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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 106 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 21 17 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.05% 0.88% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.12% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 30
Average salary £40,000 £32,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.03% -7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1548 1519 1691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.52% 78.42% 79.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 1164 1465
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 December 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 December 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
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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
High Wycombe +6 11 £42,500 +41.66%
Milton Keynes +2 10 £40,000 +25.00% 3
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 35 (70.00%) Finance
2 33 (66.00%) QA
3 32 (64.00%) SQL
4 27 (54.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 25 (50.00%) Oracle
6 23 (46.00%) Oracle Database
7 19 (38.00%) Regression Testing
7 19 (38.00%) Selenium
8 18 (36.00%) Test Management
9 16 (32.00%) ISEB
10 13 (26.00%) Integration Testing
10 13 (26.00%) Test Automation
11 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (20.00%) Migration
12 10 (20.00%) Data Migration
13 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
14 8 (16.00%) VBScript
15 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
15 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
15 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
16 6 (12.00%) System Testing
16 6 (12.00%) Degree
16 6 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
17 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
17 5 (10.00%) C#
17 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
17 5 (10.00%) Financial Institution
17 5 (10.00%) Hedge funds
17 5 (10.00%) Relational Database

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (54.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 19 (38.00%) Selenium
3 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.00%) JIRA
5 3 (6.00%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.00%) Behat
6 1 (2.00%) Subversion
6 1 (2.00%) WatiN
6 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Analyst
2 19 (38.00%) Test Analyst
3 17 (34.00%) Test Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Tester
4 8 (16.00%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Automated Test Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) QA Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Software Tester
7 4 (8.00%) Automated Test Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) QA Test Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Programme Test Manager
9 2 (4.00%) QA Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Programme Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
1 3 (6.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.00%) jQuery
2 1 (2.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 4 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Regression Testing
2 18 (36.00%) Test Management
3 13 (26.00%) Integration Testing
3 13 (26.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.00%) Migration
5 10 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (12.00%) System Testing
10 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Automation Testing
12 2 (4.00%) Quality Management
12 2 (4.00%) BDD
12 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
12 2 (4.00%) TDD
13 1 (2.00%) Zachman Framework
13 1 (2.00%) TOGAF
13 1 (2.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) VBScript
3 5 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (6.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) ISEB
2 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (12.00%) Degree
4 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (66.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) HP
3 2 (4.00%) Telerik
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
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