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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 92 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 16 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.12% 1.47% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.76% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 8
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +48.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £31,500 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £50,000 £35,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
1194 964 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.85% 83.25% 78.47%
Number of salaries quoted 982 692 721
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
4 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 10 (40.00%) SaaS
5 8 (32.00%) Selenium
6 7 (28.00%) ISEB
7 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 6 (24.00%) QA
8 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
9 4 (16.00%) System Testing
9 4 (16.00%) SDLC
9 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
9 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
9 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (12.00%) SQL
10 3 (12.00%) Java
11 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
11 2 (8.00%) BDD
11 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
11 2 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Agile Testing
11 2 (8.00%) TDD
11 2 (8.00%) Eclipse

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (4.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.00%) JMeter
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Automotive
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Tester
2 9 (36.00%) Senior Tester
3 8 (32.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (16.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Quality Manager
7 1 (4.00%) QA Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
4 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (16.00%) System Testing
6 4 (16.00%) SDLC
6 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) BDD
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
7 2 (8.00%) TDD
8 1 (4.00%) B2C
8 1 (4.00%) Change Management
8 1 (4.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ISEB
2 6 (24.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) SAP
1 1 (4.00%) HP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago