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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 114 109 134
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 17 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.77% 1.09% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.33% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 8
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £44,850 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
1803 1960 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.18% 82.25% 78.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1517 1589 1609
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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 +20 14 £36,000 -20.00% 5
Peterborough -5 1 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Selenium
3 11 (39.29%) QA
3 11 (39.29%) Degree
4 10 (35.71%) C#
5 8 (28.57%) Java
5 8 (28.57%) Python
6 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
6 6 (21.43%) .NET
6 6 (21.43%) WebDriver
7 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.86%) CRM
7 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 4 (14.29%) Finance
8 4 (14.29%) OO
8 4 (14.29%) SQL
9 3 (10.71%) Linux
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.71%) ISEB
9 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
9 3 (10.71%) JIRA
9 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
9 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (7.14%) Appium
4 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.14%) JMeter
4 2 (7.14%) Hudson
4 2 (7.14%) Behat
5 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.57%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.57%) eggPlant
5 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Test Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Tester
3 8 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 7 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) QA Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.57%) Graduate Software Tester
8 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Graduate
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) JMS
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Physics
4 1 (3.57%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
2 6 (21.43%) Scrum
2 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
3 5 (17.86%) CRM
3 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
4 4 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
6 2 (7.14%) User Stories
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
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