The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation QA Engineer
Rank 118 124 132
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 14 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.67% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.46% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 4
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +17.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £42,250 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
QA Automation Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2002 2169 2043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.44% 96.87% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1759 1714
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

QA Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

QA Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

QA Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +4 14 £37,500 -21.05%
QA Automation Engineer
East of England

QA Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited QA Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (86.96%) Test Automation
3 19 (82.61%) Degree
4 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (60.87%) Scrum
6 13 (56.52%) JIRA
6 13 (56.52%) Python
7 12 (52.17%) SDLC
8 10 (43.48%) Selenium
9 9 (39.13%) QA Automation
10 8 (34.78%) WebDriver
10 8 (34.78%) OO
11 7 (30.43%) Bugzilla
11 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
11 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
11 7 (30.43%) Defect Tracking
12 6 (26.09%) Defect Management
12 6 (26.09%) Automation Testing
12 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
12 6 (26.09%) Perforce
12 6 (26.09%) HTML
12 6 (26.09%) Perl
12 6 (26.09%) SQL
12 6 (26.09%) XML
12 6 (26.09%) Linux
13 4 (17.39%) C#
14 2 (8.70%) Java
14 2 (8.70%) OOP
14 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical

QA Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited QA Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) JIRA
2 10 (43.48%) Selenium
3 8 (34.78%) WebDriver
4 7 (30.43%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.35%) JMeter
General
1 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
1 6 (26.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Test Automation
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) Scrum
4 12 (52.17%) SDLC
5 9 (39.13%) QA Automation
6 8 (34.78%) OO
7 7 (30.43%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Automation Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (26.09%) Defect Management
8 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
9 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.70%) OOP
9 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.35%) CRM
10 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
10 1 (4.35%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Perl
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Perforce