The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 106 114
Rank change year-on-year -24 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 8 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.42% 1.23% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.27% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 20
Median salary £43,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £33,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £59,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 1834 1808 2133
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 97.14% 96.94% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1513 1764
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,627
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 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 -27 7 £47,500 - 7
Huntingdon - 1 £35,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 23 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) Selenium
4 12 (52.17%) C#
5 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
6 9 (39.13%) QA
6 9 (39.13%) Degree
6 9 (39.13%) Python
7 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Scrum
8 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 6 (26.09%) RESTful
8 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
8 6 (26.09%) WebDriver
8 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
9 5 (21.74%) SpecFlow
9 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (21.74%) Fat Client
9 5 (21.74%) TDD
9 5 (21.74%) Web Services
9 5 (21.74%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) Linux
9 5 (21.74%) Thin Client
10 4 (17.39%) JIRA
10 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Ruby
11 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Bugzilla
11 3 (13.04%) Workflow

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 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) ICMP
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Selenium
2 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
2 6 (26.09%) WebDriver
3 5 (21.74%) SpecFlow
4 4 (17.39%) JIRA
5 3 (13.04%) Bugzilla
5 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.35%) JMeter
6 1 (4.35%) JUnit
6 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.35%) NUnit
6 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.70%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) RESTful
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) Gherkin
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
2 5 (21.74%) Fat Client
2 5 (21.74%) Thin Client
3 3 (13.04%) iPad
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
4 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (13.04%) BDD
8 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
8 3 (13.04%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
8 3 (13.04%) QA Automation
8 3 (13.04%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Workflow
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.70%) SDET
9 2 (8.70%) SOLID
10 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) C
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) KVM
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) VMware
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