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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 84 56 95
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +39
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 29 37 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.96% 2.98% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 3.70% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 9
Average salary £34,500 £33,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.98% +17.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,990 £43,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -
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
1251 1000 1080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.41% 80.58% 83.66%
Number of salaries quoted 965 780 906
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Scrum
3 15 (39.47%) SOA
4 14 (36.84%) Oracle
4 14 (36.84%) Selenium
5 13 (34.21%) Java
5 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
6 12 (31.58%) CSS
7 11 (28.95%) C#
7 11 (28.95%) .NET
7 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
7 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
8 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (23.68%) J2EE
8 9 (23.68%) XML
8 9 (23.68%) ISEB
9 8 (21.05%) HTML
9 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
9 8 (21.05%) Manual Testing
9 8 (21.05%) System Testing
9 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
10 7 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (18.42%) SaaS
10 7 (18.42%) MySQL
10 7 (18.42%) PHP
11 6 (15.79%) XSD
11 6 (15.79%) SOAP
11 6 (15.79%) Web Services
11 6 (15.79%) JMS
11 6 (15.79%) WSDL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 3 (7.89%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.42%) MySQL
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Selenium
2 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (13.16%) NUnit
4 3 (7.89%) JBehave
4 3 (7.89%) JMeter
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Automotive
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Team Leader
2 8 (21.05%) Tester
3 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Lead Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
4 4 (10.53%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Development Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) CSS
2 11 (28.95%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
3 9 (23.68%) J2EE
3 9 (23.68%) XML
4 8 (21.05%) HTML
5 6 (15.79%) XSD
5 6 (15.79%) SOAP
5 6 (15.79%) Web Services
5 6 (15.79%) JMS
5 6 (15.79%) WSDL
5 6 (15.79%) Middleware
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (15.79%) REST
6 5 (13.16%) WCF
6 5 (13.16%) jQuery
6 5 (13.16%) HTML5
6 5 (13.16%) Entity Framework
6 5 (13.16%) XHTML
7 3 (7.89%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) User Experience
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) UNIX
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Scrum
3 15 (39.47%) SOA
4 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.05%) Manual Testing
4 8 (21.05%) System Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Release Management
6 5 (13.16%) Web Design
7 4 (10.53%) SDLC
8 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Time Management
8 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.89%) BDD
8 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.26%) Project Management
9 2 (5.26%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Java
1 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.95%) C#
3 7 (18.42%) PHP
4 6 (15.79%) XQuery
5 5 (13.16%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) ISEB
2 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 7 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (15.79%) Degree
5 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) hybris
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) SAP