Period
to 21 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 31 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 453 250 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.66% 7.23% 10.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.56% 8.20% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 363 227 374
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +9.20% +8.75%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,500 £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 3920 3049 3616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.24% 88.15% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2995 2508 3127
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 21 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 21 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 +3 384 £49,000 +3.16% 30
Peterborough +10 44 £45,000 -0.76% 5
Huntingdon +6 2 £37,500 +41.51%
Test Automation
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 279 (61.59%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (43.05%) C#
3 169 (37.31%) Software Engineering
4 156 (34.44%) JavaScript
5 140 (30.91%) Java
6 134 (29.58%) Python
7 121 (26.71%) OO
8 106 (23.40%) Degree
9 101 (22.30%) Finance
10 94 (20.75%) SQL
11 90 (19.87%) TDD
12 88 (19.43%) .NET
13 86 (18.98%) SDLC
14 84 (18.54%) Software Testing
14 84 (18.54%) QA
15 81 (17.88%) Scrum
16 79 (17.44%) C++
17 78 (17.22%) Selenium
18 76 (16.78%) Computer Science
18 76 (16.78%) Mathematics
19 73 (16.11%) AngularJS
20 65 (14.35%) Unit Testing
21 63 (13.91%) MVC
22 59 (13.02%) HTML
23 58 (12.80%) CSS
23 58 (12.80%) Manual Testing
24 53 (11.70%) TeamCity
25 51 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
26 49 (10.82%) Git (software)
27 48 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure

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 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.88%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.66%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.44%) 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 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (10.38%) GitHub
3 10 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.10%) SaaS
5 4 (0.88%) Yammer
6 2 (0.44%) Serverless
7 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.22%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.84%) Wireless
2 25 (5.52%) HTTP
3 15 (3.31%) Internet
4 13 (2.87%) Bluetooth
4 13 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (1.55%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.88%) WAN
6 4 (0.88%) WebEx
7 3 (0.66%) SAN
8 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.61%) NoSQL
2 36 (7.95%) SQL Server
3 31 (6.84%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.87%) Big Data
5 11 (2.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (1.32%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.32%) Text Mining
7 3 (0.66%) MySQL
7 3 (0.66%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.44%) DB2
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.22%) GIS
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 78 (17.22%) Selenium
2 53 (11.70%) TeamCity
3 49 (10.82%) Git (software)
4 47 (10.38%) JIRA
4 47 (10.38%) NUnit
5 35 (7.73%) Cucumber
6 29 (6.40%) Jenkins
7 22 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (3.97%) Visual Studio
9 17 (3.75%) SpecFlow
10 16 (3.53%) JMeter
11 15 (3.31%) Protractor
12 14 (3.09%) JUnit
13 13 (2.87%) WebDriver
14 12 (2.65%) HP UFT
14 12 (2.65%) LoadRunner
15 11 (2.43%) Jasmine
15 11 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (2.21%) YouTrack
17 9 (1.99%) AppVeyor
General
1 101 (22.30%) Finance
2 23 (5.08%) Electronics
3 16 (3.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (3.09%) Games
4 14 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.77%) Marketing
6 7 (1.55%) Retail
7 5 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.88%) Automotive
8 4 (0.88%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.66%) Publishing
10 2 (0.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 205 (45.25%) Developer
2 104 (22.96%) Test Engineer
3 65 (14.35%) Software Engineer
4 62 (13.69%) Software Developer
5 57 (12.58%) C# Developer
5 57 (12.58%) Full Stack Developer
6 56 (12.36%) Developer in Test
6 56 (12.36%) Software Test Engineer
7 46 (10.15%) JavaScript Developer
8 43 (9.49%) Tester
9 40 (8.83%) Senior Developer
10 38 (8.39%) Test Automation Engineer
11 37 (8.17%) QA Engineer
12 33 (7.28%) .NET Developer
13 29 (6.40%) C# .NET Developer
14 28 (6.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 28 (6.18%) Web Developer
15 23 (5.08%) Embedded Engineer
16 22 (4.86%) Java Developer
16 22 (4.86%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (19.43%) .NET
2 73 (16.11%) AngularJS
3 59 (13.02%) HTML
4 58 (12.80%) CSS
5 44 (9.71%) ASP.NET
6 43 (9.49%) Node.js
6 43 (9.49%) Web Services
7 40 (8.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (8.17%) Ajax
9 34 (7.51%) jQuery
10 32 (7.06%) React
11 31 (6.84%) RESTful
12 30 (6.62%) WPF
13 29 (6.40%) WCF
14 25 (5.52%) HTML5
15 23 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
16 22 (4.86%) XML
17 14 (3.09%) LESS
17 14 (3.09%) REST
18 13 (2.87%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 76 (16.78%) Computer Science
2 41 (9.05%) Algorithms
3 30 (6.62%) Mobile App
4 25 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (4.42%) Client/Server
5 20 (4.42%) User Experience
6 18 (3.97%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (2.87%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.65%) Mobile Payment
8 12 (2.65%) Smartphone
9 9 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.99%) Fintech
9 9 (1.99%) iPad
10 8 (1.77%) Life Science
11 7 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.55%) Smart City
12 6 (1.32%) N-Tier
13 5 (1.10%) Reinsurance
14 4 (0.88%) Internet of Things
14 4 (0.88%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.38%) Linux
2 19 (4.19%) Android
3 18 (3.97%) Windows
4 11 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (1.10%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.10%) Unix
6 2 (0.44%) CentOS
6 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (61.59%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (37.31%) Software Engineering
3 121 (26.71%) OO
4 90 (19.87%) TDD
5 86 (18.98%) SDLC
6 84 (18.54%) Software Testing
7 81 (17.88%) Scrum
8 76 (16.78%) Mathematics
9 65 (14.35%) Unit Testing
10 63 (13.91%) MVC
11 58 (12.80%) Manual Testing
12 51 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (10.15%) Analytics
13 46 (10.15%) Regression Testing
14 45 (9.93%) Mentoring
15 44 (9.71%) SDET
15 44 (9.71%) Web Development
16 39 (8.61%) Exploratory Testing
17 35 (7.73%) Front End Development
18 33 (7.28%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 195 (43.05%) C#
2 156 (34.44%) JavaScript
3 140 (30.91%) Java
4 134 (29.58%) Python
5 94 (20.75%) SQL
6 79 (17.44%) C++
7 36 (7.95%) C
8 28 (6.18%) VB
9 27 (5.96%) Bash Shell
9 27 (5.96%) F#
9 27 (5.96%) Ruby
10 21 (4.64%) VB6
11 16 (3.53%) Perl
12 14 (3.09%) Embedded C
13 12 (2.65%) TypeScript
14 10 (2.21%) Assembly Language
14 10 (2.21%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.55%) Tcl
16 6 (1.32%) PHP
16 6 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 106 (23.40%) Degree
2 21 (4.64%) ISEB
3 19 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (3.97%) ISTQB
5 14 (3.09%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (18.54%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (3.53%) Docker
2 10 (2.21%) Firmware
3 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) GFS2
4 1 (0.22%) NFS
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.88%) Puppet
3 2 (0.44%) Ansible
3 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.84%) Google
3 26 (5.74%) Oracle
4 13 (2.87%) Samsung
4 13 (2.87%) Terracotta
5 9 (1.99%) TOWER Software
6 8 (1.77%) HP
7 3 (0.66%) SAP
7 3 (0.66%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.44%) Cognos
8 2 (0.44%) Perforce
8 2 (0.44%) VMware
9 1 (0.22%) Huawei
9 1 (0.22%) IBM