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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 91 96 104
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 47 38 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.87% 1.75% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.21% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 45 32 39
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,750 £53,000
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
2074 1719 2096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.60% 79.29% 74.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1603 1359 1774
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +12 47 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 46 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (53.16%) Python
3 32 (40.51%) Degree
4 31 (39.24%) QA
5 30 (37.97%) Software Testing
6 29 (36.71%) Scrum
7 28 (35.44%) Test Scripting
8 26 (32.91%) SQL
9 25 (31.65%) Java
10 22 (27.85%) Selenium
10 22 (27.85%) Software Engineering
11 20 (25.32%) Regression Testing
12 19 (24.05%) C#
12 19 (24.05%) HTML
12 19 (24.05%) XML
12 19 (24.05%) Automated Testing
12 19 (24.05%) Manual Testing
13 18 (22.78%) JIRA
13 18 (22.78%) C++
14 17 (21.52%) Windows
15 15 (18.99%) UNIX
15 15 (18.99%) Finance
15 15 (18.99%) ISEB
15 15 (18.99%) TDD
16 14 (17.72%) Linux
17 12 (15.19%) C
18 11 (13.92%) Internet
18 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
18 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
18 11 (13.92%) Microsoft

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
1 11 (13.92%) Internet
2 6 (7.59%) VLAN
3 5 (6.33%) HTTP
4 4 (5.06%) iSCSI
4 4 (5.06%) NAS
4 4 (5.06%) ICMP
4 4 (5.06%) IPv6
5 3 (3.80%) SAN
6 2 (2.53%) VPN
6 2 (2.53%) DNS
6 2 (2.53%) SSL
7 1 (1.27%) GPRS
7 1 (1.27%) GSM
7 1 (1.27%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Selenium
2 18 (22.78%) JIRA
3 10 (12.66%) JUnit
4 7 (8.86%) TestNG
4 7 (8.86%) WebDriver
5 6 (7.59%) TestComplete
5 6 (7.59%) eggPlant
6 4 (5.06%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (5.06%) Bugzilla
7 3 (3.80%) NUnit
7 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.80%) Fiddler
7 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.27%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (18.99%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Banking
2 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (49.37%) Test Engineer
2 29 (36.71%) Software Engineer
3 28 (35.44%) Software Test Engineer
4 19 (24.05%) Tester
5 16 (20.25%) Automation Engineer
6 13 (16.46%) Test Automation Engineer
7 12 (15.19%) Developer
8 11 (13.92%) Analyst
8 11 (13.92%) Test Analyst
8 11 (13.92%) Software Tester
9 9 (11.39%) Software Developer
9 9 (11.39%) Automation Test Analyst
9 9 (11.39%) Automation Tester
9 9 (11.39%) Automation Analyst
10 7 (8.86%) Lead Tester
10 7 (8.86%) Test Team Leader
10 7 (8.86%) Team Leader
11 6 (7.59%) Programmer
11 6 (7.59%) Automation Team Leader
11 6 (7.59%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) HTML
1 19 (24.05%) XML
2 7 (8.86%) .NET
2 7 (8.86%) CSS
3 6 (7.59%) Web Services
4 3 (3.80%) REST
5 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.39%) Open Source
3 4 (5.06%) User Experience
4 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.80%) Life Science
4 3 (3.80%) iPhone
4 3 (3.80%) IPTV
4 3 (3.80%) Chemistry
4 3 (3.80%) Biology
5 2 (2.53%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.53%) PKI
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.52%) Windows
2 15 (18.99%) UNIX
3 14 (17.72%) Linux
4 2 (2.53%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.27%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.97%) Software Testing
3 29 (36.71%) Scrum
4 28 (35.44%) Test Scripting
5 22 (27.85%) Software Engineering
6 20 (25.32%) Regression Testing
7 19 (24.05%) Automated Testing
7 19 (24.05%) Manual Testing
8 15 (18.99%) TDD
9 10 (12.66%) OO
9 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (12.66%) BDD
10 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (8.86%) Test Strategy
11 7 (8.86%) Agile Testing
11 7 (8.86%) User Stories
12 6 (7.59%) Performance Testing
12 6 (7.59%) Load Testing
12 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
12 6 (7.59%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) Python
2 26 (32.91%) SQL
3 25 (31.65%) Java
4 19 (24.05%) C#
5 18 (22.78%) C++
6 12 (15.19%) C
7 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
8 8 (10.13%) Perl
9 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
10 4 (5.06%) Scala
10 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.06%) PHP
10 4 (5.06%) Delphi
11 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (40.51%) Degree
2 15 (18.99%) ISEB
3 7 (8.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (39.24%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) KVM
2 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.80%) Puppet
1 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) HP
3 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.06%) VMware
4 3 (3.80%) Perforce
4 3 (3.80%) Hitachi
4 3 (3.80%) NetApp
4 3 (3.80%) Sun
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