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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 104 122 95
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 17 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.00% 0.78% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.93% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 34
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £34,200
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% +24.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,563 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £54,500 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1332 1822 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.15% 83.77% 81.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1482 1202
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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 +11 9 £57,500 +39.39%
High Wycombe +3 2 - -
Chalfont St Giles - 1 £32,500 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Software Testing
3 14 (43.75%) ISTQB
3 14 (43.75%) Manual Testing
4 13 (40.63%) Degree
5 12 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 12 (37.50%) Functional Testing
6 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
6 11 (34.38%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (31.25%) V-Model
7 10 (31.25%) Test Management
7 10 (31.25%) Finance
7 10 (31.25%) Scrum
7 10 (31.25%) HP
7 10 (31.25%) HP UFT
7 10 (31.25%) LoadRunner
7 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
8 9 (28.13%) QA Automation
8 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (28.13%) QA
9 8 (25.00%) Selenium
9 8 (25.00%) SQL
10 5 (15.63%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
10 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
10 5 (15.63%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (15.63%) Ruby
10 5 (15.63%) ISEB
11 4 (12.50%) TDD

Test Automation
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) HP UFT
1 10 (31.25%) LoadRunner
2 8 (25.00%) Selenium
3 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.38%) JIRA
5 3 (9.38%) JMeter
5 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.25%) Ranorex
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Test Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Test Leader
3 6 (18.75%) Automation Test Lead
4 5 (15.63%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Test Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Manager
8 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (6.25%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Fintech
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Software Testing
3 14 (43.75%) Manual Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
6 10 (31.25%) Scrum
6 10 (31.25%) Test Management
6 10 (31.25%) V-Model
6 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
7 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (28.13%) QA Automation
8 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (12.50%) BDD
9 4 (12.50%) Build Automation
9 4 (12.50%) Open Source
9 4 (12.50%) TDD
9 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) Ruby
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) ISTQB
2 13 (40.63%) Degree
3 5 (15.63%) ISEB
4 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) HP
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle