The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 131 132 143
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 17 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.67% 0.68% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.91% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 15
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -1.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2012 2080 2271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 79.49% 74.66% 73.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1668 1779 1866
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automation Testing
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 14 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (78.95%) Python
1 15 (78.95%) Test Scripting
2 9 (47.37%) Tcl
2 9 (47.37%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (47.37%) Wireless
2 9 (47.37%) Bluetooth
3 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Selenium
4 6 (31.58%) QA
5 5 (26.32%) Ruby
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) ISEB
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
6 3 (15.79%) FitNesse
6 3 (15.79%) F#
6 3 (15.79%) Sahi
6 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
6 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 3 (15.79%) Jasmine
6 3 (15.79%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (15.79%) WATIR

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (47.37%) Wireless
1 9 (47.37%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) FitNesse
2 3 (15.79%) Sahi
2 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
2 3 (15.79%) Jasmine
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium IDE
2 3 (15.79%) WATIR
3 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.26%) QALoad
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineer
1 12 (63.16%) Test Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
3 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Test Scripting
2 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.26%) V-Model
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Python
2 9 (47.37%) Tcl
3 5 (26.32%) Ruby
3 5 (26.32%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) F#
5 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
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