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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 106 123 117
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 28 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.21% 0.56% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.71% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 11
Average salary £34,000 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £23,850 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £41,600 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1783 1541 1471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.02% 78.90% 74.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1382 1234
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,889
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +12 15 £35,000 +25.00% 3
Marlow - 7 £34,000 -
High Wycombe -7 3 £34,000 +41.66%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (61.11%) SQL
1 22 (61.11%) .NET
2 19 (52.78%) Selenium
3 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 11 (30.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
5 10 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 10 (27.78%) ISTQB
5 10 (27.78%) Java
6 9 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 9 (25.00%) JIRA
6 9 (25.00%) Load Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Scrum
7 8 (22.22%) C#
7 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 7 (19.44%) HTML
8 7 (19.44%) ISEB
8 7 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (19.44%) Project Management
8 7 (19.44%) Workflow
8 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (16.67%) QA
9 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Back Office
9 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 6 (16.67%) CSS
9 6 (16.67%) V-Model

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (13.89%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Selenium
2 9 (25.00%) JIRA
3 7 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 5 (13.89%) Jasmine
6 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Back Office
3 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
1 13 (36.11%) Test Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Tester
3 7 (19.44%) Software Tester
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Test Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.78%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (2.78%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 7 (19.44%) HTML
4 6 (16.67%) CSS
5 5 (13.89%) Sass
5 5 (13.89%) XHTML
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.78%) J2EE
7 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
2 10 (27.78%) Test Strategy
3 9 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Scrum
5 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 7 (19.44%) Workflow
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 6 (16.67%) V-Model
6 6 (16.67%) Test Management
7 5 (13.89%) Automation Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
8 3 (8.33%) User Stories
9 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) C#
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.89%) VBScript
5 5 (13.89%) VB
6 3 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 7 (19.44%) ISEB
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
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