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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 115 123 126
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.45% 0.37% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.47% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 13
Average salary £38,500 £32,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.31% -16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
1529 1505 1692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.14% 78.55% 79.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1188 1153 1465
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 6 £37,000 +15.62%
High Wycombe +2 2 £38,500 - 2
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (50.00%) Finance
2 23 (47.92%) SQL
3 22 (45.83%) Selenium
4 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (35.42%) ISEB
6 13 (27.08%) HTML
6 13 (27.08%) C#
6 13 (27.08%) Automated Testing
7 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (25.00%) XML
7 12 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 11 (22.92%) QA
8 11 (22.92%) .NET
9 10 (20.83%) ISTQB
9 10 (20.83%) UNIX
9 10 (20.83%) Linux
9 10 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
9 10 (20.83%) Oracle
9 10 (20.83%) Banking
10 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
10 9 (18.75%) JSP
10 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database
10 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
10 9 (18.75%) Java
11 8 (16.67%) Scrum
12 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
13 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
13 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
13 6 (12.50%) TDD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (10.42%) Apache
2 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.33%) Mule
3 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) FTP
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.42%) MySQL
4 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (45.83%) Selenium
2 12 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.17%) PHPUnit
6 2 (4.17%) Behat
6 2 (4.17%) JIRA
7 1 (2.08%) Subversion
7 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 5 (10.42%) Retail
5 4 (8.33%) Legal
6 2 (4.17%) Automotive
7 1 (2.08%) Advertising
7 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Tester
2 12 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Software Tester
4 10 (20.83%) Automation Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Web Tester
7 5 (10.42%) Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Test Leader
8 3 (6.25%) Automated Tester
9 2 (4.17%) Testing Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Test Manager
10 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Senior Tester
10 1 (2.08%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) HTML
2 12 (25.00%) XML
3 11 (22.92%) .NET
4 9 (18.75%) JSP
5 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
6 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.33%) Play Framework
8 2 (4.17%) jQuery
8 2 (4.17%) HTML5
8 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
9 1 (2.08%) CSS
9 1 (2.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) UNIX
1 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Automated Testing
3 10 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
4 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 8 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (12.50%) TDD
7 5 (10.42%) Regression Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.42%) BDD
8 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Test Management
8 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Web Development
10 2 (4.17%) Coaching
10 2 (4.17%) Business Transformation
10 2 (4.17%) Automation Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) C#
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.75%) Java
5 6 (12.50%) Python
6 4 (8.33%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) VBScript
7 2 (4.17%) C
7 2 (4.17%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) ISEB
2 10 (20.83%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) Telerik
5 1 (2.08%) VMware
High Wycombe
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