The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 105 112
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.22% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £40,000 £53,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.58% +43.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £46,750 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £60,750 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1354 1148 1379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.62% 97.21% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 972 1163
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Cambridge

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in Cambridge

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Cambridge region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) QA Automation
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) QA Automation
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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