The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had QA Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation QA Engineer
Rank 97 104 114
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 8 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.68% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.57% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 9
Median salary £59,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.21% +18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
QA Automation Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1136 1411 1727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.26% 97.11% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1189 1424
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

QA Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer across the Cambridge region.

QA Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

QA Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, QA Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) QA
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (85.71%) Degree
3 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 9 (64.29%) Java
5 8 (57.14%) Multithreading
6 4 (28.57%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) JIRA
8 2 (14.29%) Selenium
8 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
8 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
8 2 (14.29%) SDLC
8 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (14.29%) QA Automation
8 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
8 2 (14.29%) Perforce
8 2 (14.29%) Scrum
8 2 (14.29%) Perl
8 2 (14.29%) HTML
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) Linux
9 1 (7.14%) C#
9 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
9 1 (7.14%) Web Services
9 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
9 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 1 (7.14%) Gherkin

QA Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 8 (57.14%) Multithreading
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (14.29%) QA Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Perforce