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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 86 111 118
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 38 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.84% 0.38% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 0.51% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 37 6 11
Average salary £37,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.51% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £70,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
1588 1374 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.71% 75.29% 74.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1184 1154 1138
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 29 August 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 -1 20 £45,000 +32.35% 1
High Wycombe - 11 £25,500 - 3
Aylesbury 0 3 £35,000 -49.09%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 46 (67.65%) Selenium
2 31 (45.59%) SQL
3 29 (42.65%) .NET
4 26 (38.24%) Automated Testing
5 24 (35.29%) Finance
5 24 (35.29%) C#
6 19 (27.94%) Java
7 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
8 15 (22.06%) HTML
8 15 (22.06%) WebDriver
9 13 (19.12%) ISTQB
10 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 12 (17.65%) ISEB
10 12 (17.65%) Oracle
10 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET
10 12 (17.65%) UNIX
11 11 (16.18%) Linux
11 11 (16.18%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (16.18%) Scrum
11 11 (16.18%) Automation Testing
12 10 (14.71%) JIRA
12 10 (14.71%) Test Scripting
12 10 (14.71%) TDD
12 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
13 9 (13.24%) XML
13 9 (13.24%) Test Management
13 9 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (13.24%) Telerik
13 9 (13.24%) Oracle Database

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (8.82%) Apache
2 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) Mule
2 2 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.82%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 46 (67.65%) Selenium
2 15 (22.06%) WebDriver
3 11 (16.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (14.71%) JIRA
5 9 (13.24%) PHPUnit
5 9 (13.24%) Behat
6 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
7 5 (7.35%) JMeter
7 5 (7.35%) Jasmine
8 4 (5.88%) Subversion
8 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Back Office
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Tester
2 14 (20.59%) Software Tester
3 11 (16.18%) Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Test Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) Test Manager
6 7 (10.29%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Web Tester
7 6 (8.82%) Test Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Lead Tester
9 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Automated Tester
9 4 (5.88%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.88%) Automation Tester
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Software Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.65%) .NET
2 15 (22.06%) HTML
3 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 9 (13.24%) XML
4 9 (13.24%) Gherkin
5 7 (10.29%) JSP
6 6 (8.82%) CSS
7 5 (7.35%) XHTML
7 5 (7.35%) .NET Framework
7 5 (7.35%) jQuery
7 5 (7.35%) Sass
8 2 (2.94%) Play Framework
8 2 (2.94%) HTML5
9 1 (1.47%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) UNIX
2 11 (16.18%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Windows NT
3 5 (7.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) Automated Testing
2 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.18%) Scrum
3 11 (16.18%) Automation Testing
4 10 (14.71%) TDD
4 10 (14.71%) Test Scripting
5 9 (13.24%) Test Management
5 9 (13.24%) BDD
5 9 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.29%) Test Strategy
6 7 (10.29%) Load Testing
7 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Web Development
10 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) SQL
2 24 (35.29%) C#
3 19 (27.94%) Java
4 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.29%) PHP
6 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.35%) VBScript
7 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.41%) Python
7 3 (4.41%) C
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) VB
8 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) ISTQB
2 12 (17.65%) ISEB
3 8 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) Telerik
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