The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 24 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 - 114
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.34% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% - 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Median salary £37,500 - £31,500
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 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 858 834 1473
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.40% 96.53% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 646 694 1192
Median salary £43,463 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.72% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,125 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in Milton Keynes

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
3 8 (66.67%) QA
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
5 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
6 4 (33.33%) JIRA
6 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) HP
8 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (16.67%) Validation
8 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
9 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
9 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
9 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (8.33%) Test Management
9 1 (8.33%) C#
9 1 (8.33%) Finance
9 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (8.33%) .NET
9 1 (8.33%) XML

Test Automation Engineer 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 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
6 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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