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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 79 71 95
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 43 58 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.67% 2.91% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 3.38% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 40
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £34,800
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
East of England

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
1337 1718 2141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 83.15% 86.16% 85.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 1488 1656
Median salary £46,900 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.39% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 40 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Peterborough -6 2 £42,000 -1.17%
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 91 (75.83%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (61.67%) Scrum
3 64 (53.33%) Degree
4 63 (52.50%) Python
5 46 (38.33%) Computer Science
6 44 (36.67%) C#
7 40 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 36 (30.00%) QA
9 35 (29.17%) Linux
10 28 (23.33%) NUnit
11 27 (22.50%) Defect Management
12 26 (21.67%) Selenium
12 26 (21.67%) Java
13 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 25 (20.83%) Windows
13 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
14 23 (19.17%) Unit Testing
14 23 (19.17%) Test Scripting
15 22 (18.33%) JIRA
16 21 (17.50%) Automated Testing
16 21 (17.50%) User Stories
16 21 (17.50%) Mathematics
16 21 (17.50%) HP Quality Center
17 20 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
17 20 (16.67%) Mobile App
18 19 (15.83%) Ranorex
18 19 (15.83%) Manual Testing
18 19 (15.83%) C++
19 18 (15.00%) .NET
19 18 (15.00%) Software Testing

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 8 (6.67%) Apache Solr
1 8 (6.67%) Confluence
2 2 (1.67%) JBoss
2 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.83%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.83%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.50%) GitHub
2 2 (1.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) Wireless
2 4 (3.33%) Bluetooth
2 4 (3.33%) Internet
2 4 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.50%) 3GPP
3 3 (2.50%) LTE
4 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.83%) OpenFlow
4 1 (0.83%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.83%) Big Data
3 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (23.33%) NUnit
2 26 (21.67%) Selenium
3 22 (18.33%) JIRA
4 20 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 19 (15.83%) Ranorex
6 16 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (11.67%) Bugzilla
8 12 (10.00%) Cucumber
8 12 (10.00%) Jenkins
9 11 (9.17%) JUnit
10 9 (7.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (7.50%) TeamCity
11 8 (6.67%) AppVeyor
12 7 (5.83%) Git (software)
12 7 (5.83%) Subversion
12 7 (5.83%) Visual Studio
13 6 (5.00%) HP UFT
14 2 (1.67%) Eclipse
14 2 (1.67%) JMeter
14 2 (1.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (13.33%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.33%) Automotive
3 4 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (55.83%) Test Engineer
2 49 (40.83%) Test Automation Engineer
3 42 (35.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 40 (33.33%) Developer
5 22 (18.33%) Developer in Test
6 19 (15.83%) Linux Engineer
7 15 (12.50%) Development Engineer
7 15 (12.50%) Test Development Engineer
8 14 (11.67%) QA Engineer
8 14 (11.67%) Software Engineer
9 13 (10.83%) C# Developer
10 12 (10.00%) Software Developer
11 11 (9.17%) QA Test Engineer
12 10 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
13 9 (7.50%) Senior Test Engineer
14 8 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
14 8 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
15 7 (5.83%) Python Software Engineer
15 7 (5.83%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
15 7 (5.83%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.00%) .NET
2 17 (14.17%) RESTful
3 15 (12.50%) Web Services
4 9 (7.50%) AngularJS
5 8 (6.67%) Angular 2
5 8 (6.67%) Lucene
5 8 (6.67%) Node.js
5 8 (6.67%) XML
6 7 (5.83%) Gherkin
7 5 (4.17%) HTML
8 3 (2.50%) CSS
8 3 (2.50%) HTML5
8 3 (2.50%) REST
8 3 (2.50%) SOAP
9 2 (1.67%) jQuery
9 2 (1.67%) JSP
9 2 (1.67%) Spring MVC
9 2 (1.67%) Spring Security
9 2 (1.67%) Velocity
9 2 (1.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 46 (38.33%) Computer Science
2 21 (17.50%) Mathematics
3 20 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 13 (10.83%) Algorithms
4 13 (10.83%) Statistics
5 11 (9.17%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.83%) Informatics
8 1 (0.83%) User Experience
8 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.17%) Linux
2 25 (20.83%) Windows
3 4 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.67%) Unix
6 1 (0.83%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (75.83%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (61.67%) Scrum
3 40 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 27 (22.50%) Defect Management
5 23 (19.17%) Test Scripting
5 23 (19.17%) Unit Testing
6 21 (17.50%) Automated Testing
6 21 (17.50%) User Stories
7 19 (15.83%) Manual Testing
8 18 (15.00%) Software Testing
9 17 (14.17%) Exploratory Testing
9 17 (14.17%) Test Strategy
10 16 (13.33%) Performance Testing
11 15 (12.50%) Analytics
12 13 (10.83%) Big Data Analytics
12 13 (10.83%) Data Analytics
13 12 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (10.00%) OO
13 12 (10.00%) Regression Testing
14 11 (9.17%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 63 (52.50%) Python
2 44 (36.67%) C#
3 26 (21.67%) Java
4 19 (15.83%) C++
5 17 (14.17%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.17%) Perl
6 13 (10.83%) SQL
7 12 (10.00%) Ruby
8 6 (5.00%) C
9 4 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.33%) Tcl
10 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (53.33%) Degree
2 6 (5.00%) ISEB
2 6 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Docker
2 6 (5.00%) Firmware
3 3 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (17.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.33%) Apple
3 2 (1.67%) TOWER Software
3 2 (1.67%) VMware
4 1 (0.83%) BT
4 1 (0.83%) IBM
4 1 (0.83%) Intel
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