The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 116 105 116
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.72% 1.22% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.57% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 18
Average salary £42,977 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.40% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1674 1719 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.44% 77.96% 80.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1340 1397
Average salary £42,977 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Buckinghamshire region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 11 £41,500 +10.66% 10
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 19 (51.35%) Oracle
3 18 (48.65%) SQL
4 17 (45.95%) ISEB
4 17 (45.95%) QA
5 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (43.24%) Selenium
6 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
7 13 (35.14%) .NET
8 12 (32.43%) C#
8 12 (32.43%) Regression Testing
9 11 (29.73%) Scrum
9 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
9 11 (29.73%) Test Management
9 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
11 9 (24.32%) SOA
11 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
11 9 (24.32%) QuickTest Pro
11 9 (24.32%) ISTQB
11 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
12 8 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (18.92%) Release Management
14 6 (16.22%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (16.22%) NUnit
14 6 (16.22%) WCF
14 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (16.22%) Entity Framework
15 5 (13.51%) Java
15 5 (13.51%) Financial Institution

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
2 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.70%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Selenium
2 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (24.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (16.22%) NUnit
5 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
6 3 (8.11%) JBehave
6 3 (8.11%) JMeter
7 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (2.70%) WatiN
8 1 (2.70%) JIRA
8 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Financial Institution
3 3 (8.11%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
1 13 (35.14%) Test Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Test Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Team Leader
3 6 (16.22%) Development Team Leader
4 5 (13.51%) QA Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Automated Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Automated Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
3 6 (16.22%) WCF
3 6 (16.22%) Entity Framework
4 4 (10.81%) HTML
4 4 (10.81%) XML
5 3 (8.11%) XML Messaging
6 2 (5.41%) CSS
7 1 (2.70%) XHTML
7 1 (2.70%) jQuery
7 1 (2.70%) SAP PI
7 1 (2.70%) HTML5
7 1 (2.70%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Hedge funds
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Regression Testing
3 11 (29.73%) Scrum
3 11 (29.73%) Test Management
4 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
5 9 (24.32%) SOA
6 7 (18.92%) Release Management
7 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
8 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.81%) System Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
10 3 (8.11%) Time Management
10 3 (8.11%) BDD
10 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 12 (32.43%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) VBScript
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) ISEB
2 9 (24.32%) ISTQB
3 8 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (45.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Telerik
4 1 (2.70%) Google
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