The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire 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 Engineer
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 115 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.55% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Median salary £42,500 £41,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.79% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1406 1459 2321
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 97.10% 97.40% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 1215 1840
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Engineer in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the Buckinghamshire 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
Milton Keynes +5 8 £42,500 +1.79% 1
Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (96.43%) QA
1 27 (96.43%) Selenium
1 27 (96.43%) Test Automation
2 26 (92.86%) QA Automation
3 22 (78.57%) Java
4 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (75.00%) Finance
5 20 (71.43%) SQL
5 20 (71.43%) WebDriver
5 20 (71.43%) BDD
6 19 (67.86%) Regression Testing
7 14 (50.00%) PL/SQL
7 14 (50.00%) XML
8 13 (46.43%) JIRA
8 13 (46.43%) Performance Testing
8 13 (46.43%) Integration Testing
8 13 (46.43%) Web Testing
8 13 (46.43%) API Testing
8 13 (46.43%) SDET
9 8 (28.57%) Defect Management
9 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
9 8 (28.57%) Scrum
9 8 (28.57%) .NET
9 8 (28.57%) TDD
10 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
10 7 (25.00%) Ruby
10 7 (25.00%) Kanban
11 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
11 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (21.43%) Workflow

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 27 (96.43%) Selenium
2 20 (71.43%) WebDriver
3 13 (46.43%) JIRA
4 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) XML
2 8 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) CoreOS
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Test Automation
2 26 (92.86%) QA Automation
3 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (71.43%) BDD
5 19 (67.86%) Regression Testing
6 13 (46.43%) API Testing
6 13 (46.43%) Integration Testing
6 13 (46.43%) Performance Testing
6 13 (46.43%) SDET
6 13 (46.43%) Web Testing
7 8 (28.57%) Defect Management
7 8 (28.57%) Scrum
7 8 (28.57%) TDD
8 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 7 (25.00%) Kanban
9 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
9 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (21.43%) Workflow
10 1 (3.57%) DevOps
10 1 (3.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Java
2 20 (71.43%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 7 (25.00%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) HND
1 1 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (96.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
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