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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank - 89 89
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 0 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 1.06% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.26% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 3
Average salary - £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.15%
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -1.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1002 1034 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.57% 84.00% 75.05%
Number of salaries quoted 810 919 667
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) VBScript
2 6 (66.67%) VB
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (66.67%) IIS
2 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Project Planning
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 5 (55.56%) V-Model
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Workflow
3 5 (55.56%) Financial Institution
3 5 (55.56%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Web Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Project Planning
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) V-Model
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Workflow
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Web Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) VBScript
2 6 (66.67%) VB
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft