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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 39 69 83
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 67 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.53% 2.79% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.54% 3.24% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 59 30 30
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £32,250 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,200 £52,500 £50,000
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
1024 1203 1539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.49% 86.05% 84.79%
Number of salaries quoted 840 1046 1194
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 31 August 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 74 (63.25%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (47.86%) Degree
3 55 (47.01%) Scrum
4 45 (38.46%) Java
5 43 (36.75%) Computer Science
6 42 (35.90%) QA
6 42 (35.90%) Python
7 40 (34.19%) Software Engineering
8 38 (32.48%) C#
9 32 (27.35%) Microsoft
10 28 (23.93%) Selenium
11 26 (22.22%) Web Services
11 26 (22.22%) NUnit
12 24 (20.51%) JIRA
12 24 (20.51%) SQL Server
13 23 (19.66%) SQL
13 23 (19.66%) Unit Testing
14 21 (17.95%) .NET
14 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
15 20 (17.09%) C++
15 20 (17.09%) Software Testing
15 20 (17.09%) RESTful
15 20 (17.09%) Defect Management
16 18 (15.38%) Finance
17 17 (14.53%) Linux
17 17 (14.53%) GitHub
17 17 (14.53%) Cucumber
17 17 (14.53%) Test Scripting
17 17 (14.53%) Performance Testing
18 16 (13.68%) 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 8 (6.84%) Apache Solr
1 8 (6.84%) Confluence
2 3 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.85%) IIS
3 1 (0.85%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 15 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.53%) GitHub
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) HTTP
2 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.71%) 3GPP
3 2 (1.71%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.71%) LTE
3 2 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.71%) Wireless
4 1 (0.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) OpenFlow
4 1 (0.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) Big Data
3 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.71%) Redis
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 28 (23.93%) Selenium
2 26 (22.22%) NUnit
3 24 (20.51%) JIRA
4 17 (14.53%) Cucumber
5 16 (13.68%) Jenkins
6 14 (11.97%) Ranorex
7 13 (11.11%) JUnit
7 13 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (11.11%) Visual Studio
8 11 (9.40%) TeamCity
9 9 (7.69%) Bugzilla
9 9 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (5.98%) Git (software)
12 5 (4.27%) HP UFT
12 5 (4.27%) Subversion
13 4 (3.42%) Fiddler
13 4 (3.42%) JBehave
13 4 (3.42%) RSpec
14 3 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (15.38%) Finance
2 10 (8.55%) Retail
2 10 (8.55%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.13%) Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Games
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 63 (53.85%) Test Engineer
2 48 (41.03%) Software Test Engineer
3 46 (39.32%) Test Automation Engineer
4 35 (29.91%) Developer
5 18 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 15 (12.82%) QA Engineer
7 14 (11.97%) QA Test Engineer
8 13 (11.11%) C# Developer
8 13 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
9 12 (10.26%) Developer in Test
10 11 (9.40%) Senior Test Engineer
11 10 (8.55%) Java Engineer
11 10 (8.55%) Senior Software Test Engineer
11 10 (8.55%) Software QA Engineer
11 10 (8.55%) Systems Test Engineer
12 9 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
13 8 (6.84%) Java Software Engineer
13 8 (6.84%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 8 (6.84%) Senior Software Engineer
13 8 (6.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.22%) Web Services
2 21 (17.95%) .NET
3 20 (17.09%) RESTful
4 14 (11.97%) XML
5 12 (10.26%) Gherkin
6 11 (9.40%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.84%) Angular 2
7 8 (6.84%) Lucene
7 8 (6.84%) Node.js
8 7 (5.98%) HTML
9 5 (4.27%) Ajax
9 5 (4.27%) CSS
10 4 (3.42%) MyBatis
10 4 (3.42%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (3.42%) REST
11 3 (2.56%) JSON
11 3 (2.56%) WPF
12 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.71%) HTML5
12 2 (1.71%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 43 (36.75%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.82%) Mathematics
3 10 (8.55%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.13%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.13%) iPad
5 6 (5.13%) Statistics
6 5 (4.27%) Informatics
6 5 (4.27%) Visualisation
7 4 (3.42%) Biology
7 4 (3.42%) Life Science
7 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.85%) User Experience
9 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.53%) Linux
2 15 (12.82%) Windows
3 3 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (63.25%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (47.01%) Scrum
3 40 (34.19%) Software Engineering
4 23 (19.66%) Unit Testing
5 20 (17.09%) Defect Management
5 20 (17.09%) Software Testing
6 17 (14.53%) Performance Testing
6 17 (14.53%) Test Scripting
7 16 (13.68%) Automated Testing
7 16 (13.68%) Open Source
8 15 (12.82%) API Testing
8 15 (12.82%) BDD
9 14 (11.97%) Exploratory Testing
9 14 (11.97%) User Stories
10 12 (10.26%) Manual Testing
11 11 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (8.55%) DevOps
13 8 (6.84%) Analytics
13 8 (6.84%) High Availability
13 8 (6.84%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.46%) Java
2 42 (35.90%) Python
3 38 (32.48%) C#
4 23 (19.66%) SQL
5 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
6 20 (17.09%) C++
7 14 (11.97%) Perl
7 14 (11.97%) Ruby
8 3 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.71%) C
9 2 (1.71%) PHP
9 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.71%) Tcl
10 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (47.86%) Degree
2 9 (7.69%) ISEB
3 8 (6.84%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (35.90%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) Docker
2 2 (1.71%) Firmware
2 2 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Xen
3 1 (0.85%) XenApp
3 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (11.97%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (27.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.42%) Apple
3 2 (1.71%) New Relic
3 2 (1.71%) Rackspace
3 2 (1.71%) TOWER Software
3 2 (1.71%) Zend
4 1 (0.85%) BT
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco
4 1 (0.85%) Dell
4 1 (0.85%) NetApp
4 1 (0.85%) VMware
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