Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 18 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 303 307 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 11.09% 11.98% 10.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.32% 13.41% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 265 278 253
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,500 £55,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.11% +7.23%

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 2460 2290 2505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 90.04% 89.38% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1846 1826 2104
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,627
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.15% +9.07%
10th Percentile £27,875 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,875 £66,250 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +9.59%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 194 (64.03%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (47.85%) C#
3 123 (40.59%) Degree
4 121 (39.93%) Python
5 110 (36.30%) Software Engineering
6 94 (31.02%) Selenium
7 81 (26.73%) Java
8 71 (23.43%) JavaScript
9 68 (22.44%) .NET
10 67 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
11 65 (21.45%) TDD
11 65 (21.45%) Mathematics
12 56 (18.48%) C++
12 56 (18.48%) OO
13 53 (17.49%) Computer Science
14 50 (16.50%) Unit Testing
15 48 (15.84%) Finance
15 48 (15.84%) Jenkins
16 47 (15.51%) Scrum
16 47 (15.51%) TeamCity
16 47 (15.51%) JIRA
17 46 (15.18%) Software Testing
17 46 (15.18%) Electronics
17 46 (15.18%) GitHub
18 45 (14.85%) Regression Testing
19 44 (14.52%) Wireless
20 43 (14.19%) SQL
20 43 (14.19%) Continuous Delivery
21 42 (13.86%) Microsoft
22 41 (13.53%) Exploratory 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 (9.24%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (4.29%) nginx
3 8 (2.64%) Drupal
4 7 (2.31%) NServiceBus
5 5 (1.65%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.65%) Confluence
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) IIS
6 1 (0.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 46 (15.18%) GitHub
2 20 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (3.96%) Loggly
6 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (14.52%) Wireless
2 13 (4.29%) Internet
3 6 (1.98%) HTTP
4 5 (1.65%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (1.32%) SAN
6 3 (0.99%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.33%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.33%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.60%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.96%) InfluxDB
3 12 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (3.96%) Redis
4 11 (3.63%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.97%) Big Data
6 7 (2.31%) Neo4j
7 5 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.33%) DB2
8 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 94 (31.02%) Selenium
2 48 (15.84%) Jenkins
3 47 (15.51%) JIRA
3 47 (15.51%) TeamCity
4 38 (12.54%) Cucumber
5 32 (10.56%) NUnit
6 28 (9.24%) Visual Studio
7 21 (6.93%) Git (software)
8 15 (4.95%) AppVeyor
8 15 (4.95%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (4.62%) NCrunch
9 14 (4.62%) ReSharper
10 12 (3.96%) PHPUnit
10 12 (3.96%) Vagrant
11 11 (3.63%) Rhino Mocks
11 11 (3.63%) WebDriver
12 8 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (2.31%) PhantomJS
14 6 (1.98%) SpecFlow
General
1 48 (15.84%) Finance
2 46 (15.18%) Electronics
3 31 (10.23%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.63%) Law
5 10 (3.30%) Marketing
6 5 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.99%) Automotive
8 3 (0.99%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 126 (41.58%) Developer
2 70 (23.10%) Test Engineer
3 51 (16.83%) Developer in Test
4 50 (16.50%) C# Developer
5 39 (12.87%) Software Developer
5 39 (12.87%) Software Engineer
6 38 (12.54%) Senior Developer
7 30 (9.90%) Software Test Engineer
8 28 (9.24%) Embedded Engineer
8 28 (9.24%) Tester
9 26 (8.58%) Full Stack Developer
10 24 (7.92%) Java Developer
11 21 (6.93%) Development Engineer
11 21 (6.93%) JavaScript Developer
11 21 (6.93%) Test Automation Engineer
12 20 (6.60%) Senior C# Developer
13 19 (6.27%) Junior
14 17 (5.61%) QA Engineer
15 16 (5.28%) Test Development Engineer
16 15 (4.95%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (22.44%) .NET
2 37 (12.21%) AngularJS
3 32 (10.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 32 (10.56%) RESTful
4 30 (9.90%) Node.js
5 29 (9.57%) ASP.NET
6 27 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (6.93%) HTML
8 20 (6.60%) CSS
9 17 (5.61%) Lucene
10 16 (5.28%) Web Services
11 15 (4.95%) HTML5
11 15 (4.95%) WPF
12 12 (3.96%) Behat
12 12 (3.96%) pytest
12 12 (3.96%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (3.30%) Django
14 9 (2.97%) Angular 2
15 8 (2.64%) CSS3
15 8 (2.64%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 53 (17.49%) Computer Science
2 32 (10.56%) Algorithms
3 20 (6.60%) iPad
3 20 (6.60%) User Experience
4 18 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (5.61%) Embedded Systems
6 13 (4.29%) Life Science
7 12 (3.96%) Smart City
8 10 (3.30%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.31%) Clustering
9 7 (2.31%) Social Media
9 7 (2.31%) Social Network
10 6 (1.98%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.98%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.65%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.32%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.32%) Smart Energy
13 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.55%) Linux
2 27 (8.91%) Windows
3 19 (6.27%) Android
4 13 (4.29%) Unix
5 9 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.66%) CentOS
6 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (64.03%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (36.30%) Software Engineering
3 67 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
4 65 (21.45%) Mathematics
4 65 (21.45%) TDD
5 56 (18.48%) OO
6 50 (16.50%) Unit Testing
7 47 (15.51%) Scrum
8 46 (15.18%) Software Testing
9 45 (14.85%) Regression Testing
10 43 (14.19%) Continuous Delivery
11 41 (13.53%) Exploratory Testing
12 39 (12.87%) SDLC
13 37 (12.21%) Open Source
14 32 (10.56%) SDET
14 32 (10.56%) Test Scripting
14 32 (10.56%) User Stories
15 31 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (10.23%) MVC
16 29 (9.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 145 (47.85%) C#
2 121 (39.93%) Python
3 81 (26.73%) Java
4 71 (23.43%) JavaScript
5 56 (18.48%) C++
6 43 (14.19%) SQL
7 35 (11.55%) Ruby
8 23 (7.59%) Perl
9 22 (7.26%) C
10 20 (6.60%) Tcl
11 13 (4.29%) PHP
12 10 (3.30%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.31%) F#
14 6 (1.98%) Groovy
14 6 (1.98%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.65%) VB
15 5 (1.65%) VB6
16 3 (0.99%) Assembly Language
17 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 123 (40.59%) Degree
2 29 (9.57%) Numerate Degree
3 21 (6.93%) ISEB
4 13 (4.29%) ISTQB
5 11 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.98%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (13.20%) QA
System Software
1 39 (12.87%) Docker
2 20 (6.60%) Firmware
3 8 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) GFS2
4 1 (0.33%) KVM
4 1 (0.33%) NFS
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (3.96%) Grafana
1 12 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.64%) Puppet
3 2 (0.66%) Ansible
3 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.62%) RedGate
3 12 (3.96%) SaltStack
4 8 (2.64%) New Relic
4 8 (2.64%) Oracle
4 8 (2.64%) VMware
5 6 (1.98%) Perforce
6 5 (1.65%) Brocade
6 5 (1.65%) Google
7 3 (0.99%) SAP
7 3 (0.99%) Terracotta
7 3 (0.99%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.33%) Xamarin
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-70k + benefits + stock options
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Top Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SoCode Limited
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Very Competitive Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 (DOE)
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent dep. on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Thales
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Amazon
Posted: 12 days ago