Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 19 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 293 374 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.61% 10.85% 11.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.50% 11.74% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 141 300 349
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £62,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%

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 2,020 3,186 3,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 93.82% 92.40% 92.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,304 2,169 2,718
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 19 October 2019.

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 19 October 2019. 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 +5 268 £52,500 +10.53% 69
Peterborough +15 2 £36,750 -18.33% 1
Test Automation
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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.

1 190 (64.85%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (45.73%) WorldPay
3 126 (43.00%) Java
4 116 (39.59%) Selenium
5 112 (38.23%) BDD
6 105 (35.84%) QA
7 104 (35.49%) Scrum
8 99 (33.79%) Python
9 91 (31.06%) Linux
10 88 (30.03%) Cucumber
11 85 (29.01%) TDD
12 71 (24.23%) Jenkins
13 70 (23.89%) Software Engineering
14 69 (23.55%) SQL
15 64 (21.84%) Kanban
15 64 (21.84%) JIRA
16 56 (19.11%) User Stories
17 55 (18.77%) JavaScript
18 53 (18.09%) Functional Testing
19 51 (17.41%) Continuous Delivery
19 51 (17.41%) Degree
19 51 (17.41%) Computer Science
20 49 (16.72%) Software Testing
20 49 (16.72%) Defect Tracking
21 48 (16.38%) API Testing
22 46 (15.70%) REST
23 45 (15.36%) AWS
24 44 (15.02%) Gherkin
24 44 (15.02%) DevOps
25 43 (14.68%) Git (software)

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 25 (8.53%) Confluence
2 11 (3.75%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (3.75%) CloudStack
2 11 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.75%) nginx
2 11 (3.75%) OpenStack
2 11 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.34%) Luigi
Applications
1 18 (6.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 34 (11.60%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 45 (15.36%) AWS
2 21 (7.17%) Azure
3 13 (4.44%) GCP
4 12 (4.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (4.10%) IaaS
5 11 (3.75%) DigitalOcean
5 11 (3.75%) Heroku
5 11 (3.75%) PaaS
6 8 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.37%) GitHub
7 4 (1.37%) SaaS
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.75%) VPN
2 8 (2.73%) Internet
3 5 (1.71%) HTTP
4 4 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.37%) Wireless
5 3 (1.02%) Hyperconnected
6 2 (0.68%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 20 (6.83%) MySQL
3 17 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (5.12%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.71%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.34%) Big Data
7 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.34%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 116 (39.59%) Selenium
2 88 (30.03%) Cucumber
3 71 (24.23%) Jenkins
4 64 (21.84%) JIRA
5 43 (14.68%) Git (software)
6 38 (12.97%) JUnit
7 37 (12.63%) JBehave
8 28 (9.56%) SoapUI
9 24 (8.19%) Appium
9 24 (8.19%) Maven
10 22 (7.51%) eggPlant
10 22 (7.51%) Sonatype Nexus
10 22 (7.51%) WebDriver
11 19 (6.48%) Visual Studio
12 15 (5.12%) Gradle
13 14 (4.78%) JMeter
13 14 (4.78%) TestNG
14 8 (2.73%) NUnit
15 6 (2.05%) Jasmine
16 5 (1.71%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (9.22%) Banking
2 12 (4.10%) Electronics
3 7 (2.39%) Finance
3 7 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.05%) Automotive
5 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.68%) Marketing
6 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (23.21%) Test Engineer
2 50 (17.06%) QA Engineer
3 46 (15.70%) Analyst
3 46 (15.70%) Test Analyst
4 39 (13.31%) Software Engineer
5 37 (12.63%) Tester
6 32 (10.92%) Developer
6 32 (10.92%) Java Engineer
7 31 (10.58%) Senior Tester
8 29 (9.90%) QA Test Engineer
9 27 (9.22%) Java Software Engineer
9 27 (9.22%) Software Tester
10 25 (8.53%) Senior Software Tester
10 25 (8.53%) Test Automation Engineer
11 24 (8.19%) Senior Software Engineer
12 23 (7.85%) Automation Test Analyst
12 23 (7.85%) Quality Engineer
12 23 (7.85%) Senior Java Engineer
13 21 (7.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 19 (6.48%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (15.70%) REST
2 44 (15.02%) Gherkin
3 35 (11.95%) SOAP
3 35 (11.95%) Web Services
4 29 (9.90%) RESTful
5 28 (9.56%) Spring
6 24 (8.19%) Kafka
7 19 (6.48%) React
8 17 (5.80%) JSON
9 15 (5.12%) AngularJS
9 15 (5.12%) CSS
9 15 (5.12%) HTML
10 13 (4.44%) .NET
11 12 (4.10%) jOOQ
12 11 (3.75%) LEMP Stack
13 10 (3.41%) CSS3
13 10 (3.41%) HTML5
14 7 (2.39%) Django
14 7 (2.39%) Vue.js
15 6 (2.05%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.29%) Virtual Team
2 31 (10.58%) Algorithms
3 30 (10.24%) Data Structures
4 29 (9.90%) Renewable Energy
5 23 (7.85%) Mobile App
6 16 (5.46%) User Experience
7 14 (4.78%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.41%) Life Science
9 8 (2.73%) Internet of Things
10 7 (2.39%) Digital Media
11 6 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.71%) Device Driver
12 5 (1.71%) Smartphone
13 4 (1.37%) W3C
13 4 (1.37%) Web 2.0
14 3 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
15 2 (0.68%) Robotics
15 2 (0.68%) Smart Home
16 1 (0.34%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 91 (31.06%) Linux
2 22 (7.51%) Android
2 22 (7.51%) Apple iOS
3 18 (6.14%) Windows
4 12 (4.10%) Ubuntu
5 11 (3.75%) CentOS
5 11 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.68%) Robot Operating System
7 2 (0.68%) Unix
8 1 (0.34%) Debian
8 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (64.85%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (38.23%) BDD
3 104 (35.49%) Scrum
4 85 (29.01%) TDD
5 70 (23.89%) Software Engineering
6 64 (21.84%) Kanban
7 56 (19.11%) User Stories
8 53 (18.09%) Functional Testing
9 51 (17.41%) Computer Science
9 51 (17.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 49 (16.72%) Defect Tracking
10 49 (16.72%) Software Testing
11 48 (16.38%) API Testing
12 44 (15.02%) DevOps
13 42 (14.33%) E-Commerce
14 38 (12.97%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (12.97%) Non-Functional Testing
14 38 (12.97%) SDLC
15 34 (11.60%) Manual Testing
16 32 (10.92%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 126 (43.00%) Java
2 99 (33.79%) Python
3 69 (23.55%) SQL
4 55 (18.77%) JavaScript
5 31 (10.58%) C#
6 23 (7.85%) Perl
7 22 (7.51%) C++
8 15 (5.12%) C
9 14 (4.78%) Groovy
10 13 (4.44%) PowerShell
10 13 (4.44%) Ruby
11 11 (3.75%) Go
12 5 (1.71%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.71%) Embedded C
12 5 (1.71%) ES6
13 3 (1.02%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.02%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.68%) PyPy
14 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 51 (17.41%) Degree
2 11 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.37%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.68%) ISEB
4 2 (0.68%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.34%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.34%) GPEN
5 1 (0.34%) GXPN
5 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.34%) OSCE
5 1 (0.34%) OSCP
5 1 (0.34%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (35.84%) QA
2 16 (5.46%) PSD2
3 4 (1.37%) WAI
4 2 (0.68%) JTAG
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (13.99%) Docker
2 5 (1.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (10.58%) Kubernetes
2 24 (8.19%) HP ALM
3 20 (6.83%) Ansible
4 13 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.44%) Puppet
4 13 (4.44%) Terraform
5 11 (3.75%) Packer
6 1 (0.34%) Istio
6 1 (0.34%) Mesos
Vendors
1 134 (45.73%) WorldPay
2 34 (11.60%) Oracle
3 24 (8.19%) HP
4 11 (3.75%) Rackspace
5 6 (2.05%) FIS
6 3 (1.02%) QNX
7 2 (0.68%) SAP
8 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.34%) Google
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.34%) Perforce
8 1 (0.34%) Rakuten
8 1 (0.34%) Sun