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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 89 69 94
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.11% 2.20% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 2.83% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 11
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £40,000 £40,000
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
1128 1025 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.49% 77.71% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 853 828 947
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) ISEB
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
3 12 (37.50%) Finance
3 12 (37.50%) Selenium
4 11 (34.38%) C#
4 11 (34.38%) .NET
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 10 (31.25%) .NET Framework
5 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
6 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (28.13%) QA
6 9 (28.13%) SOA
6 9 (28.13%) SQL
6 9 (28.13%) Oracle
7 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.88%) HTML
8 7 (21.88%) Java
8 7 (21.88%) CSS
9 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
9 6 (18.75%) System Testing
9 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
10 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
10 5 (15.63%) WCF
10 5 (15.63%) Release Management
10 5 (15.63%) Hedge funds
10 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
10 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (15.63%) NUnit

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Selenium
2 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (15.63%) NUnit
4 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (9.38%) JMeter
5 3 (9.38%) JBehave
6 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (3.13%) WatiN
7 1 (3.13%) JIRA
7 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.38%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
1 10 (31.25%) Test Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Tester
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Team Leader
4 5 (15.63%) QA Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Automated Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) .NET Framework
3 7 (21.88%) CSS
3 7 (21.88%) HTML
4 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
4 5 (15.63%) WCF
4 5 (15.63%) XML
5 4 (12.50%) jQuery
5 4 (12.50%) XHTML
5 4 (12.50%) HTML5
6 3 (9.38%) XML Messaging
7 2 (6.25%) J2EE
8 1 (3.13%) SOAP
8 1 (3.13%) Web Services
8 1 (3.13%) JMS
8 1 (3.13%) WSDL
8 1 (3.13%) Middleware
8 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.13%) Spring
8 1 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Hedge funds
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Scrum
3 9 (28.13%) SOA
4 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 6 (18.75%) System Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Release Management
5 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Web Design
6 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.38%) Test Management
7 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Time Management
7 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.38%) BDD
7 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) ISEB
2 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Telerik
4 1 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) hybris
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
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