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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 95 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 15 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.26% 1.68% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.72% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 30
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%

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
1135 1451 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.62% 97.78% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 912 1124 1239
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 35 (94.59%) Test Automation
2 33 (89.19%) Python
3 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (62.16%) Degree
5 21 (56.76%) Test Scripting
5 21 (56.76%) Scrum
6 20 (54.05%) Linux
7 14 (37.84%) Mobile App
8 12 (32.43%) Windows
9 11 (29.73%) Bugzilla
9 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
9 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
9 11 (29.73%) QA
9 11 (29.73%) Defect Tracking
10 10 (27.03%) Perl
11 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
12 8 (21.62%) Exploratory Testing
13 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
14 6 (16.22%) C#
15 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
16 4 (10.81%) Ruby
16 4 (10.81%) C
17 3 (8.11%) JUnit
17 3 (8.11%) Internet
17 3 (8.11%) HP UFT
17 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
17 3 (8.11%) Selenium
17 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
18 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
18 2 (5.41%) Cucumber

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Bugzilla
2 3 (8.11%) HP UFT
2 3 (8.11%) JUnit
2 3 (8.11%) Selenium
3 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.41%) NUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) JMeter
4 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (5.41%) Automotive
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.70%) RESTful
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) Test Automation
2 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (56.76%) Scrum
3 21 (56.76%) Test Scripting
4 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
4 11 (29.73%) Defect Tracking
4 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
6 8 (21.62%) Exploratory Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.70%) API Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Cross-Platform Development
10 1 (2.70%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.70%) OO
10 1 (2.70%) OOP
10 1 (2.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) Python
2 10 (27.03%) Perl
3 6 (16.22%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) C
4 4 (10.81%) Ruby
5 2 (5.41%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) IBM
1 1 (2.70%) Intel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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