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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 116 95 124
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +29
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 20 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.91% 1.66% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 2.09% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15 36 12
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,700 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £63,300 £40,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1766 1816 1596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.05% 79.13% 79.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1387 1418
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 -23 18 £34,000 -6.20% 5
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Scrum
3 17 (40.48%) Selenium
4 16 (38.10%) ISEB
5 15 (35.71%) Finance
5 15 (35.71%) C#
5 15 (35.71%) .NET
6 14 (33.33%) Oracle
6 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 14 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (30.95%) QA
7 13 (30.95%) SOA
8 12 (28.57%) SQL
8 12 (28.57%) Relational Database
9 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
10 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
11 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
11 9 (21.43%) ISTQB
12 8 (19.05%) Java
12 8 (19.05%) CSS
12 8 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
13 7 (16.67%) NUnit
13 7 (16.67%) HTML
13 7 (16.67%) WCF
13 7 (16.67%) Release Management
13 7 (16.67%) Entity Framework
13 7 (16.67%) Manual Testing
13 7 (16.67%) System Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.52%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Selenium
2 14 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (16.67%) NUnit
4 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 3 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (7.14%) JMeter
5 3 (7.14%) JBehave
6 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.38%) WatiN
7 1 (2.38%) JIRA
7 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.14%) Automotive
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
1 11 (26.19%) Test Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Team Leader
2 9 (21.43%) Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Tester
4 6 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (11.90%) Lead Developer
5 5 (11.90%) QA Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Automated Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Development Manager
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (4.76%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) .NET
2 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 8 (19.05%) CSS
4 7 (16.67%) WCF
4 7 (16.67%) HTML
4 7 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 5 (11.90%) XML
6 4 (9.52%) jQuery
6 4 (9.52%) XHTML
6 4 (9.52%) HTML5
7 3 (7.14%) J2EE
7 3 (7.14%) XML Messaging
8 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.76%) Spring
8 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.38%) REST
9 1 (2.38%) XSD
9 1 (2.38%) XSLT
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Hedge funds
2 3 (7.14%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) UNIX
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Scrum
3 13 (30.95%) SOA
4 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
5 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Release Management
5 7 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 7 (16.67%) System Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Test Management
7 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.52%) Web Design
8 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Time Management
9 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.14%) BDD
9 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) C#
2 12 (28.57%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.05%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) VBScript
6 1 (2.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) ISEB
2 9 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 8 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (11.90%) Degree
5 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) hybris
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Telerik
4 1 (2.38%) Google
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