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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 38 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 0.73% - 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% - 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £35,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
197 192 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 71.90% 75.59% 77.82%
Number of salaries quoted 176 148 171
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £65,000
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 30 January 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 13 (86.67%) SQL
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) QA
3 8 (53.33%) Selenium
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle
3 8 (53.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database
4 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (46.67%) ISEB
4 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
5 5 (33.33%) Banking
5 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 5 (33.33%) JSP
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
1 8 (53.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Automation Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Test Automation Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Test Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Web Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) JSP
1 5 (33.33%) XML
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
2 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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