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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 101 126 112
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.02% 0.70% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.84% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 25
Median salary £46,750 £37,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.35% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
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
1342 1900 1857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 85.86% 82.72% 83.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1073 1447 1414
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +19 6 £46,000 +38.34% 1
Marlow - 5 - - 1
High Wycombe - 3 £55,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 9 (45.00%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) HP UFT
4 8 (40.00%) HP
4 8 (40.00%) Test Management
4 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (35.00%) V-Model
5 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (35.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (35.00%) LoadRunner
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) ISEB
7 5 (25.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) JIRA
7 5 (25.00%) Selenium
7 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 4 (20.00%) QA
9 3 (15.00%) TDD
9 3 (15.00%) JMeter
9 3 (15.00%) .NET
9 3 (15.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) Fintech
9 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (15.00%) Android

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) HP UFT
2 7 (35.00%) LoadRunner
3 5 (25.00%) JIRA
3 5 (25.00%) Selenium
4 3 (15.00%) JMeter
4 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 2 (10.00%) T4 Templates
6 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Test Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) Ajax
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (10.00%) CGI
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Fintech
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Android
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Test Management
4 7 (35.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (35.00%) V-Model
4 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (30.00%) ISEB
4 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.00%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
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