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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 74 125 114
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 30 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.23% 0.23% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 0.27% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 29 4 8
Median salary £36,000 £40,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.55% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £33,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
1167 1476 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 86.57% 85.27% 83.40%
Number of salaries quoted 953 1235 1135
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +46 28 £35,500 -25.26%
Iver - 2 £44,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (55.77%) Automated Testing
3 26 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 23 (44.23%) Selenium
5 21 (40.38%) Degree
6 20 (38.46%) Manual Testing
7 18 (34.62%) Automation Testing
8 16 (30.77%) SQL
9 15 (28.85%) Java
9 15 (28.85%) Ranorex
9 15 (28.85%) Performance Testing
9 15 (28.85%) Virtual Team
10 14 (26.92%) ISEB
11 12 (23.08%) ISTQB
11 12 (23.08%) QA
12 11 (21.15%) JMeter
12 11 (21.15%) Finance
12 11 (21.15%) Regression Testing
13 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
14 9 (17.31%) WebDriver
15 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
15 7 (13.46%) BDD
15 7 (13.46%) Test Management
15 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
16 6 (11.54%) HTML
16 6 (11.54%) XML
16 6 (11.54%) XML Messaging
16 6 (11.54%) Functional Testing
16 6 (11.54%) Smoke Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Selenium
2 15 (28.85%) Ranorex
3 11 (21.15%) JMeter
4 9 (17.31%) WebDriver
5 5 (9.62%) IntelliJ
5 5 (9.62%) JIRA
6 4 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.69%) Protractor
6 4 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.69%) VisualVM
7 3 (5.77%) HP UFT
7 3 (5.77%) JBehave
7 3 (5.77%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.85%) LoadUI
8 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Automotive
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Tester
2 19 (36.54%) Automation Tester
3 9 (17.31%) Test Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Agile Tester
5 7 (13.46%) Senior Tester
5 7 (13.46%) Test Manager
6 6 (11.54%) Software Tester
6 6 (11.54%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Java Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) QA Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (5.77%) Senior Technical Tester
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Manager
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Test Manager
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Tester
10 2 (3.85%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 2 (3.85%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) HTML
1 6 (11.54%) XML
1 6 (11.54%) XML Messaging
2 4 (7.69%) J2EE
3 3 (5.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.92%) .NET
5 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.92%) Behat
5 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Virtual Team
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) iPad
3 4 (7.69%) iPhone
4 2 (3.85%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Android
3 3 (5.77%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (55.77%) Automated Testing
3 26 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 20 (38.46%) Manual Testing
5 18 (34.62%) Automation Testing
6 15 (28.85%) Performance Testing
7 11 (21.15%) Regression Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
9 7 (13.46%) BDD
9 7 (13.46%) Test Management
9 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
10 6 (11.54%) Functional Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Smoke Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (9.62%) QA Automation
11 5 (9.62%) Scrum
12 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (7.69%) SDLC
12 4 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 15 (28.85%) Java
3 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Degree
2 14 (26.92%) ISEB
3 12 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) AppDynamics
1 4 (7.69%) IBM
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) Seapine