The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Newbury during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
Berkshire / Newbury
Rank 31 37 49
Rank change year-on-year +6 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 3 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 1.61% 2.97% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 3.07% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 3
Median salary £27,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.88% +12.50%  
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 Newbury. 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
Newbury
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 180 293 303
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 96.77% 96.70% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 153 242 228
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -1.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £16,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in Newbury

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in Newbury

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Newbury

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in Newbury over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Engineer in Newbury

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 23 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 Newbury region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) TestNG
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) TestNG
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) HP