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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 124 112 123
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 17 29 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.73% 1.29% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.60% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 8
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +60.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,550 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,390 £48,250 £29,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1842 1815 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.16% 80.45% 78.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1442 1374 1392
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
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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 -19 14 £50,000 +11.11% 1
High Wycombe +4 1 £42,500 +66.66%
Amersham - 1 - -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 9 (31.03%) QA
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) ISEB
3 8 (27.59%) Test Management
4 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Degree
4 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
4 7 (24.14%) Banking
4 7 (24.14%) Retail
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) Retail Banking
5 6 (20.69%) JIRA
5 6 (20.69%) Release Management
5 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Atlassian
6 5 (17.24%) Selenium
6 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (17.24%) HP
6 5 (17.24%) Python
6 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 5 (17.24%) C++
6 5 (17.24%) SQL
6 5 (17.24%) Java
6 5 (17.24%) UNIX
6 5 (17.24%) SDLC
7 4 (13.79%) Mobile Payment

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Summit
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
2 5 (17.24%) Selenium
3 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.34%) JBehave
4 3 (10.34%) JMeter
5 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.45%) eggPlant
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
2 7 (24.14%) Retail
3 6 (20.69%) Retail Banking
4 4 (13.79%) Automotive
5 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.45%) Electronics
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Test Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Environment Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Test Environment Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Testing Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Head of Testing
7 1 (3.45%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) XML
1 3 (10.34%) XML Messaging
1 3 (10.34%) WPF
2 2 (6.90%) jQuery
2 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.90%) Spring
2 2 (6.90%) Ajax
2 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
2 2 (6.90%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) EMV
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
1 4 (13.79%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) DTV
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
3 8 (27.59%) Test Management
4 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Release Management
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
6 5 (17.24%) SDLC
7 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
7 4 (13.79%) Validation
7 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.34%) Use Case
8 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
8 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) C++
1 5 (17.24%) Java
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
1 5 (17.24%) Python
2 4 (13.79%) C
3 3 (10.34%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) ISEB
2 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
2 7 (24.14%) Degree
3 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) HP
1 5 (17.24%) Atlassian
2 4 (13.79%) BEA
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) EMC
3 2 (6.90%) McAfee
3 2 (6.90%) Computacenter
3 2 (6.90%) hybris
3 2 (6.90%) F5
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
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