Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 175 139
Rank change year-on-year +29 -36 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 60 24 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.47% 0.64% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.66% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 56 24 50
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £38,125 £36,625 £31,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £59,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 3,932 3,638 3,916
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.91% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,588 2,768 3,179
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +35 60 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Test Automation Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 60 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (56.67%) Python
4 27 (45.00%) Selenium
5 25 (41.67%) C#
6 23 (38.33%) Scrum
6 23 (38.33%) Jenkins
7 20 (33.33%) QA
8 18 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 15 (25.00%) OOP
10 14 (23.33%) C++
10 14 (23.33%) Java
10 14 (23.33%) Gherkin
10 14 (23.33%) Collaborative Working
11 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
12 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 12 (20.00%) Degree
13 11 (18.33%) Linux
14 10 (16.67%) Electronics
14 10 (16.67%) SpecFlow
15 9 (15.00%) API Testing
15 9 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (15.00%) Bash Shell
15 9 (15.00%) JIRA
16 8 (13.33%) SQL
16 8 (13.33%) Web Services
16 8 (13.33%) Manual Testing
17 7 (11.67%) Cloud Computing
17 7 (11.67%) Machine Learning

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 3 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) Wireless
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (45.00%) Selenium
2 23 (38.33%) Jenkins
3 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
4 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (16.67%) SpecFlow
6 9 (15.00%) JIRA
7 6 (10.00%) TeamCity
8 5 (8.33%) NUnit
8 5 (8.33%) Ranorex
8 5 (8.33%) WebDriver
9 4 (6.67%) Protractor
9 4 (6.67%) SonarQube
9 4 (6.67%) Subversion
10 3 (5.00%) JUnit
10 3 (5.00%) Pylint
11 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (3.33%) LabVIEW
11 2 (3.33%) TestComplete
12 1 (1.67%) Appium
General
1 10 (16.67%) Electronics
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) Gherkin
2 8 (13.33%) Web Services
3 3 (5.00%) RESTful
3 3 (5.00%) XML
4 2 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (3.33%) REST
4 2 (3.33%) SOAP
5 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) Fintech
2 5 (8.33%) Internet of Things
2 5 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.33%) PMI
4 2 (3.33%) Robotics
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (38.33%) Scrum
4 18 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (25.00%) OOP
5 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 14 (23.33%) Collaborative Working
7 9 (15.00%) API Testing
8 8 (13.33%) Manual Testing
9 7 (11.67%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (11.67%) Machine Learning
9 7 (11.67%) Software Testing
9 7 (11.67%) TDD
9 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.00%) Functional Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Test Strategy
11 5 (8.33%) BDD
11 5 (8.33%) Performance Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) Python
2 25 (41.67%) C#
3 14 (23.33%) C++
3 14 (23.33%) Java
4 9 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (13.33%) SQL
6 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Firmware
2 1 (1.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (1.67%) Xamarin