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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 82 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 56 79 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.71% 3.75% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 4.52% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 45 62 76
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
1788 1749 2098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 86.59% 83.01% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1450 1734
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -9 55 £38,000 -15.55% 4
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 53 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (44.12%) Java
3 42 (41.18%) Degree
4 37 (36.27%) QA
5 35 (34.31%) Python
6 34 (33.33%) Scrum
6 34 (33.33%) Selenium
7 29 (28.43%) Software Engineering
8 26 (25.49%) Software Testing
9 25 (24.51%) C#
9 25 (24.51%) SQL
9 25 (24.51%) Performance Testing
10 21 (20.59%) Web Services
11 20 (19.61%) JavaScript
11 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
11 20 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (18.63%) BDD
13 18 (17.65%) Unit Testing
13 18 (17.65%) Perl
14 16 (15.69%) Computer Science
15 15 (14.71%) JIRA
15 15 (14.71%) Functional Testing
15 15 (14.71%) .NET
16 14 (13.73%) HTML
16 14 (13.73%) MS Excel
16 14 (13.73%) Cucumber
17 13 (12.75%) Defect Tracking
17 13 (12.75%) OOP
18 12 (11.76%) Finance
18 12 (11.76%) SQL Server

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 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) GitHub
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) HTTP
2 2 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.98%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.98%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) LAN
3 1 (0.98%) VPN
3 1 (0.98%) WAN
3 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.98%) Big Data
3 1 (0.98%) MySQL
3 1 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (33.33%) Selenium
2 15 (14.71%) JIRA
3 14 (13.73%) Cucumber
4 12 (11.76%) Bugzilla
5 11 (10.78%) Git (software)
5 11 (10.78%) Subversion
6 10 (9.80%) HP UFT
7 8 (7.84%) JBehave
7 8 (7.84%) Jenkins
7 8 (7.84%) Ranorex
7 8 (7.84%) RSpec
8 7 (6.86%) Fiddler
8 7 (6.86%) NUnit
9 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio
9 6 (5.88%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.92%) JUnit
11 3 (2.94%) SonarQube
11 3 (2.94%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.96%) JMeter
13 1 (0.98%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Retail
3 8 (7.84%) Banking
3 8 (7.84%) Games
3 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.92%) Electronics
4 4 (3.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (53.92%) Test Engineer
2 44 (43.14%) Test Automation Engineer
3 29 (28.43%) Software Test Engineer
4 18 (17.65%) QA Automation Engineer
4 18 (17.65%) QA Engineer
4 18 (17.65%) QA Test Engineer
5 17 (16.67%) Developer
6 14 (13.73%) Senior Test Engineer
7 13 (12.75%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 13 (12.75%) Software Engineer
8 10 (9.80%) Analyst
8 10 (9.80%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 10 (9.80%) Test Analyst
9 8 (7.84%) Python Developer
9 8 (7.84%) Senior QA Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) Test Automation Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Software Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.59%) Web Services
2 15 (14.71%) .NET
3 14 (13.73%) HTML
4 9 (8.82%) CSS
4 9 (8.82%) XML
5 8 (7.84%) Ajax
5 8 (7.84%) REST
6 7 (6.86%) WPF
7 6 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (5.88%) Natural Language Processing
7 6 (5.88%) WinForms
8 4 (3.92%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.92%) Gherkin
8 4 (3.92%) MyBatis
8 4 (3.92%) RESTful
9 3 (2.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.69%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.86%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.88%) Fintech
5 6 (5.88%) iPad
5 6 (5.88%) Life Science
6 4 (3.92%) Biology
6 4 (3.92%) Informatics
6 4 (3.92%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.96%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.96%) User Experience
8 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.98%) Statistics
8 1 (0.98%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.78%) Linux
2 5 (4.90%) Unix
3 3 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.33%) Scrum
3 29 (28.43%) Software Engineering
4 26 (25.49%) Software Testing
5 25 (24.51%) Performance Testing
6 20 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (18.63%) BDD
8 18 (17.65%) Unit Testing
9 15 (14.71%) Functional Testing
10 13 (12.75%) Defect Tracking
10 13 (12.75%) OOP
11 12 (11.76%) API Testing
11 12 (11.76%) Test Scripting
12 11 (10.78%) Automated Testing
12 11 (10.78%) SDLC
12 11 (10.78%) TDD
13 10 (9.80%) Automation Testing
14 9 (8.82%) Manual Testing
14 9 (8.82%) Open Source
15 8 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.12%) Java
2 35 (34.31%) Python
3 25 (24.51%) C#
3 25 (24.51%) SQL
4 20 (19.61%) JavaScript
5 18 (17.65%) Perl
6 9 (8.82%) C++
7 6 (5.88%) Ruby
8 2 (1.96%) PHP
9 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (41.18%) Degree
2 10 (9.80%) ISEB
3 8 (7.84%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (36.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.86%) WorldPay
3 4 (3.92%) Perforce
4 3 (2.94%) Coverity
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (0.98%) DoubleClick
6 1 (0.98%) Google
6 1 (0.98%) New Relic
6 1 (0.98%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.98%) Zend
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