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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 116 105 112
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 10 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.57% 0.96% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.17% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 9
Average salary £34,000 £41,489 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.04% +18.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,989 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
1470 1459 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 84.00% 82.01% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1117 1179
Average salary £45,000 £42,977 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,567 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -4 10 £34,000 -15.00%
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) SDLC
3 9 (52.94%) ISEB
4 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 5 (29.41%) C#
7 5 (29.41%) Selenium
7 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
8 4 (23.53%) WCF
8 4 (23.53%) NUnit
8 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
9 3 (17.65%) Degree
9 3 (17.65%) QA
9 3 (17.65%) HTML
9 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 3 (17.65%) CSS
10 2 (11.76%) MVC
10 2 (11.76%) XHTML
10 2 (11.76%) SOA
10 2 (11.76%) MySQL
10 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 2 (11.76%) System Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 4 (23.53%) NUnit
4 2 (11.76%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (5.88%) JMeter
5 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Automotive
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Manual Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Web Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Web Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) WCF
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) XHTML
5 1 (5.88%) POSIX
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) SDLC
3 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) MVVM
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) System Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.88%) MSF
7 1 (5.88%) OOD
7 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) ISEB
2 8 (47.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft