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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 101 128 137
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 27 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.31% 0.52% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.63% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 4
Average salary £37,500 £37,200 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.80% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £41,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1713 2058 1819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 83.07% 82.19% 80.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1479 1628 1547
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 £31,250 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 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 27 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 +27 20 £37,500 +3.87% 3
Peterborough +2 6 £72,500 +81.25% 2
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 17 (48.57%) QA
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) Degree
4 14 (40.00%) Java
5 13 (37.14%) Python
6 12 (34.29%) Selenium
6 12 (34.29%) Automated Testing
7 11 (31.43%) C#
8 10 (28.57%) Linux
9 9 (25.71%) SQL
10 8 (22.86%) WebDriver
11 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (20.00%) Regression Testing
11 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (17.14%) OO
12 6 (17.14%) Electronics
12 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
12 6 (17.14%) JIRA
13 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
13 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
13 5 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
13 5 (14.29%) TDD
13 5 (14.29%) Scrum
13 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (14.29%) JMeter

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 5 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Selenium
2 8 (22.86%) WebDriver
3 6 (17.14%) JIRA
4 5 (14.29%) JMeter
4 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 4 (11.43%) Hudson
5 4 (11.43%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (5.71%) Appium
7 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.86%) Behat
General
1 6 (17.14%) Electronics
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Tester
2 11 (31.43%) Test Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Software Tester
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) QA Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) QA Automation Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) QA Tester
8 3 (8.57%) Python Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Administrator
8 3 (8.57%) Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Hadoop Administrator
10 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
10 1 (2.86%) Graduate Software Tester
10 1 (2.86%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Replication
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Automated Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (17.14%) OO
4 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (14.29%) TDD
5 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 5 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) User Stories
6 4 (11.43%) Web Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) Python
3 11 (31.43%) C#
4 9 (25.71%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) C
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (48.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago