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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 87 74 74
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 49 62 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.53% 2.95% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 3.57% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 43 47 65
Median salary £38,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £48,500 £60,000
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
1680 1738 2056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 86.91% 82.60% 82.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1376 1447 1661
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £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 27 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 27 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 -4 49 £38,500 -14.44% 8
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 48 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (47.92%) Java
3 43 (44.79%) Degree
4 36 (37.50%) QA
5 33 (34.38%) Python
6 32 (33.33%) Scrum
7 30 (31.25%) Selenium
8 26 (27.08%) Software Engineering
9 24 (25.00%) SQL
10 23 (23.96%) Software Testing
11 22 (22.92%) Web Services
11 22 (22.92%) C#
11 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
12 21 (21.88%) Performance Testing
13 20 (20.83%) BDD
14 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
14 17 (17.71%) Computer Science
15 16 (16.67%) Perl
15 16 (16.67%) .NET
15 16 (16.67%) Cucumber
15 16 (16.67%) Unit Testing
16 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
17 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
17 14 (14.58%) HTML
17 14 (14.58%) Functional Testing
17 14 (14.58%) API Testing
18 13 (13.54%) Test Scripting
19 12 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
19 12 (12.50%) Mobile App

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 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Magento
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) GitHub
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) HTTP
2 2 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (1.04%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.04%) Firewall
3 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.04%) VPN
3 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.08%) Redis
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 30 (31.25%) Selenium
2 16 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 12 (12.50%) Bugzilla
4 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
4 11 (11.46%) JIRA
4 11 (11.46%) Subversion
5 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
6 8 (8.33%) HP UFT
6 8 (8.33%) JBehave
6 8 (8.33%) Ranorex
6 8 (8.33%) RSpec
6 8 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 6 (6.25%) Fiddler
7 6 (6.25%) JUnit
7 6 (6.25%) NUnit
8 4 (4.17%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.13%) SonarQube
9 3 (3.13%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.08%) JMeter
11 1 (1.04%) Robot Framework
General
1 11 (11.46%) Retail
2 10 (10.42%) Finance
3 8 (8.33%) Banking
3 8 (8.33%) Games
3 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (54.17%) Test Engineer
2 43 (44.79%) Test Automation Engineer
3 32 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 17 (17.71%) QA Automation Engineer
4 17 (17.71%) QA Engineer
4 17 (17.71%) QA Test Engineer
5 16 (16.67%) Developer
6 14 (14.58%) Senior Test Engineer
7 13 (13.54%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 12 (12.50%) Software Engineer
9 11 (11.46%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 10 (10.42%) Senior QA Engineer
11 9 (9.38%) Software QA Engineer
12 8 (8.33%) Analyst
12 8 (8.33%) Java Engineer
12 8 (8.33%) Test Analyst
13 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
13 7 (7.29%) Senior Software Engineer
14 6 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
14 6 (6.25%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.92%) Web Services
2 16 (16.67%) .NET
3 14 (14.58%) HTML
4 12 (12.50%) XML
5 9 (9.38%) Ajax
5 9 (9.38%) CSS
6 7 (7.29%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (6.25%) Gherkin
7 6 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
7 6 (6.25%) REST
7 6 (6.25%) RESTful
7 6 (6.25%) WinForms
7 6 (6.25%) WPF
8 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.17%) MyBatis
9 3 (3.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.25%) Fintech
4 6 (6.25%) iPad
4 6 (6.25%) Life Science
4 6 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.17%) Biology
5 4 (4.17%) Informatics
5 4 (4.17%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.13%) User Experience
7 2 (2.08%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.42%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) Windows
3 3 (3.13%) Unix
4 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (33.33%) Scrum
3 26 (27.08%) Software Engineering
4 23 (23.96%) Software Testing
5 21 (21.88%) Performance Testing
6 20 (20.83%) BDD
7 16 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (14.58%) API Testing
9 14 (14.58%) Functional Testing
10 13 (13.54%) Test Scripting
11 12 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
11 12 (12.50%) OOP
12 11 (11.46%) Open Source
13 10 (10.42%) Automated Testing
13 10 (10.42%) TDD
14 9 (9.38%) DevOps
14 9 (9.38%) Manual Testing
14 9 (9.38%) SDLC
15 8 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (47.92%) Java
2 33 (34.38%) Python
3 24 (25.00%) SQL
4 22 (22.92%) C#
5 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
6 16 (16.67%) Perl
7 11 (11.46%) C++
8 9 (9.38%) Ruby
9 2 (2.08%) PHP
10 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.04%) C
10 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (44.79%) Degree
2 9 (9.38%) ISEB
3 8 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.04%) Xen
1 1 (1.04%) XenApp
1 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) WorldPay
3 3 (3.13%) Coverity
3 3 (3.13%) Perforce
4 2 (2.08%) New Relic
4 2 (2.08%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.08%) Zend
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco
5 1 (1.04%) Dell
5 1 (1.04%) NetApp
5 1 (1.04%) VMware
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