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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 108 109 107
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 20 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.19% 1.16% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.19% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 32
Median salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%

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
1606 2102 2196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.82% 97.18% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1634 1794
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +1 15 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Peterborough - 4 £42,500 -
Test Automation Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (94.00%) Test Automation
2 37 (74.00%) Python
3 36 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (60.00%) Scrum
5 25 (50.00%) Degree
6 24 (48.00%) Test Scripting
7 23 (46.00%) Linux
8 19 (38.00%) Mobile App
9 18 (36.00%) QA
10 17 (34.00%) Automated Testing
11 13 (26.00%) Manual Testing
11 13 (26.00%) Windows
11 13 (26.00%) C#
12 12 (24.00%) Selenium
12 12 (24.00%) Bugzilla
12 12 (24.00%) Software Testing
12 12 (24.00%) Defect Tracking
13 11 (22.00%) Test Strategy
13 11 (22.00%) Perl
14 9 (18.00%) Ruby
14 9 (18.00%) Exploratory Testing
15 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
16 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
16 7 (14.00%) TDD
17 6 (12.00%) BDD
18 5 (10.00%) JUnit
19 4 (8.00%) C++
19 4 (8.00%) Java
19 4 (8.00%) C
19 4 (8.00%) Computer Science

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Bugzilla
1 12 (24.00%) Selenium
2 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.00%) JUnit
4 4 (8.00%) NUnit
5 3 (6.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.00%) JIRA
6 2 (4.00%) JMeter
6 2 (4.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.00%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (4.00%) Automotive
1 2 (4.00%) Electronics
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) RESTful
2 2 (4.00%) CSS
2 2 (4.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Linux
2 13 (26.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (94.00%) Test Automation
2 36 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (60.00%) Scrum
4 24 (48.00%) Test Scripting
5 17 (34.00%) Automated Testing
6 13 (26.00%) Manual Testing
7 12 (24.00%) Defect Tracking
7 12 (24.00%) Software Testing
8 11 (22.00%) Test Strategy
9 9 (18.00%) Exploratory Testing
10 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (14.00%) TDD
11 6 (12.00%) BDD
12 3 (6.00%) Automation Testing
12 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
13 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (4.00%) OO
13 2 (4.00%) OOP
13 2 (4.00%) Open Source
13 2 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (74.00%) Python
2 13 (26.00%) C#
3 11 (22.00%) Perl
4 9 (18.00%) Ruby
5 4 (8.00%) C
5 4 (8.00%) C++
5 4 (8.00%) Java
6 2 (4.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.00%) IBM
1 1 (2.00%) Intel
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
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