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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 87 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 17 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.52% 1.98% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.04% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 35
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £35,000 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%

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
1082 1424 1557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 97.33% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 916 1127 1242
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 45 (95.74%) Test Automation
2 43 (91.49%) Python
3 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (61.70%) Scrum
5 26 (55.32%) Linux
6 25 (53.19%) Degree
7 22 (46.81%) Test Scripting
8 19 (40.43%) QA
9 16 (34.04%) Mobile App
10 14 (29.79%) Automated Testing
11 13 (27.66%) Windows
11 13 (27.66%) Perl
12 12 (25.53%) Bugzilla
12 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
12 12 (25.53%) Defect Tracking
13 11 (23.40%) Test Strategy
14 10 (21.28%) Exploratory Testing
15 9 (19.15%) Manual Testing
16 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
16 8 (17.02%) C#
16 8 (17.02%) Java
17 7 (14.89%) Ruby
17 7 (14.89%) Selenium
18 6 (12.77%) C++
18 6 (12.77%) JUnit
18 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
19 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
19 5 (10.64%) NUnit
20 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
20 4 (8.51%) JIRA

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 4 (8.51%) Internet
1 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Bugzilla
2 7 (14.89%) Selenium
3 6 (12.77%) JUnit
4 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.64%) NUnit
5 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.51%) HP UFT
5 4 (8.51%) JIRA
6 2 (4.26%) JMeter
6 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.26%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (6.38%) Automotive
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Gherkin
1 3 (6.38%) RESTful
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
1 3 (6.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Linux
2 13 (27.66%) Windows
3 4 (8.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (95.74%) Test Automation
2 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (61.70%) Scrum
4 22 (46.81%) Test Scripting
5 14 (29.79%) Automated Testing
6 12 (25.53%) Defect Tracking
6 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
7 11 (23.40%) Test Strategy
8 10 (21.28%) Exploratory Testing
9 9 (19.15%) Manual Testing
10 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.38%) API Testing
11 3 (6.38%) BDD
11 3 (6.38%) Open Source
11 3 (6.38%) Regression Testing
11 3 (6.38%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (4.26%) Analytics
12 2 (4.26%) Defect Management
12 2 (4.26%) Machine Learning
12 2 (4.26%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 43 (91.49%) Python
2 13 (27.66%) Perl
3 8 (17.02%) C#
3 8 (17.02%) Java
4 7 (14.89%) Ruby
5 6 (12.77%) C++
6 4 (8.51%) C
7 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) IBM
1 1 (2.13%) Intel
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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