Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 24 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 356 446 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.28% 10.79% 7.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.27% 11.55% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 297 357 230
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +3.16% +6.74%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £30,200
90th Percentile £68,500 £61,250 £58,825
East of England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 2,902 3,862 3,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 91.92% 93.42% 89.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,077 2,953 2,566
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,902 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% +4.23% -

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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 +9 310 £47,750 -2.55% 79
Peterborough -33 36 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Test Automation
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 242 (67.98%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (38.20%) C#
3 129 (36.24%) Python
4 117 (32.87%) Selenium
5 113 (31.74%) Scrum
6 109 (30.62%) QA
7 94 (26.40%) Java
8 90 (25.28%) Software Engineering
9 81 (22.75%) JavaScript
10 80 (22.47%) Manual Testing
11 76 (21.35%) Linux
12 73 (20.51%) Jenkins
13 71 (19.94%) Continuous Integration
14 67 (18.82%) SQL
15 65 (18.26%) C++
16 64 (17.98%) Finance
17 63 (17.70%) Software Testing
18 61 (17.13%) JIRA
19 59 (16.57%) Git (software)
20 57 (16.01%) Computer Science
20 57 (16.01%) .NET
21 55 (15.45%) Degree
22 45 (12.64%) Mathematics
23 42 (11.80%) TDD
23 42 (11.80%) Cucumber
23 42 (11.80%) SDLC
24 40 (11.24%) OO
25 39 (10.96%) HTML
25 39 (10.96%) CSS
26 38 (10.67%) Regression Testing

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 12 (3.37%) Confluence
2 9 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (1.69%) Apache
4 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.56%) IIS
5 1 (0.28%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) Drupal
5 1 (0.28%) nginx
5 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Odoo
2 3 (0.84%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.56%) Endur
4 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.18%) GitHub
3 13 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.53%) OpenShift
5 8 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.25%) SaaS
6 4 (1.12%) PaaS
7 3 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.84%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.84%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.56%) Serverless
8 2 (0.56%) Slack
9 1 (0.28%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.21%) Wireless
2 9 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.97%) 802.11
3 7 (1.97%) HTTP
4 6 (1.69%) Internet
5 5 (1.40%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.84%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.56%) ATM
7 2 (0.56%) BGP
7 2 (0.56%) Network Security
7 2 (0.56%) OSPF
7 2 (0.56%) SMS
8 1 (0.28%) DNS
8 1 (0.28%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (4.49%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.21%) MySQL
4 15 (4.21%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.53%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.97%) Big Data
7 6 (1.69%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.12%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.28%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.28%) Redis
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 117 (32.87%) Selenium
2 73 (20.51%) Jenkins
3 61 (17.13%) JIRA
4 59 (16.57%) Git (software)
5 42 (11.80%) Cucumber
6 29 (8.15%) Maven
6 29 (8.15%) Visual Studio
7 27 (7.58%) WebDriver
8 22 (6.18%) SpecFlow
8 22 (6.18%) TeamCity
9 21 (5.90%) NUnit
10 17 (4.78%) JUnit
11 15 (4.21%) Subversion
12 14 (3.93%) Ranorex
12 14 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (3.93%) Visual Studio Coded UI
13 11 (3.09%) SonarQube
14 10 (2.81%) Appium
15 9 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
16 8 (2.25%) eggPlant
General
1 64 (17.98%) Finance
2 19 (5.34%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.49%) Banking
4 13 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.09%) Electronics
6 7 (1.97%) Marketing
7 6 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.12%) Retail
9 3 (0.84%) Games
9 3 (0.84%) Military
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 126 (35.39%) Test Engineer
2 77 (21.63%) Developer
3 58 (16.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 55 (15.45%) QA Engineer
5 51 (14.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 49 (13.76%) Software Engineer
7 40 (11.24%) Tester
8 27 (7.58%) C# Developer
9 25 (7.02%) Senior Test Engineer
10 24 (6.74%) Python Engineer
11 22 (6.18%) QA Automation Engineer
11 22 (6.18%) QA Test Engineer
12 20 (5.62%) .NET Developer
13 19 (5.34%) Java Engineer
13 19 (5.34%) Senior Software Test Engineer
13 19 (5.34%) Software Developer
14 18 (5.06%) Python Developer
15 17 (4.78%) Automation Tester
15 17 (4.78%) Senior Developer
16 15 (4.21%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (16.01%) .NET
2 39 (10.96%) CSS
2 39 (10.96%) HTML
3 33 (9.27%) Web Services
4 30 (8.43%) WPF
5 28 (7.87%) HTML5
5 28 (7.87%) jQuery
6 26 (7.30%) REST
7 25 (7.02%) Node.js
7 25 (7.02%) RESTful
8 24 (6.74%) Gherkin
9 22 (6.18%) Spring
10 21 (5.90%) WCF
11 19 (5.34%) ASP.NET
12 17 (4.78%) AngularJS
13 16 (4.49%) CSS3
14 15 (4.21%) Reactive Extensions
14 15 (4.21%) WinForms
15 14 (3.93%) SOAP
15 14 (3.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.01%) Computer Science
2 32 (8.99%) Algorithms
3 21 (5.90%) User Experience
4 18 (5.06%) Reinsurance
5 16 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 15 (4.21%) Data Structures
7 13 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.25%) Fintech
9 8 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.97%) Device Driver
10 7 (1.97%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.69%) Life Science
12 5 (1.40%) Cloud Native
12 5 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (1.40%) Internet of Things
13 4 (1.12%) Blog
13 4 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
15 2 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 76 (21.35%) Linux
2 32 (8.99%) Windows
3 27 (7.58%) Android
4 19 (5.34%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.37%) Unix
6 7 (1.97%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (1.97%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.12%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (67.98%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (31.74%) Scrum
3 90 (25.28%) Software Engineering
4 80 (22.47%) Manual Testing
5 71 (19.94%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (17.70%) Software Testing
7 45 (12.64%) Mathematics
8 42 (11.80%) SDLC
8 42 (11.80%) TDD
9 40 (11.24%) OO
10 38 (10.67%) Regression Testing
10 38 (10.67%) Unit Testing
11 37 (10.39%) BDD
12 35 (9.83%) Open Source
13 34 (9.55%) Mentoring
14 29 (8.15%) Collaborative Working
15 27 (7.58%) Non-Functional Testing
15 27 (7.58%) OOP
15 27 (7.58%) Risk Management
16 26 (7.30%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 136 (38.20%) C#
2 129 (36.24%) Python
3 94 (26.40%) Java
4 81 (22.75%) JavaScript
5 67 (18.82%) SQL
6 65 (18.26%) C++
7 24 (6.74%) C
8 22 (6.18%) VB.NET
9 16 (4.49%) Bash Shell
9 16 (4.49%) Ruby
10 11 (3.09%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.69%) Perl
12 5 (1.40%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.12%) Embedded C++
13 4 (1.12%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.84%) Assembly Language
14 3 (0.84%) Go
14 3 (0.84%) PHP
15 2 (0.56%) VB
15 2 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (15.45%) Degree
2 22 (6.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (4.49%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (30.62%) QA
2 14 (3.93%) PSD2
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (3.93%) Firmware
2 12 (3.37%) Docker
3 10 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) KVM
5 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (3.93%) Ansible
2 13 (3.65%) Puppet
3 11 (3.09%) HP ALM
3 11 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.40%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.30%) WorldPay
3 25 (7.02%) Oracle
4 12 (3.37%) Cognizant
4 12 (3.37%) SAP
5 11 (3.09%) HP
6 6 (1.69%) Google
7 3 (0.84%) VMware
8 2 (0.56%) OpenLink
8 2 (0.56%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.28%) Citrix
9 1 (0.28%) Perforce
9 1 (0.28%) Twitter