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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 36 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 2.34% 0.40% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 0.54% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Average salary £38,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
275 184 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 80.41% 74.49% 79.78%
Number of salaries quoted 240 154 208
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 20 November 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 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (88.89%) Finance
3 10 (55.56%) XML
3 10 (55.56%) Selenium
4 9 (50.00%) UNIX
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (50.00%) ISEB
4 9 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (50.00%) JSP
4 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 8 (44.44%) Banking
5 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
5 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 8 (44.44%) Oracle
5 8 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (44.44%) QA
5 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Retail
7 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) FTP
7 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.56%) .NET
7 1 (5.56%) J2EE

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
2 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Test Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Web Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) XML
2 9 (50.00%) JSP
2 9 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Test Management
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Logistics
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) ISEB
1 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle