The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 - 140
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.20% - 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% - 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Median salary £37,500 - £31,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,850 - £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,550 - £42,450
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 1445 1433 2279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 97.31% 97.62% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5069 6062 9409
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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
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 3 months to 28 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 - 3 £37,500 -
Test Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (50.00%) QA
5 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 4 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) JIRA
7 3 (25.00%) Test Management
7 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 2 (16.67%) V-Model
8 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (16.67%) LoadUI
8 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (16.67%) SDLC
8 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (16.67%) Logistics

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 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) JMeter
4 2 (16.67%) LoadUI
4 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Test Management
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Logistics
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) V-Model
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP