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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 96 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 18 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.28% 1.40% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.70% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 5
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,385 £30,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £37,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1189 941 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.75% 82.62% 76.76%
Number of salaries quoted 961 671 613
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 14 (51.85%) Scrum
4 12 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 12 (44.44%) SaaS
5 10 (37.04%) Selenium
6 9 (33.33%) ISEB
7 8 (29.63%) Degree
8 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
9 5 (18.52%) Java
9 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
10 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
10 4 (14.81%) BDD
10 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
10 4 (14.81%) Web Testing
10 4 (14.81%) System Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
10 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
10 4 (14.81%) TDD
10 4 (14.81%) SDLC
11 3 (11.11%) SQL
11 3 (11.11%) QA
12 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
12 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
12 2 (7.41%) Agile Testing
12 2 (7.41%) SLA
12 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (3.70%) HP
13 1 (3.70%) HP UFT

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.70%) JMeter
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Automotive
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Tester
2 11 (40.74%) Senior Tester
3 6 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Software Tester
4 5 (18.52%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Automation Tester
5 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Quality Manager
6 1 (3.70%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 14 (51.85%) Scrum
4 12 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
6 4 (14.81%) Web Testing
6 4 (14.81%) System Testing
6 4 (14.81%) BDD
6 4 (14.81%) TDD
6 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) SDLC
7 2 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Test Management
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) ISEB
2 8 (29.63%) Degree
3 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) SAP
1 1 (3.70%) HP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Millingham Consulting
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