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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 97 80 73
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.81% 1.14% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.38% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 10
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +15.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,204 £29,300 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £44,500 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1158 940 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.90% 82.38% 76.99%
Number of salaries quoted 940 679 613
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) Scrum
3 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
3 18 (43.90%) CSS
4 14 (34.15%) MySQL
5 13 (31.71%) PHP
5 13 (31.71%) Java
5 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
5 13 (31.71%) SaaS
6 12 (29.27%) System Testing
7 11 (26.83%) Selenium
7 11 (26.83%) ISEB
7 11 (26.83%) SOA
8 10 (24.39%) XML
8 10 (24.39%) ISTQB
8 10 (24.39%) Manual Testing
8 10 (24.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (21.95%) User Experience
9 9 (21.95%) Degree
9 9 (21.95%) HTML
9 9 (21.95%) J2EE
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle
10 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.07%) Web Services
10 7 (17.07%) SDLC
11 6 (14.63%) REST
11 6 (14.63%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
11 6 (14.63%) XQuery

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (7.32%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Selenium
2 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.76%) JMeter
4 3 (7.32%) JBehave
5 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.44%) NUnit
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Automotive
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Front Office
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Tester
3 6 (14.63%) Test Team Leader
3 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Team Leader
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Test Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Development Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) CSS
2 10 (24.39%) XML
3 9 (21.95%) J2EE
3 9 (21.95%) HTML
4 7 (17.07%) Web Services
5 6 (14.63%) XSD
5 6 (14.63%) .NET
5 6 (14.63%) SOAP
5 6 (14.63%) WSDL
5 6 (14.63%) Middleware
5 6 (14.63%) JMS
5 6 (14.63%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (14.63%) REST
6 5 (12.20%) HTML5
6 5 (12.20%) XHTML
6 5 (12.20%) jQuery
6 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.76%) XML Messaging
7 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) User Experience
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) UNIX
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) Scrum
3 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
4 12 (29.27%) System Testing
5 11 (26.83%) SOA
6 10 (24.39%) Manual Testing
7 7 (17.07%) SDLC
8 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Web Design
9 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
10 4 (9.76%) Time Management
10 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
11 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
11 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Performance Testing
11 3 (7.32%) BDD
12 2 (4.88%) Coaching
12 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
12 2 (4.88%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
2 13 (31.71%) PHP
2 13 (31.71%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) XQuery
3 6 (14.63%) C#
4 5 (12.20%) SQL
5 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) ISEB
2 10 (24.39%) ISTQB
2 10 (24.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (21.95%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) hybris
3 3 (7.32%) Google
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
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