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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 128 124 147
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 11 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.44% 0.50% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.64% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 9
Average salary £34,000 £36,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.48% +9.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +0.18%
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
2062 1720 2290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.32% 78.04% 75.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1436 1948
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
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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 -3 6 £31,875 -12.96% 1
Peterborough +7 5 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (69.70%) QA
3 22 (66.67%) Selenium
4 19 (57.58%) C#
4 19 (57.58%) Python
5 18 (54.55%) Automated Testing
5 18 (54.55%) Test Scripting
6 16 (48.48%) ISTQB
6 16 (48.48%) TDD
7 15 (45.45%) WebDriver
8 14 (42.42%) Sahi
8 14 (42.42%) Jasmine
8 14 (42.42%) WATIR
8 14 (42.42%) Selenium IDE
9 13 (39.39%) BDD
9 13 (39.39%) Ruby
10 12 (36.36%) F#
11 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
12 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
12 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
13 7 (21.21%) ISEB
14 5 (15.15%) .NET
14 5 (15.15%) UNIX
14 5 (15.15%) Linux
14 5 (15.15%) FitNesse
15 4 (12.12%) Windows
15 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
15 4 (12.12%) Java
16 3 (9.09%) Finance
16 3 (9.09%) C++

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Bluetooth
1 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (6.06%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) 2G
2 1 (3.03%) RNC
2 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.03%) LTE
2 1 (3.03%) 3GPP
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.03%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) Selenium
2 15 (45.45%) WebDriver
3 14 (42.42%) WATIR
3 14 (42.42%) Jasmine
3 14 (42.42%) Selenium IDE
3 14 (42.42%) Sahi
4 5 (15.15%) FitNesse
5 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.06%) JIRA
5 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.06%) JMeter
6 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.03%) Subversion
6 1 (3.03%) Maven
6 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.03%) QALoad
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Valgrind
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Tester
3 8 (24.24%) Software Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) QA Tester
4 7 (21.21%) QA Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Leader
5 4 (12.12%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Automated Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Manual Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) Java EE
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) UNIX
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Automated Testing
2 18 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 16 (48.48%) TDD
4 13 (39.39%) BDD
5 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) People Management
8 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.03%) Test Planning
9 1 (3.03%) Line Management
9 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.03%) Coaching
9 1 (3.03%) V-Model
9 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.03%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) C#
1 19 (57.58%) Python
2 13 (39.39%) Ruby
3 12 (36.36%) F#
4 4 (12.12%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (6.06%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) Tcl
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) ISTQB
2 7 (21.21%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (69.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) MKS
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £55,000 Package + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago