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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 64 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 43 41 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.83% 2.85% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 3.25% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 43
Median salary £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
963 1260 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.68% 87.50% 85.20%
Number of salaries quoted 836 1006 1059
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 18 January 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 83 (80.58%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (66.02%) Python
3 57 (55.34%) Degree
4 56 (54.37%) Scrum
5 33 (32.04%) Linux
6 31 (30.10%) C#
6 31 (30.10%) QA
7 30 (29.13%) Computer Science
7 30 (29.13%) Test Scripting
8 26 (25.24%) Windows
9 24 (23.30%) Java
9 24 (23.30%) Software Engineering
10 23 (22.33%) Selenium
11 20 (19.42%) Mobile App
11 20 (19.42%) Automated Testing
12 19 (18.45%) JIRA
13 18 (17.48%) Software Testing
13 18 (17.48%) C++
13 18 (17.48%) Test Strategy
14 17 (16.50%) Mathematics
14 17 (16.50%) NUnit
15 16 (15.53%) Defect Management
15 16 (15.53%) Exploratory Testing
16 15 (14.56%) Manual Testing
16 15 (14.56%) Bugzilla
16 15 (14.56%) Finance
16 15 (14.56%) Perl
16 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
17 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
17 14 (13.59%) 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 7 (6.80%) Apache Solr
1 7 (6.80%) Confluence
2 2 (1.94%) JBoss
2 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) GitHub
2 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.71%) Wireless
2 4 (3.88%) Bluetooth
2 4 (3.88%) Internet
2 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.88%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.91%) 3GPP
3 3 (2.91%) LTE
4 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) Big Data
3 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (22.33%) Selenium
2 19 (18.45%) JIRA
3 17 (16.50%) NUnit
4 15 (14.56%) Bugzilla
5 12 (11.65%) JUnit
6 11 (10.68%) Jenkins
7 10 (9.71%) Rhino Mocks
7 10 (9.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (8.74%) Ranorex
9 8 (7.77%) Subversion
10 7 (6.80%) AppVeyor
10 7 (6.80%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (6.80%) TeamCity
11 6 (5.83%) Cucumber
11 6 (5.83%) Eclipse
11 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
11 6 (5.83%) HP UFT
12 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.94%) JMeter
13 2 (1.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (14.56%) Finance
2 11 (10.68%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.83%) Electronics
4 3 (2.91%) Automotive
5 2 (1.94%) Retail
6 1 (0.97%) Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (61.17%) Test Engineer
2 45 (43.69%) Test Automation Engineer
3 35 (33.98%) Software Test Engineer
4 26 (25.24%) Developer
5 22 (21.36%) Development Engineer
5 22 (21.36%) Test Development Engineer
6 20 (19.42%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (11.65%) QA Engineer
8 10 (9.71%) Developer in Test
8 10 (9.71%) Senior Test Engineer
9 9 (8.74%) C# Developer
9 9 (8.74%) Embedded Engineer
9 9 (8.74%) Systems Test Engineer
10 8 (7.77%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (6.80%) Automation Test Lead
11 7 (6.80%) QA Test Engineer
11 7 (6.80%) Senior Development Engineer
11 7 (6.80%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 7 (6.80%) Software Engineer
11 7 (6.80%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) RESTful
2 7 (6.80%) .NET
2 7 (6.80%) Angular 2
2 7 (6.80%) AngularJS
2 7 (6.80%) Lucene
2 7 (6.80%) Web Services
3 6 (5.83%) Node.js
4 5 (4.85%) XML
5 4 (3.88%) HTML
6 3 (2.91%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.91%) WPF
7 2 (1.94%) Ajax
7 2 (1.94%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.94%) HTML5
7 2 (1.94%) jQuery
7 2 (1.94%) REST
7 2 (1.94%) Spring
7 2 (1.94%) Spring MVC
7 2 (1.94%) Spring Security
7 2 (1.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 30 (29.13%) Computer Science
2 20 (19.42%) Mobile App
3 17 (16.50%) Mathematics
4 9 (8.74%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (6.80%) Algorithms
6 7 (6.80%) Statistics
7 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.97%) Informatics
8 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.04%) Linux
2 26 (25.24%) Windows
3 4 (3.88%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (80.58%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (54.37%) Scrum
3 30 (29.13%) Test Scripting
4 24 (23.30%) Software Engineering
5 20 (19.42%) Automated Testing
6 18 (17.48%) Software Testing
6 18 (17.48%) Test Strategy
7 16 (15.53%) Defect Management
7 16 (15.53%) Exploratory Testing
8 15 (14.56%) Manual Testing
9 14 (13.59%) Unit Testing
10 13 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (12.62%) Defect Tracking
10 13 (12.62%) Regression Testing
11 12 (11.65%) User Stories
12 11 (10.68%) Analytics
13 10 (9.71%) OO
13 10 (9.71%) Performance Testing
13 10 (9.71%) TDD
14 9 (8.74%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (66.02%) Python
2 31 (30.10%) C#
3 24 (23.30%) Java
4 18 (17.48%) C++
5 15 (14.56%) Perl
6 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
7 13 (12.62%) SQL
8 7 (6.80%) Ruby
9 5 (4.85%) C
10 4 (3.88%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.88%) Tcl
11 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (55.34%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.83%) ISEB
4 3 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (30.10%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (9.71%) Firmware
2 7 (6.80%) Docker
3 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.88%) VMware
3 3 (2.91%) TOWER Software
4 1 (0.97%) IBM
4 1 (0.97%) Intel
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