Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 100 113
Rank change year-on-year -34 +13 -37
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 44 47 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.45% 2.06% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 2.31% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 42 55 48
Cambridge median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% -5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £35,250 £28,750 £32,825
90th Percentile £61,250 £92,500 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year +17.65% +0.59% +5.63%

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2820 2039 2537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.04% 89.31% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2148 1674 2178
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 33 (75.00%) Python
2 32 (72.73%) Degree
3 30 (68.18%) Wireless
4 29 (65.91%) C
5 23 (52.27%) Test Automation
6 21 (47.73%) Mathematics
7 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
7 17 (38.64%) Perl
7 17 (38.64%) Firmware
7 17 (38.64%) Electronics
8 16 (36.36%) Perforce
8 16 (36.36%) MATLAB
8 16 (36.36%) WLAN
8 16 (36.36%) Data Acquisition
8 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
8 16 (36.36%) Mentoring
8 16 (36.36%) Coaching
8 16 (36.36%) Algorithms
9 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
9 9 (20.45%) Embedded C
9 9 (20.45%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (18.18%) C++
10 8 (18.18%) Bluetooth
10 8 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (15.91%) C#
12 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
12 6 (13.64%) Signal Processing
13 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
13 5 (11.36%) Assembly Language
14 4 (9.09%) HTML

Test Scripting
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (68.18%) Wireless
2 16 (36.36%) WLAN
3 8 (18.18%) Bluetooth
3 8 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
2 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.27%) NUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 17 (38.64%) Electronics
2 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Embedded Engineer
2 17 (38.64%) Firmware Engineer
3 16 (36.36%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 16 (36.36%) RF Engineer
4 14 (31.82%) Test Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Systems Test Engineer
6 8 (18.18%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Tester
8 4 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Software Tester
9 3 (6.82%) Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Python Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Junior
10 2 (4.55%) Junior Software Tester
10 2 (4.55%) Junior Tester
10 2 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
11 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
11 1 (2.27%) QA Automation Engineer
11 1 (2.27%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) CSS
1 4 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.27%) REST
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Algorithms
2 9 (20.45%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Life Science
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Test Automation
2 21 (47.73%) Mathematics
3 16 (36.36%) Coaching
3 16 (36.36%) Data Acquisition
3 16 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 6 (13.64%) Signal Processing
4 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.09%) OO
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.82%) Digital Signal Processing
6 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.27%) Project Management
8 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.27%) QMS
8 1 (2.27%) Time Management
8 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) Python
2 29 (65.91%) C
3 17 (38.64%) Perl
4 16 (36.36%) MATLAB
5 9 (20.45%) Embedded C
6 8 (18.18%) C++
7 7 (15.91%) C#
8 5 (11.36%) Assembly Language
9 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.82%) Tcl
10 1 (2.27%) Java
10 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (72.73%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) GxP
2 1 (2.27%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (38.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Perforce