Period
to 24 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 31 20
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 454 256 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.76% 7.39% 10.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.67% 8.37% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 363 232 377
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.20% +8.75%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £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 3891 3058 3643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.18% 88.30% 88.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2977 2517 3147
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 24 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 24 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 +2 383 £47,500 - 29
Peterborough +13 46 £45,000 -0.76% 3
Huntingdon +8 3 £37,500 +41.51%
Test Automation
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (42.73%) C#
3 169 (37.22%) Software Engineering
4 155 (34.14%) JavaScript
5 141 (31.06%) Java
6 134 (29.52%) Python
7 119 (26.21%) OO
8 104 (22.91%) Degree
9 101 (22.25%) Finance
10 93 (20.48%) SQL
11 88 (19.38%) TDD
11 88 (19.38%) SDLC
12 87 (19.16%) QA
13 86 (18.94%) .NET
14 85 (18.72%) Software Testing
15 81 (17.84%) Scrum
16 79 (17.40%) C++
17 78 (17.18%) Selenium
18 75 (16.52%) Computer Science
19 74 (16.30%) Mathematics
20 73 (16.08%) AngularJS
21 66 (14.54%) Unit Testing
22 61 (13.44%) MVC
23 58 (12.78%) HTML
23 58 (12.78%) Manual Testing
24 57 (12.56%) CSS
25 52 (11.45%) TeamCity
26 51 (11.23%) Continuous Integration
27 48 (10.57%) Git (software)
27 48 (10.57%) 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
1 6 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.88%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.66%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.44%) DNN
4 2 (0.44%) IIS
5 1 (0.22%) Confluence
5 1 (0.22%) JBoss
5 1 (0.22%) SAS
5 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (10.13%) GitHub
3 10 (2.20%) 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 30 (6.61%) Wireless
2 23 (5.07%) HTTP
3 15 (3.30%) Internet
4 13 (2.86%) Bluetooth
4 13 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.88%) WAN
6 4 (0.88%) WebEx
7 3 (0.66%) SAN
8 2 (0.44%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.44%) Intranet
9 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.81%) NoSQL
2 36 (7.93%) SQL Server
3 31 (6.83%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.86%) Big Data
5 11 (2.42%) 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 (17.18%) Selenium
2 52 (11.45%) TeamCity
3 48 (10.57%) Git (software)
4 47 (10.35%) NUnit
5 45 (9.91%) JIRA
6 34 (7.49%) Cucumber
7 28 (6.17%) Jenkins
8 20 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (3.96%) SpecFlow
9 18 (3.96%) Visual Studio
10 17 (3.74%) JMeter
11 15 (3.30%) Protractor
12 14 (3.08%) JUnit
13 13 (2.86%) HP UFT
13 13 (2.86%) WebDriver
14 12 (2.64%) LoadRunner
15 11 (2.42%) Jasmine
16 10 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (2.20%) YouTrack
17 8 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 101 (22.25%) Finance
2 22 (4.85%) Electronics
3 16 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (3.08%) Games
4 14 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.98%) Marketing
6 7 (1.54%) 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
1 203 (44.71%) Developer
2 105 (23.13%) Test Engineer
3 65 (14.32%) Software Engineer
4 60 (13.22%) Software Developer
5 58 (12.78%) C# Developer
5 58 (12.78%) Full Stack Developer
6 57 (12.56%) Software Test Engineer
7 54 (11.89%) Developer in Test
8 46 (10.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 46 (10.13%) Tester
9 38 (8.37%) QA Engineer
9 38 (8.37%) Senior Developer
9 38 (8.37%) Test Automation Engineer
10 34 (7.49%) .NET Developer
11 30 (6.61%) C# .NET Developer
12 28 (6.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 26 (5.73%) Web Developer
14 24 (5.29%) Embedded Engineer
15 22 (4.85%) Java Developer
15 22 (4.85%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (18.94%) .NET
2 73 (16.08%) AngularJS
3 58 (12.78%) HTML
4 57 (12.56%) CSS
5 44 (9.69%) Node.js
6 43 (9.47%) Web Services
7 42 (9.25%) ASP.NET
8 38 (8.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (7.71%) Ajax
10 34 (7.49%) jQuery
11 33 (7.27%) React
12 31 (6.83%) RESTful
13 30 (6.61%) WPF
14 27 (5.95%) WCF
15 23 (5.07%) HTML5
16 22 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
17 20 (4.41%) XML
18 14 (3.08%) LESS
18 14 (3.08%) REST
19 13 (2.86%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 75 (16.52%) Computer Science
2 40 (8.81%) Algorithms
3 30 (6.61%) Mobile App
4 25 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.63%) User Experience
6 20 (4.41%) Client/Server
7 19 (4.19%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (2.86%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.64%) Mobile Payment
9 12 (2.64%) Smartphone
10 9 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.98%) Fintech
11 8 (1.76%) iPad
11 8 (1.76%) Life Science
12 7 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (1.32%) N-Tier
13 6 (1.32%) Smart City
14 5 (1.10%) Reinsurance
15 4 (0.88%) Internet of Things
15 4 (0.88%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.57%) Linux
2 19 (4.19%) Android
2 19 (4.19%) Windows
3 12 (2.64%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (1.10%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.10%) Unix
5 2 (0.44%) CentOS
5 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (37.22%) Software Engineering
3 119 (26.21%) OO
4 88 (19.38%) SDLC
4 88 (19.38%) TDD
5 85 (18.72%) Software Testing
6 81 (17.84%) Scrum
7 74 (16.30%) Mathematics
8 66 (14.54%) Unit Testing
9 61 (13.44%) MVC
10 58 (12.78%) Manual Testing
11 51 (11.23%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (10.35%) Regression Testing
13 46 (10.13%) Analytics
13 46 (10.13%) Mentoring
14 44 (9.69%) Web Development
15 42 (9.25%) SDET
16 38 (8.37%) Exploratory Testing
17 35 (7.71%) Front End Development
18 33 (7.27%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 194 (42.73%) C#
2 155 (34.14%) JavaScript
3 141 (31.06%) Java
4 134 (29.52%) Python
5 93 (20.48%) SQL
6 79 (17.40%) C++
7 37 (8.15%) C
8 29 (6.39%) VB
9 28 (6.17%) Bash Shell
10 27 (5.95%) F#
10 27 (5.95%) Ruby
11 21 (4.63%) VB6
12 16 (3.52%) Perl
13 14 (3.08%) Embedded C
14 13 (2.86%) TypeScript
15 10 (2.20%) Assembly Language
15 10 (2.20%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.54%) Tcl
17 6 (1.32%) PHP
17 6 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 104 (22.91%) Degree
2 23 (5.07%) ISEB
3 20 (4.41%) ISTQB
4 19 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.44%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (19.16%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (3.30%) Docker
2 9 (1.98%) 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 (2.64%) 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 37 (8.15%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.83%) Google
3 26 (5.73%) Oracle
4 13 (2.86%) Samsung
4 13 (2.86%) Terracotta
5 9 (1.98%) TOWER Software
6 8 (1.76%) 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