The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 95 120 124
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 39 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.68% 0.72% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 0.91% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 37 14 4
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £27,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,250 £39,975
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1783 1541 1471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.02% 78.90% 74.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1382 1234
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,889
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +23 30 £36,250 +11.53% 1
High Wycombe - 3 £34,000 -
Marlow - 3 £34,000 -
Aylesbury - 1 £29,000 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) Selenium
3 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
5 16 (29.09%) SQL
6 15 (27.27%) Java
7 14 (25.45%) C#
7 14 (25.45%) HTML
7 14 (25.45%) CSS
7 14 (25.45%) ISEB
8 13 (23.64%) Adobe
8 13 (23.64%) Photoshop
8 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
8 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
8 13 (23.64%) HTML5
8 13 (23.64%) Social Media
8 13 (23.64%) CSS3
8 13 (23.64%) Backbone.js
8 13 (23.64%) KnockoutJS
8 13 (23.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (23.64%) Ember.js
8 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
9 11 (20.00%) Degree
9 11 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 11 (20.00%) Spring
9 11 (20.00%) Ant
9 11 (20.00%) JUnit
9 11 (20.00%) .NET
10 10 (18.18%) ISTQB
11 9 (16.36%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.91%) Apache
1 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
1 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (41.82%) Selenium
2 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
3 11 (20.00%) Ant
3 11 (20.00%) JUnit
4 9 (16.36%) Visual Studio
5 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (10.91%) IntelliJ
5 6 (10.91%) Maven
6 5 (9.09%) Subversion
6 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 5 (9.09%) DbUnit
6 5 (9.09%) Mockito
7 4 (7.27%) JIRA
8 2 (3.64%) QARun
8 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.64%) WinRunner
8 2 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.82%) Behat
9 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Analyst
2 21 (38.18%) Test Analyst
3 19 (34.55%) Developer
4 18 (32.73%) Tester
5 13 (23.64%) Senior Developer
5 13 (23.64%) Front-End Developer
5 13 (23.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 11 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 10 (18.18%) Software Tester
8 7 (12.73%) Software Engineer
9 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
10 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (7.27%) Automated Tester
11 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
11 4 (7.27%) Software Support Engineer
12 3 (5.45%) QA Analyst
12 3 (5.45%) Software Test Engineer
12 3 (5.45%) QA Engineer
12 3 (5.45%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) HTML
1 14 (25.45%) CSS
2 13 (23.64%) HTML5
2 13 (23.64%) CSS3
2 13 (23.64%) Backbone.js
2 13 (23.64%) KnockoutJS
2 13 (23.64%) Ember.js
2 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
3 11 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 11 (20.00%) Spring
3 11 (20.00%) .NET
4 6 (10.91%) jQuery
4 6 (10.91%) JSP
4 6 (10.91%) Ajax
5 5 (9.09%) EDI
5 5 (9.09%) Swing
6 1 (1.82%) Web Services
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.82%) XHTML
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Social Media
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.91%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
2 13 (23.64%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
4 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
5 7 (12.73%) Stress Testing
5 7 (12.73%) User Stories
5 7 (12.73%) Change Control
6 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.91%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (10.91%) CRM
7 5 (9.09%) CAPI
7 5 (9.09%) Time Management
8 4 (7.27%) Load Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Manual Testing
9 3 (5.45%) MSF
10 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.82%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.09%) SQL
3 15 (27.27%) Java
4 14 (25.45%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) VB
6 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) ISEB
2 11 (20.00%) Degree
3 10 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.64%) Adobe
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) HP
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