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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 104 128 105
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 32 7 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.31% 0.31% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.40% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 47
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
1972 1754 2299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.99% 78.58% 76.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1558 1514 1986
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +23 32 £42,500 +2.40% 4
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 70 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (55.77%) Java
3 46 (44.23%) Degree
4 44 (42.31%) Python
5 38 (36.54%) Scrum
6 37 (35.58%) C#
7 35 (33.65%) Selenium
8 34 (32.69%) QA
8 34 (32.69%) C++
9 29 (27.88%) SQL
10 26 (25.00%) TDD
10 26 (25.00%) Manual Testing
11 24 (23.08%) Test Scripting
12 22 (21.15%) UNIX
13 20 (19.23%) OO
14 18 (17.31%) Linux
14 18 (17.31%) Perl
14 18 (17.31%) Software Engineering
14 18 (17.31%) Computer Science
15 16 (15.38%) .NET
16 15 (14.42%) Windows
16 15 (14.42%) Software Testing
16 15 (14.42%) Performance Testing
17 14 (13.46%) Finance
17 14 (13.46%) XML
17 14 (13.46%) HTML
18 13 (12.50%) Regression Testing
18 13 (12.50%) Ruby
18 13 (12.50%) Mathematics
19 12 (11.54%) JavaScript

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (0.96%) MediaWiki
1 1 (0.96%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (11.54%) MS Office
2 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.62%) Internet
2 7 (6.73%) SAN
2 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.81%) Wireless
4 4 (3.85%) HTTP
4 4 (3.85%) IPv6
4 4 (3.85%) VPN
4 4 (3.85%) VLAN
4 4 (3.85%) Firewall
4 4 (3.85%) NAS
4 4 (3.85%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.92%) 3G
5 2 (1.92%) DNS
5 2 (1.92%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.92%) 2G
5 2 (1.92%) LTE
6 1 (0.96%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.96%) RNC
6 1 (0.96%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.96%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
1 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.96%) Big Data
2 1 (0.96%) Text Mining
2 1 (0.96%) MySQL
2 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (33.65%) Selenium
2 11 (10.58%) Bugzilla
3 9 (8.65%) Cucumber
4 8 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.73%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.73%) WinRunner
5 7 (6.73%) JUnit
5 7 (6.73%) JIRA
6 6 (5.77%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.81%) FitNesse
7 5 (4.81%) Subversion
8 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (2.88%) TestComplete
9 3 (2.88%) eggPlant
9 3 (2.88%) NUnit
10 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.92%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.92%) TestNG
General
1 14 (13.46%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Automotive
3 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.81%) Marketing
5 4 (3.85%) Banking
5 4 (3.85%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (40.38%) Test Engineer
2 35 (33.65%) Tester
3 28 (26.92%) Software Engineer
4 21 (20.19%) Developer
4 21 (20.19%) Software Test Engineer
5 17 (16.35%) Automation Engineer
6 15 (14.42%) Analyst
7 11 (10.58%) Automation Tester
7 11 (10.58%) Software Tester
7 11 (10.58%) QA Tester
8 10 (9.62%) Lead Tester
9 9 (8.65%) Automation Analyst
10 8 (7.69%) Test Analyst
11 7 (6.73%) QA Automation Engineer
11 7 (6.73%) Capacity Planning Engineer
11 7 (6.73%) QA Engineer
11 7 (6.73%) Performance Engineer
11 7 (6.73%) QA Analyst
12 6 (5.77%) Test Automation Engineer
12 6 (5.77%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) .NET
2 14 (13.46%) XML
2 14 (13.46%) HTML
3 10 (9.62%) Web Services
4 2 (1.92%) CSS
4 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.92%) REST
5 1 (0.96%) Java EE
5 1 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 10 (9.62%) User Experience
3 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.81%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.81%) Grid Computing
4 5 (4.81%) Firmware
5 4 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.88%) iPhone
6 3 (2.88%) IPTV
7 2 (1.92%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.92%) Chemistry
7 2 (1.92%) Biology
7 2 (1.92%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.92%) Life Science
7 2 (1.92%) Open Source
8 1 (0.96%) Social Media
8 1 (0.96%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.96%) Handset
8 1 (0.96%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.15%) UNIX
2 18 (17.31%) Linux
3 15 (14.42%) Windows
4 7 (6.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (36.54%) Scrum
3 26 (25.00%) TDD
3 26 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 24 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 20 (19.23%) OO
6 18 (17.31%) Software Engineering
7 15 (14.42%) Software Testing
7 15 (14.42%) Performance Testing
8 13 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 12 (11.54%) BDD
10 11 (10.58%) Test Strategy
10 11 (10.58%) OOP
11 8 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.73%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (6.73%) Analytics
12 7 (6.73%) Migration
12 7 (6.73%) Automated Testing
13 6 (5.77%) Validation
13 6 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 58 (55.77%) Java
2 44 (42.31%) Python
3 37 (35.58%) C#
4 34 (32.69%) C++
5 29 (27.88%) SQL
6 18 (17.31%) Perl
7 13 (12.50%) Ruby
8 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
9 10 (9.62%) C
10 7 (6.73%) PowerShell
10 7 (6.73%) Bash Shell
10 7 (6.73%) Delphi
11 3 (2.88%) Scala
11 3 (2.88%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.88%) PHP
12 1 (0.96%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 46 (44.23%) Degree
2 9 (8.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (8.65%) ISEB
3 5 (4.81%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (32.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) KVM
1 7 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.73%) Puppet
2 3 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) HP
3 7 (6.73%) NetApp
3 7 (6.73%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.73%) Hitachi
3 7 (6.73%) Sun
3 7 (6.73%) Oracle
3 7 (6.73%) Sybase
3 7 (6.73%) VMware
4 1 (0.96%) MKS
4 1 (0.96%) Google
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