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

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 70 89 99
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 55 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.00% 2.04% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 2.40% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 33
Median salary £48,750 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £30,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £54,250 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
1564 1834 2070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 85.37% 84.83% 84.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1547 1654
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 £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +17 51 £47,500 - 14
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 60 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (46.85%) Degree
3 44 (39.64%) Java
4 43 (38.74%) Scrum
5 37 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 36 (32.43%) QA
6 36 (32.43%) Python
7 34 (30.63%) Software Engineering
8 33 (29.73%) Selenium
9 32 (28.83%) C#
10 30 (27.03%) Web Services
10 30 (27.03%) Microsoft
11 25 (22.52%) SQL
12 24 (21.62%) JavaScript
13 22 (19.82%) .NET
13 22 (19.82%) SQL Server
14 21 (18.92%) Performance Testing
14 21 (18.92%) Unit Testing
15 20 (18.02%) Cucumber
15 20 (18.02%) Software Testing
16 19 (17.12%) MS Excel
16 19 (17.12%) BDD
17 17 (15.32%) Jenkins
17 17 (15.32%) JIRA
17 17 (15.32%) API Testing
18 16 (14.41%) RESTful
18 16 (14.41%) GitHub
18 16 (14.41%) Perl
18 16 (14.41%) NUnit
19 15 (13.51%) Open Source

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 6 (5.41%) Apache Solr
1 6 (5.41%) Confluence
2 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.90%) IIS
3 1 (0.90%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 19 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.90%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.41%) GitHub
2 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) HTTP
2 2 (1.80%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.80%) Wireless
3 1 (0.90%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.90%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) LTE
3 1 (0.90%) OpenFlow
3 1 (0.90%) SNMP
3 1 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.60%) Big Data
4 2 (1.80%) Redis
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 33 (29.73%) Selenium
2 20 (18.02%) Cucumber
3 17 (15.32%) Jenkins
3 17 (15.32%) JIRA
4 16 (14.41%) NUnit
5 14 (12.61%) Ranorex
6 13 (11.71%) Subversion
7 12 (10.81%) Git (software)
8 11 (9.91%) Visual Studio
9 10 (9.01%) TeamCity
10 9 (8.11%) HP UFT
10 9 (8.11%) JUnit
11 8 (7.21%) Bugzilla
11 8 (7.21%) JBehave
11 8 (7.21%) RSpec
12 7 (6.31%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (6.31%) Rhino Mocks
13 6 (5.41%) Fiddler
14 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (3.60%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (12.61%) Finance
2 13 (11.71%) Retail
2 13 (11.71%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.11%) Banking
4 8 (7.21%) Games
5 4 (3.60%) Marketing
6 2 (1.80%) Automotive
6 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (50.45%) Test Engineer
2 42 (37.84%) Software Test Engineer
3 40 (36.04%) Test Automation Engineer
4 31 (27.93%) Developer
5 16 (14.41%) Software Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) QA Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) QA Automation Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) QA Test Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Senior Test Engineer
8 10 (9.01%) Developer in Test
9 9 (8.11%) C# Developer
9 9 (8.11%) Java Engineer
9 9 (8.11%) Senior QA Engineer
9 9 (8.11%) Software QA Engineer
9 9 (8.11%) Systems Test Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) QA Software Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.03%) Web Services
2 22 (19.82%) .NET
3 16 (14.41%) RESTful
4 13 (11.71%) AngularJS
5 12 (10.81%) HTML
5 12 (10.81%) XML
6 10 (9.01%) CSS
6 10 (9.01%) Gherkin
7 9 (8.11%) Ajax
8 7 (6.31%) REST
9 6 (5.41%) Angular 2
9 6 (5.41%) Lucene
9 6 (5.41%) Natural Language Processing
9 6 (5.41%) Node.js
10 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (4.50%) WinForms
10 5 (4.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.81%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.11%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.41%) iPad
4 6 (5.41%) Life Science
5 5 (4.50%) Informatics
5 5 (4.50%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.60%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.60%) Biology
6 4 (3.60%) Statistics
7 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.80%) Fintech
8 2 (1.80%) User Experience
9 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.61%) Linux
2 12 (10.81%) Windows
3 3 (2.70%) Unix
4 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.90%) Android
5 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (38.74%) Scrum
3 34 (30.63%) Software Engineering
4 21 (18.92%) Performance Testing
4 21 (18.92%) Unit Testing
5 20 (18.02%) Software Testing
6 19 (17.12%) BDD
7 17 (15.32%) API Testing
8 15 (13.51%) Open Source
9 14 (12.61%) Automated Testing
9 14 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (12.61%) Test Scripting
10 12 (10.81%) Defect Management
10 12 (10.81%) Exploratory Testing
11 11 (9.91%) DevOps
12 10 (9.01%) Manual Testing
13 8 (7.21%) Functional Testing
13 8 (7.21%) Logistics
13 8 (7.21%) Multithreading
13 8 (7.21%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (39.64%) Java
2 36 (32.43%) Python
3 32 (28.83%) C#
4 25 (22.52%) SQL
5 24 (21.62%) JavaScript
6 16 (14.41%) Perl
7 12 (10.81%) C++
7 12 (10.81%) Ruby
8 2 (1.80%) C
8 2 (1.80%) PHP
8 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.90%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 52 (46.85%) Degree
2 7 (6.31%) ISEB
2 7 (6.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (32.43%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Firmware
2 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) Xen
2 1 (0.90%) XenApp
2 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.60%) Apple
3 3 (2.70%) Coverity
4 2 (1.80%) New Relic
4 2 (1.80%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.80%) WorldPay
4 2 (1.80%) Zend
5 1 (0.90%) BT
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco
5 1 (0.90%) Dell
5 1 (0.90%) NetApp
5 1 (0.90%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.90%) VMware
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