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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 85 81 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 10 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.96% 1.43% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.69% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 3
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,800 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,993 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
928 889 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 88.72% 84.75% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 796 673 698
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) ISEB
2 9 (56.25%) SDLC
3 8 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
6 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Selenium
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) NUnit
8 3 (18.75%) WCF
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) QA
9 2 (12.50%) System Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (12.50%) Web Development
9 2 (12.50%) MySQL
9 2 (12.50%) HTML
9 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (12.50%) CSS
9 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
9 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) NUnit
4 2 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.25%) JIRA
5 1 (6.25%) JMeter
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) WCF
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) POSIX
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) XHTML
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) SDLC
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 2 (12.50%) MVVM
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) System Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
7 1 (6.25%) MSF
7 1 (6.25%) MVC
7 1 (6.25%) OOD
7 1 (6.25%) SOA
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) ISEB
2 8 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft