The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 113 113 116
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 10 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.58% 1.16% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.31% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 9
Median salary £47,000 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.68% -1.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £21,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,000
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1521 1913 1741
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.38% 88.56% 84.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1482 1431
Median salary £46,614 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.75% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Testing in Cambridgeshire

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary histogram for Automation Testing in Cambridgeshire

Automation Testing
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -9 8 £53,750 +43.33% 1
Peterborough - 2 £46,500 -
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) QA
3 7 (35.00%) Selenium
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (20.00%) System Testing
6 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (20.00%) C
7 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) Python
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) Perl
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (10.00%) Open Source
8 2 (10.00%) TestComplete
8 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (10.00%) Test Automation

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.00%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
2 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (20.00%) System Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
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