The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 112 105 125
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 18 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.85% 0.66% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.88% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 6
Average salary £45,000 £30,250 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.76% -18.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,450 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1644 1469 1443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.80% 74.12% 75.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1233 1261 1186
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automation Testing
South East

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 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 28 July 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 -2 16 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (66.67%) Selenium
2 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
2 11 (61.11%) WebDriver
3 9 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) TDD
5 7 (38.89%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) C#
5 7 (38.89%) BDD
6 6 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) Telerik
6 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) JMeter
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) VBScript
7 5 (27.78%) UNIX
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) Windows NT
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 5 (27.78%) ISEB
7 5 (27.78%) PHPUnit
7 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
7 5 (27.78%) Test Management
7 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (27.78%) Behat
7 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
8 4 (22.22%) QA

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Selenium
2 11 (61.11%) WebDriver
3 9 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (27.78%) JMeter
4 5 (27.78%) PHPUnit
4 5 (27.78%) Behat
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Online Betting
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Test Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Automation Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 4 (22.22%) Lead Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
3 3 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Windows NT
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
2 7 (38.89%) BDD
3 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
4 5 (27.78%) Test Management
4 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Logistics
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) VBScript
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Telerik
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 37-45k
Posted: 6 days ago