The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 78 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 15 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.31% 1.04% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.40% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 6
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -24.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £33,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
926 858 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.73% 74.16% 78.32%
Number of salaries quoted 677 733 604
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Automation Testing
Buckinghamshire

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 22 July 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 9 (60.00%) Selenium
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) BDD
5 6 (40.00%) .NET
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) VBScript
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Windows NT
6 5 (33.33%) Telerik
6 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Test Management
6 5 (33.33%) JMeter
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) PHPUnit
6 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 5 (33.33%) Behat
6 5 (33.33%) Gherkin
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 4 (26.67%) QA
7 4 (26.67%) ISEB

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 9 (60.00%) Selenium
3 8 (53.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (33.33%) JMeter
4 5 (33.33%) PHPUnit
4 5 (33.33%) Behat
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Lead Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 3 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Management
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Logistics
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
1 5 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) Telerik