The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 83 62
Rank change year-on-year +13 -21  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 55 54 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.18% 2.47% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 2.79% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 54 41 65
Median salary £52,500 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -14.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1529 1938 1786
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.38% 88.61% 84.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1491 1471
Median salary £46,614 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.94% -2.22%  
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%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Cambridgeshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Cambridgeshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 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 -1 45 £55,000 +42.85% 9
Peterborough - 3 £40,000 - 1
Test Automation
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 76 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (61.00%) Python
3 58 (58.00%) Degree
4 38 (38.00%) C#
5 37 (37.00%) Test Scripting
6 34 (34.00%) Automated Testing
7 30 (30.00%) Selenium
8 29 (29.00%) Scrum
9 27 (27.00%) QA
10 26 (26.00%) Mathematics
11 25 (25.00%) Linux
12 22 (22.00%) SQL
13 20 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
14 19 (19.00%) Test Strategy
14 19 (19.00%) Software Engineering
15 18 (18.00%) Finance
15 18 (18.00%) Regression Testing
15 18 (18.00%) Mobile App
16 17 (17.00%) Windows
16 17 (17.00%) Java
16 17 (17.00%) Computer Science
16 17 (17.00%) Software Testing
17 16 (16.00%) Manual Testing
17 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
17 16 (16.00%) Firmware
17 16 (16.00%) Wireless
17 16 (16.00%) Embedded Systems
18 15 (15.00%) Jenkins
18 15 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (15.00%) Electronics

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.00%) JBoss
3 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.00%) Wireless
2 4 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.00%) ICMP
3 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) Big Data
2 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (30.00%) Selenium
2 15 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (14.00%) NUnit
4 11 (11.00%) Bugzilla
5 9 (9.00%) Cucumber
6 8 (8.00%) HP UFT
6 8 (8.00%) JUnit
6 8 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (7.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (7.00%) Subversion
7 7 (7.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (6.00%) Eclipse
8 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (5.00%) JIRA
10 3 (3.00%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.00%) JBehave
11 2 (2.00%) Ranorex
11 2 (2.00%) RSpec
11 2 (2.00%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (18.00%) Finance
2 15 (15.00%) Electronics
2 15 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.00%) Automotive
4 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.00%) Games
4 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (64.00%) Test Engineer
2 38 (38.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 29 (29.00%) Developer
3 29 (29.00%) Development Engineer
3 29 (29.00%) Test Development Engineer
4 27 (27.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 17 (17.00%) Developer in Test
6 15 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
6 15 (15.00%) Systems Test Engineer
7 14 (14.00%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (12.00%) C# Developer
8 12 (12.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 12 (12.00%) Senior Test Engineer
9 10 (10.00%) Java Developer
10 9 (9.00%) C++ Developer
10 9 (9.00%) C++/Java Developer
10 9 (9.00%) Network Engineer
10 9 (9.00%) QA Engineer
10 9 (9.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 9 (9.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.00%) HTML
2 6 (6.00%) Angular 2
2 6 (6.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (6.00%) WPF
3 5 (5.00%) CSS
4 4 (4.00%) .NET
4 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (4.00%) RESTful
5 3 (3.00%) Web Services
6 2 (2.00%) Ajax
6 2 (2.00%) Lucene
6 2 (2.00%) REST
7 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.00%) HTML5
7 1 (1.00%) Node.js
7 1 (1.00%) Qt
7 1 (1.00%) Spring
7 1 (1.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.00%) Mobile App
2 17 (17.00%) Computer Science
3 16 (16.00%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.00%) iPad
6 1 (1.00%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.00%) Linux
2 17 (17.00%) Windows
3 4 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.00%) Android
4 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (37.00%) Test Scripting
3 34 (34.00%) Automated Testing
4 29 (29.00%) Scrum
5 26 (26.00%) Mathematics
6 20 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 19 (19.00%) Software Engineering
7 19 (19.00%) Test Strategy
8 18 (18.00%) Regression Testing
9 17 (17.00%) Software Testing
10 16 (16.00%) Manual Testing
11 15 (15.00%) Configuration Management
12 14 (14.00%) Unit Testing
13 13 (13.00%) Code Coverage
13 13 (13.00%) Financial Modelling
13 13 (13.00%) Performance Testing
13 13 (13.00%) TDD
13 13 (13.00%) User Stories
14 12 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
15 11 (11.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 61 (61.00%) Python
2 38 (38.00%) C#
3 22 (22.00%) SQL
4 17 (17.00%) Java
5 15 (15.00%) C++
6 10 (10.00%) Ruby
7 9 (9.00%) Perl
8 8 (8.00%) C
9 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.00%) VBScript
11 1 (1.00%) R
11 1 (1.00%) Tcl
11 1 (1.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 58 (58.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (27.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (16.00%) Firmware
2 6 (6.00%) Docker
2 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) KVM
3 1 (1.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.00%) VMware
3 5 (5.00%) TOWER Software
4 2 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (1.00%) IBM
5 1 (1.00%) Intel
5 1 (1.00%) Xamarin
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