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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 107 112 125
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.39% 0.49% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.64% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 13
Average salary £35,000 £51,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.70% +33.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £36,650 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
1414 1407 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.78% 77.31% 80.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 1105 1427
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 £30,567 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -6 5 £40,000 -21.95% 1
High Wycombe - 2 £35,000 - 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 19 (47.50%) SQL
3 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (42.50%) ISEB
4 17 (42.50%) Selenium
5 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (27.50%) QA
5 11 (27.50%) C#
5 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
6 10 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (22.50%) .NET
7 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
8 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (20.00%) Banking
8 8 (20.00%) XML
8 8 (20.00%) Oracle
8 8 (20.00%) Java
8 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.50%) HTML
9 7 (17.50%) UNIX
9 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
9 7 (17.50%) Scrum
10 6 (15.00%) JSP
10 6 (15.00%) Retail
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (15.00%) Linux
10 6 (15.00%) Python

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) Apache
1 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (10.00%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) FTP
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Selenium
2 10 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
4 6 (15.00%) Retail
5 4 (10.00%) Legal
6 3 (7.50%) Automotive
7 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Tester
2 11 (27.50%) Software Tester
3 9 (22.50%) Test Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Automation Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Web Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Testing Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Automated Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) XML
3 7 (17.50%) HTML
4 6 (15.00%) JSP
4 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.00%) Play Framework
7 2 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Open Source
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) UNIX
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
3 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (17.50%) Scrum
5 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.00%) TDD
7 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.00%) BDD
8 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.50%) Coaching
8 3 (7.50%) Business Transformation
8 3 (7.50%) B2C
8 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.00%) System Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) C#
3 8 (20.00%) Java
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.00%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 2 (5.00%) VBScript
5 2 (5.00%) C
5 2 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) ISEB
2 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago