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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 65 120 101
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -19
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 45 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.37% 0.60% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 0.72% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 44 9 23
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £27,500 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
1144 1526 1484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 85.76% 83.34% 81.90%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1277 1142
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +44 45 £37,500 +10.29% 4
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 44 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.65%) Test Automation
3 26 (38.24%) TDD
3 26 (38.24%) Selenium
4 25 (36.76%) Software Testing
5 22 (32.35%) Java
6 21 (30.88%) SQL
6 21 (30.88%) Scrum
6 21 (30.88%) Manual Testing
7 20 (29.41%) Automation Testing
7 20 (29.41%) HTML
8 17 (25.00%) Degree
9 15 (22.06%) ISTQB
9 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
9 15 (22.06%) C#
9 15 (22.06%) Ranorex
9 15 (22.06%) Virtual Team
10 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
10 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
10 14 (20.59%) ISEB
10 14 (20.59%) Finance
10 14 (20.59%) jQuery
11 13 (19.12%) QA
11 13 (19.12%) J2EE
11 13 (19.12%) XML
11 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (17.65%) B2C
12 12 (17.65%) MVC
13 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.94%) IIS
2 2 (2.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (38.24%) Selenium
2 15 (22.06%) Ranorex
3 12 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (14.71%) JIRA
5 9 (13.24%) JUnit
5 9 (13.24%) TestNG
6 8 (11.76%) JMeter
6 8 (11.76%) MSTest
6 8 (11.76%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
8 6 (8.82%) NCover
9 5 (7.35%) TeamCity
9 5 (7.35%) WebDriver
10 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
10 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
10 4 (5.88%) Protractor
10 4 (5.88%) Subversion
10 4 (5.88%) VisualVM
11 3 (4.41%) JBehave
12 2 (2.94%) Moq
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Automotive
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
4 4 (5.88%) Banking
4 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.41%) German Language
6 2 (2.94%) Marketing
7 1 (1.47%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Tester
2 23 (33.82%) Developer
3 18 (26.47%) Automation Tester
4 17 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 13 (19.12%) Analyst
6 12 (17.65%) Test Analyst
7 9 (13.24%) Agile Tester
8 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce Developer
8 8 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
8 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
8 8 (11.76%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 8 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (10.29%) Senior Tester
9 7 (10.29%) Senior Web Developer
9 7 (10.29%) Software Tester
9 7 (10.29%) Web Developer
10 6 (8.82%) .NET Developer
10 6 (8.82%) C# Developer
10 6 (8.82%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (8.82%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.41%) HTML
2 14 (20.59%) jQuery
3 13 (19.12%) J2EE
3 13 (19.12%) XML
4 11 (16.18%) .NET
4 11 (16.18%) .NET Framework
4 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET
4 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (13.24%) Hibernate
6 8 (11.76%) HTML5
6 8 (11.76%) Velocity
7 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (10.29%) CSS
8 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
8 6 (8.82%) CSLA.NET
8 6 (8.82%) XML Messaging
9 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (7.35%) Entity Framework
10 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Virtual Team
2 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.88%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.94%) mHealth
7 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Unix
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.65%) Test Automation
3 26 (38.24%) TDD
4 25 (36.76%) Software Testing
5 21 (30.88%) Manual Testing
5 21 (30.88%) Scrum
6 20 (29.41%) Automation Testing
7 12 (17.65%) B2C
7 12 (17.65%) MVC
8 11 (16.18%) BDD
8 11 (16.18%) SDLC
9 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
10 9 (13.24%) B2B
10 9 (13.24%) Performance Testing
11 8 (11.76%) Information Management
11 8 (11.76%) OO
11 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
12 7 (10.29%) Web Development
13 6 (8.82%) Code Coverage
13 6 (8.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) Java
2 21 (30.88%) SQL
3 15 (22.06%) C#
3 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.41%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.94%) C++
5 2 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Degree
2 15 (22.06%) ISTQB
3 14 (20.59%) ISEB
4 7 (10.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.12%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) AppDynamics
3 4 (5.88%) IBM
3 4 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) hybris
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