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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 89 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 44 62 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.11% 2.69% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 3.21% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 38 56 50
Average salary £39,250 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.64% +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £50,000 £57,750
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
1774 1934 1753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 85.17% 84.05% 83.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1533 1454
Average salary £43,627 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.05% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
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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 -20 37 £38,500 -8.33% 5
Peterborough +2 1 £42,500 -17.07%
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 66 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (49.07%) QA
3 47 (43.52%) Scrum
4 43 (39.81%) Python
5 41 (37.96%) Java
5 41 (37.96%) Degree
6 37 (34.26%) Software Engineering
7 34 (31.48%) Selenium
7 34 (31.48%) C#
8 30 (27.78%) SQL
9 27 (25.00%) Software Testing
10 25 (23.15%) OO
11 22 (20.37%) Perl
12 21 (19.44%) C++
12 21 (19.44%) Performance Testing
13 20 (18.52%) JIRA
14 17 (15.74%) Automation Testing
15 16 (14.81%) Functional Testing
15 16 (14.81%) Test Strategy
15 16 (14.81%) SDLC
15 16 (14.81%) JavaScript
15 16 (14.81%) TDD
16 15 (13.89%) Unit Testing
17 14 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (12.96%) Defect Tracking
18 13 (12.04%) NUnit
18 13 (12.04%) Linux
18 13 (12.04%) Finance
19 12 (11.11%) OOP
19 12 (11.11%) XML

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (3.70%) MS Office
2 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) HTTP
2 3 (2.78%) Internet
2 3 (2.78%) LAN
2 3 (2.78%) WAN
3 1 (0.93%) DHCP
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) Big Data
2 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (31.48%) Selenium
2 20 (18.52%) JIRA
3 13 (12.04%) NUnit
4 9 (8.33%) Bugzilla
5 7 (6.48%) HP UFT
6 6 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.56%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.63%) JMeter
7 5 (4.63%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.70%) Fiddler
8 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.78%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.93%) Appium
10 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.93%) JUnit
10 1 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 13 (12.04%) Finance
2 11 (10.19%) Electronics
3 4 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (59.26%) Test Engineer
2 47 (43.52%) Automation Engineer
3 46 (42.59%) Test Automation Engineer
4 29 (26.85%) Developer
5 22 (20.37%) QA Engineer
6 21 (19.44%) QA Automation Engineer
6 21 (19.44%) QA Test Engineer
7 20 (18.52%) Software Test Engineer
8 19 (17.59%) Senior Test Engineer
9 18 (16.67%) Python Developer
10 17 (15.74%) Software Developer
11 15 (13.89%) Test Automation Developer
12 14 (12.96%) Developer in Test
12 14 (12.96%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 12 (11.11%) Analyst
13 12 (11.11%) Senior Software Test Engineer
13 12 (11.11%) Test Analyst
14 10 (9.26%) Software Engineer
14 10 (9.26%) Tester
15 9 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.11%) HTML
1 12 (11.11%) XML
2 11 (10.19%) .NET
2 11 (10.19%) Web Services
3 10 (9.26%) REST
4 7 (6.48%) WPF
5 6 (5.56%) SOAP
6 4 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.93%) CSS3
7 1 (0.93%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.93%) HTML5
7 1 (0.93%) jQuery
7 1 (0.93%) LESS
7 1 (0.93%) RESTful
7 1 (0.93%) Sass
7 1 (0.93%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.48%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.56%) Statistics
3 6 (5.56%) User Experience
4 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.70%) Fintech
5 4 (3.70%) Life Science
6 2 (1.85%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.85%) STB
7 1 (0.93%) Biology
7 1 (0.93%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Unix
3 3 (2.78%) Android
4 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (43.52%) Scrum
3 37 (34.26%) Software Engineering
4 27 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 25 (23.15%) OO
6 21 (19.44%) Performance Testing
7 17 (15.74%) Automation Testing
8 16 (14.81%) Functional Testing
8 16 (14.81%) SDLC
8 16 (14.81%) TDD
8 16 (14.81%) Test Strategy
9 15 (13.89%) Unit Testing
10 14 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (12.96%) Defect Tracking
11 12 (11.11%) OOP
12 10 (9.26%) BDD
12 10 (9.26%) Manual Testing
12 10 (9.26%) QA Automation
12 10 (9.26%) Test Scripting
13 9 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.81%) Python
2 41 (37.96%) Java
3 34 (31.48%) C#
4 30 (27.78%) SQL
5 22 (20.37%) Perl
6 21 (19.44%) C++
7 16 (14.81%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.63%) C
9 3 (2.78%) Ruby
10 2 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (37.96%) Degree
2 9 (8.33%) ISEB
3 6 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (49.07%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) Perforce
2 9 (8.33%) WorldPay
3 6 (5.56%) Oracle
4 5 (4.63%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.93%) DoubleClick
5 1 (0.93%) Google
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