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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 57 62 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 41 51 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.80% 3.47% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 4.00% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 38 47 42
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
895 1275 1552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.02% 86.68% 87.24%
Number of salaries quoted 760 1083 1204
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £32,773 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £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 10 December 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 80 (75.47%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (59.43%) Scrum
3 61 (57.55%) Python
4 57 (53.77%) Degree
5 40 (37.74%) Computer Science
6 36 (33.96%) C#
7 33 (31.13%) Linux
8 32 (30.19%) QA
9 30 (28.30%) Software Engineering
10 25 (23.58%) Windows
10 25 (23.58%) Java
11 23 (21.70%) Selenium
11 23 (21.70%) Test Scripting
12 22 (20.75%) JIRA
13 20 (18.87%) NUnit
13 20 (18.87%) Defect Management
14 19 (17.92%) C++
14 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
15 18 (16.98%) Mobile App
16 17 (16.04%) Test Strategy
16 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
16 17 (16.04%) Software Testing
16 17 (16.04%) Automated Testing
17 16 (15.09%) Finance
17 16 (15.09%) JavaScript
17 16 (15.09%) Perl
17 16 (15.09%) Manual Testing
17 16 (15.09%) RESTful
17 16 (15.09%) Exploratory Testing
18 15 (14.15%) Unit Testing

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 (7.55%) Apache Solr
1 8 (7.55%) Confluence
2 2 (1.89%) JBoss
2 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.94%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) GitHub
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Wireless
2 4 (3.77%) Bluetooth
2 4 (3.77%) Internet
2 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.83%) 3GPP
3 3 (2.83%) LTE
4 1 (0.94%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.94%) OpenFlow
4 1 (0.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.66%) Big Data
3 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (21.70%) Selenium
2 22 (20.75%) JIRA
3 20 (18.87%) NUnit
4 13 (12.26%) Bugzilla
4 13 (12.26%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (11.32%) Ranorex
6 11 (10.38%) Jenkins
7 10 (9.43%) JUnit
7 10 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (8.49%) Cucumber
8 9 (8.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (8.49%) TeamCity
9 8 (7.55%) AppVeyor
10 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
10 7 (6.60%) Subversion
10 7 (6.60%) Visual Studio
11 6 (5.66%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.89%) JMeter
12 2 (1.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (15.09%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.77%) Retail
4 3 (2.83%) Automotive
5 2 (1.89%) Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (57.55%) Test Engineer
2 44 (41.51%) Test Automation Engineer
3 39 (36.79%) Software Test Engineer
4 29 (27.36%) Developer
5 19 (17.92%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (14.15%) Development Engineer
6 15 (14.15%) Test Development Engineer
7 13 (12.26%) C# Developer
7 13 (12.26%) Developer in Test
7 13 (12.26%) Software Engineer
8 11 (10.38%) QA Engineer
9 8 (7.55%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (7.55%) Node.js Developer
9 8 (7.55%) Senior Test Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) Automation Test Lead
10 7 (6.60%) Python Software Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) QA Test Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) Test Leader
11 6 (5.66%) QA Automation Engineer
11 6 (5.66%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.09%) RESTful
2 14 (13.21%) Web Services
3 11 (10.38%) .NET
4 8 (7.55%) Angular 2
4 8 (7.55%) AngularJS
4 8 (7.55%) Lucene
4 8 (7.55%) Node.js
5 7 (6.60%) XML
6 6 (5.66%) Gherkin
7 4 (3.77%) HTML
8 2 (1.89%) Ajax
8 2 (1.89%) CSS
8 2 (1.89%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.89%) J2EE
8 2 (1.89%) JSP
8 2 (1.89%) SOAP
8 2 (1.89%) Spring
8 2 (1.89%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.89%) Velocity
8 2 (1.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 40 (37.74%) Computer Science
2 18 (16.98%) Mobile App
3 14 (13.21%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.66%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.66%) Statistics
5 5 (4.72%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) Informatics
7 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.13%) Linux
2 25 (23.58%) Windows
3 4 (3.77%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (75.47%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (59.43%) Scrum
3 30 (28.30%) Software Engineering
4 23 (21.70%) Test Scripting
5 20 (18.87%) Defect Management
6 17 (16.04%) Automated Testing
6 17 (16.04%) Software Testing
6 17 (16.04%) Test Strategy
7 16 (15.09%) Exploratory Testing
7 16 (15.09%) Manual Testing
8 15 (14.15%) Unit Testing
9 14 (13.21%) User Stories
10 13 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (11.32%) OO
11 12 (11.32%) Regression Testing
12 10 (9.43%) Defect Tracking
13 9 (8.49%) Performance Testing
14 8 (7.55%) High Availability
14 8 (7.55%) Kanban
14 8 (7.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 61 (57.55%) Python
2 36 (33.96%) C#
3 25 (23.58%) Java
4 19 (17.92%) C++
5 16 (15.09%) JavaScript
5 16 (15.09%) Perl
6 14 (13.21%) SQL
7 9 (8.49%) Ruby
8 5 (4.72%) C
9 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.77%) Tcl
10 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (53.77%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) ISEB
2 6 (5.66%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (30.19%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) Docker
2 6 (5.66%) Firmware
3 3 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (13.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.77%) Apple
3 2 (1.89%) TOWER Software
3 2 (1.89%) VMware
4 1 (0.94%) BT
4 1 (0.94%) IBM
4 1 (0.94%) Intel
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