The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 58 61
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 54 58 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.03% 4.20% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 4.71% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 53 52 49
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1207 1231 1238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 90.01% 89.07% 83.71%
Number of salaries quoted 873 962 1044
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 65 (67.71%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (55.21%) Python
3 47 (48.96%) Degree
4 41 (42.71%) C#
5 36 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 36 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 35 (36.46%) Wireless
7 32 (33.33%) Electronics
8 27 (28.13%) Test Automation
9 26 (27.08%) QA
10 23 (23.96%) Selenium
10 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
11 22 (22.92%) TDD
12 21 (21.88%) .NET
13 20 (20.83%) HTML
13 20 (20.83%) Software Engineering
13 20 (20.83%) Scrum
14 19 (19.79%) Embedded Systems
14 19 (19.79%) Configuration Management
15 18 (18.75%) Mathematics
15 18 (18.75%) User Experience
16 17 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (16.67%) Jenkins
17 16 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
17 16 (16.67%) Signal Processing
17 16 (16.67%) Firmware
17 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 16 (16.67%) Tcl
17 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
18 15 (15.63%) SQL

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 7 (7.29%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.21%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.04%) Drupal
3 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) GitHub
2 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (36.46%) Wireless
2 8 (8.33%) Internet
3 3 (3.13%) Bluetooth
3 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.21%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.04%) Big Data
5 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Selenium
2 16 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 14 (14.58%) TeamCity
4 9 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 9 (9.38%) JIRA
4 9 (9.38%) NCrunch
4 9 (9.38%) ReSharper
4 9 (9.38%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.21%) PhantomJS
6 4 (4.17%) HP UFT
6 4 (4.17%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.13%) CppUnit
7 3 (3.13%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.08%) TestComplete
8 2 (2.08%) webpack
9 1 (1.04%) JMeter
9 1 (1.04%) JUnit
9 1 (1.04%) Ranorex
General
1 36 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 32 (33.33%) Electronics
3 10 (10.42%) Finance
4 4 (4.17%) Banking
5 3 (3.13%) Automotive
6 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (47.92%) Test Engineer
2 35 (36.46%) Embedded Engineer
3 22 (22.92%) Software Test Engineer
4 20 (20.83%) Development Engineer
4 20 (20.83%) Test Development Engineer
5 18 (18.75%) Developer
6 16 (16.67%) DSP Engineer
6 16 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
7 12 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (10.42%) C# Developer
8 10 (10.42%) Software Engineer
8 10 (10.42%) Test Automation Engineer
8 10 (10.42%) Tester
9 8 (8.33%) Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Automation Tester
10 5 (5.21%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) QA Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) QA Tester
10 5 (5.21%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.88%) .NET
2 20 (20.83%) HTML
3 14 (14.58%) Node.js
4 13 (13.54%) CSS
4 13 (13.54%) HTML5
5 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (9.38%) WCF
7 8 (8.33%) CSS3
8 7 (7.29%) Grails
9 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (5.21%) D3.js
9 5 (5.21%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (5.21%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (5.21%) ServiceStack
9 5 (5.21%) SignalR
9 5 (5.21%) WPF
9 5 (5.21%) XML
10 4 (4.17%) LINQ
10 4 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (18.75%) User Experience
3 17 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.21%) Clustering
4 5 (5.21%) Social Media
4 5 (5.21%) Social Network
5 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.13%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.13%) Fintech
6 3 (3.13%) iPad
6 3 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (3.13%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Linux
2 8 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (3.13%) Android
3 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (67.71%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 27 (28.13%) Test Automation
4 22 (22.92%) TDD
5 20 (20.83%) Scrum
5 20 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 19 (19.79%) Configuration Management
7 18 (18.75%) Mathematics
8 16 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
8 16 (16.67%) Signal Processing
9 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (15.63%) SDLC
10 12 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 11 (11.46%) BDD
11 11 (11.46%) MVC
12 9 (9.38%) OO
12 9 (9.38%) Open Source
12 9 (9.38%) Software Testing
13 7 (7.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 53 (55.21%) Python
2 41 (42.71%) C#
3 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
4 16 (16.67%) Tcl
5 15 (15.63%) SQL
6 14 (14.58%) Ruby
7 12 (12.50%) Perl
8 10 (10.42%) Java
9 9 (9.38%) C
10 7 (7.29%) Groovy
11 5 (5.21%) C++
12 1 (1.04%) PHP
12 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (48.96%) Degree
2 12 (12.50%) ISEB
3 8 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.08%) QA
System Software
1 16 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (1.04%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.38%) RedGate
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (1.04%) HP
4 1 (1.04%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus great benefits, relocation and
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50,000 DoE + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 65k DOE + Bonus, 25 days and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago