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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 83 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 21 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.45% 1.20% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.43% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 10
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +25.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,950 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,950 £45,000 £35,000
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
1216 980 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.69% 83.76% 78.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 707 747
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) Scrum
3 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
4 18 (46.15%) CSS
5 13 (33.33%) MySQL
5 13 (33.33%) PHP
5 13 (33.33%) Java
5 13 (33.33%) SaaS
6 12 (30.77%) System Testing
6 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 11 (28.21%) SOA
7 11 (28.21%) Manual Testing
7 11 (28.21%) Selenium
8 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
8 9 (23.08%) Degree
8 9 (23.08%) User Experience
8 9 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (23.08%) ISEB
8 9 (23.08%) J2EE
8 9 (23.08%) XML
9 8 (20.51%) Oracle
9 8 (20.51%) HTML
10 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.38%) XQuery
11 6 (15.38%) WSDL
11 6 (15.38%) Middleware
11 6 (15.38%) SOAP
11 6 (15.38%) Web Services
11 6 (15.38%) XSD
11 6 (15.38%) JMS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) MySQL
2 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Selenium
2 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.69%) JBehave
3 3 (7.69%) JMeter
4 1 (2.56%) NUnit
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Automotive
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Tester
3 6 (15.38%) Test Team Leader
3 6 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 5 (12.82%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Lead Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) CSS
2 9 (23.08%) XML
2 9 (23.08%) J2EE
3 8 (20.51%) HTML
4 6 (15.38%) SOAP
4 6 (15.38%) Web Services
4 6 (15.38%) XSD
4 6 (15.38%) JMS
4 6 (15.38%) WSDL
4 6 (15.38%) Middleware
4 6 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (15.38%) REST
5 5 (12.82%) jQuery
5 5 (12.82%) HTML5
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
5 5 (12.82%) XHTML
5 5 (12.82%) .NET
6 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
7 3 (7.69%) Spring
7 3 (7.69%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) User Experience
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) Scrum
3 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 12 (30.77%) System Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Manual Testing
4 11 (28.21%) SOA
5 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 6 (15.38%) SDLC
6 5 (12.82%) Web Design
7 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.69%) BDD
8 3 (7.69%) Time Management
8 3 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) B2B
9 2 (5.13%) B2C
9 2 (5.13%) Project Management
9 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
2 13 (33.33%) PHP
2 13 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) XQuery
4 5 (12.82%) C#
5 3 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) ISEB
1 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
1 9 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) hybris
4 3 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
Milton Keynes, South East, United Kingdom
White Clarke Group
Salary: £28-35k dependant on experience + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago