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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 73 124 117
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 35 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.66% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 0.26% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 34 3 6
Median salary £35,750 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.73% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £39,100 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
1132 1533 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 85.95% 82.78% 81.55%
Number of salaries quoted 968 1276 1124
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +46 31 £35,000 -17.15% 3
High Wycombe - 2 £55,000 -
Iver - 2 £44,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (53.85%) Automated Testing
3 24 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 22 (42.31%) Degree
4 22 (42.31%) Selenium
5 20 (38.46%) Manual Testing
6 19 (36.54%) SQL
7 17 (32.69%) Automation Testing
8 15 (28.85%) QA
9 14 (26.92%) Ranorex
9 14 (26.92%) Virtual Team
10 13 (25.00%) Performance Testing
10 13 (25.00%) Java
11 12 (23.08%) ISTQB
11 12 (23.08%) Test Scripting
12 11 (21.15%) JMeter
12 11 (21.15%) Finance
13 10 (19.23%) Scrum
13 10 (19.23%) ISEB
13 10 (19.23%) QA Automation
14 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
14 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (17.31%) Regression Testing
15 8 (15.38%) BDD
15 8 (15.38%) WebDriver
16 7 (13.46%) Test Management
16 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
16 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 6 (11.54%) XML Messaging
17 6 (11.54%) JavaScript

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Selenium
2 14 (26.92%) Ranorex
3 11 (21.15%) JMeter
4 8 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
5 5 (9.62%) IntelliJ
6 4 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.69%) HP UFT
6 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.69%) LoadRunner
6 4 (7.69%) Protractor
6 4 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.69%) VisualVM
7 3 (5.77%) JBehave
7 3 (5.77%) JIRA
8 2 (3.85%) LoadUI
8 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Automotive
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Tester
2 17 (32.69%) Automation Tester
3 9 (17.31%) Test Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Agile Tester
4 8 (15.38%) Senior Tester
5 7 (13.46%) QA Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Software Tester
6 6 (11.54%) Test Manager
7 5 (9.62%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Automation Test Lead
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Java Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) QA Tester
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) HTML
1 6 (11.54%) XML
1 6 (11.54%) XML Messaging
2 5 (9.62%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (7.69%) J2EE
4 3 (5.77%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) .NET
5 1 (1.92%) Behat
5 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Virtual Team
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.69%) iPad
3 4 (7.69%) iPhone
4 2 (3.85%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Android
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (53.85%) Automated Testing
3 24 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 20 (38.46%) Manual Testing
5 17 (32.69%) Automation Testing
6 13 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 12 (23.08%) Test Scripting
8 10 (19.23%) QA Automation
8 10 (19.23%) Scrum
9 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (17.31%) Regression Testing
9 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
10 8 (15.38%) BDD
11 7 (13.46%) Test Management
11 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
12 6 (11.54%) Smoke Testing
13 5 (9.62%) Continuous Deployment
13 5 (9.62%) Functional Testing
13 5 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (9.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) SQL
2 13 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) Ruby
5 2 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Degree
2 12 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 10 (19.23%) ISEB
4 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) AppDynamics
1 4 (7.69%) IBM
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) HP
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
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