Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £49,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Automation Test Engineer
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 173 194
Rank change year-on-year +12 +21 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 9 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.31% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 25
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £49,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.31% - -15.58%
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £54,625 £61,250 £33,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year +12.50% -7.51% +9.49%

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 2807 3026 4277
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 97.87% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2289 2545 3446
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer 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 in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Test 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 Test Automation Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
High Wycombe - 5 £53,750 -
Milton Keynes +6 4 £34,000 +4.62%
Test Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Test 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 Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Functional Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) VBScript
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) C
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) Mac OS
5 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Qt
6 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) GoogleTest
6 2 (22.22%) Coaching
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Robot Framework
6 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) Test Management

Test 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 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 2 (22.22%) GoogleTest
3 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
3 2 (22.22%) Robot Framework
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Mac OS
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Functional Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) V-Model
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (11.11%) Logistics
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) VBScript
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (22.22%) HP AIS
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft