The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 59 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 47 41 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.97% 2.68% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 2.97% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 47 32 52
Median salary £50,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,100 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
1066 1381 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 90.03% 90.14% 85.11%
Number of salaries quoted 872 1052 1093
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,400 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Cambridge

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 70 (80.46%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (71.26%) Python
3 49 (56.32%) Degree
4 38 (43.68%) Scrum
5 36 (41.38%) Test Scripting
6 29 (33.33%) Linux
7 24 (27.59%) QA
8 22 (25.29%) Automated Testing
9 20 (22.99%) C#
10 18 (20.69%) Selenium
10 18 (20.69%) Java
10 18 (20.69%) Windows
10 18 (20.69%) Test Strategy
11 17 (19.54%) Mobile App
12 16 (18.39%) Exploratory Testing
12 16 (18.39%) Software Engineering
13 15 (17.24%) Mathematics
13 15 (17.24%) Computer Science
13 15 (17.24%) Bugzilla
14 14 (16.09%) Software Testing
14 14 (16.09%) C++
14 14 (16.09%) Defect Tracking
15 13 (14.94%) SQL
16 12 (13.79%) Perl
16 12 (13.79%) Firmware
16 12 (13.79%) Wireless
16 12 (13.79%) Manual Testing
17 11 (12.64%) NUnit
17 11 (12.64%) Telecoms
17 11 (12.64%) Finance

Test Automation
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 5 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.30%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.30%) Confluence
2 2 (2.30%) JBoss
2 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) Wireless
2 3 (3.45%) Internet
3 2 (2.30%) 3GPP
3 2 (2.30%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.30%) LTE
3 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) Big Data
2 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) Selenium
2 15 (17.24%) Bugzilla
3 11 (12.64%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.64%) JUnit
3 11 (12.64%) NUnit
4 9 (10.34%) JIRA
5 8 (9.20%) Subversion
6 6 (6.90%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.90%) Eclipse
6 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.75%) HP UFT
8 4 (4.60%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (3.45%) JMeter
9 3 (3.45%) Ranorex
9 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.30%) JBehave
10 2 (2.30%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.30%) RSpec
10 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
1 11 (12.64%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.49%) Electronics
3 2 (2.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (65.52%) Test Engineer
2 40 (45.98%) Test Automation Engineer
3 29 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 26 (29.89%) Development Engineer
4 26 (29.89%) Test Development Engineer
5 19 (21.84%) Developer
5 19 (21.84%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (13.79%) Senior Test Engineer
7 11 (12.64%) Embedded Engineer
7 11 (12.64%) Systems Test Engineer
8 10 (11.49%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (10.34%) Network Engineer
9 9 (10.34%) Senior Development Engineer
9 9 (10.34%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 8 (9.20%) QA Engineer
11 7 (8.05%) C# Developer
12 6 (6.90%) Java Developer
12 6 (6.90%) Software Developer
12 6 (6.90%) Software Development Engineer
12 6 (6.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) Angular 2
1 6 (6.90%) AngularJS
1 6 (6.90%) RESTful
1 6 (6.90%) Web Services
2 5 (5.75%) HTML
3 4 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (4.60%) XML
4 3 (3.45%) .NET
4 3 (3.45%) CSS
4 3 (3.45%) WPF
5 2 (2.30%) Ajax
5 2 (2.30%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.30%) J2EE
5 2 (2.30%) jQuery
5 2 (2.30%) JSP
5 2 (2.30%) Lucene
5 2 (2.30%) SOAP
5 2 (2.30%) Spring
5 2 (2.30%) Spring MVC
5 2 (2.30%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Mobile App
2 15 (17.24%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (12.64%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.15%) iPad
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.33%) Linux
2 18 (20.69%) Windows
3 3 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.30%) Unix
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (80.46%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (43.68%) Scrum
3 36 (41.38%) Test Scripting
4 22 (25.29%) Automated Testing
5 18 (20.69%) Test Strategy
6 16 (18.39%) Exploratory Testing
6 16 (18.39%) Software Engineering
7 15 (17.24%) Mathematics
8 14 (16.09%) Defect Tracking
8 14 (16.09%) Software Testing
9 12 (13.79%) Manual Testing
10 11 (12.64%) Configuration Management
11 10 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (11.49%) OO
11 10 (11.49%) Regression Testing
12 9 (10.34%) Unit Testing
13 8 (9.20%) TDD
14 7 (8.05%) Analytics
14 7 (8.05%) Performance Testing
14 7 (8.05%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 62 (71.26%) Python
2 20 (22.99%) C#
3 18 (20.69%) Java
4 14 (16.09%) C++
5 13 (14.94%) SQL
6 12 (13.79%) Perl
7 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.75%) C
8 5 (5.75%) Ruby
9 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.30%) Tcl
11 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (56.32%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.60%) ISEB
4 3 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (27.59%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.79%) Firmware
2 6 (6.90%) Docker
3 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.60%) VMware
3 2 (2.30%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.15%) IBM
4 1 (1.15%) Intel
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