The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 74 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 47 49 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.92% 2.48% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 2.90% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 45 42 48
Median salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1364 1692 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 84.88% 85.50% 84.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 1355 1520
Median salary £46,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.68% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £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 Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +5 40 £47,500 +14.45% 5
Peterborough -7 3 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 90 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (61.26%) Python
3 63 (56.76%) Scrum
4 58 (52.25%) Degree
5 37 (33.33%) C#
6 36 (32.43%) QA
7 34 (30.63%) Linux
8 31 (27.93%) Computer Science
9 30 (27.03%) Test Scripting
10 28 (25.23%) Selenium
10 28 (25.23%) Software Engineering
11 25 (22.52%) Automated Testing
12 24 (21.62%) Windows
12 24 (21.62%) Mobile App
13 22 (19.82%) Java
14 21 (18.92%) NUnit
14 21 (18.92%) Mathematics
15 20 (18.02%) Manual Testing
16 19 (17.12%) Defect Management
16 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
17 18 (16.22%) C++
17 18 (16.22%) Software Testing
17 18 (16.22%) Unit Testing
17 18 (16.22%) Test Strategy
18 17 (15.32%) JIRA
18 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
19 16 (14.41%) Finance
19 16 (14.41%) HP Quality Center
19 16 (14.41%) Analytics
19 16 (14.41%) User Stories

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (4.50%) Apache Solr
1 5 (4.50%) Confluence
2 2 (1.80%) JBoss
2 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) GitHub
2 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) Wireless
2 4 (3.60%) Bluetooth
2 4 (3.60%) Internet
2 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.80%) 3GPP
3 2 (1.80%) LTE
4 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.81%) Big Data
3 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (25.23%) Selenium
2 21 (18.92%) NUnit
3 17 (15.32%) JIRA
4 15 (13.51%) Bugzilla
4 15 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (12.61%) Ranorex
5 14 (12.61%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (10.81%) Jenkins
6 12 (10.81%) JUnit
7 10 (9.01%) Cucumber
8 8 (7.21%) HP UFT
8 8 (7.21%) Subversion
9 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
10 6 (5.41%) Eclipse
11 5 (4.50%) AppVeyor
11 5 (4.50%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (4.50%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.80%) JMeter
13 2 (1.80%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (14.41%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.41%) Electronics
4 3 (2.70%) Automotive
5 2 (1.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.90%) Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (60.36%) Test Engineer
2 49 (44.14%) Test Automation Engineer
3 36 (32.43%) Software Test Engineer
4 31 (27.93%) Developer
5 22 (19.82%) Development Engineer
5 22 (19.82%) Test Development Engineer
6 20 (18.02%) Linux Engineer
7 18 (16.22%) Developer in Test
8 16 (14.41%) QA Engineer
9 12 (10.81%) Software Developer
10 11 (9.91%) QA Test Engineer
11 10 (9.01%) QA Automation Engineer
11 10 (9.01%) Senior Test Engineer
12 9 (8.11%) Embedded Engineer
12 9 (8.11%) Systems Test Engineer
13 8 (7.21%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
14 7 (6.31%) Automation Test Lead
14 7 (6.31%) Senior Development Engineer
14 7 (6.31%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 7 (6.31%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.81%) .NET
2 10 (9.01%) RESTful
3 7 (6.31%) Web Services
4 5 (4.50%) Angular 2
4 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.50%) HTML
4 5 (4.50%) Lucene
4 5 (4.50%) XML
5 4 (3.60%) Node.js
6 3 (2.70%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.70%) WPF
7 2 (1.80%) Ajax
7 2 (1.80%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.80%) HTML5
7 2 (1.80%) jQuery
7 2 (1.80%) REST
7 2 (1.80%) Spring
7 2 (1.80%) Spring MVC
7 2 (1.80%) Spring Security
7 2 (1.80%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.93%) Computer Science
2 24 (21.62%) Mobile App
3 21 (18.92%) Mathematics
4 12 (10.81%) Algorithms
4 12 (10.81%) Statistics
5 10 (9.01%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (8.11%) Management Information System
7 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.90%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.63%) Linux
2 24 (21.62%) Windows
3 4 (3.60%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.80%) Unix
6 1 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (56.76%) Scrum
3 30 (27.03%) Test Scripting
4 28 (25.23%) Software Engineering
5 25 (22.52%) Automated Testing
6 20 (18.02%) Manual Testing
7 19 (17.12%) Defect Management
8 18 (16.22%) Software Testing
8 18 (16.22%) Test Strategy
8 18 (16.22%) Unit Testing
9 16 (14.41%) Analytics
9 16 (14.41%) User Stories
10 15 (13.51%) Exploratory Testing
11 14 (12.61%) Defect Tracking
11 14 (12.61%) Performance Testing
12 13 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (11.71%) TDD
13 12 (10.81%) Regression Testing
14 10 (9.01%) Big Data Analytics
14 10 (9.01%) OO
Programming Languages
1 68 (61.26%) Python
2 37 (33.33%) C#
3 22 (19.82%) Java
4 18 (16.22%) C++
5 15 (13.51%) Perl
6 13 (11.71%) Ruby
6 13 (11.71%) SQL
7 12 (10.81%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.41%) C
9 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.60%) Tcl
10 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.80%) VBScript
11 1 (0.90%) R
11 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (52.25%) Degree
2 9 (8.11%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.41%) ISEB
4 5 (4.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (32.43%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) Firmware
2 5 (4.50%) Docker
3 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (14.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.60%) VMware
3 3 (2.70%) TOWER Software
4 2 (1.80%) HP
5 1 (0.90%) IBM
5 1 (0.90%) Intel
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