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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 24 25
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 202 148 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.67% 8.04% 7.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.07% 9.06% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 189 139 146
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £52,500
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 1673 1633 1856
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.33% 88.75% 85.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1353 1554
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 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -4 146 £52,500 +31.25% 30
Peterborough +13 26 £45,344 +17.01%
Huntingdon +5 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Test Automation
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 240 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (50.00%) C#
3 130 (38.24%) Degree
4 123 (36.18%) Python
5 108 (31.76%) Selenium
6 104 (30.59%) .NET
7 99 (29.12%) TDD
8 93 (27.35%) Software Engineering
9 80 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 68 (20.00%) Java
11 63 (18.53%) Mathematics
11 63 (18.53%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (18.24%) OO
13 59 (17.35%) SQL
14 54 (15.88%) QA
15 53 (15.59%) Cucumber
16 51 (15.00%) Software Testing
16 51 (15.00%) Scrum
16 51 (15.00%) Wireless
16 51 (15.00%) MVC
16 51 (15.00%) Electronics
17 49 (14.41%) HTML
17 49 (14.41%) ASP.NET
17 49 (14.41%) Git (software)
17 49 (14.41%) Jenkins
18 48 (14.12%) Microsoft
19 47 (13.82%) CSS
19 47 (13.82%) SDET
20 46 (13.53%) Finance
21 45 (13.24%) Test Scripting

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 28 (8.24%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (3.82%) nginx
3 8 (2.35%) Drupal
4 7 (2.06%) NServiceBus
5 6 (1.76%) Apache Solr
5 6 (1.76%) Confluence
6 3 (0.88%) SAS
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.65%) GitHub
2 20 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.53%) Loggly
5 10 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.59%) iTunes
6 2 (0.59%) SaaS
7 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 51 (15.00%) Wireless
2 30 (8.82%) HTTP
3 13 (3.82%) Internet
4 5 (1.47%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.88%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (0.88%) SAN
7 2 (0.59%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.29%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.41%) Big Data
3 12 (3.53%) InfluxDB
3 12 (3.53%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (3.53%) Redis
4 7 (2.06%) Neo4j
5 3 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 108 (31.76%) Selenium
2 53 (15.59%) Cucumber
3 49 (14.41%) Git (software)
3 49 (14.41%) Jenkins
4 44 (12.94%) TeamCity
5 42 (12.35%) JIRA
6 33 (9.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (9.41%) Visual Studio
8 31 (9.12%) NUnit
9 21 (6.18%) SpecFlow
10 17 (5.00%) WebDriver
11 16 (4.71%) NCrunch
11 16 (4.71%) ReSharper
12 13 (3.82%) AppVeyor
12 13 (3.82%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (3.82%) PHPUnit
13 12 (3.53%) Vagrant
14 11 (3.24%) Rhino Mocks
15 7 (2.06%) PhantomJS
16 6 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 51 (15.00%) Electronics
2 46 (13.53%) Finance
3 39 (11.47%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.24%) Law
5 8 (2.35%) Marketing
6 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.88%) Publishing
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Automotive
7 1 (0.29%) Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.29%) Games
7 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 138 (40.59%) Developer
2 84 (24.71%) Test Engineer
3 54 (15.88%) Developer in Test
4 49 (14.41%) Software Developer
5 43 (12.65%) C# Developer
6 41 (12.06%) Tester
7 40 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 40 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
8 32 (9.41%) Embedded Engineer
8 32 (9.41%) Software Engineer
9 27 (7.94%) Development Engineer
10 24 (7.06%) Applications Developer
10 24 (7.06%) Web Applications Developer
10 24 (7.06%) Web Developer
11 23 (6.76%) Test Automation Engineer
12 22 (6.47%) Automation Tester
12 22 (6.47%) Software Tester
13 20 (5.88%) Test Development Engineer
14 19 (5.59%) QA Engineer
14 19 (5.59%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (30.59%) .NET
2 49 (14.41%) ASP.NET
2 49 (14.41%) HTML
3 47 (13.82%) CSS
4 44 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 43 (12.65%) HTML5
6 36 (10.59%) WCF
7 31 (9.12%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (7.65%) RESTful
9 25 (7.35%) XML
10 24 (7.06%) Ajax
11 23 (6.76%) AngularJS
12 21 (6.18%) Node.js
13 20 (5.88%) WPF
14 18 (5.29%) Lucene
15 14 (4.12%) Web Services
16 12 (3.53%) Behat
16 12 (3.53%) pytest
16 12 (3.53%) Ruby on Rails
17 10 (2.94%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.06%) Computer Science
2 30 (8.82%) Algorithms
3 19 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.59%) User Experience
4 18 (5.29%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (5.00%) iPad
6 13 (3.82%) Life Science
6 13 (3.82%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.24%) Smart City
8 7 (2.06%) Clustering
8 7 (2.06%) Social Media
8 7 (2.06%) Social Network
9 6 (1.76%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.76%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.88%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.59%) Fintech
14 1 (0.29%) Internet of Things
14 1 (0.29%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.71%) Linux
2 29 (8.53%) Windows
3 18 (5.29%) Android
4 10 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.94%) Unix
5 2 (0.59%) CentOS
5 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (29.12%) TDD
3 93 (27.35%) Software Engineering
4 63 (18.53%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (18.53%) Mathematics
5 62 (18.24%) OO
6 51 (15.00%) MVC
6 51 (15.00%) Scrum
6 51 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 47 (13.82%) SDET
8 45 (13.24%) Test Scripting
9 43 (12.65%) Continuous Delivery
10 42 (12.35%) Unit Testing
11 38 (11.18%) Manual Testing
11 38 (11.18%) Open Source
11 38 (11.18%) Regression Testing
12 37 (10.88%) Exploratory Testing
13 35 (10.29%) User Stories
14 33 (9.71%) BDD
15 31 (9.12%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (50.00%) C#
2 123 (36.18%) Python
3 80 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 68 (20.00%) Java
5 59 (17.35%) SQL
6 44 (12.94%) C++
7 39 (11.47%) Ruby
8 24 (7.06%) Tcl
9 23 (6.76%) Perl
10 20 (5.88%) C
11 14 (4.12%) PHP
12 8 (2.35%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.06%) F#
13 7 (2.06%) Groovy
14 5 (1.47%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.88%) VB
15 3 (0.88%) VB6
16 2 (0.59%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.59%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 130 (38.24%) Degree
2 31 (9.12%) Numerate Degree
3 21 (6.18%) ISEB
4 15 (4.41%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.35%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.76%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (15.88%) QA
System Software
1 36 (10.59%) Docker
2 24 (7.06%) Firmware
3 7 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.88%) GFS2
4 3 (0.88%) NFS
4 3 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.29%) KVM
5 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (3.82%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (3.53%) Grafana
3 7 (2.06%) Puppet
4 2 (0.59%) Ansible
4 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.71%) RedGate
3 12 (3.53%) SaltStack
4 8 (2.35%) New Relic
5 7 (2.06%) Perforce
5 7 (2.06%) VMware
6 5 (1.47%) Brocade
6 5 (1.47%) Oracle
6 5 (1.47%) TOWER Software
7 2 (0.59%) SAP
8 1 (0.29%) HP
8 1 (0.29%) Xamarin
Cambridgeshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 15% bonus, 5% pension, other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 28 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Harston, Cambridgeshire
Secure Thingz
Salary: Competitive salary + early stage equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 75k, Pension, Cycle to work scheme, Free parking + more!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Unspecified highly flexible depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SoCode Limited
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 (DOE)
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Unspecified highly flexible depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-70k + benefits + stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 75k+ Bonus, 25 days and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago