Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 - 146
Rank change year-on-year - +146 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 11 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.62% - 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 21
Milton Keynes median annual salary £37,500 - £32,500
10th Percentile £28,750 - £29,000
90th Percentile £48,750 - £38,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -

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 1721 1772 2710
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.52% 96.30% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1430 2164
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,925 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Automation Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) JIRA
4 7 (63.64%) Selenium
4 7 (63.64%) ISEB
5 6 (54.55%) JMeter
5 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
5 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
6 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
6 5 (45.45%) Java
6 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
7 4 (36.36%) C#
7 4 (36.36%) JUnit
7 4 (36.36%) Python
7 4 (36.36%) HP
7 4 (36.36%) BDD
7 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (36.36%) TDD
7 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
7 4 (36.36%) Test Management
7 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
7 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
7 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
8 2 (18.18%) User Stories
8 2 (18.18%) Ranorex
8 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (18.18%) SDLC
8 2 (18.18%) Protractor
8 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team

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:

Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
2 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 6 (54.55%) JMeter
4 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
5 4 (36.36%) JUnit
5 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
6 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
6 2 (18.18%) Protractor
6 2 (18.18%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP