The median annual salary for a Automation Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

Automation Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 125 131
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.056% 0.048% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.049% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1706 2043 2128
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.79% 97.15% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1641 1755
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in Cambridgeshire

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 Automation Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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 £40,000 - 2
Automation Engineer
East of England

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50,000 DoE + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago