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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 132 129 127
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.39% 0.18% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.22% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 10
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £36,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £52,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
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
1872 1823 1626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.62% 80.56% 79.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1382 1414
Average salary £44,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
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 May 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 -14 9 £35,000 -22.22%
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) SaaS
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
6 1 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) System Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Tester
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Tester
3 4 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
5 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA