Period
to 17 December 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Automation Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation QA Engineer
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 170 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - +182
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Automation Engineer 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.18% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 0
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £57,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.43% - -
South East median annual salary £44,000 £48,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.81% +13.53% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2738 2972 4081
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 97.76% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2219 2510 3297
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £22,950 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

QA Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured QA Automation Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for QA Automation Engineer in Buckinghamshire

QA Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for QA Automation Engineer in Buckinghamshire

QA 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 QA Automation Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 4 £41,250 -28.26%
Aylesbury - 1 £40,000 - 1
QA Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, QA 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 QA Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) QA Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SDET
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) API Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery

QA 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) QA Automation
3 2 (40.00%) API Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) SDET
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft