The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 124 115 123
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 15 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.65% 0.79% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.98% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 12
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +48.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £40,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £50,000 £39,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,937 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +15.38%
Automation 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
1824 1739 1543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.24% 80.58% 77.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1489 1287 1320
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Buckinghamshire region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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 -6 15 £32,500 -27.77%
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Software Engineering
3 12 (50.00%) Scrum
4 10 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 10 (41.67%) SaaS
5 7 (29.17%) Selenium
6 6 (25.00%) ISEB
6 6 (25.00%) QA
7 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
8 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.67%) System Testing
8 4 (16.67%) SDLC
8 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.50%) SQL
9 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
10 2 (8.33%) Java
10 2 (8.33%) SLA
10 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Agile Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
11 1 (4.17%) Web Testing
11 1 (4.17%) Test Management
11 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
11 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (4.17%) Test Automation

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.17%) JMeter
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Automotive
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Tester
2 9 (37.50%) Senior Tester
3 8 (33.33%) Software Tester
4 4 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Testing Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Quality Manager
6 1 (4.17%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Software Engineering
3 12 (50.00%) Scrum
4 10 (41.67%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 4 (16.67%) System Testing
6 4 (16.67%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Web Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Test Management
8 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.17%) BDD
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) HP
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
1 1 (4.17%) SAP