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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 112 121 118
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 18 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.86% 0.37% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.50% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 5
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% +11.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
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
1604 1408 1371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.04% 75.37% 74.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1187 1183 1141
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
(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 -3 17 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 15 (71.43%) Selenium
2 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
2 11 (52.38%) WebDriver
3 9 (42.86%) BDD
3 9 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (42.86%) TDD
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 8 (38.10%) C#
4 8 (38.10%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) JMeter
6 6 (28.57%) Telerik
6 6 (28.57%) ISEB
6 6 (28.57%) Java
6 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 6 (28.57%) QA
7 5 (23.81%) PHPUnit
7 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
7 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) Behat
7 5 (23.81%) Gherkin
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
7 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Web Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Test Management
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) VBScript
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle
7 5 (23.81%) UNIX
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) Windows NT

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Selenium
2 11 (52.38%) WebDriver
3 9 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (33.33%) JMeter
5 5 (23.81%) PHPUnit
5 5 (23.81%) Behat
6 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Online Betting
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Tester
2 5 (23.81%) Automation Tester
2 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Test Leader
3 4 (19.05%) Lead Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Automated Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) Gherkin
3 3 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Windows NT
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
2 9 (42.86%) BDD
2 9 (42.86%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
4 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Web Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Test Management
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Logistics
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Telerik
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft