The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 99 112 111
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 31 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.47% 0.30% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.41% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 23
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £28,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1644 1469 1443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.80% 74.12% 75.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1233 1261 1186
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +8 20 £45,000 +60.71% 3
High Wycombe - 4 £25,500 - 6
Aylesbury - 3 £35,000 - 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 39 (66.10%) Selenium
2 27 (45.76%) SQL
2 27 (45.76%) .NET
3 20 (33.90%) C#
3 20 (33.90%) Automated Testing
4 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (27.12%) Finance
5 16 (27.12%) Java
6 15 (25.42%) WebDriver
7 14 (23.73%) ISTQB
8 13 (22.03%) HTML
9 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
9 12 (20.34%) ISEB
10 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
10 11 (18.64%) Oracle
10 11 (18.64%) Scrum
10 11 (18.64%) JIRA
10 11 (18.64%) Test Management
10 11 (18.64%) Automation Testing
11 10 (16.95%) Test Strategy
11 10 (16.95%) Test Scripting
11 10 (16.95%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
12 9 (15.25%) UNIX
12 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
12 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (15.25%) Load Testing
12 9 (15.25%) Telerik
12 9 (15.25%) PHPUnit
12 9 (15.25%) Behat

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (6.78%) Apache
2 2 (3.39%) IIS
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.78%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (66.10%) Selenium
2 15 (25.42%) WebDriver
3 11 (18.64%) JIRA
4 10 (16.95%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (15.25%) PHPUnit
5 9 (15.25%) Behat
6 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
7 5 (8.47%) JMeter
7 5 (8.47%) Jasmine
8 4 (6.78%) Subversion
9 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Back Office
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Tester
2 13 (22.03%) Test Manager
3 10 (16.95%) Software Tester
4 9 (15.25%) Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Test Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Lead Tester
8 4 (6.78%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Automation Tester
8 4 (6.78%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Web Tester
9 3 (5.08%) Test Leader
9 3 (5.08%) Automated Tester
10 2 (3.39%) Automated Test Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.76%) .NET
2 13 (22.03%) HTML
3 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
4 9 (15.25%) Gherkin
5 6 (10.17%) CSS
6 5 (8.47%) XHTML
6 5 (8.47%) XML
6 5 (8.47%) jQuery
6 5 (8.47%) Sass
7 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.78%) JSP
8 2 (3.39%) HTML5
9 1 (1.69%) J2EE
9 1 (1.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) UNIX
2 8 (13.56%) Linux
3 6 (10.17%) Windows
4 5 (8.47%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Automated Testing
2 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.64%) Scrum
3 11 (18.64%) Test Management
3 11 (18.64%) Automation Testing
4 10 (16.95%) Test Strategy
4 10 (16.95%) Test Scripting
5 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (15.25%) Load Testing
6 8 (13.56%) TDD
7 7 (11.86%) Software Testing
7 7 (11.86%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.86%) BDD
8 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) Performance Testing
9 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Integration Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) SQL
2 20 (33.90%) C#
3 16 (27.12%) Java
4 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.47%) PHP
5 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.47%) VBScript
6 2 (3.39%) C
6 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) ISTQB
2 12 (20.34%) ISEB
3 8 (13.56%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
1 11 (18.64%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) Telerik
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension (10%), Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe
The People Network
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
High Wycombe
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £42,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
High Wycombe
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
High Wycombe
The People Network
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago