Period
to 26 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 180 129
Rank change year-on-year +36 -51 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 50 24 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.33% 0.63% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.65% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 47 23 50
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £36,600 £37,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,000 £59,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +20.00%

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 3,613 3,701 3,467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 97.52% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,390 2,839 2,873
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 2018. 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 +54 48 £47,500 - 21
Peterborough - 1 £60,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, Test Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 32 (64.00%) Python
3 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (46.00%) Selenium
4 23 (46.00%) Jenkins
5 21 (42.00%) C#
6 19 (38.00%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (34.00%) Scrum
8 16 (32.00%) OOP
9 14 (28.00%) Java
9 14 (28.00%) QA
10 13 (26.00%) Linux
10 13 (26.00%) Gherkin
11 12 (24.00%) Collaborative Working
11 12 (24.00%) C++
12 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
12 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
13 9 (18.00%) SpecFlow
13 9 (18.00%) Cucumber
13 9 (18.00%) Manual Testing
14 8 (16.00%) SQL
14 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
14 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (14.00%) Ranorex
15 7 (14.00%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (14.00%) Machine Learning
15 7 (14.00%) Artificial Intelligence
16 6 (12.00%) Degree
16 6 (12.00%) Finance
16 6 (12.00%) OO

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.00%) GitHub
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Wireless
2 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (46.00%) Jenkins
1 23 (46.00%) Selenium
2 9 (18.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (18.00%) SpecFlow
3 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (14.00%) Ranorex
5 6 (12.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (10.00%) JIRA
7 4 (8.00%) JUnit
7 4 (8.00%) NUnit
7 4 (8.00%) Subversion
8 3 (6.00%) Pylint
8 3 (6.00%) SonarQube
8 3 (6.00%) TeamCity
9 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.00%) Appium
10 1 (2.00%) LabVIEW
10 1 (2.00%) Maven
10 1 (2.00%) TestComplete
10 1 (2.00%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Electronics
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) Gherkin
2 5 (10.00%) Web Services
3 4 (8.00%) RESTful
4 3 (6.00%) XML
5 2 (4.00%) REST
5 2 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.00%) Fintech
2 5 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.00%) PMI
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (34.00%) Scrum
5 16 (32.00%) OOP
6 12 (24.00%) Collaborative Working
7 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (18.00%) Manual Testing
9 7 (14.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (14.00%) Machine Learning
10 6 (12.00%) BDD
10 6 (12.00%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (12.00%) Functional Testing
10 6 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (12.00%) OO
11 5 (10.00%) Performance Testing
11 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
11 5 (10.00%) Task Automation
12 4 (8.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) Python
2 21 (42.00%) C#
3 14 (28.00%) Java
4 12 (24.00%) C++
5 8 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.00%) Perl
7 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Firmware
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (2.00%) Citrix
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.00%) VMware