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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 118 139 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.18% 0.045% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.046% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
1610 2153 2207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.95% 97.03% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1634 1651
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016. 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
High Wycombe - 2 £32,500 -
Test Automation Engineer
South East

Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) HP AIS
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) HP AIS
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP