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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 125 130 135
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 10 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.47% 0.68% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.84% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 18
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1734 2024 2126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.87% 80.51% 75.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1682 1814
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 £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +6 6 £42,500 -5.55%
Peterborough - 2 - -
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) QA
3 9 (40.91%) Java
4 8 (36.36%) C++
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 7 (31.82%) Ruby
6 6 (27.27%) Selenium
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 5 (22.73%) UNIX
7 5 (22.73%) Ant
7 5 (22.73%) JMeter
8 4 (18.18%) Python
9 3 (13.64%) CRM
9 3 (13.64%) .NET
9 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
9 3 (13.64%) TDD
9 3 (13.64%) Jasmine
9 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
10 2 (9.09%) Behat
10 2 (9.09%) Big Data
10 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
10 2 (9.09%) BDD
10 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Degree
10 2 (9.09%) PHP

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Selenium
2 5 (22.73%) Ant
2 5 (22.73%) JMeter
3 3 (13.64%) Jasmine
4 2 (9.09%) Behat
4 2 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) Sahi
5 1 (4.55%) WATIR
5 1 (4.55%) Ranorex
5 1 (4.55%) eggPlant
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Test Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Software Test Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
5 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Software Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) JMS
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) BBC
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Physics
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) OOP
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) C++
3 7 (31.82%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) Ruby
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Python
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.09%) PHP
8 1 (4.55%) C
8 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.55%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft