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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 83 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.84% 0.35% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.46% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 15
Average salary £42,977 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.60% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
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
889 873 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.93% 76.65% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 677 694 777
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) ISEB
4 8 (40.00%) .NET
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) C#
4 8 (40.00%) QA
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) Selenium
6 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (25.00%) Release Management
7 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (25.00%) Financial Institution
7 5 (25.00%) Hedge funds
8 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (20.00%) SOA
8 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (20.00%) NUnit
8 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (20.00%) System Testing
8 4 (20.00%) WCF
9 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) SAP BI
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (30.00%) Selenium
3 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (20.00%) NUnit
4 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) WatiN
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
1 11 (55.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Automated Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 4 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Head of Development
6 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Head of IT
6 1 (5.00%) Head of Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) SAP XI
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) Release Management
3 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (20.00%) System Testing
5 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) Stress Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) B2C
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) HND
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Telerik
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