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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 94 115 126
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 30 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.74% 1.12% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.17% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 17
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £30,300 £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
1665 2049 2368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.63% 96.02% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 1809 1854
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +17 27 £47,500 +26.66% 6
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 28 September 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 45 (84.91%) Test Automation
2 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (67.92%) Python
4 32 (60.38%) Scrum
5 26 (49.06%) QA
5 26 (49.06%) Java
6 22 (41.51%) Degree
7 15 (28.30%) Selenium
7 15 (28.30%) Software Testing
7 15 (28.30%) Automated Testing
7 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
7 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
8 14 (26.42%) C++
9 13 (24.53%) Web Services
9 13 (24.53%) Linux
10 12 (22.64%) Perl
10 12 (22.64%) JUnit
10 12 (22.64%) NUnit
10 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
11 11 (20.75%) Ruby
12 10 (18.87%) XML
12 10 (18.87%) Gherkin
12 10 (18.87%) Open Source
12 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
12 10 (18.87%) BDD
12 10 (18.87%) RESTful
12 10 (18.87%) API Testing
13 9 (16.98%) Mobile App
13 9 (16.98%) Exploratory Testing
13 9 (16.98%) Manual Testing

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 (1.89%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Selenium
2 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
2 12 (22.64%) JUnit
2 12 (22.64%) NUnit
3 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
4 8 (15.09%) Bugzilla
4 8 (15.09%) JIRA
5 2 (3.77%) JMeter
5 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.77%) YouTrack
6 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Electronics
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Automotive
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) Web Services
2 10 (18.87%) Gherkin
2 10 (18.87%) RESTful
2 10 (18.87%) XML
3 3 (5.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.55%) iPad
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (84.91%) Test Automation
2 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (60.38%) Scrum
4 15 (28.30%) Automated Testing
4 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
4 15 (28.30%) Software Testing
4 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
5 10 (18.87%) API Testing
5 10 (18.87%) BDD
5 10 (18.87%) Open Source
6 9 (16.98%) Exploratory Testing
6 9 (16.98%) Manual Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (11.32%) Load Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Multithreading
8 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
9 4 (7.55%) Automation Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (67.92%) Python
2 26 (49.06%) Java
3 14 (26.42%) C++
4 12 (22.64%) Perl
5 11 (20.75%) Ruby
6 6 (11.32%) C#
7 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.55%) SQL
9 3 (5.66%) C
9 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) ISEB
2 4 (7.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (49.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.89%) Xen
1 1 (1.89%) XenApp
1 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco
2 1 (1.89%) Dell
2 1 (1.89%) NetApp
2 1 (1.89%) VMware
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