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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 87 115 119
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 33 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.59% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 0.61% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 11
Average salary £34,950 £38,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.80% +7.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £58,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
1644 1476 1428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.04% 78.26% 76.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1241 1208 1189
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 0 16 £33,500 -16.25%
High Wycombe - 15 £38,500 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 37 (57.81%) Selenium
2 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (45.31%) Finance
4 28 (43.75%) SQL
5 22 (34.38%) Automated Testing
6 21 (32.81%) C#
7 18 (28.13%) QuickTest Pro
8 17 (26.56%) .NET
8 17 (26.56%) Oracle
9 16 (25.00%) ISEB
10 15 (23.44%) Java
10 15 (23.44%) UNIX
11 14 (21.88%) Oracle Database
12 13 (20.31%) Linux
12 13 (20.31%) HTML
13 12 (18.75%) Test Scripting
13 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
13 12 (18.75%) XML
13 12 (18.75%) TDD
14 11 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (17.19%) QA
14 11 (17.19%) Automation Testing
14 11 (17.19%) BDD
15 10 (15.63%) WebDriver
15 10 (15.63%) ISTQB
15 10 (15.63%) Banking
15 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
16 9 (14.06%) JSP
16 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
16 9 (14.06%) Telerik

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (12.50%) Apache
2 4 (6.25%) Mule
2 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) FTP
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) Oracle Database
2 8 (12.50%) MySQL
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (57.81%) Selenium
2 18 (28.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (15.63%) WebDriver
4 9 (14.06%) PHPUnit
4 9 (14.06%) Behat
5 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.81%) JMeter
8 4 (6.25%) Subversion
8 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
8 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.69%) JIRA
10 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Banking
2 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.25%) Legal
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Tester
2 16 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) Software Tester
3 13 (20.31%) Automation Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Test Manager
6 6 (9.38%) Web Tester
7 5 (7.81%) Lead Tester
8 4 (6.25%) Automated Tester
8 4 (6.25%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.69%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Test Leader
10 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Automated Test Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.56%) Senior Tester
11 1 (1.56%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) .NET
2 13 (20.31%) HTML
3 12 (18.75%) XML
4 9 (14.06%) JSP
4 9 (14.06%) Gherkin
5 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 5 (7.81%) jQuery
8 4 (6.25%) Play Framework
9 2 (3.13%) HTML5
10 1 (1.56%) J2EE
10 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Open Source
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) UNIX
2 13 (20.31%) Linux
3 6 (9.38%) Windows
4 5 (7.81%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.38%) Automated Testing
3 12 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 12 (18.75%) TDD
4 11 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (17.19%) Automation Testing
4 11 (17.19%) BDD
5 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
5 9 (14.06%) Test Management
6 8 (12.50%) Scrum
7 7 (10.94%) Software Testing
7 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.38%) Line Management
9 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.25%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.25%) Integration Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Regression Testing
11 3 (4.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) SQL
2 21 (32.81%) C#
3 15 (23.44%) Java
4 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.94%) PHP
5 7 (10.94%) VBScript
6 6 (9.38%) Python
7 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.13%) C
7 2 (3.13%) C++
8 1 (1.56%) VB
8 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) ISEB
2 10 (15.63%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Oracle
2 9 (14.06%) Telerik
3 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) HP
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago