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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 53 87 108
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 77 47 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.44% 2.22% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 2.57% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 69 39 29
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
1463 1830 2023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 84.32% 86.44% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1181 1610 1574
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 £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +33 69 £50,000 +14.28% 6
Huntingdon -2 1 - -
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 82 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (56.78%) Scrum
3 61 (51.69%) Degree
4 48 (40.68%) Python
5 45 (38.14%) Computer Science
6 44 (37.29%) Software Engineering
7 41 (34.75%) C#
8 40 (33.90%) QA
9 36 (30.51%) Microsoft
10 35 (29.66%) Java
11 32 (27.12%) NUnit
12 31 (26.27%) SQL Server
13 30 (25.42%) Unit Testing
14 27 (22.88%) .NET
14 27 (22.88%) Defect Management
15 25 (21.19%) JIRA
16 22 (18.64%) Mathematics
16 22 (18.64%) Selenium
16 22 (18.64%) Web Services
17 21 (17.80%) Linux
17 21 (17.80%) Performance Testing
17 21 (17.80%) HP Quality Center
17 21 (17.80%) User Stories
18 20 (16.95%) Rhino Mocks
18 20 (16.95%) RESTful
18 20 (16.95%) C++
19 19 (16.10%) JavaScript
20 18 (15.25%) SQL
21 17 (14.41%) Windows
21 17 (14.41%) Test Scripting

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 (6.78%) Apache Solr
1 8 (6.78%) Confluence
2 3 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.85%) IIS
3 1 (0.85%) JBoss
3 1 (0.85%) MediaWiki
3 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.02%) GitHub
2 4 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) HTTP
1 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.39%) Wireless
3 3 (2.54%) 3GPP
3 3 (2.54%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.54%) LTE
3 3 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) OpenFlow
4 1 (0.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.02%) Big Data
3 2 (1.69%) Redis
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (27.12%) NUnit
2 25 (21.19%) JIRA
3 22 (18.64%) Selenium
4 20 (16.95%) Rhino Mocks
5 17 (14.41%) Ranorex
6 15 (12.71%) Jenkins
6 15 (12.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (10.17%) JUnit
7 12 (10.17%) Visual Studio
8 11 (9.32%) Bugzilla
8 11 (9.32%) Cucumber
8 11 (9.32%) TeamCity
9 9 (7.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (3.39%) Fiddler
10 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.54%) Subversion
12 2 (1.69%) JMeter
12 2 (1.69%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.69%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.69%) YouTrack
General
1 15 (12.71%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (1.69%) Automotive
4 2 (1.69%) Banking
4 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (55.08%) Test Engineer
2 48 (40.68%) Software Test Engineer
3 45 (38.14%) Test Automation Engineer
4 40 (33.90%) Developer
5 19 (16.10%) Developer in Test
6 18 (15.25%) Software Engineer
7 15 (12.71%) QA Engineer
8 14 (11.86%) QA Test Engineer
9 13 (11.02%) C# Developer
10 12 (10.17%) QA Automation Engineer
11 11 (9.32%) Software Developer
12 10 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (8.47%) Senior Test Engineer
13 9 (7.63%) Software QA Engineer
13 9 (7.63%) Systems Test Engineer
14 8 (6.78%) Full Stack Developer
14 8 (6.78%) Java Engineer
14 8 (6.78%) Node.js Developer
14 8 (6.78%) Senior Software Test Engineer
15 7 (5.93%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.88%) .NET
2 22 (18.64%) Web Services
3 20 (16.95%) RESTful
4 14 (11.86%) XML
5 12 (10.17%) AngularJS
6 11 (9.32%) Gherkin
7 8 (6.78%) Angular 2
7 8 (6.78%) Lucene
7 8 (6.78%) Node.js
8 6 (5.08%) REST
9 5 (4.24%) HTML
10 4 (3.39%) HTML5
10 4 (3.39%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (2.54%) JSON
11 3 (2.54%) WPF
12 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (1.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 45 (38.14%) Computer Science
2 22 (18.64%) Mathematics
3 13 (11.02%) Algorithms
3 13 (11.02%) Statistics
4 12 (10.17%) Mobile App
5 11 (9.32%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.39%) iPad
6 4 (3.39%) Life Science
7 3 (2.54%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.69%) User Experience
9 1 (0.85%) Informatics
9 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.80%) Linux
2 17 (14.41%) Windows
3 4 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.85%) Android
5 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (56.78%) Scrum
3 44 (37.29%) Software Engineering
4 30 (25.42%) Unit Testing
5 27 (22.88%) Defect Management
6 21 (17.80%) Performance Testing
6 21 (17.80%) User Stories
7 17 (14.41%) Test Scripting
8 15 (12.71%) Analytics
8 15 (12.71%) Automated Testing
8 15 (12.71%) Exploratory Testing
8 15 (12.71%) Software Testing
9 14 (11.86%) Manual Testing
10 13 (11.02%) Big Data Analytics
10 13 (11.02%) Data Analytics
11 11 (9.32%) Open Source
12 10 (8.47%) API Testing
12 10 (8.47%) BDD
13 9 (7.63%) DevOps
13 9 (7.63%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.68%) Python
2 41 (34.75%) C#
3 35 (29.66%) Java
4 20 (16.95%) C++
5 19 (16.10%) JavaScript
6 18 (15.25%) SQL
7 16 (13.56%) Perl
8 13 (11.02%) Ruby
9 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.54%) Tcl
10 2 (1.69%) C
10 2 (1.69%) PHP
10 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (51.69%) Degree
2 9 (7.63%) ISEB
3 7 (5.93%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (33.90%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) Docker
2 3 (2.54%) Firmware
2 3 (2.54%) 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 21 (17.80%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.39%) Apple
3 2 (1.69%) New Relic
3 2 (1.69%) Rackspace
3 2 (1.69%) TOWER Software
3 2 (1.69%) 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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