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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 69 83 96
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 26 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.39% 1.85% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.91% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 19
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £32,500 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Test 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
1060 1412 1698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.61% 96.65% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 899 1206 1338
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (92.16%) Test Automation
2 43 (84.31%) Python
3 39 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (64.71%) Scrum
5 25 (49.02%) Linux
6 24 (47.06%) Degree
7 22 (43.14%) QA
8 21 (41.18%) Test Scripting
9 16 (31.37%) Perl
10 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
11 14 (27.45%) Java
11 14 (27.45%) Mobile App
12 13 (25.49%) Exploratory Testing
13 12 (23.53%) Test Strategy
13 12 (23.53%) Software Testing
14 11 (21.57%) Selenium
14 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
14 11 (21.57%) Windows
15 10 (19.61%) Bugzilla
15 10 (19.61%) Ruby
15 10 (19.61%) Manual Testing
15 10 (19.61%) Defect Tracking
16 9 (17.65%) C++
16 9 (17.65%) JUnit
17 8 (15.69%) Web Services
17 8 (15.69%) C#
17 8 (15.69%) NUnit
17 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
18 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
19 6 (11.76%) Computer Science

Test 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 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
1 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.92%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Selenium
2 10 (19.61%) Bugzilla
3 9 (17.65%) JUnit
4 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
4 8 (15.69%) NUnit
5 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.84%) HP UFT
6 4 (7.84%) JIRA
7 2 (3.92%) JMeter
7 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.92%) YouTrack
8 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.88%) Automotive
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) Web Services
2 6 (11.76%) Gherkin
2 6 (11.76%) RESTful
2 6 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (3.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (92.16%) Test Automation
2 39 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (64.71%) Scrum
4 21 (41.18%) Test Scripting
5 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
6 13 (25.49%) Exploratory Testing
7 12 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 12 (23.53%) Test Strategy
8 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
9 10 (19.61%) Defect Tracking
9 10 (19.61%) Manual Testing
10 6 (11.76%) API Testing
10 6 (11.76%) BDD
10 6 (11.76%) Open Source
11 4 (7.84%) Automation Testing
12 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
12 3 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
13 2 (3.92%) OO
13 2 (3.92%) OOP
13 2 (3.92%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) Python
2 16 (31.37%) Perl
3 14 (27.45%) Java
4 10 (19.61%) Ruby
5 9 (17.65%) C++
6 8 (15.69%) C#
7 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.84%) C
9 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (43.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.96%) IBM
1 1 (1.96%) Intel
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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