The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Automation Tester
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 - 103
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 8 0 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.47% - 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% - 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 24
Median salary £57,500 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 - £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +19.71% -10.12%  

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 1627 2119 2067
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.59% 97.43% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1230 1660 1699
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Cambridgeshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Cambridgeshire

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in Cambridgeshire

Automation Tester
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 Tester within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 - 7 £60,000 - 1
Automation Tester
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) System Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) QA Automation
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) C
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Tcl
7 1 (10.00%) Ethernet

Automation Tester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) System Testing
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-40,000 + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago