Period
to 24 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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

Automation Tester
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 104 145
Rank change year-on-year -16 +41 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 5 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.32% 1.23% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.26% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 5
Milton Keynes median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -22.22% +34.33%
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% +15.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,504 1,589 2,295
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 97.97% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,147 1,406 1,925
Milton Keynes median annual salary £43,882 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.25% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +5.63%

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Milton Keynes

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Milton Keynes

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Back Office
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) XML Messaging
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) HP

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Back Office
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XML Messaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP