Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Automation Tester
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 143 126
Rank change year-on-year -21 -17 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 15 5 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.49% 0.22% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.22% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 35
Cambridge median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £36,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £52,250 £57,500 £56,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -26.32% +18.75% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 2958 2229 2781
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.40% 97.42% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2265 1855 2402
Cambridge median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Cambridge

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Cambridge

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in Cambridge

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Automation Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 7 (46.67%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) Selenium
5 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (40.00%) Fintech
5 6 (40.00%) QA
5 6 (40.00%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) JIRA
6 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 5 (33.33%) SDLC
6 5 (33.33%) API Integration
6 5 (33.33%) BDD
6 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (26.67%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (26.67%) C++
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) Physics
8 3 (20.00%) Ruby
9 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
9 2 (13.33%) Gerrit
9 2 (13.33%) R
9 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering

Automation Tester 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 7 (46.67%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (13.33%) Gerrit
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Appium
5 1 (6.67%) Calabash
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Fintech
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) API Integration
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 5 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (26.67%) OO
6 4 (26.67%) Physics
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA