The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 39 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.12% 0.44% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.60% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Test Automation
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
192 166 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 71.64% 73.78% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 164 138 157
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £59,889 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Test Automation
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the High Wycombe region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in High Wycombe

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 8 (80.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (30.00%) WPF
4 3 (30.00%) Use Case
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) JSP
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) WPF
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) JSP
2 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago