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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 83 118 129
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 39 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.96% 0.48% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 0.62% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 36 8 9
Average salary £34,950 £38,750 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.80% +49.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
1574 1448 1427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.98% 77.27% 76.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1209 1169
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 16 £33,500 -16.25% 3
High Wycombe - 16 £26,750 - 2
Aylesbury +1 3 £35,000 -49.09%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 46 (65.71%) Selenium
2 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (45.71%) SQL
4 29 (41.43%) Finance
5 26 (37.14%) Automated Testing
6 24 (34.29%) C#
7 23 (32.86%) .NET
8 17 (24.29%) Java
9 16 (22.86%) QuickTest Pro
10 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 15 (21.43%) HTML
10 15 (21.43%) Oracle
11 14 (20.00%) UNIX
11 14 (20.00%) ISEB
12 13 (18.57%) Linux
12 13 (18.57%) ISTQB
12 13 (18.57%) WebDriver
13 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database
13 12 (17.14%) TDD
14 11 (15.71%) XML
14 11 (15.71%) BDD
14 11 (15.71%) Scrum
14 11 (15.71%) Test Scripting
14 11 (15.71%) Automation Testing
15 10 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 10 (14.29%) Banking
15 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
15 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET
16 9 (12.86%) JSP

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (11.43%) Apache
2 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.71%) Mule
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database
2 8 (11.43%) MySQL
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (65.71%) Selenium
2 16 (22.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (18.57%) WebDriver
4 9 (12.86%) PHPUnit
4 9 (12.86%) Behat
5 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (8.57%) JIRA
6 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.14%) JMeter
8 4 (5.71%) Subversion
8 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
8 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.29%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (41.43%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Legal
4 3 (4.29%) Back Office
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Tester
2 15 (21.43%) Software Tester
3 13 (18.57%) Test Engineer
4 12 (17.14%) Developer
5 10 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Test Manager
7 6 (8.57%) Web Tester
8 5 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Lead Tester
8 5 (7.14%) Automated Tester
9 4 (5.71%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.71%) Automation Tester
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Automated Test Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.86%) .NET
2 15 (21.43%) HTML
3 11 (15.71%) XML
4 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 9 (12.86%) JSP
5 9 (12.86%) Gherkin
6 5 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.14%) jQuery
7 4 (5.71%) Play Framework
7 4 (5.71%) CSS
8 3 (4.29%) XHTML
8 3 (4.29%) Sass
9 2 (2.86%) HTML5
10 1 (1.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
1 4 (5.71%) Open Source
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) UNIX
2 13 (18.57%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Windows NT
3 5 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.14%) Automated Testing
3 12 (17.14%) TDD
4 11 (15.71%) Scrum
4 11 (15.71%) Test Scripting
4 11 (15.71%) BDD
4 11 (15.71%) Automation Testing
5 10 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
6 9 (12.86%) Test Management
7 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.57%) Line Management
8 6 (8.57%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.71%) Test Strategy
10 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.71%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.29%) Web Development
11 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.71%) SQL
2 24 (34.29%) C#
3 17 (24.29%) Java
4 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.00%) PHP
5 7 (10.00%) VBScript
6 5 (7.14%) Python
7 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.43%) VB
8 1 (1.43%) C++
8 1 (1.43%) C
8 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) ISEB
2 13 (18.57%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Oracle
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.86%) Telerik
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + plus benefits
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