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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 99 120 127
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 35 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.68% 0.58% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.69% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 2
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £39,850 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
1785 1894 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 85.53% 83.88% 83.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1500 1416
Average salary £43,627 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.05% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +23 34 £37,500 - 3
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) QA
3 26 (40.63%) Java
4 22 (34.38%) Python
5 20 (31.25%) SQL
6 19 (29.69%) TDD
7 18 (28.13%) Scrum
7 18 (28.13%) Performance Testing
8 17 (26.56%) Test Automation
8 17 (26.56%) SDLC
8 17 (26.56%) Automated Testing
9 16 (25.00%) Degree
10 15 (23.44%) Selenium
11 14 (21.88%) Manual Testing
12 13 (20.31%) Electronics
12 13 (20.31%) JIRA
13 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
13 12 (18.75%) WebDriver
13 12 (18.75%) Waterfall
14 11 (17.19%) V-Model
14 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
14 11 (17.19%) ISEB
15 10 (15.63%) C#
15 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
16 9 (14.06%) Perl
16 9 (14.06%) QA Automation
17 8 (12.50%) Test Scripting
17 8 (12.50%) Software Testing
17 8 (12.50%) Linux
18 7 (10.94%) OO

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) Big Data
2 5 (7.81%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Selenium
2 13 (20.31%) JIRA
3 12 (18.75%) WebDriver
4 7 (10.94%) Hudson
5 6 (9.38%) JMeter
5 6 (9.38%) Selenium IDE
6 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.13%) Appium
7 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (20.31%) Electronics
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Test Engineer
2 16 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 16 (25.00%) Tester
3 14 (21.88%) Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Automation Engineer
4 11 (17.19%) Automation Tester
4 11 (17.19%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) Python Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Developer in Test
7 6 (9.38%) Java Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) QA Automation Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) QA Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) QA Test Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Web Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Data Administrator
9 4 (6.25%) Mobile Tester
9 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
1 5 (7.81%) REST
1 5 (7.81%) Web Services
2 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.69%) CSS
2 3 (4.69%) jQuery
3 1 (1.56%) COM
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Replication
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) iPad
2 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.13%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Android
2 7 (10.94%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.69%) TDD
3 18 (28.13%) Performance Testing
3 18 (28.13%) Scrum
4 17 (26.56%) Automated Testing
4 17 (26.56%) SDLC
4 17 (26.56%) Test Automation
5 14 (21.88%) Manual Testing
6 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 12 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 11 (17.19%) V-Model
8 9 (14.06%) QA Automation
9 8 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 7 (10.94%) OO
10 7 (10.94%) Web Testing
11 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (9.38%) Defect Management
11 6 (9.38%) User Stories
12 5 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) Java
2 22 (34.38%) Python
3 20 (31.25%) SQL
4 10 (15.63%) C#
4 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.06%) Perl
6 4 (6.25%) C++
7 3 (4.69%) Ruby
8 2 (3.13%) C
9 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Degree
2 11 (17.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (43.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Twitter
3 2 (3.13%) Facebook
4 1 (1.56%) VMware
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