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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 98 108 128
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 29 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.59% 1.15% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.20% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 17
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -15.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
1755 2001 2419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.32% 95.93% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1716 1913
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 £26,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +8 26 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Peterborough - 3 £26,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 47 (83.93%) Test Automation
2 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (60.71%) Python
4 30 (53.57%) Java
4 30 (53.57%) Scrum
5 26 (46.43%) QA
5 26 (46.43%) Degree
6 18 (32.14%) Selenium
7 17 (30.36%) Software Testing
8 15 (26.79%) Automated Testing
8 15 (26.79%) Web Services
8 15 (26.79%) C++
9 14 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 14 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 13 (23.21%) NUnit
10 13 (23.21%) Perl
10 13 (23.21%) JUnit
11 12 (21.43%) Ruby
12 11 (19.64%) Gherkin
12 11 (19.64%) Open Source
12 11 (19.64%) Cucumber
12 11 (19.64%) BDD
12 11 (19.64%) RESTful
12 11 (19.64%) API Testing
12 11 (19.64%) XML
12 11 (19.64%) Linux
13 10 (17.86%) JIRA
14 8 (14.29%) Load Testing
14 8 (14.29%) Mobile App

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.79%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Selenium
2 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (23.21%) JUnit
3 13 (23.21%) NUnit
4 11 (19.64%) Cucumber
5 10 (17.86%) JIRA
6 7 (12.50%) Bugzilla
7 2 (3.57%) JMeter
7 2 (3.57%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.57%) YouTrack
8 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Electronics
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Automotive
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) Web Services
2 11 (19.64%) Gherkin
2 11 (19.64%) RESTful
2 11 (19.64%) XML
3 4 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.71%) iPad
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (83.93%) Test Automation
2 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (53.57%) Scrum
4 17 (30.36%) Software Testing
5 15 (26.79%) Automated Testing
6 14 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 14 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 11 (19.64%) API Testing
7 11 (19.64%) BDD
7 11 (19.64%) Open Source
8 8 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Load Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Multithreading
9 7 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
10 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
10 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (8.93%) Automation Testing
12 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) Python
2 30 (53.57%) Java
3 15 (26.79%) C++
4 13 (23.21%) Perl
5 12 (21.43%) Ruby
6 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.71%) SQL
7 5 (8.93%) C#
8 3 (5.36%) C
8 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) ISEB
2 6 (10.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (46.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.79%) Xen
1 1 (1.79%) XenApp
1 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco
2 1 (1.79%) Coverity
2 1 (1.79%) Dell
2 1 (1.79%) NetApp
2 1 (1.79%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
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