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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 69 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 40 54 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.38% 3.79% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 4.43% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 47
Median salary £42,500 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
999 1219 1471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.38% 85.54% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1028 1185
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 June 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 44 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
1 44 (48.35%) Java
2 40 (43.96%) Degree
3 35 (38.46%) QA
4 32 (35.16%) Python
5 27 (29.67%) Scrum
5 27 (29.67%) Selenium
6 26 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 25 (27.47%) SQL
7 25 (27.47%) Web Services
8 22 (24.18%) Software Testing
9 21 (23.08%) C#
9 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 19 (20.88%) BDD
11 18 (19.78%) Cucumber
11 18 (19.78%) Computer Science
12 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
13 16 (17.58%) Perl
14 15 (16.48%) .NET
14 15 (16.48%) Performance Testing
14 15 (16.48%) Unit Testing
14 15 (16.48%) API Testing
15 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
16 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 13 (14.29%) HTML
16 13 (14.29%) Jenkins
16 13 (14.29%) Test Scripting
16 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
17 12 (13.19%) Open Source

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 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) GitHub
2 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) OpenFlow
2 1 (1.10%) SNMP
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) VPN
2 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.20%) Redis
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 27 (29.67%) Selenium
2 18 (19.78%) Cucumber
3 13 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
4 12 (13.19%) Subversion
5 9 (9.89%) Bugzilla
5 9 (9.89%) JIRA
6 8 (8.79%) HP UFT
6 8 (8.79%) JBehave
6 8 (8.79%) Ranorex
6 8 (8.79%) RSpec
7 7 (7.69%) JUnit
7 7 (7.69%) NUnit
7 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
8 6 (6.59%) Fiddler
9 4 (4.40%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.40%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.30%) SonarQube
11 2 (2.20%) JMeter
12 1 (1.10%) Robot Framework
General
1 11 (12.09%) Retail
2 10 (10.99%) Finance
3 9 (9.89%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.79%) Banking
4 8 (8.79%) Games
5 4 (4.40%) Marketing
6 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (56.04%) Test Engineer
2 40 (43.96%) Test Automation Engineer
3 36 (39.56%) Software Test Engineer
4 16 (17.58%) Developer
5 14 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
5 14 (15.38%) QA Engineer
5 14 (15.38%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 14 (15.38%) Senior Test Engineer
5 14 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 13 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
7 11 (12.09%) Senior QA Engineer
7 11 (12.09%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 10 (10.99%) Java Engineer
8 10 (10.99%) Software QA Engineer
9 9 (9.89%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (8.79%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (8.79%) QA Software Engineer
10 8 (8.79%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 8 (8.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 8 (8.79%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) Web Services
2 15 (16.48%) .NET
3 13 (14.29%) HTML
4 12 (13.19%) XML
5 9 (9.89%) Ajax
5 9 (9.89%) CSS
6 8 (8.79%) Gherkin
6 8 (8.79%) RESTful
7 7 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET
8 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (6.59%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (6.59%) REST
8 6 (6.59%) WinForms
8 6 (6.59%) WPF
9 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.40%) MyBatis
10 3 (3.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.78%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.89%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.59%) iPad
4 6 (6.59%) Life Science
4 6 (6.59%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.40%) Biology
5 4 (4.40%) Fintech
5 4 (4.40%) Informatics
5 4 (4.40%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.30%) User Experience
7 1 (1.10%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.10%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.19%) Linux
2 4 (4.40%) Windows
3 3 (3.30%) Unix
4 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.67%) Scrum
3 26 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 22 (24.18%) Software Testing
5 19 (20.88%) BDD
6 15 (16.48%) API Testing
6 15 (16.48%) Performance Testing
6 15 (16.48%) Unit Testing
7 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 12 (13.19%) Open Source
9 11 (12.09%) Automated Testing
10 10 (10.99%) Manual Testing
10 10 (10.99%) OOP
11 9 (9.89%) Defect Tracking
11 9 (9.89%) DevOps
11 9 (9.89%) Functional Testing
12 8 (8.79%) Logistics
12 8 (8.79%) Multithreading
12 8 (8.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.35%) Java
2 32 (35.16%) Python
3 25 (27.47%) SQL
4 21 (23.08%) C#
5 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
6 16 (17.58%) Perl
7 11 (12.09%) C++
8 10 (10.99%) Ruby
9 2 (2.20%) PHP
10 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.10%) C
10 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (43.96%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) ISEB
3 6 (6.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.10%) Xen
1 1 (1.10%) XenApp
1 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.40%) WorldPay
3 3 (3.30%) Coverity
4 2 (2.20%) New Relic
4 2 (2.20%) Perforce
4 2 (2.20%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.20%) Zend
5 1 (1.10%) Apple
5 1 (1.10%) BT
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco
5 1 (1.10%) Dell
5 1 (1.10%) NetApp
5 1 (1.10%) VMware
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