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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation Engineer
Rank 124 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.29% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £41,750 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.79% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -23.00%
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
1970 1793 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.62% 95.99% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 1486 1494
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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
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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 -15 2 £47,500 +39.70%
High Wycombe - 2 £38,500 -
Test Automation Engineer
South East

Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 3 (42.86%) Telerik
5 3 (42.86%) Subversion
5 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) PHP
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) MySQL
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) Apache
5 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (42.86%) PHPUnit
5 3 (42.86%) QA
5 3 (42.86%) Behat
5 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
6 2 (28.57%) C#
6 2 (28.57%) Java
6 2 (28.57%) WFM
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 1 (14.29%) Migration
7 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Test Management
7 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (42.86%) PHPUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Behat
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) WFM
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Telerik