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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 127 126 151
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.45% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 11
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +41.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.59%
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
1971 1771 2283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.14% 78.92% 76.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 1527 1965
Average salary £43,450 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -8 8 £34,000 -9.33%
Peterborough +6 3 £30,000 -27.71%
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (68.57%) Python
3 23 (65.71%) Automated Testing
3 23 (65.71%) Selenium
3 23 (65.71%) Test Scripting
4 21 (60.00%) QA
5 16 (45.71%) TDD
5 16 (45.71%) C#
5 16 (45.71%) BDD
6 15 (42.86%) WebDriver
6 15 (42.86%) ISTQB
7 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
7 14 (40.00%) Sahi
7 14 (40.00%) Jasmine
7 14 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
7 14 (40.00%) WATIR
8 13 (37.14%) Ruby
9 12 (34.29%) F#
10 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
11 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (17.14%) Wireless
12 6 (17.14%) ISEB
12 6 (17.14%) Tcl
12 6 (17.14%) Bluetooth
12 6 (17.14%) UNIX
12 6 (17.14%) Linux
12 6 (17.14%) FitNesse
13 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (14.29%) Windows

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Bluetooth
1 6 (17.14%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (17.14%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) 2G
2 1 (2.86%) RNC
2 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.86%) LTE
2 1 (2.86%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (65.71%) Selenium
2 15 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 14 (40.00%) WATIR
3 14 (40.00%) Jasmine
3 14 (40.00%) Sahi
3 14 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (17.14%) FitNesse
5 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.71%) JMeter
6 2 (5.71%) JIRA
7 1 (2.86%) QALoad
7 1 (2.86%) JUnit
7 1 (2.86%) Valgrind
7 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.86%) Subversion
7 1 (2.86%) Maven
7 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Software Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Tester
4 7 (20.00%) QA Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) QA Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Automated Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.86%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) Java EE
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) Automated Testing
2 23 (65.71%) Test Scripting
3 16 (45.71%) TDD
3 16 (45.71%) BDD
4 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.71%) Web Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Test Management
8 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.86%) Fault Management
8 1 (2.86%) Load Testing
8 1 (2.86%) OOD
8 1 (2.86%) SOA
8 1 (2.86%) Validation
8 1 (2.86%) UML
8 1 (2.86%) OO
8 1 (2.86%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) Python
2 16 (45.71%) C#
3 13 (37.14%) Ruby
4 12 (34.29%) F#
5 6 (17.14%) Tcl
6 3 (8.57%) Java
7 2 (5.71%) SQL
7 2 (5.71%) C++
8 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 6 (17.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) MKS
2 1 (2.86%) SAP