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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 117 136 131
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 12 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.57% 0.41% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.51% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 15
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £41,650 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
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
1720 1980 2024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.87% 81.62% 74.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1661 1712
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +11 7 £40,500 -10.00%
Peterborough - 3 £40,000 -
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) QA
3 10 (40.00%) C#
4 9 (36.00%) Ruby
5 8 (32.00%) Selenium
5 8 (32.00%) C++
5 8 (32.00%) Java
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 6 (24.00%) Python
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) Linux
7 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (20.00%) TDD
8 5 (20.00%) Jasmine
8 5 (20.00%) Ant
8 5 (20.00%) UNIX
8 5 (20.00%) JMeter
9 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
10 3 (12.00%) Sahi
10 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (12.00%) F#
10 3 (12.00%) Security Testing
10 3 (12.00%) WATIR
10 3 (12.00%) Finance
10 3 (12.00%) CRM
10 3 (12.00%) .NET
10 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (12.00%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) Ant
2 5 (20.00%) JMeter
2 5 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (12.00%) Sahi
4 3 (12.00%) WATIR
4 3 (12.00%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (8.00%) Behat
5 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.00%) Ranorex
6 1 (4.00%) eggPlant
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Test Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.00%) QA Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) JMS
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) BBC
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.00%) OOP
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) Ruby
3 8 (32.00%) C++
3 8 (32.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) Python
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) F#
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (68.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft