Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 26 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 445 313 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.26% 8.91% 9.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 9.97% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 271 299 346
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +20.25% -12.22%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £59,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%

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 4,007 3,140 3,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.35% 89.36% 89.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,602 2,440 2,887
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,942
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +9 377 £50,000 - 60
Peterborough -5 51 £45,000 -0.76% 4
Huntingdon -6 4 £48,250 +37.86%
Test Automation
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 286 (64.27%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (32.13%) Python
3 134 (30.11%) C#
4 126 (28.31%) Degree
5 125 (28.09%) QA
6 121 (27.19%) Continuous Integration
7 117 (26.29%) Linux
8 113 (25.39%) Selenium
9 100 (22.47%) Software Engineering
10 98 (22.02%) JavaScript
10 98 (22.02%) WorldPay
11 86 (19.33%) Java
12 85 (19.10%) Git (software)
13 84 (18.88%) Manual Testing
14 83 (18.65%) Jenkins
15 81 (18.20%) Software Testing
16 76 (17.08%) JIRA
17 75 (16.85%) Scrum
18 74 (16.63%) Finance
18 74 (16.63%) Computer Science
19 72 (16.18%) TDD
20 70 (15.73%) Problem-Solving
21 66 (14.83%) C++
21 66 (14.83%) SQL
22 64 (14.38%) Mathematics
23 63 (14.16%) OO
24 60 (13.48%) Windows
25 58 (13.03%) Microsoft Azure
25 58 (13.03%) Bash Shell
26 52 (11.69%) .NET

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 24 (5.39%) Confluence
2 1 (0.22%) IIS
2 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.22%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 58 (13.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (9.66%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.70%) GitHub
4 8 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.45%) SaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.74%) DNS
1 30 (6.74%) Firewall
2 17 (3.82%) Wireless
3 16 (3.60%) HTTP
4 7 (1.57%) Broadband
5 6 (1.35%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.12%) Internet
7 3 (0.67%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.67%) SMS
7 3 (0.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.45%) ICMP
8 2 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.22%) Network Security
9 1 (0.22%) SSL
9 1 (0.22%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.27%) Big Data
3 9 (2.02%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.57%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.45%) MySQL
7 1 (0.22%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.22%) MS Access
7 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 113 (25.39%) Selenium
2 85 (19.10%) Git (software)
3 83 (18.65%) Jenkins
4 76 (17.08%) JIRA
5 50 (11.24%) Cucumber
6 46 (10.34%) NUnit
7 39 (8.76%) Appium
8 35 (7.87%) eggPlant
9 32 (7.19%) TeamCity
10 27 (6.07%) SpecFlow
11 22 (4.94%) Sonatype Nexus
12 17 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (3.82%) Maven
12 17 (3.82%) Visual Studio
13 16 (3.60%) HP UFT
13 16 (3.60%) JMeter
14 14 (3.15%) WebDriver
15 12 (2.70%) SoapUI
15 12 (2.70%) Subversion
15 12 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 74 (16.63%) Finance
2 21 (4.72%) Electronics
3 14 (3.15%) Marketing
3 14 (3.15%) Retail
4 12 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 12 (2.70%) Automotive
5 7 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.35%) Games
7 5 (1.12%) Advertising
7 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.45%) Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 150 (33.71%) Test Engineer
2 99 (22.25%) Developer
3 73 (16.40%) Software Test Engineer
4 61 (13.71%) Test Automation Engineer
5 60 (13.48%) Software Developer
6 59 (13.26%) Software Engineer
7 50 (11.24%) QA Engineer
8 41 (9.21%) Quality Engineer
9 39 (8.76%) Senior Test Engineer
10 33 (7.42%) Tester
11 31 (6.97%) Senior Developer
12 30 (6.74%) QA Test Engineer
13 27 (6.07%) .NET Developer
13 27 (6.07%) Graduate
13 27 (6.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 26 (5.84%) Senior Software Test Engineer
15 25 (5.62%) Java Engineer
16 24 (5.39%) Python Engineer
17 23 (5.17%) Analyst
18 22 (4.94%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (11.69%) .NET
2 47 (10.56%) WPF
3 39 (8.76%) RESTful
4 30 (6.74%) Middleware
5 26 (5.84%) Web Services
6 25 (5.62%) jQuery
7 24 (5.39%) XML
8 21 (4.72%) HTML
9 20 (4.49%) CSS
9 20 (4.49%) WinForms
10 19 (4.27%) Ajax
10 19 (4.27%) Node.js
11 18 (4.04%) Gherkin
11 18 (4.04%) Reactive Extensions
12 17 (3.82%) HTML5
13 13 (2.92%) AngularJS
13 13 (2.92%) ASP.NET
14 12 (2.70%) .NET Framework
14 12 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 74 (16.63%) Computer Science
2 39 (8.76%) Mobile App
3 35 (7.87%) Linux Command Line
4 32 (7.19%) Data Centre
5 30 (6.74%) Algorithms
5 30 (6.74%) Public Cloud
6 17 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.82%) Fintech
7 16 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (2.02%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.57%) Robotics
12 5 (1.12%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.12%) Replication
12 5 (1.12%) User Experience
13 4 (0.90%) Smart City
14 3 (0.67%) Life Science
14 3 (0.67%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 117 (26.29%) Linux
2 60 (13.48%) Windows
3 48 (10.79%) Unix
4 38 (8.54%) Android
5 32 (7.19%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (64.27%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (27.19%) Continuous Integration
3 100 (22.47%) Software Engineering
4 84 (18.88%) Manual Testing
5 81 (18.20%) Software Testing
6 75 (16.85%) Scrum
7 72 (16.18%) TDD
8 70 (15.73%) Problem-Solving
9 64 (14.38%) Mathematics
10 63 (14.16%) OO
11 49 (11.01%) DevOps
11 49 (11.01%) SDLC
12 48 (10.79%) Acceptance Criteria
12 48 (10.79%) Unit Testing
13 44 (9.89%) BDD
14 42 (9.44%) Mentoring
15 37 (8.31%) Capital Modelling
16 36 (8.09%) Statistics
17 35 (7.87%) Continuous Delivery
18 34 (7.64%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 143 (32.13%) Python
2 134 (30.11%) C#
3 98 (22.02%) JavaScript
4 86 (19.33%) Java
5 66 (14.83%) C++
5 66 (14.83%) SQL
6 58 (13.03%) Bash Shell
7 45 (10.11%) Ruby
8 34 (7.64%) C
9 33 (7.42%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.15%) PHP
10 14 (3.15%) VB
11 4 (0.90%) Embedded C++
11 4 (0.90%) Perl
11 4 (0.90%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.90%) VBA
12 2 (0.45%) F#
12 2 (0.45%) Tcl
12 2 (0.45%) VB6
13 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (28.31%) Degree
2 30 (6.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (4.04%) ISEB
4 14 (3.15%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.45%) HND
6 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (28.09%) QA
2 5 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.90%) WAI
System Software
1 33 (7.42%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.74%) Virtual Desktop
2 30 (6.74%) Virtual Servers
2 30 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (6.74%) vSphere
3 7 (1.57%) Firmware
4 6 (1.35%) Docker
5 2 (0.45%) KVM
5 2 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (6.74%) Ansible
1 30 (6.74%) vCenter Server
1 30 (6.74%) vRealize
2 19 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (4.27%) Puppet
2 19 (4.27%) Terraform
3 17 (3.82%) HP ALM
4 9 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 98 (22.02%) WorldPay
2 33 (7.42%) Microsoft
3 31 (6.97%) Oracle
4 30 (6.74%) AppDynamics
4 30 (6.74%) BMC
4 30 (6.74%) Cisco
4 30 (6.74%) Citrix
4 30 (6.74%) F5
4 30 (6.74%) Fortinet
4 30 (6.74%) Splunk
4 30 (6.74%) VMware
5 23 (5.17%) HP
6 19 (4.27%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.12%) Cognos
7 5 (1.12%) TOWER Software
8 3 (0.67%) SAP
8 3 (0.67%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.45%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.45%) Capita
9 2 (0.45%) Google