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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 90 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 32 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.55% 0.63% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.81% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 16
Average salary £38,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.31% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £27,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
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
1632 1485 1424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.03% 78.24% 77.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1230 1209 1188
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 - 17 £38,500 - 1
Milton Keynes -5 10 £36,250 +13.28% 1
Aylesbury - 1 £30,000 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 31 (59.62%) Selenium
2 30 (57.69%) Finance
2 30 (57.69%) SQL
3 29 (55.77%) QuickTest Pro
4 27 (51.92%) Oracle
4 27 (51.92%) QA
5 24 (46.15%) Oracle Database
6 22 (42.31%) Test Automation
6 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (34.62%) Test Management
8 13 (25.00%) Regression Testing
9 11 (21.15%) VBScript
10 10 (19.23%) C#
10 10 (19.23%) .NET
10 10 (19.23%) Integration Testing
11 9 (17.31%) ISEB
11 9 (17.31%) ISTQB
12 8 (15.38%) Migration
12 8 (15.38%) Java
12 8 (15.38%) Manual Testing
12 8 (15.38%) Data Migration
12 8 (15.38%) Automation Testing
13 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
13 7 (13.46%) BDD
13 7 (13.46%) TDD
14 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
14 6 (11.54%) Test Strategy
14 6 (11.54%) System Testing
15 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (9.62%) WebDriver

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 31 (59.62%) Selenium
2 29 (55.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (9.62%) WebDriver
3 5 (9.62%) JMeter
4 4 (7.69%) PHPUnit
5 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.77%) JIRA
6 2 (3.85%) Subversion
6 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.85%) Behat
General
1 30 (57.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Tester
2 14 (26.92%) Analyst
3 13 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Test Manager
5 8 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Software Tester
7 5 (9.62%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Automated Tester
9 3 (5.77%) Automated Test Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Automated Test Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) QA Test Manager
10 2 (3.85%) Programme Test Manager
10 2 (3.85%) QA Tester
10 2 (3.85%) QA Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Systems Tester
10 2 (3.85%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (1.92%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.92%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) UNIX
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
1 5 (9.62%) Windows NT
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Test Automation
1 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) Test Management
3 13 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 10 (19.23%) Integration Testing
5 8 (15.38%) Migration
5 8 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 8 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 8 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
6 7 (13.46%) BDD
6 7 (13.46%) TDD
7 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Test Strategy
7 6 (11.54%) System Testing
8 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.62%) Line Management
9 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) SQL
2 11 (21.15%) VBScript
3 10 (19.23%) C#
4 8 (15.38%) Java
5 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) ISEB
1 9 (17.31%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.62%) Degree
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (51.92%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Telerik
3 2 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
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