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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 121 105 123
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 30 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.70% 1.36% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.69% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 9
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,800 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £29,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
1839 1776 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.69% 80.62% 79.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1349 1414
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
(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 -22 12 £33,250 +2.30% 4
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) ISEB
3 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Retail
3 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 7 (29.17%) Retail Banking
4 7 (29.17%) Degree
5 6 (25.00%) QA
5 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (16.67%) Automotive
7 4 (16.67%) C++
7 4 (16.67%) HP
7 4 (16.67%) UNIX
7 4 (16.67%) Python
7 4 (16.67%) EMV
7 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) Test Management
7 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (12.50%) JBehave
1 3 (12.50%) JMeter
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) eggPlant
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
1 8 (33.33%) Retail
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Retail Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
1 10 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Environment Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Test Environment Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Testing Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Head of Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) XML
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) XML Messaging
1 3 (12.50%) WPF
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) EMV
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) Test Management
4 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.50%) Time Management
5 3 (12.50%) BDD
5 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Use Case
5 3 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) C++
2 4 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) C
3 3 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) ISEB
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
3 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.33%) BEA
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) Computacenter
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 17 days ago