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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 90 77 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 41 56 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.21% 2.56% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 3.05% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 48
Median salary £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
1587 1836 2016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 85.64% 83.99% 83.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1537 1625
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -5 41 £43,750 -7.89% 6
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 44 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (45.74%) Java
3 41 (43.62%) Degree
4 35 (37.23%) QA
5 32 (34.04%) Python
6 28 (29.79%) Selenium
7 27 (28.72%) Scrum
8 25 (26.60%) Software Engineering
8 25 (26.60%) SQL
8 25 (26.60%) Web Services
9 22 (23.40%) Microsoft
9 22 (23.40%) Software Testing
10 21 (22.34%) C#
11 20 (21.28%) Computer Science
12 19 (20.21%) BDD
13 18 (19.15%) Cucumber
13 18 (19.15%) Performance Testing
13 18 (19.15%) JavaScript
14 16 (17.02%) Perl
14 16 (17.02%) .NET
15 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
15 15 (15.96%) Unit Testing
15 15 (15.96%) API Testing
16 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
17 13 (13.83%) HTML
17 13 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (13.83%) Jenkins
18 12 (12.77%) Functional Testing
18 12 (12.77%) Test Scripting
18 12 (12.77%) Git (software)

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 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.06%) Confluence
2 1 (1.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) GitHub
2 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.06%) Firewall
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) OpenFlow
2 1 (1.06%) SNMP
2 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.06%) VPN
2 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.13%) Redis
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Selenium
2 18 (19.15%) Cucumber
3 13 (13.83%) Jenkins
4 12 (12.77%) Git (software)
4 12 (12.77%) Subversion
5 10 (10.64%) JIRA
6 9 (9.57%) Bugzilla
7 8 (8.51%) HP UFT
7 8 (8.51%) JBehave
7 8 (8.51%) Ranorex
7 8 (8.51%) RSpec
7 8 (8.51%) Visual Studio
8 7 (7.45%) JUnit
8 7 (7.45%) NUnit
9 6 (6.38%) Fiddler
10 5 (5.32%) TeamCity
11 4 (4.26%) WebDriver
12 3 (3.19%) SonarQube
13 2 (2.13%) JMeter
13 2 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (11.70%) Retail
2 10 (10.64%) Finance
3 9 (9.57%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.51%) Banking
4 8 (8.51%) Games
5 4 (4.26%) Marketing
6 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (53.19%) Test Engineer
2 39 (41.49%) Test Automation Engineer
3 36 (38.30%) Software Test Engineer
4 17 (18.09%) Developer
5 14 (14.89%) QA Automation Engineer
5 14 (14.89%) QA Engineer
5 14 (14.89%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 14 (14.89%) Senior Test Engineer
5 14 (14.89%) Software Engineer
6 13 (13.83%) QA Test Engineer
7 11 (11.70%) Senior QA Engineer
7 11 (11.70%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 10 (10.64%) Software QA Engineer
9 9 (9.57%) Java Engineer
9 9 (9.57%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (8.51%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (8.51%) Senior Java Engineer
10 8 (8.51%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 8 (8.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 8 (8.51%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.60%) Web Services
2 16 (17.02%) .NET
3 13 (13.83%) HTML
4 12 (12.77%) XML
5 9 (9.57%) Ajax
5 9 (9.57%) CSS
5 9 (9.57%) RESTful
6 8 (8.51%) AngularJS
6 8 (8.51%) Gherkin
7 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (6.38%) Natural Language Processing
7 6 (6.38%) REST
7 6 (6.38%) WinForms
7 6 (6.38%) WPF
8 4 (4.26%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.26%) MyBatis
9 3 (3.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.57%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.38%) iPad
4 6 (6.38%) Life Science
4 6 (6.38%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.26%) Biology
5 4 (4.26%) Fintech
5 4 (4.26%) Informatics
5 4 (4.26%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.13%) User Experience
7 1 (1.06%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.77%) Linux
2 5 (5.32%) Windows
3 3 (3.19%) Unix
4 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.72%) Scrum
3 25 (26.60%) Software Engineering
4 22 (23.40%) Software Testing
5 19 (20.21%) BDD
6 18 (19.15%) Performance Testing
7 15 (15.96%) API Testing
7 15 (15.96%) Unit Testing
8 13 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (12.77%) Functional Testing
9 12 (12.77%) Open Source
9 12 (12.77%) Test Scripting
10 11 (11.70%) Automated Testing
11 10 (10.64%) DevOps
12 9 (9.57%) Defect Tracking
12 9 (9.57%) Manual Testing
12 9 (9.57%) OOP
12 9 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (8.51%) Logistics
13 8 (8.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (45.74%) Java
2 32 (34.04%) Python
3 25 (26.60%) SQL
4 21 (22.34%) C#
5 18 (19.15%) JavaScript
6 16 (17.02%) Perl
7 10 (10.64%) C++
7 10 (10.64%) Ruby
8 2 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.06%) C
9 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (43.62%) Degree
2 9 (9.57%) ISEB
3 8 (8.51%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (37.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.06%) Docker
1 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.06%) Xen
1 1 (1.06%) XenApp
1 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.26%) WorldPay
3 3 (3.19%) Coverity
4 2 (2.13%) New Relic
4 2 (2.13%) Perforce
4 2 (2.13%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.13%) Zend
5 1 (1.06%) Apple
5 1 (1.06%) BT
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco
5 1 (1.06%) Dell
5 1 (1.06%) NetApp
5 1 (1.06%) VMware
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