The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 143 113 120
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 1 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.044% 0.58% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.61% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 1
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
Test Automation Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2112 1961 1751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.41% 94.69% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1750 1496 1454
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -13 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Test Automation Engineer
South East

Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Test Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Test Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) HP