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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 82 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.83% 1.20% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.50% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 13
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £40,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
857 800 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.50% 80.24% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 629 667 595
Average salary £42,750 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.26% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 October 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Selenium
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) C#
6 8 (33.33%) Java
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 8 (33.33%) .NET
6 8 (33.33%) Test Management
7 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
7 7 (29.17%) QA
7 7 (29.17%) TDD
7 7 (29.17%) BDD
8 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 6 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (25.00%) VBScript
8 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (25.00%) System Testing
9 5 (20.83%) UNIX
9 5 (20.83%) Windows
9 5 (20.83%) Windows NT
9 5 (20.83%) JMeter
9 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
9 5 (20.83%) Line Management
9 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
9 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
10 4 (16.67%) PHPUnit
10 4 (16.67%) Gherkin

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Selenium
2 6 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (20.83%) JMeter
3 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
4 4 (16.67%) PHPUnit
5 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (12.50%) JIRA
5 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (8.33%) Subversion
6 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.33%) Behat
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Tester
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 5 (20.83%) Test Manager
5 4 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Automated Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Automated Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
6 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Head of IT
7 1 (4.17%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Head of Development
7 1 (4.17%) Head of Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) SAP PI
4 1 (4.17%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Windows NT
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
3 8 (33.33%) Test Management
4 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
4 7 (29.17%) BDD
4 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (25.00%) System Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Line Management
6 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
7 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) VBScript
5 4 (16.67%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Telerik
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
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Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum upto £38k plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago