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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 78 74 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.13% 0.97% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.26% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 15
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £27,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £34,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
872 717 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.26% 77.26% 78.35%
Number of salaries quoted 623 618 565
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) Selenium
3 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
4 12 (28.57%) QA
5 11 (26.19%) C#
5 11 (26.19%) SQL
6 10 (23.81%) Finance
6 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
6 10 (23.81%) Manual Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Test Management
7 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
7 8 (19.05%) .NET
7 8 (19.05%) Java
8 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 7 (16.67%) HTML
8 7 (16.67%) Oracle
8 7 (16.67%) Photoshop
8 7 (16.67%) CSS
8 7 (16.67%) Windows
8 7 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (16.67%) Adobe
8 7 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 7 (16.67%) TDD
8 7 (16.67%) BDD
8 7 (16.67%) CSS3
8 7 (16.67%) Backbone.js
8 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 7 (16.67%) HTML5
8 7 (16.67%) Social Media
8 7 (16.67%) KnockoutJS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (54.76%) Selenium
2 7 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.90%) WebDriver
3 5 (11.90%) JMeter
4 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 4 (9.52%) PHPUnit
5 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.14%) JIRA
6 2 (4.76%) QARun
6 2 (4.76%) WinRunner
6 2 (4.76%) Subversion
6 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.76%) Behat
7 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Tester
2 14 (33.33%) Analyst
3 13 (30.95%) Test Analyst
4 11 (26.19%) Software Tester
5 7 (16.67%) Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Automated Tester
6 5 (11.90%) Test Manager
7 4 (9.52%) Automated Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.76%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Quality Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) .NET
2 7 (16.67%) CSS
2 7 (16.67%) Ember.js
2 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 7 (16.67%) HTML5
2 7 (16.67%) CSS3
2 7 (16.67%) Backbone.js
2 7 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
2 7 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (9.52%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Social Media
1 7 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) UNIX
2 5 (11.90%) Windows NT
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 10 (23.81%) Manual Testing
3 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 8 (19.05%) Test Management
5 7 (16.67%) TDD
5 7 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 7 (16.67%) BDD
5 7 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 6 (14.29%) System Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Line Management
7 5 (11.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Web Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) C#
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) VBScript
5 4 (9.52%) PHP
6 3 (7.14%) VB
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.52%) ISEB
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
1 7 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Telerik
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
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