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 4 (16.67%) F#
9 4 (16.67%) Sahi
9 4 (16.67%) WATIR
9 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (12.50%) Banking
10 3 (12.50%) .NET
11 2 (8.33%) JavaScript

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Selenium
2 7 (29.17%) JMeter
3 6 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 5 (20.83%) Ant
5 4 (16.67%) Sahi
5 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 4 (16.67%) WATIR
5 4 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (8.33%) Behat
6 2 (8.33%) JIRA
7 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.17%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Test Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Software Test Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Manual Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Automated Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.33%) People Management
6 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
2 9 (37.50%) Ruby
3 7 (29.17%) C++
3 7 (29.17%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) F#
7 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.33%) PHP
8 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
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X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago