The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 121 107 117
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.28% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.56% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 3
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Test Automation
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
1491 1433 1481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.67% 81.65% 79.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1256 1095 1148
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,567 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -15 2 £42,250 +14.18%
Aylesbury - 2 £33,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) TDD
2 9 (47.37%) QA
3 8 (42.11%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
3 8 (42.11%) ISEB
3 8 (42.11%) MVC
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
4 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (31.58%) Ajax
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 6 (31.58%) XML
5 6 (31.58%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) J2EE
6 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
6 5 (26.32%) Spring
6 5 (26.32%) Spring MVC
6 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
6 5 (26.32%) hybris
7 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
7 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (21.05%) Android
7 4 (21.05%) JIRA
7 4 (21.05%) Selenium
7 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) JavaScript

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 3 (15.79%) T4 Templates
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) JMeter
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Front Office
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Mobile Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) XML Developer
5 2 (10.53%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Ajax
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
1 6 (31.58%) XML
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
2 5 (26.32%) J2EE
2 5 (26.32%) Spring
2 5 (26.32%) Spring MVC
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (10.53%) XSLT
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) REST
6 1 (5.26%) SOAP
6 1 (5.26%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Android
1 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) TDD
3 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
3 8 (42.11%) MVC
4 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) OOD
5 3 (15.79%) Test Management
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.26%) System Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) VBScript
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.26%) HP AIS
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) hybris
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) IBM