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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 86 117 116
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 37 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.88% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 0.61% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 34 8 9
Average salary £34,950 £38,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.80% +7.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £58,000 £37,500
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
1548 1469 1411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.86% 77.89% 75.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 1205 1148
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 £33,500 -16.25% 1
High Wycombe - 16 £32,500 - 1
Aylesbury -1 2 £35,000 -49.09% 2
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 42 (63.64%) Selenium
2 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (43.94%) SQL
4 28 (42.42%) Finance
5 25 (37.88%) Automated Testing
6 22 (33.33%) C#
7 19 (28.79%) .NET
8 17 (25.76%) QuickTest Pro
9 16 (24.24%) Oracle
10 15 (22.73%) Java
11 14 (21.21%) ISEB
11 14 (21.21%) UNIX
12 13 (19.70%) Linux
12 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
12 13 (19.70%) HTML
12 13 (19.70%) Oracle Database
13 12 (18.18%) TDD
14 11 (16.67%) XML
14 11 (16.67%) Automation Testing
14 11 (16.67%) BDD
14 11 (16.67%) ISTQB
14 11 (16.67%) Test Scripting
14 11 (16.67%) WebDriver
15 10 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (15.15%) QA
15 10 (15.15%) Banking
15 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
16 9 (13.64%) Telerik
16 9 (13.64%) JSP
16 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (12.12%) Apache
2 4 (6.06%) Mule
2 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.03%) IIS
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle Database
2 8 (12.12%) MySQL
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (63.64%) Selenium
2 17 (25.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 9 (13.64%) PHPUnit
4 9 (13.64%) Behat
5 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
6 6 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.58%) JMeter
8 4 (6.06%) JIRA
8 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
8 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
8 4 (6.06%) Subversion
9 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
General
1 28 (42.42%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Banking
2 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.06%) Legal
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (45.45%) Tester
2 15 (22.73%) Software Tester
3 14 (21.21%) Test Engineer
4 11 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
4 11 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Web Tester
6 6 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Lead Tester
7 5 (7.58%) Automated Tester
8 4 (6.06%) Automation Tester
8 4 (6.06%) Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Test Leader
10 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Automated Test Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.52%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) .NET
2 13 (19.70%) HTML
3 11 (16.67%) XML
4 9 (13.64%) JSP
4 9 (13.64%) Gherkin
5 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.58%) jQuery
6 5 (7.58%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.06%) Play Framework
8 2 (3.03%) HTML5
8 2 (3.03%) CSS
9 1 (1.52%) XHTML
9 1 (1.52%) J2EE
9 1 (1.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Open Source
2 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) UNIX
2 13 (19.70%) Linux
3 5 (7.58%) Windows
3 5 (7.58%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.88%) Automated Testing
3 12 (18.18%) TDD
4 11 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 11 (16.67%) BDD
4 11 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 10 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 9 (13.64%) Scrum
6 9 (13.64%) Test Management
7 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Line Management
9 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.06%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Test Strategy
11 3 (4.55%) Web Development
11 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) SQL
2 22 (33.33%) C#
3 15 (22.73%) Java
4 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.61%) VBScript
5 7 (10.61%) PHP
6 5 (7.58%) Python
7 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.52%) VB
8 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.52%) C
8 1 (1.52%) C++
8 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) ISEB
2 11 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) Telerik
3 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
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