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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 124 130 140
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 16 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.64% 0.22% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.28% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 19
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,900 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
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
2007 1770 2240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.51% 77.02% 76.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1501 1936
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +5 12 £40,850 +8.93% 2
Peterborough +8 5 £50,000 +20.48%
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 29 (72.50%) Python
2 28 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 24 (60.00%) Selenium
3 24 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 22 (55.00%) QA
5 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (40.00%) TDD
6 16 (40.00%) ISTQB
6 16 (40.00%) C#
6 16 (40.00%) BDD
7 15 (37.50%) WebDriver
8 14 (35.00%) Sahi
8 14 (35.00%) Jasmine
8 14 (35.00%) WATIR
8 14 (35.00%) Selenium IDE
8 14 (35.00%) E-Commerce
8 14 (35.00%) Ruby
9 12 (30.00%) F#
10 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
11 10 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (25.00%) Wireless
11 10 (25.00%) Bluetooth
11 10 (25.00%) Tcl
11 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
12 7 (17.50%) ISEB
12 7 (17.50%) Linux
12 7 (17.50%) UNIX
12 7 (17.50%) FitNesse
13 6 (15.00%) Windows
14 5 (12.50%) .NET

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (2.50%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 10 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 10 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) 2G
2 1 (2.50%) RNC
2 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.50%) LTE
2 1 (2.50%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
2 1 (2.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.50%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) Selenium
2 15 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 14 (35.00%) WATIR
3 14 (35.00%) Jasmine
3 14 (35.00%) Sahi
3 14 (35.00%) Selenium IDE
4 7 (17.50%) FitNesse
5 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.00%) JMeter
6 2 (5.00%) JIRA
7 1 (2.50%) QALoad
7 1 (2.50%) JUnit
7 1 (2.50%) Valgrind
7 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.50%) Subversion
7 1 (2.50%) Maven
7 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Test Engineer
2 16 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Tester
4 8 (20.00%) QA Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) QA Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Automated Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) Java EE
3 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) UNIX
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 24 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (40.00%) TDD
4 16 (40.00%) BDD
5 14 (35.00%) E-Commerce
6 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
7 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.00%) Web Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Test Management
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.50%) Fault Management
9 1 (2.50%) Load Testing
9 1 (2.50%) OOD
9 1 (2.50%) SOA
9 1 (2.50%) Validation
9 1 (2.50%) UML
9 1 (2.50%) OO
9 1 (2.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) Python
2 16 (40.00%) C#
3 14 (35.00%) Ruby
4 12 (30.00%) F#
5 10 (25.00%) Tcl
6 3 (7.50%) Java
7 2 (5.00%) C++
7 2 (5.00%) SQL
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.50%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (17.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (55.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) MKS
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
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