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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 89 93 127
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +34
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 43 50 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.98% 2.04% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 2.47% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 16
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £58,500 £70,000
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
1800 2026 1894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.87% 82.69% 79.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1524 1630 1607
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +3 40 £46,250 +15.62% 3
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 75 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (49.60%) Degree
3 51 (40.80%) QA
4 49 (39.20%) Selenium
4 49 (39.20%) Scrum
4 49 (39.20%) Python
5 46 (36.80%) SQL
6 44 (35.20%) C#
7 43 (34.40%) Java
7 43 (34.40%) Software Testing
8 39 (31.20%) C++
9 30 (24.00%) Software Engineering
10 26 (20.80%) JIRA
11 25 (20.00%) TDD
11 25 (20.00%) Linux
11 25 (20.00%) OO
12 24 (19.20%) Finance
12 24 (19.20%) Test Scripting
13 22 (17.60%) Manual Testing
14 21 (16.80%) Computer Science
14 21 (16.80%) XML
15 18 (14.40%) HTML
16 17 (13.60%) Windows
16 17 (13.60%) Regression Testing
17 16 (12.80%) Test Strategy
17 16 (12.80%) BDD
18 15 (12.00%) C
19 14 (11.20%) OOP
19 14 (11.20%) JMeter
19 14 (11.20%) Continuous Integration

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (5.60%) MS Office
2 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 10 (8.00%) Internet
2 8 (6.40%) ICMP
3 6 (4.80%) Wireless
4 3 (2.40%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.60%) LTE
5 2 (1.60%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.60%) 3G
5 2 (1.60%) Intranet
5 2 (1.60%) HTTP
5 2 (1.60%) 2G
6 1 (0.80%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.80%) DHCP
6 1 (0.80%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.40%) Big Data
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 49 (39.20%) Selenium
2 26 (20.80%) JIRA
3 14 (11.20%) JMeter
3 14 (11.20%) NUnit
3 14 (11.20%) SoapUI
4 13 (10.40%) Cucumber
5 9 (7.20%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.00%) Bugzilla
7 5 (4.00%) HP UFT
8 4 (3.20%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.20%) JUnit
9 3 (2.40%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.60%) SCons
10 2 (1.60%) Subversion
10 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.80%) TestNG
11 1 (0.80%) GCC
General
1 24 (19.20%) Finance
2 9 (7.20%) Electronics
3 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.80%) Marketing
5 3 (2.40%) Banking
6 2 (1.60%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (37.60%) Developer
2 38 (30.40%) Tester
2 38 (30.40%) Test Engineer
3 34 (27.20%) Software Engineer
4 30 (24.00%) Software Developer
5 27 (21.60%) Software Test Engineer
6 22 (17.60%) Automation Tester
7 17 (13.60%) Programmer
7 17 (13.60%) Software Programmer
8 14 (11.20%) Test Analyst
8 14 (11.20%) Analyst
8 14 (11.20%) Software Tester
9 7 (5.60%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Senior Software Test Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Senior Test Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.80%) XML
2 18 (14.40%) HTML
3 11 (8.80%) SOAP
4 8 (6.40%) WPF
5 6 (4.80%) Web Services
6 4 (3.20%) RESTful
6 4 (3.20%) .NET
7 3 (2.40%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.60%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.60%) CSS
9 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.80%) Java EE
9 1 (0.80%) Ajax
9 1 (0.80%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.80%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.80%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.00%) User Experience
4 8 (6.40%) Algorithms
4 8 (6.40%) Mathematics
4 8 (6.40%) Statistics
5 6 (4.80%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.00%) Linux
2 17 (13.60%) Windows
3 12 (9.60%) UNIX
4 9 (7.20%) Android
5 2 (1.60%) VMS
5 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (39.20%) Scrum
3 43 (34.40%) Software Testing
4 30 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 25 (20.00%) TDD
5 25 (20.00%) OO
6 24 (19.20%) Test Scripting
7 22 (17.60%) Manual Testing
8 17 (13.60%) Regression Testing
9 16 (12.80%) Test Strategy
9 16 (12.80%) BDD
10 14 (11.20%) OOP
10 14 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (11.20%) Kanban
10 14 (11.20%) SDLC
11 13 (10.40%) Agile Testing
11 13 (10.40%) Unit Testing
12 12 (9.60%) Web Testing
13 10 (8.00%) Performance Testing
14 9 (7.20%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.20%) Python
2 46 (36.80%) SQL
3 44 (35.20%) C#
4 43 (34.40%) Java
5 39 (31.20%) C++
6 15 (12.00%) C
7 13 (10.40%) Perl
8 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.00%) Ruby
10 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.60%) PHP
12 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.80%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 62 (49.60%) Degree
2 12 (9.60%) ISEB
3 6 (4.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (40.80%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) WAI
Vendors
1 14 (11.20%) Perforce
2 11 (8.80%) WorldPay
3 10 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.60%) TOWER Software
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle
6 2 (1.60%) Coverity
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