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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 81 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.99% 0.86% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.07% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 20
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
865 845 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.79% 81.02% 84.47%
Number of salaries quoted 662 680 845
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) QA
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) ISEB
4 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) System Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
6 6 (26.09%) Selenium
7 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
7 5 (21.74%) Hedge funds
7 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Test Management
8 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 4 (17.39%) C#
8 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (17.39%) N-Tier
8 4 (17.39%) Degree
9 3 (13.04%) Gherkin
9 3 (13.04%) PHPUnit
9 3 (13.04%) JIRA
9 3 (13.04%) Java
9 3 (13.04%) PHP
9 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Stress Testing
10 2 (8.70%) BDD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.35%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
1 6 (26.09%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.04%) PHPUnit
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) Behat
5 1 (4.35%) WatiN
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 12 (52.17%) Test Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Tester
4 5 (21.74%) QA Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Test Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
7 1 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Head of Development
7 1 (4.35%) Head of Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) SAP XI
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Hedge funds
2 4 (17.39%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
3 6 (26.09%) System Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
4 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Test Management
5 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Stress Testing
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) Change Control
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) HND
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) Telerik
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
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