Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Automation Test Engineer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 127 145
Rank change year-on-year -41 +18 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 38 55 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.90% 1.59% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.63% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 37 51 50
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,500 £31,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £51,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -17.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4096 3366 3968
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 97.20% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3149 2801 3428
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Test 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 Test Automation Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -47 37 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Test Automation Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 33 (86.84%) Python
3 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (36.84%) Linux
4 14 (36.84%) C#
5 13 (34.21%) Java
6 12 (31.58%) C
6 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
7 11 (28.95%) Degree
7 11 (28.95%) OOP
8 9 (23.68%) C++
9 8 (21.05%) Windows
9 8 (21.05%) Internet
9 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
10 7 (18.42%) QA
10 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
11 6 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (15.79%) JIRA
11 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
11 6 (15.79%) Scrum
11 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
11 6 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (15.79%) Machine Learning
11 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
12 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (13.16%) Mac OS X
12 5 (13.16%) Wireless

Test 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 6 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Internet
2 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.16%) Wireless
4 4 (10.53%) Bluetooth
4 4 (10.53%) WAN
4 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.79%) JIRA
4 4 (10.53%) NUnit
4 4 (10.53%) Selenium
5 3 (7.89%) Appium
5 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.89%) Protractor
5 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
6 2 (5.26%) JMeter
6 2 (5.26%) JUnit
6 2 (5.26%) LabVIEW
6 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
6 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.26%) Subversion
6 2 (5.26%) TestComplete
6 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.63%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.63%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (13.16%) Electronics
2 4 (10.53%) Multimedia
3 2 (5.26%) Automotive
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) Mac OS X
4 4 (10.53%) Android
5 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.95%) OOP
5 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (15.79%) Machine Learning
6 6 (15.79%) Scrum
7 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Manual Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (7.89%) OO
9 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (5.26%) Cross-Platform Development
10 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) SDET
10 2 (5.26%) Security Testing
10 2 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) Python
2 14 (36.84%) C#
3 13 (34.21%) Java
4 12 (31.58%) C
5 9 (23.68%) C++
6 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
7 5 (13.16%) Ruby
8 4 (10.53%) Assembly Language
8 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.26%) Perl
10 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.63%) Huawei
2 1 (2.63%) IBM