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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 113 126 127
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 21 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.00% 0.33% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.40% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 21
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -25.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,150 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £39,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +7.58%
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
1809 1743 2078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 86.51% 83.00% 83.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1461 1449 1720
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +18 20 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.86%) Java
3 23 (40.35%) QA
4 21 (36.84%) Performance Testing
5 20 (35.09%) Manual Testing
5 20 (35.09%) Scrum
6 19 (33.33%) Degree
7 17 (29.82%) Automated Testing
7 17 (29.82%) SQL
7 17 (29.82%) SDLC
8 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
8 16 (28.07%) TDD
9 14 (24.56%) Python
9 14 (24.56%) Selenium
10 13 (22.81%) ISEB
10 13 (22.81%) JIRA
11 12 (21.05%) Software Testing
11 12 (21.05%) Perl
12 11 (19.30%) Waterfall
12 11 (19.30%) V-Model
13 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
13 10 (17.54%) WebDriver
13 10 (17.54%) C#
14 9 (15.79%) Web Services
14 9 (15.79%) HTTP
14 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
14 9 (15.79%) iPad
14 9 (15.79%) REST
14 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (14.04%) Web Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Big Data
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Selenium
2 13 (22.81%) JIRA
3 10 (17.54%) WebDriver
4 8 (14.04%) Hudson
5 6 (10.53%) JMeter
5 6 (10.53%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.75%) Appium
6 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.75%) YouTrack
General
1 5 (8.77%) Electronics
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Test Engineer
2 20 (35.09%) Software Test Engineer
3 15 (26.32%) Tester
4 13 (22.81%) Test Automation Engineer
5 10 (17.54%) Java Engineer
6 9 (15.79%) Developer
6 9 (15.79%) Web Engineer
7 8 (14.04%) Automation Tester
8 7 (12.28%) Analyst
8 7 (12.28%) QA Engineer
8 7 (12.28%) QA Test Engineer
8 7 (12.28%) QA Tester
9 6 (10.53%) Test Analyst
10 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
10 5 (8.77%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
11 4 (7.02%) QA Automation Engineer
11 4 (7.02%) Software Analyst
11 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
11 4 (7.02%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) REST
1 9 (15.79%) Web Services
2 6 (10.53%) .NET
3 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.77%) CSS
3 5 (8.77%) jQuery
4 1 (1.75%) COM
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (15.79%) iPad
2 8 (14.04%) Replication
3 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.75%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Android
1 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) Performance Testing
3 20 (35.09%) Manual Testing
3 20 (35.09%) Scrum
4 17 (29.82%) Automated Testing
4 17 (29.82%) SDLC
5 16 (28.07%) TDD
6 12 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 11 (19.30%) V-Model
7 11 (19.30%) Waterfall
8 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
9 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
10 8 (14.04%) Regression Testing
10 8 (14.04%) Web Testing
11 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
11 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
11 7 (12.28%) User Stories
12 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 6 (10.53%) QA Automation
12 6 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) Java
2 17 (29.82%) SQL
3 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
4 14 (24.56%) Python
5 12 (21.05%) Perl
6 10 (17.54%) C#
7 3 (5.26%) C++
8 2 (3.51%) Ruby
9 1 (1.75%) C
9 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Degree
2 13 (22.81%) ISEB
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (40.35%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Twitter
3 2 (3.51%) Facebook
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