The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Test Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 93 101 117
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 28 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.74% 1.40% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.46% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 20
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £32,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Test 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
1568 1921 2427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.51% 96.34% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1660 1923
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +11 25 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Peterborough - 3 £42,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 49 (85.96%) Test Automation
2 45 (78.95%) Python
3 42 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (63.16%) Scrum
5 26 (45.61%) Degree
6 25 (43.86%) QA
6 25 (43.86%) Linux
7 21 (36.84%) Test Scripting
7 21 (36.84%) Automated Testing
8 18 (31.58%) Perl
9 16 (28.07%) Java
9 16 (28.07%) Manual Testing
9 16 (28.07%) Mobile App
10 14 (24.56%) Software Testing
10 14 (24.56%) Selenium
11 13 (22.81%) Exploratory Testing
12 12 (21.05%) Test Strategy
12 12 (21.05%) Ruby
12 12 (21.05%) C#
13 11 (19.30%) C++
13 11 (19.30%) Windows
13 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
14 10 (17.54%) Bugzilla
14 10 (17.54%) Defect Tracking
15 9 (15.79%) Cucumber
15 9 (15.79%) JUnit
16 8 (14.04%) Web Services
16 8 (14.04%) NUnit
16 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
16 8 (14.04%) BDD

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Internet
1 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Selenium
2 10 (17.54%) Bugzilla
3 9 (15.79%) Cucumber
3 9 (15.79%) JUnit
4 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
4 8 (14.04%) NUnit
5 4 (7.02%) HP UFT
5 4 (7.02%) JIRA
6 2 (3.51%) JMeter
6 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.51%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (7.02%) Electronics
2 3 (5.26%) Automotive
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) Web Services
2 6 (10.53%) Gherkin
2 6 (10.53%) RESTful
2 6 (10.53%) XML
3 2 (3.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Linux
2 11 (19.30%) Windows
3 4 (7.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (85.96%) Test Automation
2 42 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (63.16%) Scrum
4 21 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 21 (36.84%) Test Scripting
5 16 (28.07%) Manual Testing
6 14 (24.56%) Software Testing
7 13 (22.81%) Exploratory Testing
8 12 (21.05%) Test Strategy
9 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
10 10 (17.54%) Defect Tracking
11 8 (14.04%) BDD
12 6 (10.53%) API Testing
12 6 (10.53%) Open Source
13 5 (8.77%) Automation Testing
14 3 (5.26%) Regression Testing
14 3 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
14 3 (5.26%) TDD
15 2 (3.51%) OO
15 2 (3.51%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 45 (78.95%) Python
2 18 (31.58%) Perl
3 16 (28.07%) Java
4 12 (21.05%) C#
4 12 (21.05%) Ruby
5 11 (19.30%) C++
6 6 (10.53%) C
7 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (45.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.75%) IBM
1 1 (1.75%) Intel
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
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