The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £36,250 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 - 109
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.47% - 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% - 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Median salary £36,250 - £34,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,050 - £37,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -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 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 826 916 1335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.95% 95.02% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 649 711 1018
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 £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 3 months to 27 April 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 27 April 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 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) Automated Testing
3 13 (76.47%) Manual Testing
3 13 (76.47%) Degree
3 13 (76.47%) Automation Testing
4 12 (70.59%) Ranorex
4 12 (70.59%) Virtual Team
4 12 (70.59%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Selenium
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) QA
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.88%) QA Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Protractor
7 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.88%) Gherkin

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 12 (70.59%) Ranorex
2 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.88%) JMeter
4 1 (5.88%) Protractor
4 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
1 2 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) Automated Testing
3 13 (76.47%) Automation Testing
3 13 (76.47%) Manual Testing
4 12 (70.59%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.88%) QA Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP