The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 20 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 145 140 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 10.61% 11.74% 9.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.97% 13.21% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 134 132 117
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £58,900 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 1211 1060 1262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 88.65% 88.93% 86.68%
Number of salaries quoted 913 875 1070
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Cambridge

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Cambridge

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Cambridge over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 180 (69.50%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (47.49%) C#
3 117 (45.17%) Degree
4 109 (42.08%) Python
5 89 (34.36%) Software Engineering
6 88 (33.98%) Selenium
7 61 (23.55%) Mathematics
8 60 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (21.24%) TDD
9 55 (21.24%) .NET
10 51 (19.69%) Java
11 50 (19.31%) Electronics
12 48 (18.53%) Wireless
12 48 (18.53%) JavaScript
13 46 (17.76%) Jenkins
14 44 (16.99%) Microsoft
14 44 (16.99%) Scrum
15 43 (16.60%) Test Scripting
16 42 (16.22%) Finance
17 41 (15.83%) C++
18 40 (15.44%) TeamCity
18 40 (15.44%) JIRA
19 39 (15.06%) Computer Science
19 39 (15.06%) Software Testing
19 39 (15.06%) Unit Testing
19 39 (15.06%) Continuous Delivery
19 39 (15.06%) GitHub
20 38 (14.67%) OO
21 36 (13.90%) SQL
21 36 (13.90%) Regression Testing

Test Automation
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 28 (10.81%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (5.02%) nginx
3 8 (3.09%) Drupal
4 7 (2.70%) NServiceBus
5 6 (2.32%) Apache Solr
5 6 (2.32%) Confluence
6 1 (0.39%) Apache
6 1 (0.39%) IIS
6 1 (0.39%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (15.06%) GitHub
2 20 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (4.63%) Loggly
5 7 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (18.53%) Wireless
2 13 (5.02%) Internet
3 6 (2.32%) HTTP
4 5 (1.93%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.77%) SAN
5 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.39%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.63%) InfluxDB
2 12 (4.63%) NoSQL
2 12 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (4.63%) Redis
3 11 (4.25%) Big Data
4 7 (2.70%) Neo4j
5 3 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 88 (33.98%) Selenium
2 46 (17.76%) Jenkins
3 40 (15.44%) JIRA
3 40 (15.44%) TeamCity
4 32 (12.36%) Cucumber
5 29 (11.20%) NUnit
6 28 (10.81%) Visual Studio
7 18 (6.95%) Git (software)
8 16 (6.18%) NCrunch
8 16 (6.18%) ReSharper
9 13 (5.02%) PHPUnit
10 12 (4.63%) AppVeyor
10 12 (4.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (4.63%) Vagrant
11 10 (3.86%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (3.86%) WebDriver
12 9 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.70%) PhantomJS
14 6 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (1.54%) RSpec
General
1 50 (19.31%) Electronics
2 42 (16.22%) Finance
3 36 (13.90%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.25%) Law
5 7 (2.70%) Marketing
6 3 (1.16%) Publishing
7 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 91 (35.14%) Developer
2 71 (27.41%) Test Engineer
3 40 (15.44%) C# Developer
4 39 (15.06%) Developer in Test
5 36 (13.90%) Software Developer
6 35 (13.51%) Software Test Engineer
7 32 (12.36%) Software Engineer
8 31 (11.97%) Embedded Engineer
8 31 (11.97%) Senior Developer
9 25 (9.65%) Development Engineer
10 20 (7.72%) Test Development Engineer
10 20 (7.72%) Tester
11 18 (6.95%) Senior C# Developer
12 17 (6.56%) Test Automation Engineer
13 16 (6.18%) DSP Engineer
14 14 (5.41%) Java Developer
14 14 (5.41%) QA Engineer
14 14 (5.41%) Systems Test Engineer
15 13 (5.02%) Junior
15 13 (5.02%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.24%) .NET
2 26 (10.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 24 (9.27%) RESTful
4 22 (8.49%) AngularJS
5 21 (8.11%) ASP.NET
5 21 (8.11%) Node.js
6 19 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (6.95%) HTML
7 18 (6.95%) Lucene
8 17 (6.56%) CSS
8 17 (6.56%) WPF
9 16 (6.18%) HTML5
10 12 (4.63%) Behat
10 12 (4.63%) pytest
10 12 (4.63%) Ruby on Rails
11 11 (4.25%) Web Services
12 10 (3.86%) Angular 2
13 9 (3.47%) CSS3
13 9 (3.47%) Django
13 9 (3.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.06%) Computer Science
2 28 (10.81%) Algorithms
3 19 (7.34%) User Experience
4 18 (6.95%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (6.18%) iPad
7 13 (5.02%) Life Science
8 11 (4.25%) Smart City
9 7 (2.70%) Clustering
9 7 (2.70%) Social Media
9 7 (2.70%) Social Network
10 6 (2.32%) Fat Client
10 6 (2.32%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.32%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.77%) Fintech
13 1 (0.39%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.39%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.20%) Linux
2 25 (9.65%) Windows
3 18 (6.95%) Android
4 10 (3.86%) Unix
5 8 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.77%) CentOS
6 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (69.50%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (34.36%) Software Engineering
3 61 (23.55%) Mathematics
4 60 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (21.24%) TDD
6 44 (16.99%) Scrum
7 43 (16.60%) Test Scripting
8 39 (15.06%) Continuous Delivery
8 39 (15.06%) Software Testing
8 39 (15.06%) Unit Testing
9 38 (14.67%) OO
10 36 (13.90%) Exploratory Testing
10 36 (13.90%) Regression Testing
11 34 (13.13%) Open Source
12 33 (12.74%) User Stories
13 30 (11.58%) Performance Testing
13 30 (11.58%) SDET
14 29 (11.20%) SDLC
15 28 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (10.04%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 123 (47.49%) C#
2 109 (42.08%) Python
3 51 (19.69%) Java
4 48 (18.53%) JavaScript
5 41 (15.83%) C++
6 36 (13.90%) SQL
7 35 (13.51%) Ruby
8 24 (9.27%) Tcl
9 23 (8.88%) Perl
10 16 (6.18%) C
11 14 (5.41%) PHP
12 7 (2.70%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.70%) Groovy
13 5 (1.93%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.54%) F#
15 3 (1.16%) VB
15 3 (1.16%) VB6
16 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 117 (45.17%) Degree
2 30 (11.58%) Numerate Degree
3 21 (8.11%) ISEB
4 14 (5.41%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.32%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.39%) HND
8 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (13.51%) QA
System Software
1 35 (13.51%) Docker
2 24 (9.27%) Firmware
3 7 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) GFS2
4 1 (0.39%) KVM
4 1 (0.39%) NFS
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (4.63%) Grafana
2 11 (4.25%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (2.70%) Puppet
4 2 (0.77%) Ansible
4 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.18%) RedGate
3 12 (4.63%) SaltStack
4 8 (3.09%) New Relic
5 7 (2.70%) VMware
6 5 (1.93%) Brocade
6 5 (1.93%) Oracle
6 5 (1.93%) Perforce
6 5 (1.93%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.39%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SoCode Limited
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Unspecified highly flexible depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 (DOE)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Unspecified highly flexible depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 75k+ Bonus, 25 days and more
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-70k + benefits + stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum + Bonus (10-15%) + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 55,000 to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago