The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 68 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 33 36 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.84% 2.57% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 2.97% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 33 32 57
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,420 £31,600 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Automated Testing
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
988 1213 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.88% 86.70% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 816 1016 1207
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cambridge region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 59 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (53.19%) C#
2 50 (53.19%) QA
3 48 (51.06%) .NET
4 47 (50.00%) Selenium
5 41 (43.62%) WCF
6 39 (41.49%) SQL
6 39 (41.49%) MVC
7 36 (38.30%) HTML
7 36 (38.30%) JavaScript
7 36 (38.30%) CSS
8 35 (37.23%) SDLC
9 34 (36.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 33 (35.11%) .NET Framework
11 32 (34.04%) LINQ
12 30 (31.91%) jQuery
13 28 (29.79%) XML
13 28 (29.79%) XSLT
13 28 (29.79%) VB.NET
13 28 (29.79%) JSON
13 28 (29.79%) JIRA
13 28 (29.79%) Software Engineering
13 28 (29.79%) Ajax
13 28 (29.79%) Front End Development
13 28 (29.79%) Entity Framework
13 28 (29.79%) REST
13 28 (29.79%) Razor View Engine
14 24 (25.53%) Unit Testing
14 24 (25.53%) Manual Testing
14 24 (25.53%) TDD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.45%) NServiceBus
2 6 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) Internet
2 5 (5.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) Neo4j
2 6 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 47 (50.00%) Selenium
2 28 (29.79%) JIRA
3 6 (6.38%) PhantomJS
4 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.19%) JMeter
6 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.13%) NUnit
6 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.06%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.06%) Hudson
7 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Financial Institution
2 5 (5.32%) Front Office
3 1 (1.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (51.06%) Developer
2 34 (36.17%) C# Developer
3 29 (30.85%) Senior Developer
4 23 (24.47%) Senior C# Developer
5 22 (23.40%) Software Developer
6 21 (22.34%) Test Engineer
7 19 (20.21%) C# WCF Developer
7 19 (20.21%) WCF Developer
8 18 (19.15%) Senior Software Developer
9 13 (13.83%) Agile C# Developer
9 13 (13.83%) Agile Developer
9 13 (13.83%) Senior Agile Developer
10 12 (12.77%) C# Software Developer
10 12 (12.77%) Senior C# Software Developer
10 12 (12.77%) Tester
11 11 (11.70%) .NET Developer
11 11 (11.70%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (11.70%) Senior .NET Developer
11 11 (11.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 11 (11.70%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (51.06%) .NET
2 41 (43.62%) WCF
3 36 (38.30%) CSS
3 36 (38.30%) HTML
4 34 (36.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 33 (35.11%) .NET Framework
6 32 (34.04%) LINQ
7 30 (31.91%) jQuery
8 28 (29.79%) Ajax
8 28 (29.79%) Entity Framework
8 28 (29.79%) JSON
8 28 (29.79%) Razor View Engine
8 28 (29.79%) REST
8 28 (29.79%) XML
8 28 (29.79%) XSLT
9 15 (15.96%) WPF
10 12 (12.77%) HTML5
11 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET
11 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (6.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.57%) iPad
3 6 (6.38%) Clustering
3 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.38%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.38%) Social Media
3 6 (6.38%) Social Network
3 6 (6.38%) Visualisation
4 5 (5.32%) Statistics
5 2 (2.13%) Fintech
6 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.28%) Linux
2 16 (17.02%) Windows
3 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.26%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (41.49%) MVC
3 35 (37.23%) SDLC
4 28 (29.79%) Front End Development
4 28 (29.79%) Software Engineering
5 24 (25.53%) Manual Testing
5 24 (25.53%) TDD
5 24 (25.53%) Unit Testing
6 22 (23.40%) Kanban
7 20 (21.28%) Software Testing
8 14 (14.89%) Test Automation
9 12 (12.77%) Regression Testing
10 11 (11.70%) Automation Testing
11 10 (10.64%) DevOps
12 8 (8.51%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (7.45%) Analytics
13 7 (7.45%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (7.45%) Test Scripting
13 7 (7.45%) User Stories
14 6 (6.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 50 (53.19%) C#
2 39 (41.49%) SQL
3 36 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 28 (29.79%) VB.NET
5 23 (24.47%) Python
6 10 (10.64%) Perl
7 7 (7.45%) Java
8 6 (6.38%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.26%) C
9 4 (4.26%) Ruby
10 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Degree
2 12 (12.77%) ISEB
3 9 (9.57%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (53.19%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.13%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.06%) Twitter
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