The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 85 90 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.66% 1.80% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 2.13% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 34
Median salary £55,000 £34,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+59.42% +4.54%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,674 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.01% +19.06%
Automated Testing
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 Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
833 1223 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.44% 84.81% 82.73%
Number of salaries quoted 651 943 789
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of job ads across the Milton Keynes region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Milton Keynes region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) ISEB
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby
4 5 (35.71%) Selenium
4 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (35.71%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 4 (28.57%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) PHP
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) MySQL
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) OOD
6 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Marketing
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) Gerrit
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) JMeter
3 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 2 (14.29%) NUnit
3 2 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Web Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Tester
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) jQuery
1 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) MVVM
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) OOD
4 3 (21.43%) Refactoring
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) OWASP
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft