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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 91 92 71
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.43% 1.42% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.70% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 30
Median salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
850 1177 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.10% 83.53% 81.61%
Number of salaries quoted 654 893 850
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of job ads across the Milton Keynes region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (53.85%) SDLC
2 7 (53.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (46.15%) Selenium
4 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 3 (23.08%) WCF
6 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 3 (23.08%) NUnit
6 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) JMeter
7 2 (15.38%) Workflow
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) Ruby
7 2 (15.38%) System Testing
7 2 (15.38%) OWASP
7 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (46.15%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) NUnit
4 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) Gerrit
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) JMeter
4 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
4 2 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Manual Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Web Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Web Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) SDLC
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 2 (15.38%) API Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
6 2 (15.38%) MVVM
6 2 (15.38%) OWASP
6 2 (15.38%) QA Automation
6 2 (15.38%) System Testing
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
1 7 (53.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft