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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 99 128 125
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 16 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.07% 0.65% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.79% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 17
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £27,950 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £43,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,969 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +1.24%
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
1249 1891 1788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.16% 82.15% 82.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1552 1323
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 8 £39,000 +20.00% 1
High Wycombe - 6 £45,000 -
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 - -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Selenium
2 15 (60.00%) Finance
3 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
4 11 (44.00%) QA
5 10 (40.00%) TDD
5 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 10 (40.00%) ISEB
5 10 (40.00%) BDD
6 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
6 9 (36.00%) JIRA
6 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
7 8 (32.00%) V-Model
7 8 (32.00%) Degree
7 8 (32.00%) HP
7 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
8 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (28.00%) Test Management
8 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Defect Management
9 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
10 5 (20.00%) QA Automation
10 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (20.00%) HP UFT
11 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
11 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
11 4 (16.00%) Client/Server

Automation 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 (16.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Selenium
2 9 (36.00%) JIRA
3 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (20.00%) HP UFT
5 4 (16.00%) JMeter
5 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.00%) Capybara
7 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.00%) Hudson
7 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.00%) NeoLoad
7 1 (4.00%) PhantomJS
7 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Test Leader
3 5 (20.00%) QA Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Java Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Web Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (4.00%) QA Manager
7 1 (4.00%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Programme Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.00%) Fintech
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
3 10 (40.00%) BDD
3 10 (40.00%) TDD
4 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (32.00%) V-Model
6 7 (28.00%) Test Management
6 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (24.00%) Defect Management
7 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.00%) QA Automation
9 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (16.00%) Kanban
9 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Scrum
9 4 (16.00%) SDLC
9 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Groovy
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) ISEB
2 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (32.00%) Degree
4 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (12.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) HP
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle