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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 85 79 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 20 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.72% 1.57% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.62% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 11
Median salary £47,500 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation Engineer
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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
1138 1361 1716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.68% 96.87% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1147 1380
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £26,500
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% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 40 (85.11%) Test Automation
2 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) Degree
2 26 (55.32%) Python
3 25 (53.19%) Scrum
4 24 (51.06%) Java
5 18 (38.30%) QA
6 17 (36.17%) Software Testing
7 15 (31.91%) Web Services
8 14 (29.79%) Selenium
9 13 (27.66%) Perl
9 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
10 10 (21.28%) Performance Testing
10 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
10 10 (21.28%) Ruby
10 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
10 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
11 9 (19.15%) NUnit
11 9 (19.15%) JUnit
11 9 (19.15%) XML
11 9 (19.15%) C++
11 9 (19.15%) Gherkin
11 9 (19.15%) API Testing
11 9 (19.15%) Open Source
11 9 (19.15%) Cucumber
11 9 (19.15%) BDD
11 9 (19.15%) RESTful
12 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
12 8 (17.02%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (17.02%) Multithreading

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Selenium
2 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
3 9 (19.15%) Cucumber
3 9 (19.15%) JUnit
3 9 (19.15%) NUnit
4 7 (14.89%) Bugzilla
4 7 (14.89%) JIRA
5 3 (6.38%) SonarQube
5 3 (6.38%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.13%) Automotive
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.13%) Retail
1 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) Web Services
2 9 (19.15%) Gherkin
2 9 (19.15%) RESTful
2 9 (19.15%) XML
3 6 (12.77%) REST
4 3 (6.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) iPad
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (85.11%) Test Automation
2 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (53.19%) Scrum
4 17 (36.17%) Software Testing
5 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
5 10 (21.28%) Performance Testing
5 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
5 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
6 9 (19.15%) API Testing
6 9 (19.15%) BDD
6 9 (19.15%) Open Source
7 8 (17.02%) Exploratory Testing
7 8 (17.02%) Multithreading
8 7 (14.89%) Automation Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (12.77%) Load Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
9 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Manual Testing
11 4 (8.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) Python
2 24 (51.06%) Java
3 13 (27.66%) Perl
4 10 (21.28%) Ruby
5 9 (19.15%) C++
6 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
7 6 (12.77%) SQL
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) C#
8 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) ISEB
2 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (38.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.13%) Xen
1 1 (2.13%) XenApp
1 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Coverity
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) Dell
3 1 (2.13%) NetApp
3 1 (2.13%) VMware
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