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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 73 80 114
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +34
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 55 65 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.52% 2.70% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 3.30% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 42 47 23
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1784 1970 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.80% 81.74% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1497 1585 1684
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 £30,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 51 £46,250 +15.62% 6
Peterborough - 1 £40,000 - 1
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 79 (58.96%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (50.00%) Degree
3 56 (41.79%) Python
4 54 (40.30%) QA
5 50 (37.31%) Scrum
6 47 (35.07%) C#
7 46 (34.33%) SQL
8 45 (33.58%) C++
8 45 (33.58%) Selenium
9 44 (32.84%) Software Testing
10 43 (32.09%) Java
11 34 (25.37%) Software Engineering
12 28 (20.90%) JIRA
12 28 (20.90%) Linux
13 26 (19.40%) OO
13 26 (19.40%) Test Scripting
14 25 (18.66%) Manual Testing
15 24 (17.91%) TDD
16 23 (17.16%) Computer Science
17 22 (16.42%) Finance
18 21 (15.67%) Windows
18 21 (15.67%) XML
19 18 (13.43%) C
20 17 (12.69%) Regression Testing
20 17 (12.69%) HTML
20 17 (12.69%) SDLC
20 17 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
21 16 (11.94%) Kanban
21 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
22 15 (11.19%) ISEB

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (4.48%) MS Office
2 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.45%) Internet
2 11 (8.21%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.46%) Wireless
4 9 (6.72%) ICMP
5 3 (2.24%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.49%) LTE
6 2 (1.49%) 2G
6 2 (1.49%) HTTP
6 2 (1.49%) 3G
6 2 (1.49%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.49%) Intranet
7 1 (0.75%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.75%) DHCP
7 1 (0.75%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.97%) Big Data
2 2 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (33.58%) Selenium
2 28 (20.90%) JIRA
3 14 (10.45%) Cucumber
4 13 (9.70%) JMeter
4 13 (9.70%) SoapUI
4 13 (9.70%) Jenkins
5 12 (8.96%) NUnit
6 9 (6.72%) Bugzilla
7 8 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.73%) HP UFT
9 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.99%) GCC
10 3 (2.24%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.24%) JUnit
10 3 (2.24%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.49%) Subversion
11 2 (1.49%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.49%) SCons
General
1 22 (16.42%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.97%) Electronics
4 6 (4.48%) Marketing
5 4 (2.99%) Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.49%) Automotive
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (35.82%) Developer
2 43 (32.09%) Software Engineer
3 40 (29.85%) Tester
3 40 (29.85%) Test Engineer
4 32 (23.88%) Software Developer
5 31 (23.13%) Software Test Engineer
6 25 (18.66%) Automation Tester
7 18 (13.43%) Software Programmer
7 18 (13.43%) Programmer
8 13 (9.70%) Software Tester
9 12 (8.96%) Analyst
9 12 (8.96%) Test Analyst
10 9 (6.72%) Release Engineer
11 8 (5.97%) Automation Engineer
11 8 (5.97%) Test Automation Engineer
12 6 (4.48%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.48%) Lead Tester
12 6 (4.48%) Software Release Engineer
13 5 (3.73%) Team Leader
13 5 (3.73%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.67%) XML
2 17 (12.69%) HTML
3 11 (8.21%) SOAP
4 9 (6.72%) Web Services
5 8 (5.97%) WPF
6 4 (2.99%) .NET
7 3 (2.24%) RESTful
8 2 (1.49%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.49%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.49%) CSS
8 2 (1.49%) JSON
9 1 (0.75%) Java EE
9 1 (0.75%) J2EE
9 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.75%) JMS
9 1 (0.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.16%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.96%) Mobile App
2 12 (8.96%) User Experience
3 10 (7.46%) Internet of Things
4 8 (5.97%) Statistics
4 8 (5.97%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.97%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.90%) Linux
2 21 (15.67%) Windows
3 10 (7.46%) Android
4 9 (6.72%) UNIX
5 2 (1.49%) VMS
5 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (58.96%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (37.31%) Scrum
3 44 (32.84%) Software Testing
4 34 (25.37%) Software Engineering
5 26 (19.40%) Test Scripting
5 26 (19.40%) OO
6 25 (18.66%) Manual Testing
7 24 (17.91%) TDD
8 17 (12.69%) Regression Testing
8 17 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (12.69%) SDLC
9 16 (11.94%) Kanban
10 15 (11.19%) Unit Testing
10 15 (11.19%) OOP
10 15 (11.19%) Test Strategy
11 14 (10.45%) Automated Testing
12 12 (8.96%) Web Testing
12 12 (8.96%) Agile Testing
12 12 (8.96%) BDD
13 11 (8.21%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.79%) Python
2 47 (35.07%) C#
3 46 (34.33%) SQL
4 45 (33.58%) C++
5 43 (32.09%) Java
6 18 (13.43%) C
7 13 (9.70%) Perl
8 7 (5.22%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.22%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.99%) Ruby
10 2 (1.49%) PHP
11 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.75%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 67 (50.00%) Degree
2 15 (11.19%) ISEB
3 6 (4.48%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (40.30%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) WAI
Vendors
1 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.45%) Perforce
3 8 (5.97%) WorldPay
4 7 (5.22%) TOWER Software
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle
6 2 (1.49%) Coverity
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