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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 123 129 142
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 16 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.64% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.35% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 6
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +22.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,250 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
2043 1712 2093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.31% 79.41% 74.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1363 1779
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 +6 10 £37,500 +2.73%
Peterborough - 4 £55,000 -
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) QA
3 11 (45.83%) C#
4 9 (37.50%) Selenium
5 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Ruby
6 7 (29.17%) TDD
7 6 (25.00%) C++
7 6 (25.00%) Java
7 6 (25.00%) Python
7 6 (25.00%) JMeter
7 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (20.83%) SQL
8 5 (20.83%) UNIX
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
8 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
8 5 (20.83%) Jasmine
9 4 (16.67%) .NET
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) Ant
9 4 (16.67%) ISEB
9 4 (16.67%) Scrum
9 4 (16.67%) WATIR
9 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 4 (16.67%) F#
9 4 (16.67%) Sahi
9 4 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (12.50%) Finance

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Selenium
2 6 (25.00%) JMeter
3 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
3 5 (20.83%) Jasmine
4 4 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
4 4 (16.67%) Sahi
4 4 (16.67%) WATIR
4 4 (16.67%) Ant
5 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (8.33%) JIRA
5 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.17%) Behat
6 1 (4.17%) QALoad
6 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
6 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Software Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Tester
4 5 (20.83%) Test Leader
5 3 (12.50%) QA Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Manual Tester
7 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
8 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) People Management
9 1 (4.17%) V-Model
9 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
9 1 (4.17%) CRM
9 1 (4.17%) SOA
9 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Test Management
9 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) Ruby
3 6 (25.00%) C++
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) F#
6 1 (4.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (79.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
Cambridgeshire
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago