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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 110 125 144
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +19
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 22 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.03% 0.69% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.83% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 3
Average salary £36,750 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
1759 2052 1897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.43% 83.11% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 1627 1615
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +22 16 £36,750 -18.33% 4
Peterborough -3 4 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Degree
3 12 (40.00%) QA
3 12 (40.00%) Selenium
3 12 (40.00%) Java
4 10 (33.33%) C#
5 8 (26.67%) Python
5 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 8 (26.67%) WebDriver
6 7 (23.33%) SQL
7 6 (20.00%) Linux
7 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Scrum
7 6 (20.00%) OO
7 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 5 (16.67%) .NET
8 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 5 (16.67%) JIRA
8 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
9 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 4 (13.33%) CRM
9 4 (13.33%) JMeter
10 3 (10.00%) Electronics

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Selenium
2 8 (26.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (16.67%) JIRA
4 4 (13.33%) JMeter
5 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.00%) Hudson
5 3 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (6.67%) Appium
7 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.33%) Behat
7 1 (3.33%) eggPlant
7 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (10.00%) Electronics
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Test Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Tester
3 8 (26.67%) Software Tester
4 7 (23.33%) Software Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) QA Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) QA Automation Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) QA Tester
8 3 (10.00%) Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Administrator
9 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
9 2 (6.67%) Hadoop Administrator
10 1 (3.33%) Graduate Software Tester
10 1 (3.33%) Junior Software Tester
10 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) Developer
10 1 (3.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Replication
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Physics
4 1 (3.33%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
3 6 (20.00%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) OOP
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) Web Testing
6 3 (10.00%) User Stories
6 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) Python
4 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Data Idols
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago