The median annual salary for a Automation Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Engineer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 67 92 -
Rank change year-on-year +25 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 20 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.33% 0.29% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 0
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.59% -  
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% -15.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 830 989 1139
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.51% 94.82% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 671 776 867
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Milton Keynes

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in Milton Keynes

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) QA
1 21 (100.00%) Selenium
2 20 (95.24%) QA Automation
3 17 (80.95%) Regression Testing
4 16 (76.19%) Java
5 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (71.43%) Finance
6 14 (66.67%) SQL
6 14 (66.67%) WebDriver
6 14 (66.67%) BDD
7 12 (57.14%) PL/SQL
7 12 (57.14%) XML
8 11 (52.38%) Performance Testing
8 11 (52.38%) Integration Testing
8 11 (52.38%) Web Testing
8 11 (52.38%) SDET
8 11 (52.38%) API Testing
9 9 (42.86%) JIRA
10 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
10 6 (28.57%) Workflow
11 4 (19.05%) Scrum
11 4 (19.05%) TDD
11 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
12 3 (14.29%) Ruby
12 3 (14.29%) .NET
12 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
12 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 3 (14.29%) Kanban
13 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 21 (100.00%) Selenium
2 14 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 9 (42.86%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) QA Automation
2 17 (80.95%) Regression Testing
3 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (66.67%) BDD
5 11 (52.38%) API Testing
5 11 (52.38%) Integration Testing
5 11 (52.38%) Performance Testing
5 11 (52.38%) Web Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
6 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Workflow
7 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) TDD
8 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
8 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 3 (14.29%) Kanban
9 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
10 1 (4.76%) High Availability
10 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (52.38%) SDET