Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 27 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 447 261 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.80% 7.44% 10.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.72% 8.43% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 358 237 378
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +7.95% +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,050 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -

Test Automation 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3814 3096 3672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.13% 88.23% 87.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2917 2540 3162
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +4 381 £49,000 +3.16% 23
Peterborough +7 40 £47,500 +4.75% 4
Huntingdon +4 2 £37,500 +41.51%
Test Automation
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 277 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (43.85%) C#
3 170 (38.03%) Software Engineering
4 156 (34.90%) JavaScript
5 137 (30.65%) Java
6 130 (29.08%) Python
7 124 (27.74%) OO
8 106 (23.71%) Degree
9 101 (22.60%) Finance
10 94 (21.03%) SQL
11 91 (20.36%) .NET
12 88 (19.69%) TDD
13 86 (19.24%) SDLC
14 81 (18.12%) Software Testing
15 80 (17.90%) QA
15 80 (17.90%) Scrum
16 78 (17.45%) Mathematics
17 77 (17.23%) Computer Science
18 76 (17.00%) C++
19 74 (16.55%) Selenium
20 73 (16.33%) AngularJS
21 67 (14.99%) Unit Testing
22 64 (14.32%) MVC
23 59 (13.20%) HTML
24 58 (12.98%) CSS
25 56 (12.53%) Manual Testing
26 53 (11.86%) TeamCity
27 51 (11.41%) Git (software)
28 50 (11.19%) NUnit
29 48 (10.74%) Linux

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 6 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.89%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.67%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.45%) IIS
6 1 (0.22%) Confluence
6 1 (0.22%) DNN
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) SAS
6 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (10.29%) GitHub
3 9 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.12%) SaaS
5 4 (0.89%) Yammer
6 2 (0.45%) Serverless
7 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.22%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.94%) Wireless
2 25 (5.59%) HTTP
3 15 (3.36%) Internet
4 13 (2.91%) Bluetooth
4 13 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (1.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.89%) SAN
6 4 (0.89%) WAN
6 4 (0.89%) WebEx
7 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.72%) NoSQL
2 36 (8.05%) SQL Server
3 31 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.13%) Big Data
5 11 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (1.34%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.34%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.34%) Text Mining
7 3 (0.67%) MySQL
7 3 (0.67%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.45%) DB2
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.22%) GIS
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 74 (16.55%) Selenium
2 53 (11.86%) TeamCity
3 51 (11.41%) Git (software)
4 50 (11.19%) NUnit
5 46 (10.29%) JIRA
6 35 (7.83%) Cucumber
7 29 (6.49%) Jenkins
8 23 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (4.25%) Visual Studio
10 17 (3.80%) SpecFlow
11 15 (3.36%) JMeter
11 15 (3.36%) Protractor
12 14 (3.13%) JUnit
13 12 (2.68%) LoadRunner
13 12 (2.68%) WebDriver
14 11 (2.46%) HP UFT
14 11 (2.46%) Jasmine
14 11 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (2.24%) YouTrack
16 9 (2.01%) AppVeyor
General
1 101 (22.60%) Finance
2 23 (5.15%) Electronics
3 16 (3.58%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (3.13%) Games
4 14 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.79%) Marketing
6 7 (1.57%) Retail
7 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.89%) Automotive
8 4 (0.89%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.45%) Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 206 (46.09%) Developer
2 103 (23.04%) Test Engineer
3 64 (14.32%) Software Developer
4 63 (14.09%) Software Engineer
5 59 (13.20%) C# Developer
6 57 (12.75%) Developer in Test
6 57 (12.75%) Full Stack Developer
7 55 (12.30%) Software Test Engineer
8 46 (10.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 43 (9.62%) Tester
10 42 (9.40%) Senior Developer
11 36 (8.05%) Test Automation Engineer
12 35 (7.83%) QA Engineer
13 33 (7.38%) .NET Developer
14 29 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
15 28 (6.26%) Web Developer
16 27 (6.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 23 (5.15%) Embedded Engineer
18 22 (4.92%) Java Developer
18 22 (4.92%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (20.36%) .NET
2 73 (16.33%) AngularJS
3 59 (13.20%) HTML
4 58 (12.98%) CSS
5 44 (9.84%) ASP.NET
6 43 (9.62%) Web Services
7 42 (9.40%) Node.js
8 40 (8.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (8.28%) Ajax
10 34 (7.61%) jQuery
11 32 (7.16%) WPF
12 31 (6.94%) React
12 31 (6.94%) RESTful
13 30 (6.71%) WCF
14 25 (5.59%) HTML5
15 23 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (4.70%) XML
17 14 (3.13%) LESS
17 14 (3.13%) REST
18 13 (2.91%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 77 (17.23%) Computer Science
2 43 (9.62%) Algorithms
3 30 (6.71%) Mobile App
4 24 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (4.47%) Client/Server
5 20 (4.47%) User Experience
6 18 (4.03%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (2.91%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.68%) Mobile Payment
8 12 (2.68%) Smartphone
9 9 (2.01%) Fintech
9 9 (2.01%) iPad
10 8 (1.79%) Life Science
11 7 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.34%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.34%) Smart City
13 5 (1.12%) Reinsurance
14 4 (0.89%) Internet of Things
14 4 (0.89%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.74%) Linux
2 19 (4.25%) Android
2 19 (4.25%) Windows
3 11 (2.46%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (1.12%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.12%) Unix
5 2 (0.45%) CentOS
5 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (38.03%) Software Engineering
3 124 (27.74%) OO
4 88 (19.69%) TDD
5 86 (19.24%) SDLC
6 81 (18.12%) Software Testing
7 80 (17.90%) Scrum
8 78 (17.45%) Mathematics
9 67 (14.99%) Unit Testing
10 64 (14.32%) MVC
11 56 (12.53%) Manual Testing
12 48 (10.74%) Analytics
12 48 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (10.74%) Regression Testing
13 46 (10.29%) Mentoring
14 45 (10.07%) SDET
15 44 (9.84%) Web Development
16 39 (8.72%) Exploratory Testing
17 35 (7.83%) Front End Development
18 34 (7.61%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 196 (43.85%) C#
2 156 (34.90%) JavaScript
3 137 (30.65%) Java
4 130 (29.08%) Python
5 94 (21.03%) SQL
6 76 (17.00%) C++
7 37 (8.28%) C
8 27 (6.04%) Bash Shell
9 26 (5.82%) F#
10 25 (5.59%) VB
11 24 (5.37%) Ruby
12 20 (4.47%) VB6
13 16 (3.58%) Perl
14 14 (3.13%) Embedded C
15 12 (2.68%) TypeScript
16 10 (2.24%) Assembly Language
16 10 (2.24%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.57%) Tcl
18 6 (1.34%) VB.NET
19 5 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 106 (23.71%) Degree
2 21 (4.70%) ISEB
3 18 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (4.03%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.91%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (17.90%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (3.58%) Docker
2 9 (2.01%) Firmware
3 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) GFS2
4 1 (0.22%) NFS
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.89%) Puppet
3 2 (0.45%) Ansible
3 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (8.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.94%) Google
3 25 (5.59%) Oracle
4 13 (2.91%) Samsung
4 13 (2.91%) Terracotta
5 9 (2.01%) TOWER Software
6 8 (1.79%) HP
7 3 (0.67%) SAP
7 3 (0.67%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.45%) Perforce
8 2 (0.45%) VMware
9 1 (0.22%) Cognos
9 1 (0.22%) Huawei
9 1 (0.22%) IBM