The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 97 88 100
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 8 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.66% 1.63% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.80% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 6
Median salary £53,750 £37,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.33% -7.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £21,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50%  

Automation 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 1117 1334 1207
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 91.56% 90.38% 83.99%
Number of salaries quoted 836 1025 987
Median salary £46,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.37% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in Cambridge

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Automation Testing in Cambridge

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Testing in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Testing in Cambridge

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) Selenium
4 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 4 (28.57%) System Testing
6 4 (28.57%) C
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) Perl
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
7 3 (21.43%) QA
8 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (14.29%) C++
8 2 (14.29%) Retail
8 2 (14.29%) TestComplete
8 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 2 (14.29%) Qt
9 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) Electronics
9 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft

Automation Testing
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (14.29%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Automation Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
5 1 (7.14%) Development Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) System Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) C
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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