The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 83 99 124
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +25
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 43 37 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.01% 1.50% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.82% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 9
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,155
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
1772 2033 1808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.88% 82.27% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1531 1609 1532
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 £31,000 £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 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 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 +17 40 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Huntingdon - 1 £47,500 -
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 65 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (44.23%) Selenium
2 46 (44.23%) Scrum
3 45 (43.27%) SQL
3 45 (43.27%) QA
4 44 (42.31%) Degree
5 42 (40.38%) Java
6 41 (39.42%) Python
7 36 (34.62%) C#
8 33 (31.73%) Software Testing
9 29 (27.88%) C++
10 28 (26.92%) Software Engineering
10 28 (26.92%) JIRA
11 26 (25.00%) TDD
12 24 (23.08%) Finance
13 23 (22.12%) OO
13 23 (22.12%) XML
13 23 (22.12%) Linux
14 21 (20.19%) Test Scripting
15 19 (18.27%) Manual Testing
16 18 (17.31%) BDD
16 18 (17.31%) HTML
17 16 (15.38%) NUnit
17 16 (15.38%) Test Strategy
18 15 (14.42%) Perl
19 14 (13.46%) JMeter
19 14 (13.46%) Perforce
19 14 (13.46%) Unit Testing
19 14 (13.46%) SoapUI
20 13 (12.50%) SDLC

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 8 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) Internet
2 6 (5.77%) ICMP
2 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.85%) Wireless
4 2 (1.92%) Intranet
5 1 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (44.23%) Selenium
2 28 (26.92%) JIRA
3 16 (15.38%) NUnit
4 14 (13.46%) JMeter
4 14 (13.46%) SoapUI
5 10 (9.62%) Cucumber
6 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
7 8 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (5.77%) HP UFT
9 5 (4.81%) JUnit
10 4 (3.85%) WebDriver
11 3 (2.88%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.92%) SCons
12 2 (1.92%) Bugzilla
12 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.92%) Subversion
13 1 (0.96%) Fiddler
13 1 (0.96%) TestNG
13 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (23.08%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Electronics
3 5 (4.81%) Marketing
4 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.88%) Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (38.46%) Developer
2 35 (33.65%) Test Engineer
3 27 (25.96%) Software Developer
3 27 (25.96%) Tester
3 27 (25.96%) Software Engineer
4 21 (20.19%) Software Test Engineer
5 17 (16.35%) Automation Tester
6 15 (14.42%) Software Programmer
6 15 (14.42%) Programmer
7 14 (13.46%) Analyst
7 14 (13.46%) Test Analyst
8 10 (9.62%) Automation Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Senior Software Test Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Senior Developer
9 9 (8.65%) Software Tester
9 9 (8.65%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Senior Test Engineer
10 8 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
10 8 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.12%) XML
2 18 (17.31%) HTML
3 8 (7.69%) WPF
3 8 (7.69%) Web Services
4 7 (6.73%) SOAP
5 5 (4.81%) RESTful
5 5 (4.81%) .NET
6 4 (3.85%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.96%) Java EE
8 1 (0.96%) Ajax
8 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.96%) CSS
8 1 (0.96%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.65%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 8 (7.69%) Statistics
3 8 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.73%) User Experience
5 5 (4.81%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.96%) Life Science
7 1 (0.96%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.96%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.12%) Linux
2 13 (12.50%) Windows
3 12 (11.54%) UNIX
4 8 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (44.23%) Scrum
3 33 (31.73%) Software Testing
4 28 (26.92%) Software Engineering
5 26 (25.00%) TDD
6 23 (22.12%) OO
7 21 (20.19%) Test Scripting
8 19 (18.27%) Manual Testing
9 18 (17.31%) BDD
10 16 (15.38%) Test Strategy
11 14 (13.46%) Unit Testing
12 13 (12.50%) SDLC
12 13 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (12.50%) OOP
13 12 (11.54%) Regression Testing
13 12 (11.54%) Kanban
14 11 (10.58%) Agile Testing
14 11 (10.58%) Performance Testing
15 9 (8.65%) User Stories
16 8 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 45 (43.27%) SQL
2 42 (40.38%) Java
3 41 (39.42%) Python
4 36 (34.62%) C#
5 29 (27.88%) C++
6 15 (14.42%) Perl
7 10 (9.62%) C
8 7 (6.73%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.77%) Ruby
10 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.96%) PHP
11 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (42.31%) Degree
2 11 (10.58%) ISEB
3 7 (6.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (43.27%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Perforce
2 12 (11.54%) WorldPay
3 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.69%) TOWER Software
5 5 (4.81%) Oracle
6 2 (1.92%) Coverity
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