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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 56 90 105
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 75 42 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.12% 2.01% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% 2.34% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 66 33 31
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £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
1546 1793 2083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 84.85% 85.95% 83.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1541 1649
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 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 August 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 August 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 +27 68 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Huntingdon -1 1 - -
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 79 (63.71%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (50.00%) Degree
3 60 (48.39%) Scrum
4 48 (38.71%) Computer Science
5 46 (37.10%) Software Engineering
6 45 (36.29%) Java
7 44 (35.48%) Python
8 43 (34.68%) C#
9 42 (33.87%) QA
10 37 (29.84%) Microsoft
11 31 (25.00%) NUnit
12 29 (23.39%) SQL Server
12 29 (23.39%) Selenium
12 29 (23.39%) Unit Testing
13 26 (20.97%) .NET
13 26 (20.97%) Web Services
14 25 (20.16%) Defect Management
15 24 (19.35%) JIRA
16 23 (18.55%) Performance Testing
16 23 (18.55%) SQL
17 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
18 20 (16.13%) C++
18 20 (16.13%) Software Testing
18 20 (16.13%) Mathematics
18 20 (16.13%) RESTful
19 19 (15.32%) HP Quality Center
19 19 (15.32%) User Stories
19 19 (15.32%) Ranorex
20 18 (14.52%) Rhino Mocks
20 18 (14.52%) Finance

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 (6.45%) Apache Solr
1 8 (6.45%) Confluence
2 3 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.81%) IIS
3 1 (0.81%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 15 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.81%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.71%) GitHub
2 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) HTTP
2 4 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.42%) Wireless
4 2 (1.61%) 3GPP
4 2 (1.61%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.61%) LTE
4 2 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.81%) Internet
5 1 (0.81%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.87%) Big Data
3 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.61%) Redis
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 31 (25.00%) NUnit
2 29 (23.39%) Selenium
3 24 (19.35%) JIRA
4 19 (15.32%) Ranorex
5 18 (14.52%) Rhino Mocks
6 17 (13.71%) Cucumber
6 17 (13.71%) Jenkins
7 13 (10.48%) JUnit
7 13 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (10.48%) Visual Studio
8 11 (8.87%) TeamCity
9 9 (7.26%) Bugzilla
9 9 (7.26%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (5.65%) Git (software)
10 7 (5.65%) Subversion
11 5 (4.03%) HP UFT
12 4 (3.23%) Fiddler
12 4 (3.23%) JBehave
12 4 (3.23%) RSpec
13 3 (2.42%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (14.52%) Finance
2 11 (8.87%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.06%) Retail
4 6 (4.84%) Banking
5 4 (3.23%) Games
6 2 (1.61%) Automotive
6 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (51.61%) Test Engineer
2 48 (38.71%) Software Test Engineer
3 47 (37.90%) Test Automation Engineer
4 42 (33.87%) Developer
5 18 (14.52%) Developer in Test
5 18 (14.52%) Software Engineer
6 15 (12.10%) QA Engineer
7 14 (11.29%) QA Test Engineer
8 13 (10.48%) C# Developer
8 13 (10.48%) QA Automation Engineer
9 11 (8.87%) Senior Test Engineer
9 11 (8.87%) Software Developer
10 10 (8.06%) Java Engineer
10 10 (8.06%) Senior Software Test Engineer
10 10 (8.06%) Software QA Engineer
10 10 (8.06%) Systems Test Engineer
11 9 (7.26%) Senior QA Engineer
12 8 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (6.45%) Senior Java Engineer
12 8 (6.45%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.97%) .NET
1 26 (20.97%) Web Services
2 20 (16.13%) RESTful
3 14 (11.29%) XML
4 12 (9.68%) AngularJS
4 12 (9.68%) Gherkin
5 8 (6.45%) Angular 2
5 8 (6.45%) HTML
5 8 (6.45%) Lucene
5 8 (6.45%) Node.js
6 6 (4.84%) CSS
7 5 (4.03%) Ajax
7 5 (4.03%) REST
8 4 (3.23%) MyBatis
8 4 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (2.42%) HTML5
9 3 (2.42%) JSON
9 3 (2.42%) WPF
10 2 (1.61%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.61%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 48 (38.71%) Computer Science
2 20 (16.13%) Mathematics
3 11 (8.87%) Algorithms
3 11 (8.87%) Statistics
4 10 (8.06%) Mobile App
5 9 (7.26%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.84%) iPad
8 5 (4.03%) Informatics
8 5 (4.03%) Visualisation
9 4 (3.23%) Biology
9 4 (3.23%) Life Science
10 2 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.61%) User Experience
11 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.52%) Linux
2 16 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (2.42%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.61%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.81%) Android
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (63.71%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (48.39%) Scrum
3 46 (37.10%) Software Engineering
4 29 (23.39%) Unit Testing
5 25 (20.16%) Defect Management
6 23 (18.55%) Performance Testing
7 20 (16.13%) Software Testing
8 19 (15.32%) User Stories
9 17 (13.71%) Test Scripting
10 16 (12.90%) Automated Testing
10 16 (12.90%) Open Source
11 15 (12.10%) API Testing
11 15 (12.10%) BDD
12 14 (11.29%) Exploratory Testing
13 13 (10.48%) Analytics
14 12 (9.68%) Manual Testing
15 11 (8.87%) Big Data Analytics
15 11 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (8.87%) Data Analytics
16 10 (8.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.29%) Java
2 44 (35.48%) Python
3 43 (34.68%) C#
4 23 (18.55%) SQL
5 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
6 20 (16.13%) C++
7 15 (12.10%) Perl
8 14 (11.29%) Ruby
9 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.61%) C
10 2 (1.61%) PHP
10 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.61%) Tcl
11 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (50.00%) Degree
2 9 (7.26%) ISEB
3 8 (6.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (33.87%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (6.45%) Docker
2 2 (1.61%) Firmware
2 2 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Xen
3 1 (0.81%) XenApp
3 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (15.32%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (29.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.23%) Apple
3 2 (1.61%) New Relic
3 2 (1.61%) Rackspace
3 2 (1.61%) TOWER Software
3 2 (1.61%) Zend
4 1 (0.81%) BT
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco
4 1 (0.81%) Coverity
4 1 (0.81%) Dell
4 1 (0.81%) NetApp
4 1 (0.81%) VMware
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