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

Automated Testing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 28 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 204 145 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.65% 7.72% 7.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.06% 8.70% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 191 137 142
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 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £55,000
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 1691 1666 1830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.26% 88.66% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1384 1533
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 £32,500 £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 28 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 28 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 -4 148 £52,000 +30.00% 32
Peterborough +10 28 £45,344 +17.01%
Test Automation
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 243 (69.83%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (50.00%) C#
3 131 (37.64%) Degree
4 127 (36.49%) Python
5 108 (31.03%) Selenium
6 106 (30.46%) .NET
7 100 (28.74%) TDD
8 95 (27.30%) Software Engineering
9 83 (23.85%) JavaScript
10 74 (21.26%) Java
11 66 (18.97%) OO
11 66 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
12 63 (18.10%) Mathematics
13 61 (17.53%) SQL
14 54 (15.52%) Cucumber
14 54 (15.52%) QA
15 53 (15.23%) MVC
16 52 (14.94%) Software Testing
17 51 (14.66%) Git (software)
17 51 (14.66%) HTML
17 51 (14.66%) ASP.NET
18 50 (14.37%) Electronics
18 50 (14.37%) Wireless
18 50 (14.37%) Scrum
19 49 (14.08%) CSS
19 49 (14.08%) Jenkins
20 48 (13.79%) SDET
20 48 (13.79%) Microsoft
21 47 (13.51%) C++
21 47 (13.51%) Finance

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 (8.05%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (3.74%) nginx
3 8 (2.30%) Drupal
4 7 (2.01%) NServiceBus
5 6 (1.72%) Apache Solr
5 6 (1.72%) Confluence
6 3 (0.86%) SAS
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.64%) GitHub
2 20 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.45%) Loggly
5 11 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.57%) iTunes
6 2 (0.57%) SaaS
7 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 50 (14.37%) Wireless
2 32 (9.20%) HTTP
3 13 (3.74%) Internet
4 5 (1.44%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.86%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.86%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (0.86%) SAN
7 1 (0.29%) ICMP
7 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.31%) Big Data
3 12 (3.45%) InfluxDB
3 12 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (3.45%) Redis
4 7 (2.01%) Neo4j
5 4 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 108 (31.03%) Selenium
2 54 (15.52%) Cucumber
3 51 (14.66%) Git (software)
4 49 (14.08%) Jenkins
5 45 (12.93%) TeamCity
6 43 (12.36%) JIRA
7 35 (10.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (9.20%) Visual Studio
9 31 (8.91%) NUnit
10 21 (6.03%) SpecFlow
11 17 (4.89%) WebDriver
12 16 (4.60%) NCrunch
12 16 (4.60%) ReSharper
13 13 (3.74%) AppVeyor
13 13 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (3.74%) PHPUnit
14 12 (3.45%) Vagrant
15 11 (3.16%) Rhino Mocks
16 7 (2.01%) PhantomJS
17 6 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 50 (14.37%) Electronics
2 47 (13.51%) Finance
3 37 (10.63%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.16%) Law
5 8 (2.30%) Marketing
6 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.86%) 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
1 145 (41.67%) Developer
2 83 (23.85%) Test Engineer
3 57 (16.38%) Developer in Test
4 51 (14.66%) Software Developer
5 43 (12.36%) C# Developer
5 43 (12.36%) Tester
6 42 (12.07%) Senior Developer
7 39 (11.21%) Software Test Engineer
8 33 (9.48%) Software Engineer
9 31 (8.91%) Embedded Engineer
10 26 (7.47%) Applications Developer
10 26 (7.47%) Development Engineer
10 26 (7.47%) Web Applications Developer
10 26 (7.47%) Web Developer
11 24 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
12 23 (6.61%) Automation Tester
13 22 (6.32%) Software Tester
14 19 (5.46%) QA Engineer
14 19 (5.46%) Senior C# Developer
14 19 (5.46%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (30.46%) .NET
2 51 (14.66%) ASP.NET
2 51 (14.66%) HTML
3 49 (14.08%) CSS
4 46 (13.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (12.93%) HTML5
6 38 (10.92%) WCF
7 31 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
8 27 (7.76%) XML
9 26 (7.47%) Ajax
9 26 (7.47%) RESTful
10 24 (6.90%) AngularJS
11 22 (6.32%) Node.js
12 20 (5.75%) WPF
13 18 (5.17%) Lucene
14 14 (4.02%) Web Services
15 12 (3.45%) Behat
15 12 (3.45%) pytest
15 12 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
16 10 (2.87%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.36%) Computer Science
2 31 (8.91%) Algorithms
3 19 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.46%) User Experience
4 18 (5.17%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (4.89%) iPad
6 13 (3.74%) Life Science
6 13 (3.74%) Mobile App
7 12 (3.45%) Smart City
8 7 (2.01%) Clustering
8 7 (2.01%) Social Media
8 7 (2.01%) Social Network
9 6 (1.72%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.72%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.86%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.57%) Fintech
14 1 (0.29%) LIMS
14 1 (0.29%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.48%) Linux
2 29 (8.33%) Windows
3 18 (5.17%) Android
4 10 (2.87%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.87%) Unix
5 2 (0.57%) CentOS
5 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (69.83%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (28.74%) TDD
3 95 (27.30%) Software Engineering
4 66 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (18.97%) OO
5 63 (18.10%) Mathematics
6 53 (15.23%) MVC
7 52 (14.94%) Software Testing
8 50 (14.37%) Scrum
9 48 (13.79%) SDET
10 43 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
10 43 (12.36%) Test Scripting
11 42 (12.07%) Unit Testing
12 40 (11.49%) Exploratory Testing
12 40 (11.49%) Regression Testing
13 39 (11.21%) Manual Testing
13 39 (11.21%) Open Source
14 35 (10.06%) User Stories
15 32 (9.20%) BDD
15 32 (9.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 174 (50.00%) C#
2 127 (36.49%) Python
3 83 (23.85%) JavaScript
4 74 (21.26%) Java
5 61 (17.53%) SQL
6 47 (13.51%) C++
7 39 (11.21%) Ruby
8 23 (6.61%) Perl
8 23 (6.61%) Tcl
9 21 (6.03%) C
10 14 (4.02%) PHP
11 8 (2.30%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.30%) F#
12 7 (2.01%) Groovy
13 5 (1.44%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.15%) VB
14 4 (1.15%) VB6
15 2 (0.57%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.29%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 131 (37.64%) Degree
2 31 (8.91%) Numerate Degree
3 21 (6.03%) ISEB
4 15 (4.31%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.30%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (15.52%) QA
System Software
1 36 (10.34%) Docker
2 23 (6.61%) Firmware
3 7 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.86%) GFS2
4 3 (0.86%) NFS
4 3 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.29%) KVM
5 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (3.45%) Grafana
3 7 (2.01%) Puppet
4 2 (0.57%) Ansible
4 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.60%) RedGate
3 12 (3.45%) SaltStack
4 8 (2.30%) New Relic
5 7 (2.01%) Perforce
5 7 (2.01%) VMware
6 6 (1.72%) Oracle
7 5 (1.44%) Brocade
7 5 (1.44%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.57%) SAP
9 1 (0.29%) Google
9 1 (0.29%) HP
9 1 (0.29%) Xamarin
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Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 15% bonus, 5% pension, other benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 28 days holiday
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Salary: Up to 75k, Pension, Cycle to work scheme, Free parking + more!
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Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
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Empiric
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: to £70k + benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: 75k+ Bonus, 25 days and more
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Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
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