The median annual salary for a QA Automation Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Automation QA Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 119 127
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 10 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.52% 0.43% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 8
Median salary £42,500 £59,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.96% +24.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £45,125 £35,125
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £59,500 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 1862 1823 2098
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 97.18% 97.02% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7148 6676 8114
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

QA Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured QA Automation Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for QA Automation Engineer in Cambridgeshire

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for QA Automation Engineer in Cambridgeshire

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Automation Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Automation Engineer in Cambridgeshire

QA 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 QA Automation Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 10 £42,500 -27.96% 4
QA Automation Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, QA 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 QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) QA
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (92.31%) Selenium
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) C#
5 7 (53.85%) QA Automation
6 6 (46.15%) Scrum
6 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 5 (38.46%) Web Services
7 5 (38.46%) ISEB
7 5 (38.46%) Thin Client
7 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
7 5 (38.46%) TDD
7 5 (38.46%) Fat Client
7 5 (38.46%) RESTful
7 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
8 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
8 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
8 4 (30.77%) JIRA
9 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
9 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
9 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 3 (23.08%) Workflow
9 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
9 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
9 3 (23.08%) Java
9 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
9 3 (23.08%) Gherkin

QA 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
3 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
3 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) RESTful
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Fat Client
1 5 (38.46%) Thin Client
2 3 (23.08%) iPad
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) QA Automation
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (23.08%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Workflow
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) Analytics
8 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
8 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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