The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £33,250 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 Tester
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 104 91
Rank change year-on-year -11 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 7 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.50% 0.34% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.35% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 21
Median salary £33,250 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  

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 Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Selenium
4 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (42.86%) TDD
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
6 5 (35.71%) QA
6 5 (35.71%) ISEB
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) .NET
7 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) System Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
7 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
7 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
8 3 (21.43%) SDLC
8 3 (21.43%) QA Automation
8 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
8 3 (21.43%) Physics
8 3 (21.43%) JIRA
8 3 (21.43%) C++
8 3 (21.43%) Java
8 3 (21.43%) OO
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) SQL

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 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) TestComplete
5 1 (7.14%) Appium
5 1 (7.14%) Calabash
5 1 (7.14%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) System Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Physics
6 3 (21.43%) QA Automation
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
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