The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 77 107 88
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -19
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.01% 0.62% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.73% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 2
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +5.47%
Automation 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
815 1232 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.16% 84.97% 82.70%
Number of salaries quoted 639 948 786
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of job ads across the Milton Keynes region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Milton Keynes region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 11 (73.33%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) QA
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) BDD
4 7 (46.67%) JIRA
5 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
7 4 (26.67%) QA Automation
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (26.67%) Kanban
8 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
8 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (20.00%) JMeter
8 3 (20.00%) ISEB
8 3 (20.00%) Fintech
9 2 (13.33%) API Testing
9 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing

Automation 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) JIRA
3 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (20.00%) JMeter
4 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.67%) Hudson
5 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Automation Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Java Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) QA Automation Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) QA Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Test Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) BDD
1 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 4 (26.67%) Kanban
4 4 (26.67%) QA Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) API Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle