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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 34 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.91% - 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% - 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 6
Average salary £26,750 - £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 - £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,150 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
184 169 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 71.88% 71.01% 72.49%
Number of salaries quoted 152 149 202
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
3 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) Selenium
4 7 (53.85%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) UNIX
5 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) ISEB
5 6 (46.15%) JSP
6 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
6 5 (38.46%) Banking
6 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
6 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Java
7 4 (30.77%) .NET
7 4 (30.77%) JIRA
8 3 (23.08%) QA
8 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle
8 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
9 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Test Management
10 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
10 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
10 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
10 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Web Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) JSP
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
2 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
2 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
2 6 (46.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
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