The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 81 86 69
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 14 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.22% 0.82% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.11% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 10
Average salary £38,000 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £26,800 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £42,650
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
929 812 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.14% 73.95% 79.11%
Number of salaries quoted 679 695 602
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
Buckinghamshire

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 29 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) Selenium
3 15 (32.61%) Test Automation
4 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
4 13 (28.26%) HTML5
4 13 (28.26%) Social Media
4 13 (28.26%) CSS3
4 13 (28.26%) KnockoutJS
4 13 (28.26%) Backbone.js
4 13 (28.26%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (28.26%) Ember.js
4 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
4 13 (28.26%) Adobe
4 13 (28.26%) HTML
4 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.26%) Photoshop
4 13 (28.26%) CSS
5 12 (26.09%) ISTQB
6 10 (21.74%) .NET
6 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
7 9 (19.57%) SQL
7 9 (19.57%) QA
8 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 8 (17.39%) Finance
8 8 (17.39%) C#
9 7 (15.22%) Java
9 7 (15.22%) Oracle
9 7 (15.22%) ISEB
9 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.22%) Windows

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Selenium
2 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.04%) WebDriver
3 6 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (10.87%) JMeter
5 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.35%) WinRunner
6 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.35%) Subversion
6 2 (4.35%) JIRA
6 2 (4.35%) QARun
6 2 (4.35%) PHPUnit
6 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.35%) Behat
7 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Tester
2 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 15 (32.61%) Test Analyst
3 13 (28.26%) Senior Developer
3 13 (28.26%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (28.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 13 (28.26%) Developer
4 10 (21.74%) Software Tester
5 7 (15.22%) Software Test Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Automated Tester
6 6 (13.04%) Test Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Automated Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Manual Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) QA Tester
9 1 (2.17%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) HTML
1 13 (28.26%) CSS
1 13 (28.26%) HTML5
1 13 (28.26%) CSS3
1 13 (28.26%) Backbone.js
1 13 (28.26%) KnockoutJS
1 13 (28.26%) Ember.js
1 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
2 10 (21.74%) .NET
3 2 (4.35%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Social Media
2 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) UNIX
2 5 (10.87%) Windows NT
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) Test Automation
3 13 (28.26%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
5 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Test Management
7 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.87%) TDD
7 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.87%) BDD
7 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) Automation Testing
8 4 (8.70%) System Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Stress Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Change Control
10 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.35%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Web Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) C#
4 7 (15.22%) Java
5 5 (10.87%) VBScript
6 3 (6.52%) VB
7 2 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) ISTQB
2 7 (15.22%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Adobe
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) Telerik
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