The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 71 115 85
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -30
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 83 36 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.28% 1.29% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 1.73% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 75 31 74
Average salary £41,500 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.88% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £22,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2012 2080 2271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 79.49% 74.66% 73.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1668 1779 1866
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Cambridgeshire region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +52 81 £41,500 +27.69% 6
Peterborough -2 3 £37,500 +11.11%
St Neots - 1 £45,000 -
Huntingdon - 1 £45,000 -
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 71 (54.62%) Python
2 61 (46.92%) Degree
3 58 (44.62%) Java
4 49 (37.69%) QA
5 47 (36.15%) Perl
6 45 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (33.08%) C#
7 43 (33.08%) Manual Testing
8 35 (26.92%) Linux
9 33 (25.38%) C++
10 31 (23.85%) Scrum
11 29 (22.31%) OO
11 29 (22.31%) Computer Science
12 26 (20.00%) TDD
12 26 (20.00%) Mac OS X
13 25 (19.23%) Finance
14 24 (18.46%) Automated Testing
14 24 (18.46%) Ruby
14 24 (18.46%) C
14 24 (18.46%) Test Scripting
15 23 (17.69%) JavaScript
15 23 (17.69%) SQL
16 21 (16.15%) Automotive
16 21 (16.15%) Regression Testing
17 20 (15.38%) Software Testing
18 18 (13.85%) Windows
19 16 (12.31%) Wireless
20 15 (11.54%) Mathematics
21 14 (10.77%) Test Strategy
21 14 (10.77%) Firmware

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.31%) WebLogic
1 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.54%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 4 (3.08%) MS Office
2 3 (2.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.54%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.31%) Wireless
2 8 (6.15%) Firewall
2 8 (6.15%) SAN
2 8 (6.15%) VPN
3 5 (3.85%) Internet
4 3 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.31%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.54%) GPRS
5 2 (1.54%) GSM
5 2 (1.54%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.77%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.77%) LTE
6 1 (0.77%) 2G
6 1 (0.77%) SSH
6 1 (0.77%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.77%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.54%) Data Mining
1 2 (1.54%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (10.00%) Selenium
2 9 (6.92%) Bugzilla
3 7 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.38%) JMeter
4 5 (3.85%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.85%) LabVIEW
5 4 (3.08%) WinRunner
5 4 (3.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (3.08%) JIRA
6 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.31%) JUnit
6 3 (2.31%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.54%) NUnit
7 2 (1.54%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.54%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.54%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.54%) GCC
7 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.54%) SCons
General
1 25 (19.23%) Finance
2 21 (16.15%) Automotive
3 10 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.38%) Banking
5 5 (3.85%) Marketing
6 3 (2.31%) Electronics
7 2 (1.54%) Law
7 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (59.23%) Test Engineer
2 56 (43.08%) Software Engineer
3 51 (39.23%) Software Test Engineer
4 19 (14.62%) Tester
5 12 (9.23%) QA Engineer
5 12 (9.23%) Developer
6 10 (7.69%) Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) Software Tester
8 7 (5.38%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.62%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Capacity Planning Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Senior C++ Developer
10 5 (3.85%) C++ Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) QA Analyst
11 4 (3.08%) QA Tester
11 4 (3.08%) Automation Analyst
11 4 (3.08%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.23%) .NET
1 12 (9.23%) Web Services
2 3 (2.31%) J2EE
2 3 (2.31%) XML
3 2 (1.54%) HTML
3 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.77%) RESTful
4 1 (0.77%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.31%) Computer Science
2 15 (11.54%) Mathematics
3 14 (10.77%) Firmware
4 7 (5.38%) Visualisation
4 7 (5.38%) Grid Computing
5 6 (4.62%) Social Media
6 5 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.31%) Clustering
8 2 (1.54%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.77%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.77%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.92%) Linux
2 26 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 18 (13.85%) Windows
4 12 (9.23%) UNIX
5 5 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.08%) Solaris
7 3 (2.31%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.77%) AIX
8 1 (0.77%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (33.08%) Manual Testing
3 31 (23.85%) Scrum
4 29 (22.31%) OO
5 26 (20.00%) TDD
6 24 (18.46%) Automated Testing
6 24 (18.46%) Test Scripting
7 21 (16.15%) Regression Testing
8 20 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 14 (10.77%) Test Strategy
9 14 (10.77%) RAD
10 13 (10.00%) Validation
10 13 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (10.00%) Performance Testing
11 12 (9.23%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.69%) Refactoring
13 8 (6.15%) Migration
13 8 (6.15%) Use Case
13 8 (6.15%) Network Management
14 7 (5.38%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (54.62%) Python
2 58 (44.62%) Java
3 47 (36.15%) Perl
4 43 (33.08%) C#
5 33 (25.38%) C++
6 24 (18.46%) Ruby
6 24 (18.46%) C
7 23 (17.69%) JavaScript
7 23 (17.69%) SQL
8 9 (6.92%) TTCN
9 8 (6.15%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.08%) Embedded C
10 4 (3.08%) Delphi
11 3 (2.31%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.77%) Scala
12 1 (0.77%) PHP
12 1 (0.77%) VBScript
12 1 (0.77%) VB
12 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (46.92%) Degree
2 7 (5.38%) Postgraduate
3 5 (3.85%) ISEB
4 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.77%) HND
5 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (37.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (6.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (6.15%) Puppet
1 8 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (8.46%) Microsoft
1 11 (8.46%) Sun
2 8 (6.15%) VMware
2 8 (6.15%) Hitachi
2 8 (6.15%) HP
2 8 (6.15%) NetApp
2 8 (6.15%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.85%) Red Gate
3 5 (3.85%) Oracle
3 5 (3.85%) Sybase
4 3 (2.31%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.54%) Google
6 1 (0.77%) MKS
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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