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 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 80 92 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.04% 0.099% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

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 837 962 1123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.54% 95.15% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 677 762 853
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%  

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 25 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) QA
3 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
4 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 1 (11.11%) C#

Test 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 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft