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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 72 88 77
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 56 49 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.40% 2.31% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 2.69% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 56 40 54
Median salary £47,500 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
1392 1823 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 84.41% 85.95% 84.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1147 1416 1536
Median salary £46,614 £44,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.34% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +13 48 £48,750 +26.62% 5
Peterborough -7 4 £42,500 - 1
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 81 (81.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (64.00%) Python
3 52 (52.00%) Degree
4 46 (46.00%) Scrum
5 37 (37.00%) Test Scripting
6 31 (31.00%) Linux
7 29 (29.00%) QA
8 28 (28.00%) Selenium
8 28 (28.00%) Automated Testing
9 27 (27.00%) C#
10 21 (21.00%) Mobile App
11 20 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 19 (19.00%) Java
12 19 (19.00%) Windows
12 19 (19.00%) Test Strategy
13 18 (18.00%) Mathematics
13 18 (18.00%) Computer Science
13 18 (18.00%) Manual Testing
14 16 (16.00%) Bugzilla
14 16 (16.00%) C++
14 16 (16.00%) SQL
14 16 (16.00%) Exploratory Testing
15 15 (15.00%) Defect Tracking
15 15 (15.00%) TDD
15 15 (15.00%) Software Testing
16 14 (14.00%) NUnit
17 13 (13.00%) Finance
17 13 (13.00%) Perl
17 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
18 12 (12.00%) Firmware

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 3 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.00%) Confluence
2 2 (2.00%) JBoss
2 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) Wireless
2 3 (3.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.00%) 3GPP
3 2 (2.00%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.00%) LTE
3 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) Big Data
3 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (28.00%) Selenium
2 16 (16.00%) Bugzilla
3 14 (14.00%) NUnit
4 12 (12.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (11.00%) Cucumber
5 11 (11.00%) JUnit
6 10 (10.00%) JIRA
7 9 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (8.00%) Subversion
9 7 (7.00%) Git (software)
9 7 (7.00%) HP UFT
9 7 (7.00%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (6.00%) Eclipse
10 6 (6.00%) Ranorex
11 3 (3.00%) JMeter
11 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
11 3 (3.00%) WebDriver
12 2 (2.00%) JBehave
12 2 (2.00%) RSpec
12 2 (2.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (13.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.00%) Electronics
4 2 (2.00%) Automotive
5 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.00%) Games
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (65.00%) Test Engineer
2 47 (47.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 30 (30.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 26 (26.00%) Development Engineer
4 26 (26.00%) Test Development Engineer
5 24 (24.00%) Developer
6 19 (19.00%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (14.00%) Senior Test Engineer
8 12 (12.00%) Developer in Test
8 12 (12.00%) QA Engineer
8 12 (12.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 11 (11.00%) Embedded Engineer
9 11 (11.00%) Systems Test Engineer
10 9 (9.00%) Network Engineer
10 9 (9.00%) Senior Development Engineer
10 9 (9.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 8 (8.00%) QA Automation Engineer
11 8 (8.00%) Software Developer
12 7 (7.00%) QA Test Engineer
13 6 (6.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) HTML
2 7 (7.00%) .NET
2 7 (7.00%) RESTful
3 6 (6.00%) Web Services
4 5 (5.00%) CSS
5 4 (4.00%) Angular 2
5 4 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.00%) XML
6 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.00%) WPF
7 2 (2.00%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.00%) HTML5
7 2 (2.00%) jQuery
7 2 (2.00%) JSP
7 2 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.00%) REST
7 2 (2.00%) SOAP
7 2 (2.00%) Spring Security
7 2 (2.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.00%) Mobile App
2 18 (18.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (18.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (12.00%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.00%) Algorithms
5 6 (6.00%) Statistics
6 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.00%) iPad
7 1 (1.00%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.00%) Linux
2 19 (19.00%) Windows
3 3 (3.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.00%) Unix
5 1 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (81.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (46.00%) Scrum
3 37 (37.00%) Test Scripting
4 28 (28.00%) Automated Testing
5 20 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 19 (19.00%) Test Strategy
7 18 (18.00%) Manual Testing
8 16 (16.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 15 (15.00%) Defect Tracking
9 15 (15.00%) Software Testing
9 15 (15.00%) TDD
10 12 (12.00%) Unit Testing
11 11 (11.00%) Configuration Management
11 11 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (11.00%) OO
11 11 (11.00%) Regression Testing
12 10 (10.00%) Analytics
12 10 (10.00%) Performance Testing
12 10 (10.00%) User Stories
13 8 (8.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 64 (64.00%) Python
2 27 (27.00%) C#
3 19 (19.00%) Java
4 16 (16.00%) C++
4 16 (16.00%) SQL
5 13 (13.00%) Perl
6 11 (11.00%) Ruby
7 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.00%) C
9 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.00%) Tcl
10 2 (2.00%) VBScript
11 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (52.00%) Degree
2 7 (7.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.00%) ISEB
5 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (29.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.00%) Firmware
2 4 (4.00%) Docker
2 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.00%) VMware
3 2 (2.00%) HP
3 2 (2.00%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.00%) IBM
4 1 (1.00%) Intel
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