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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 90 126 97
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -29
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 40 10 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.61% 0.45% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 0.58% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 39 6 45
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2060 1719 2281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.76% 77.92% 75.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 1427 1943
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 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 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
(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 +26 40 £42,500 - 3
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 59 (65.56%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (52.22%) Java
3 37 (41.11%) Scrum
3 37 (41.11%) Selenium
4 34 (37.78%) Degree
5 33 (36.67%) Python
6 30 (33.33%) SQL
7 29 (32.22%) Test Scripting
8 26 (28.89%) C#
8 26 (28.89%) QA
9 24 (26.67%) TDD
9 24 (26.67%) Manual Testing
10 23 (25.56%) C++
10 23 (25.56%) UNIX
11 22 (24.44%) Software Engineering
12 19 (21.11%) OO
13 18 (20.00%) XML
13 18 (20.00%) HTML
13 18 (20.00%) Software Testing
13 18 (20.00%) BDD
14 16 (17.78%) Regression Testing
14 16 (17.78%) Finance
15 15 (16.67%) MS Office
16 14 (15.56%) Internet
17 13 (14.44%) .NET
17 13 (14.44%) Windows
17 13 (14.44%) Linux
18 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
18 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
19 11 (12.22%) Performance Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (1.11%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.56%) Internet
2 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.67%) HTTP
3 6 (6.67%) VLAN
4 4 (4.44%) Wireless
4 4 (4.44%) iSCSI
4 4 (4.44%) NAS
4 4 (4.44%) DNS
4 4 (4.44%) IPv6
4 4 (4.44%) SAN
5 3 (3.33%) VPN
6 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.22%) SSL
6 2 (2.22%) 3G
6 2 (2.22%) LTE
6 2 (2.22%) 2G
7 1 (1.11%) RNC
7 1 (1.11%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.11%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.11%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
2 1 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (41.11%) Selenium
2 11 (12.22%) JIRA
3 10 (11.11%) JUnit
4 9 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 9 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 8 (8.89%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (7.78%) Bugzilla
6 7 (7.78%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.67%) eggPlant
7 6 (6.67%) TestComplete
7 6 (6.67%) TestNG
8 5 (5.56%) FitNesse
8 5 (5.56%) Subversion
9 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.33%) NUnit
10 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (2.22%) WinRunner
11 2 (2.22%) Fiddler
12 1 (1.11%) TestLink
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.44%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (38.89%) Test Engineer
2 29 (32.22%) Tester
3 22 (24.44%) Software Engineer
4 17 (18.89%) Software Test Engineer
5 16 (17.78%) Analyst
6 14 (15.56%) Test Analyst
6 14 (15.56%) Automation Tester
7 13 (14.44%) Lead Tester
8 12 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
9 10 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
9 10 (11.11%) Developer
9 10 (11.11%) Software Tester
10 8 (8.89%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (7.78%) Development Engineer
12 6 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
12 6 (6.67%) QA Tester
13 4 (4.44%) Test Development Engineer
13 4 (4.44%) Lead Developer
13 4 (4.44%) Capacity Planning Engineer
13 4 (4.44%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.00%) HTML
1 18 (20.00%) XML
2 13 (14.44%) .NET
3 6 (6.67%) CSS
4 5 (5.56%) Web Services
5 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.22%) REST
6 1 (1.11%) Java EE
6 1 (1.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.11%) User Experience
3 8 (8.89%) Open Source
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (4.44%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (3.33%) iPhone
5 3 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.33%) IPTV
5 3 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.22%) Chemistry
6 2 (2.22%) Biology
6 2 (2.22%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.22%) Smartcard
6 2 (2.22%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.22%) PKI
6 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.22%) Life Science
7 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.11%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.56%) UNIX
2 13 (14.44%) Windows
2 13 (14.44%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (65.56%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (41.11%) Scrum
3 29 (32.22%) Test Scripting
4 24 (26.67%) Manual Testing
4 24 (26.67%) TDD
5 22 (24.44%) Software Engineering
6 19 (21.11%) OO
7 18 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 18 (20.00%) BDD
8 16 (17.78%) Regression Testing
9 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (12.22%) Performance Testing
11 10 (11.11%) OOP
12 9 (10.00%) Test Strategy
13 6 (6.67%) User Stories
13 6 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (6.67%) Automated Testing
14 5 (5.56%) Validation
14 5 (5.56%) Agile Testing
15 4 (4.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.22%) Java
2 33 (36.67%) Python
3 30 (33.33%) SQL
4 26 (28.89%) C#
5 23 (25.56%) C++
6 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 9 (10.00%) C
8 8 (8.89%) Ruby
8 8 (8.89%) Perl
9 7 (7.78%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
10 5 (5.56%) Delphi
11 4 (4.44%) Scala
12 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
12 3 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (37.78%) Degree
2 9 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (28.89%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) KVM
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Puppet
1 4 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (7.78%) HP
2 5 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 5 (5.56%) VMware
3 4 (4.44%) Hitachi
3 4 (4.44%) NetApp
3 4 (4.44%) Sun
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) Sybase
4 1 (1.11%) MKS
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Salary: Competitive
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